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Mentors: Supporting Learning to Improve Patient Care

Norman, Kay and Roche, K. (2015) Mentors: Supporting Learning to Improve Patient Care. British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 9 (3). pp. 132-137. ISSN Print: 1753-1586 Online: 2052-4420

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Mentorship is becoming an important aspect of professional development among all healthcare professionals. What was once understood as purely the domain of nurse registrants in teaching and assessing student nurses is now being considered to support healthcare assistants (HCAs) in their professional development. This article introduces some of the benefits of mentorship for HCAs and how this can ultimately improve care delivery.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: mentorship, continuing professional development (CPD), education and training, learning partnerships barriers
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Kay Norman
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:15

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