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This book is an essential guide to mentorship in health and social care. The chapters focus specifically on the eight Nursing and Midwifery Council domains for the preparation and training of mentors. A rich range of real-life case studies are included in every chapter, to demonstrate the challenges and dilemmas of mentoring in practice. The chapters cover a range of settings, including community nursing, school nursing, acute care, social work and biomedical science.

Mastery and Mentorship: Case Study
Mastery and mentorship: case study
Lisa Hall

There has been widespread recognition for some time of the value of a Master's level qualification for advanced or specialist practitioners within health and social care practice. However, the move to all-graduate preparation for nurses, placing nursing programmes alongside other health and social care pre-qualifying programmes, will inevitably open up the potential for more Master's level pre-qualifying programmes. Clearly this has implications for the preparation of those who mentor health and social care students. This chapter will contextualise mentor preparation within contemporary political, professional and economic drivers. It will offer definitions of mentorship within pre-qualifying professional programmes and define what is involved in the mastery of professional practice. It will then consider these two ...

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