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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.

Evidence-based Practice: Case Study
Evidence-based practice: case study
Claire Green

The provision and delivery of evidence-based care is a widely accepted model of service provision across health and social care. Contemporary health and social care practice is always dynamic; however, the recent pace of reforms and change has been relentless. The expectation that health and social care practitioners will engage in evidence-based practice in order to deliver safe, effective and quality care is ever more emphasised. Health and social care students are educationally prepared in relation to the skills required to deliver evidence-based practice; however, clearly the practice arena is where the application of these skills occurs. Mentors for health and social care students are in an ideal position to develop students’ research skills and facilitate ...

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