The competency component of the Acute and Critical Care Programme at the Skills Institute depends on the hard work and commitment of the students and the work-based mentors.
The learner and mentor must negotiate time together to complete the competency document. This needs careful planning as the time-input required can be significant.
Individuals wishing to become a mentor for the students must have a mentor qualification and be current on the NMC register.
Those who have been mentoring learners on the Greater Manchester Multi-professional Critical Care Programme (GMMCCP) must
undertake an update session with their Practice-Based Educator. Others must
attend the Mentor Half Day study session to become familiar with the requirements of the course. Any individual wishing to become a mentor for the course must in the first instance approach their Practice-Based Educator.
The Mentor Role >>
The Mentor Role
• Act as a Role Model
• Dedicate time with the student
• Offer advice and support
• Teach and assess in the clinical area
• Maintain a clear understanding of the mentorship / assessment process
• Advising on pre course study and assignments (in conjunction with academic advisor)
• Liaise with other mentors / Practice Based Educator / Academic Advisor
• Ensure summative assessment of practice competence is appropriately completed
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