Mentorship in Healthcare Settings Academic Credits

Psychology seminar
Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Stafford campus

 12 weeks

Course Start

Delivery will be 6 half day taught sessions and 6 weeks directed study:

Stafford Campus:

Term 1: Held on Tuesdays for 12 weeks commencing on 25th September 2018 from 09.00 – 12.00

Term 2: TBC

Term 3: TBC

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital:

Term 1: Held on Wednesdays for 12 weeks commencing on 26th September 2018 from 09.00 – 12.00

Term 2: TBC




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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course outline

The module consists of 15 credits at level 6

Assessment is by a viva voce based on a profile of evidence which must be produced at the viva. Students are expected to complete work-based and Blackboard (VLE) activities.

Entry requirements

Must have completed 12 months experience within a practice setting since registration.

Course content

The module focuses upon developing the role and responsibilities of the health care practitioner in supporting and mentoring students and other learners undergoing learning and development in a practice setting, exploring throughout the varied aspects of the mentorship role and relating to underlying theory.

Key Features

This module is for any healthcare professional who wishes to undertake a formal mentor preparation course. The module fulfils the NMC (2008) requirements for mentor preparation.

Programme specification

The module aims are to enable health professionals to act as a positive role model, facilitate learning and assess clinical competence, and to be able to fulfil the supportive role of mentor.


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