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The student-mentor relationship: a review of the literature

Wilkes, Zoe


Mrs Zoe Wilkes
Programme Leader, PGCert Practice Teacher and PGCert Educator in Practice


The student-mentor relationship is a complex one, which can berewarding as well as problematic at times. Mentors want to providea valuable practice experience for students but are constrained bymultiple demands and limited resources. The mentor's role isparamount in student assessment and the mentor should receivethe support necessary to enhance student learning.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date May 24, 2006
Print ISSN 0029-6570
Electronic ISSN 2047-9018
Publisher RCN Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 20
Issue 37
Pages 42-47
APA6 Citation Wilkes, Z. (2006). The student-mentor relationship: a review of the literature. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 20(37), 42-47. doi:10.7748/ns2006.
Keywords General Medicine

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