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Student Practice Supervision and Assessment
A Guide for NMC Nurses and Midwives

Second Edition


October 2021 | 224 pages | Learning Matters

Supervising and assessing students in practice is central to the nursing and midwifery role. Based around the NMC Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment (2018) and with a brand new chapter on coaching, this book will develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in order to support a wide range of students.

Updated throughout to reflect what has been learned from the early roll-out of supervisory and assessor roles, this is the book you will keep returning to as you encounter different students and scenarios in your practice.

Key features

o New chapter on coaching

o Each chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC standards

o Case studies, activities and other learning features help you to translate theory into practice o Explores challenging issues such as students in difficulty

o Considers the personal development of practice supervisors and assessors, whether new to this role or an experienced supervisor and assessor

Dr Jo Lidster is Deputy Head of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University

Susan Wakefield is Head of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University

 
Chapter 1: Introduction to supervision and assessment in practice
 
Chapter 2: Learning culture
 
Chapter 3: Educational governance and quality
 
Chapter 4: Student empowerment
 
Chapter 5: Supervisors, assessors and educators
 
Chapter 6: Coaching
 
Chapter 7: Curricula and assessment
 
Chapter 8: Developing yourself as a supervisor and/or assessor

Jo Lidster

Dr Jo Lidster is Principle Lecturer in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University. Jo leads on learning, teaching and assessment developments for the department as well as supporting placement learning initiatives. She has had a number of key roles including leading research and innovation and research informed teaching developments as well as course leader roles. Jo is an adult nurse and prior to working in education she worked in and managed acute and critical care settings. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of research methods and evidence-based practice, healthcare... More About Author

Susan Wakefield

Susan Wakefield is Head of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University. She is responsible for the department’s postgraduate and international portfolio. This includes working closely with stakeholders and practice partners to develop a quality learning experience. During her time in higher education, Susan has worked at department, faculty and university level in a number of roles. She is a mental health nurse and had a range of roles in clinical practice including research nurse, care pathways coordinator and community mental health nurse. She teaches research methods and evidence-based practice and supervisors... More About Author

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