Mature students need equally mature mentors.

  • Karen Radakovic
  • Published 2003 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…

Abstract

Many older student nurses feel isolated. They often receive minimal input from their mentors and are more likely to be failed. I found very young mentors were inappropriate for me, especially as there were mature nurses available. I did not receive guidance or feedback; practice was a lottery. Many mature students I know feel the same. If that is younger… (More)