Student nurses as peer-mentors: collegiality in practice.

  title={Student nurses as peer-mentors: collegiality in practice.},
  author={Jean A Gilmour and Anna Kopeikin and Jeanie Douch{\'e}},
  journal={Nurse education in practice},
  volume={7 1},
Mentoring is promoted as a key strategy for supporting nursing students and new practitioners in clinical settings. However, mentoring is also a complex process, requiring the development of bounded and purposeful relationships underpinned by knowledge, experience and opportunities for reflection. This paper reports the findings of an evaluation by second-year nursing student mentors and first-year mentee students of a short peer-mentoring programme. The main objective of the programme was to… CONTINUE READING


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