The Mentor Preparation Module is designed to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards to support learning and assessment in practice, Stage 2 (Mentor) (NMC 2008).
It has also been mapped against:
The module includes learning in both academic and practice settings. Registered Nurses who satisfactorily complete the module will be added to the Service Provider local register of mentors or University Non-NHS Register (NMC Circular 28/2007).
The module also provides the background for mentors to progress to becoming sign-off mentors, though additional experience (and a record of that experience) will be needed to attain sign-off status.
For Midwives, the additional criteria for sign-off mentor must be met before being added to the local register.
This module will enable mentors of student nurses and midwives to:
This module will involve:
You must provide sufficient evidence to demonstrate that you have met all NMC mentor domain outcomes. This may be evidenced through the use of completed theoretical and practice activities forms and other forms of evidence as noted within Types of Evidence.
The overall word count of your evidence must be 2,500 words.
Three study days on campus - TBC
You can utilise the learning from the module as part of your current academic career pathway development and Personal Development Plan.