A learning resource for developing effective mentorship in practice

Nurs Stand. 2011 Aug 24-30;25(51):48-56; quiz 58. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.


This article focuses on mentorship. There is an important professional expectation of registered nurses and midwives to mentor pre-registration nursing students in clinical practice. The article examines ways to evaluate the learning environment and the student experience, and offers practical suggestions to improve the quality of mentorship for mentors and students.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Education, Continuing
  • Humans
  • Learning
  • Mentors*