Chapter 2 : Developing the education team

JA Leigh, D Roberts

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This chapter explores the culture for practice learning through developing the education team. The education team will of course include the three new roles outlined by the NMC: practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor; but it has long been recognised that students learn from everyone that they meet in the clinical learning environment. This chapter therefore discusses the importance of building a culture where learning and practice development is everyone?s business. After reading this chapter you will be able to: ? Identify and discuss the factors that make an effective practice learning environment ? Understand the impact that the learning culture has on promoting effective student supervision and assessment ? Explore the NMC Part 2 Standards for Supervision and Assessment and discuss the role of the education team in delivering quality supervision and assessment where you work ? Understand the role of practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor in supporting the student meet NMC programme requirements
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSupervising and assessing student nurses and midwives in clinical practice
Subtitle of host publicationa practical guide
EditorsJA Leigh, D Roberts
PublisherLantern Publishing Limited
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)9781908625885
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2021


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