Mentoring in Nursing: A Dynamic and Collaborative Process

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Springer Publishing Company, Feb 19, 2007 - Medical - 176 pages
2007 AJN Book of the Year Winner!

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

Mentoring in Nursing will help inspire a more cohesive, flexible, and empowered nursing force, whether in academia, the hospital unit, or health care facility.
Featuring:

  • Definitions and components of the mentoring process
  • Models and strategies: classic, multiple, and peer mentoring; precepting, coaching, or shadowing models
  • Mentor and mentee perspectives
  • Best practices in nurse mentoring, including multicultural competency
  • Mentoring evaluation tools

"It is incumbent then on all of us in the helping professions to be cognizant of the need for continued support and guidance of the elders, but the elders must also listen and learn from the young, and the young must help each other if the profession's covenant with the public is to be kept."--From the Foreword by Grayce Sills, PhD, RN

 

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Contents

From a Classic Dyad to a Dynamic Network
1
CHAPTER 2 Vision of the Mentoring Culture in Nursing
25
CHAPTER 3 Empowering Versus Enabling
51
One Size Does Not Fit All
73
CHAPTER 5 The Mentor Perspective on How Best to Encourage Others
97
CHAPTER 6 The Mentee Perspective on How Best to Become Empowered
115
CHAPTER 7 Mentoring Generates Outcome Measurements
127
CHAPTER 8 Implications for the Nursing Profession Organizations Mentors and Mentees
141
Index
151
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