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Mentorship Preparation Level 6 Module

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Code
NSA 3632
Start
January 2019
March 2019
May 2019
Duration
Five full days made of:
Three full days on campus
Two directed learning days
Attendance
Full-time
Fees
See the Fees and funding tab
Course leader
Aine Feeney

Advance your teaching skills to the standard outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in this short course designed for a wide range of healthcare mentors. This module is 15 credits.

Why study the Mentorship Preparation Level 6 Module  at Middlesex University?

Designed around the 'Standard to support learning and assessment in practice' as outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in 2008, this course will equip you with the advanced knowledge and practical skills to enhance your mentoring practice. Taught by experienced practitioners at our state-of-the-art London campus this course will challenge you to critically evaluate the role of the mentor, including professional accountability and how to lead learning within a changing healthcare service. Through a series of lectures and group discussion you will examine the issues that arise from mentoring learners with particular focus on how to develop innovative and creative approaches to providing an optimum learning environment.

Armed with these valuable insights and contemporary skills you will enhance your mentoring practice and career prospects for the future while also gaining 15 credits at Level 6 to put towards a longer qualification.

Dates for September 2018 to May 2019 (seventeen start dates)

Group

Location

Dates

Study Days

Sept G1

Hendon

Monday 10 September

Monday 15October

Monday 12 November

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Sept G2

Hendon

Tuesday 11 September

Tuesday 16 October

Tuesday 13 November

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Sept G3

Hendon

Wednesday 12 September

Wednesday 17 October

Wednesday 14 November

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Sept G4

Hendon

Thursday 13 September

Thursday 18 October

Thursday 15 October

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Sept G5

Hendon

Tuesday 18 September

Tuesday 23 October

Tuesday 20 November

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Jan G1

Hendon

Monday 14 January

Monday 11 February

Monday 11 March

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Jan G2

Hendon

Tuesday 15 January

Tuesday 12 February

Tuesday 12 March

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Jan G3

Hendon

Wednesday 16 January

Wednesday 13 February

Wednesday 13 March

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Jan G4

Hendon

Thursday 17 January

Thursday 14 February

Thursday 14 March

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

Jan G5

Hendon

Tuesday 22 January

Tuesday 19 February

Tuesday 19 March

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

March G1

Hendon

Monday 4 March

Monday 8 April

Monday 13 May

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

March G2

Hendon

Tuesday 5 March

Tuesday 9 April

Tuesday 14 May

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

March G3

Hendon

Wednesday 6 March

Wednesday 10 April

Wednesday 15 May

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

March G4

Hendon

Thursday 7 March

Thursday 11 April

Thursday 16 May

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

March G5

Hendon

Friday 8 March

Friday 12 April

Friday 17 May

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

May G1

Hendon

Tuesday 28 May

Tuesday 25 June

Tuesday 23 July

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

May G2

Hendon

Thursday 30 May

Thursday 27 May

Thursday 25 July

Three University study days

Two self-directed study days

   

What will you study on the Mentorship Preparation Level 6 Module?

Taught by experienced practitioners and lecturers at our London campus or at the Royal Free Hospital, this course will support and challenge you to enhance your mentoring practice through exploration of the following subjects:

  • Concepts of mentorship
  • The role of the mentor
  • Professional responsibilities of the mentor
  • Creating effective practice learning environment
  • Facilitation of learning and leading students
  • Effective working relationships with students
  • Professional responsibilities of the mentors in the assessment of students
  • Principles of assessment in clinical learning
  • Evaluating learning
  • The role of the mentor in relation to evidence based practice
  • The context of care

Daily topics

  • Day 1 - Introduction to the module; Establishing effective working relationships
  • Day 2 - Facilitation of learning. This is a self-directed study day.
  • Day 3 - Creating an environment for learning; Assessment and accountability
  • Day 4 - Evidence based practice and leadership. This is a self-directed study day.
  • Day 5 - Evaluation of learning and context of practice

NMC (2008) state that mentor preparation programmes should be a minimum of 10 days, of which five days are protected learning time. Further information on planning your days will be given on Day 1.

Assessment

You will be assessed through:

  • Mentorship Portfolio
  • Digital Presentation (10 mins)

To be eligible for this module, you must be a registered nurse/health professional for a minimum of 12 months.

Please visit our CPD health practitioner webpage to download an application form and for more information on the application process.

There are several funding options available:

  • receiving course fees via CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University
  • paying your own fees
  • sponsorship by your employer (but not under a CPPD contract).

For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.

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