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After reading a learning zone article Lisa Dryden was determined to improve her knowledge of mentorship skills
As a registered nurse I work with and mentor nursing students. I found the learning zone article interesting because it identified ways to support learning.
Assessment in practice usually has an audience, which can be a daunting experience. Under supervision, a first-year nursing student, for example, may forget to ensure a dependent patient is covered to maintain his or her dignity while assisting the patient with personal hygiene, or may talk to his or her supervisor over the patient to conceal his or her anxiety.
NS655 Price B (2012) Key principles in assessing students' practice-based learning. Nursing Standard. 26, 49, 49-55.