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dc.contributor.authorJones, Paul
dc.contributor.authorComber, Jason
dc.contributor.authorConboy, Adrian
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-30T09:12:53Z
dc.date.available2020-01-30T09:12:53Z
dc.date.issued2012-08
dc.identifier.citationJones, P. and Comber, J. and Conboy, A., 2012. The art and science of mentorship in action. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 4 (8), 474-479.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1759-1376
dc.identifier.issn2041-9457
dc.identifier.doi10.12968/jpar.2012.4.8.474
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12417/681
dc.description.abstractAbstract published with permission. The authors have collaborated to produce this article bringing together more than 60years of combined experience of paramedic practice, education and management. All maintain their paramedic registration and have among their goals the advancement and development of knowledge, skills and professionalism to promote an effective contemporary paramedic who continues to meet the care needs of the communities they serve. Practice mentors are pivotal to the success of a modern, fit-for-purpose paramedic curriculum that requires a significant proportion of learning and assessment to take place in the practice setting. This article focuses on the support that is needed for mentors during major professional and organisational change. Change which is aligned to localised multifaceted organisational strategies and change which includes supporting mentors, enabling them to carry out their function professionally, effectively and with confidence. This article discusses experiences of a collaborative, structured approach to mentorship support which is achieved through organisational, educational and professional alliances. It also explores other approaches and suggests a way forward in terms of a national governance framework.
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectEmergency Medical Servicesen_US
dc.subjectTraining and Educationen_US
dc.subjectMentoringen_US
dc.subjectParamedic Practiceen_US
dc.subjectProfessionalismen_US
dc.titleThe art and science of mentorship in actionen_US
dc.source.journaltitleJournal of Paramedic Practiceen_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2020-01-14
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rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2020-01-14
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_US
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refterms.dateFirstOnline2013-08
html.description.abstractAbstract published with permission. The authors have collaborated to produce this article bringing together more than 60years of combined experience of paramedic practice, education and management. All maintain their paramedic registration and have among their goals the advancement and development of knowledge, skills and professionalism to promote an effective contemporary paramedic who continues to meet the care needs of the communities they serve. Practice mentors are pivotal to the success of a modern, fit-for-purpose paramedic curriculum that requires a significant proportion of learning and assessment to take place in the practice setting. This article focuses on the support that is needed for mentors during major professional and organisational change. Change which is aligned to localised multifaceted organisational strategies and change which includes supporting mentors, enabling them to carry out their function professionally, effectively and with confidence. This article discusses experiences of a collaborative, structured approach to mentorship support which is achieved through organisational, educational and professional alliances. It also explores other approaches and suggests a way forward in terms of a national governance framework.en_US


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