What is a Practice Supervisor?
A Practice Supervisor will engage and guide the student through the use of coaching to facilitate their own learning, providing feedback to the Practice Assessor on the students’ progress and achievements of proficiencies.
A Practice Supervisor can supervise more than one student in either a group format or 1:1. Training is provided which is designed for those registered nurses who have not already attained an accredited Mentor qualification and for other registered health care professionals who will be undertaking the role. It is available through LEaD (Course code SH-VC1824)
• Cannot simultaneously be a Practice Supervisor and Practice Assessor for the same student.
• Contribute to the student’s record of achievement by periodically recording relevant observations on the conduct, proficiency, and achievement of the students they are supervising.
• Contribute to student assessments to inform decisions for progression.
• Have sufficient opportunities to engage with practice assessors and academic assessors to share relevant observations on the conduct, proficiency, and achievement of the students they are supervising.
• Appropriately raise and respond to student conduct and are supported in doing so.
• Appropriately raise and respond to student proficiency concerns and are supported in doing so.
• Must receive ongoing support to prepare, reflect and develop for effective supervision and contribution to student learning and assessment.