The mentor needs to believe in student’s potential in order to help them in achieving (Oreshkina & Greenberg, 2010).
Thus, mentorship is an active, learner-oriented, and fervently indicted activity.
They may be having the ability to understand the concepts orally, but may not be able to implement them over to perfection or accomplishment The mentor needs to relate professional judgment to the decision-making process by talking personally with the student, observing the behavior of student carefully, and talking to the student in relation to his problems and interests There is need to facilitate self-awareness and emotional intelligence in nursing students as these are important speculative and applied concepts that empower students to survive and feel less strain thereby facilitating learning.
Emotional intelligence is responsible for positive impact on the welfare, apparent nursing competency, and problem-focused coping and has negative impact on the perceived stress.
A second year student will be coming to a mentor’s work area for a 5 week placement.
The mentor has been informed that the student had been underachieving in their previous placement.
For such students one needs to use images, video recordings, placards, presentations, flowcharts, highlighting, marking, signs, charts, displays, diagrams, and pictures.
Auditory learners are interested in verbal instruction, lecture, and enjoy discussions, gestures, picturesque language.
At times the mentors find this evaluation to be emotionally challenging, stressful, and possibly intimidating for themselves in some cases.
Another reason may be that they lack proper training and adequate assessment tools for the same.