Teaching and learning in the clinical setting is not a new concept and the teaching of clinical skill to nursing student ranks high on the current agenda of nurse education (Pfeil, 2003). Therefore, has be the duty of teachers to continue to provide ongoing guidance during teaching and learning taking place. According to While (2004), the mentor is required to feel personally and professionally confident when assessing the student’s performance. This allows the development of the students will become better and more effective.
In order to achieve this, I always emphasize the relationship between me and Mr. S during the learning session. This is because, according to Wilkes (2006), the judgment of a student’s competence depend on the working relationship between the mentor and student. Therefore, I have always held a meeting after he finished the procedure. It is intended to get feedback from him every time he completes a task. Feedback and assessment of student performance during placement learning have become an increasingly important (Fitzgerald et al, 2010). When the discussion was going on, I asked a lot about the problems he encountered during performing the procedure. I also give a clear and appropriate to every question asked by him. This is intended to build confidence in himself and to build a closer relationship so that he feels comfortable to share the problems during the learning session.
To provide ongoing support to her, I asked my supervisor to reschedule, so my working hours are the same as when he came to do the practical. to enable him to see and ask me about something he does not understand or need me to teach in a procedure that he does not know or he does not confident to do it. The participants had an opportunity to discuss with each other and share their personal view, though, understanding and also experience of the topic (Curtis and Redmond, 2007). If on the days I do not work, I ask my colleagues to help him. I will also tell him who's going to manage him during the period. This is to provide continuous learning to support him during the practical training sessions.
I also provide articles and other reading material related to his studies. This is intended to provide knowledge about something that will be learned later. And according to McKenna& Stahl (2003), reading component are very importance part that are frequently assessed as part of reading instruction for placement, diagnosis, monitoring and outcome evaluation. Therefore, I will always provide reading materials in accordance with the learning session, is to ensure a more comprehensive understanding of a topic that is being taught. It is also to develop creative thinking among students, assist in the freedom to communicate ideas. the importance of supporting...