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Supervision of Learning and Assessment in Healthcare

Supervision of Learning and Assessment in Healthcare

Fifth Edition

May 2023 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Updated in line with contemporary healthcare practice, this bestselling textbook introduces the theories, evidence and research behind effective student supervision and assessment. By developing your understanding of how people learn, the book enables you to facilitate student learning and development while also building your skills in a wide range of different aspects  of assessment. Inter-professional in scope, the book is essential reading for anyone preparing for or undertaking a supervisory role in nursing, midwifery, social care and the allied health professions.

Key Features and updates:

    • Reflects the move away from the mentorship role to learning supervisors and assessors
    • Includes a new chapter on the application of simulation in healthcare education
    • Fully updated with the latest research, policies and guidance, with reference to both the NMC and HCPC
    • Action and reflection points consolidate your learning and help develop your own supervisory style

Chapter 1: Effective Supervision of Practice Learning
Chapter 2: How Learners Learn
Chapter 3: Facilitating Learning
Chapter 4: Application of Simulation to Health Profession Students’ Learning
Chapter 5: Healthcare Settings as Effective Learning Environments
Chapter 6: Practice Learning Supervisors’ and Assessors' Leadership
Chapter 7: Assessing Student Knowledge and Competence
Chapter 8: Managing Student Assessment, Associated Challenges and Accountability
Chapter 9: Evaluating Effectiveness of Practice Learning Supervision, and Continuing Learning

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