Implementation of Mentorship Preceptorship Method in Internship Nursing Students Nursing School Diponegoro University

Asmara, Fatikhu Yatuni (2012) Implementation of Mentorship Preceptorship Method in Internship Nursing Students Nursing School Diponegoro University. In: 2nd Java International Nursing Conference 2012 " East Meet West on Holistic Nursing", 6-7 November 2012, Prof. Soedarto Bulding, Diponegoro University Semarang .

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Nurses are responsible to improve their capability and knowledge in giving nursing care, including sharing their skills and knowledge to junior nurses and nursing students. This professional development can be done by applying mentorship and preceptorship method supported by management. Mentors and preceptors having big roles in this method can help nursing students in transition and integration process into clinical setting and working area. They also support nursing students to achieve competencies and self confidence, and to be involved in professional life. The objective of this research is to know the experiences of mentors, preceptors, and nursing students when they apply this method during learning process in internship program. The study design was an evaluation study which focused on implementation of a method. The data was collected by using focus group discussion from seven participants; they are 1 mentor, 2 preceptors, and 4 students. The result show that each component knows well about their roles even though there are obstacles during conduct the method, such as: the number of mentors and preceptors is limited, and the number of students in each of shift is not same. Since they feel that this method is effective, they have solving problem which will be done, for instance: adding the number of mentor and preceptors, using co-preceptors in order to make the number of students in each shift equally. This method also helps students to achieve their competencies easily, and they feel more confident during giving nursing care for the patients. It is important for clinical instructors (CI) to get skills how to implement mentorship perceptorship method in order to apply it in internship learning process by joining training and scientific meeting how to applying this method in better way.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Nursing
ID Code:43160
Deposited By:Mr Bekti Iskandar
Deposited On:19 Jun 2014 09:28
Last Modified:19 Jun 2014 09:28

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