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Date and Time (UK):
Mar 22, 2018 - 14:00
Dr Helen Goodyear Dr Jane Davies-Slowik
Health Education England (West Midlands)
Mentoring has existed for thousands of years in a variety of professions and cultures. It is an ongoing transformational process and aims to enhance career, educational, interpersonal and psychological development and enable a person to develop to their full potential. It is applicable throughout a career from being a student to a senior doctor or dentist in clinical practice or management. There are many considerations to think about when setting up a mentoring scheme. This webinar will describe and demonstrate a helpful model and draws upon the facilitators experience with students, doctors and dentists and includes:
• What is mentoring and how does it differ from coaching?
• How to choose mentors whether peers, senior trainees or non-career grade doctors/ dentists
• Skills that mentors require
• Principles of effective mentoring schemes
• Initial Training needed
• Essential ground rules and safeguards
• Length of mentoring arrangement
• Ongoing training needs
The aim of the webinar is to provide attendees with a sound knowledge of mentoring, ways of improving their mentoring skills and help them to identify any further training needs. It is aimed at healthcare professionals who are either acting as mentors or who would like to establish a mentoring scheme at their place of work.
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Feb 21, 2018