Performance Appraisal
March 19, 2019

Conducting Performance Appraisals in Healthcare

A performance appraisal is a regular assessment on how an individual is performing in their job role.  It can have many benefits in practice, being used to: Identify individual learning needs; Identify continuing development needs of employees; and Demonstrate competency in practice. Additionally, it can also assist with the communication

Effective Feedback
December 19, 2018

How to Give Effective Feedback: 6 Tips for Nurse Educators

Effective feedback is a very important process that occurs in nursing practice. When delivered effectively, feedback can: Improve performance; Aid in learning; Help individuals understand their strengths and deficits; Allows learners to implement strategies to strengthen and improve their practice; and Ultimately improve patient care and outcomes. Given the potential

Developing Successful Mentoring Relationships
October 09, 2018

Developing Successful Mentoring Relationships

Successful mentoring relationships play a key role in ensuring nurses at all stages of their career feel competent and confident in their clinical and non-clinical abilities. But first – What is a Mentoring Relationship? There are many ways to define the role of a mentor and it can often get