How to Enhance your Mentoring Relationship: The Role of the Mentee

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Robin Dewald PhD, RN, CNE

Senior Faculty Program Director

Excelsior College, School of Nursing

Mentorship Committee Tau Kappa at large, Sigma theta Tau International

This Web Quest provides information related to the role of the mentee in a mentoring relationship.


The National league for Nursing (2015) stated the need to "Expand mentoring programs 'across the career continuum' and address the continuing nurse faculty shortage, advocates the National League for Nursing in a recently published position statement (available at Position Statements).... Mentoring of Nurse Faculty concludes with recommendations to nurse faculty; deans, directors, and chairpersons; and the NLN. These range from, respectively, “actively participate in mentoring relationships”; “engage new, mid-career, and seasoned faculty in developing mentoring initiatives at your institution”; and “support research on mentoring in the academic environment”.
Sigma Theta Tau International: Stresses the importance of mentoring and the necessity of mentoring programs.

National league for Nursing. (2006, March 15). National League for Nursing promotes mentoring to help address serious shortage of nurse faculty. ww.nln.org/newsroom/news-releases/news-release/2006/03/15/national-league-for-nursing-promotes-mentoring-to-help-address-serious-shortage-of-nurse-faculty
Sigma Theta Tau International. Nurse educator membership program. https://www.sigmanursing.org/learn-grow/leadership-new/center-for-excellence-in-nursing-education/nurse-educator-mentorship-program


Thank you to the mentoring committee for Tau Kappa at large division of Sigma theta Tau International for this opportunity.
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