Supporting mentors and students in practice: who's who

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Key personnel involved in the assessment process

It is recognised that the contribution of the supervisory team in relation to providing supervision, support and opportunities to develop mastery and competence in a specialist area of advanced practice is crucial. Support for key personnel should be provided by the educational institute delivering the programme in the form of workshops, supportive literature and regular dialogue.

Consultant Surgeon Supervisor


Educational supervisors

A number of professionals are involved in supporting students in practice, from mentors to personal tutors and practice educators. You'll find a description of their roles below.

Associate mentor


Education champions

Personal tutors