As a supervisor or assessor, it is important to ensure that student nurses:
At the same time, we do acknowledge that students have responsibilities. These are clearly stated in their practice assessment documents.
Your role in student assessment
The assessment process must contain the following stages:
Supporting the failing student
Occasionally, students do not meet the required standard and it is necessary to fail them. In this event, it is important that students know why they have not met the pass criteria and that they have been given an opportunity to improve at the midpoint stage. It is therefore essential to: