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Peer Mentorship in Health Sciences

This activity is open to year 2 and year 3 students. Year 3 students must have completed this activity by March in their final year in order to apply for the EDGE award.


Outline of Activity

You will be expected to work alongside peers and tutors to facilitate practical and/tutorial sessions with groups of students from the years below You must attend a training session and you will be expected to attend debriefing sessions to reflect on practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work as part of a team
  • Develop mentorship skills
  • Reflect on personal development
  • Develop effective time management skills
  • Develop your own practice competently, accurately and safely through mentorship
  • Communicate effectively to peers, tutors and students
  • Critically reflect on and evaluate experiences and practice
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and review
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what makes a good teaching session

Assessment Details

You will be required to assist in student practical and/or tutorial sessions and write a reflective review of your mentorship experience

Level of Commitment

Minimum of 20 hours engagement

Related Staff

Dr Ciara Hughes

Associate Research Director - School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
+44 28 9036 6227
cm.hughes@ulster.ac.uk
01B118 - Jordanstown campus

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Terri Flood

Lecturer in Radiotherapy and Oncology
School of Health Sciences
+44 28 9036 6501
t.flood@ulster.ac.uk
14J10 - Jordanstown campus

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Andrea Jones

Clinical Lecturer in Podiatry
School of Health Sciences
+44 28 9036 6270
a.jones@ulster.ac.uk
01D111 - Jordanstown campus

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Dr Patricia McClure

Associate Head of School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
+44 28 9036 6857
pa.mcclure@ulster.ac.uk
01B113 - Jordanstown campus

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