Jacqui Carr, Heather Heggarty, Marcia Carr, Deb Fulwood, Clare Goodwin, Wendy Walker Walker, Katharine Whittingham
British Journal of Community Nursing, Vol. 15, Iss. 12, 03 Dec 2010, pp 594 - 596
Failing a student nurse for not meeting clinical competency on a practice placement can be a distressing and traumatic event for both student and community nurse mentor. This paper describes how a reflective model can be used to support practitioners' to come to terms with the decision and action of failing a student and dealing with the aftermath of the final interview.