Supporting students in practice part 1: clinical supervisor role
Susan L Holt, Sarah Vivian, Susan Hooper
Sunday, October 2, 2022
The clinical learning environment is a complex sociocultural landscape. It can be a challenging place to manage in a way that appropriately supports the professional development of student veterinary nurses (SVNs). One of the most influential factors in determining student satisfaction in this environment is the role played by the clinical supervisor. Clinical supervisors who are proactive in their role can provide a sense of belonging in the induction phase, function as positive professional role models and support timely progress through regularly planned training and tutorials. There are also benefits for the clinical supervisor, such as an increased sense of job satisfaction and maintaining up-to-date clinical knowledge.
Subscribe to get full access to The Veterinary Nurse
Thank you for vising The Veterinary nurse and reading our archive of expert clinical content. If you would like to read more from the leading peer-reviewed journal for veterinary nurses, you can start your subscription today for just £26.
Subscribing will enable you to:
- Stay up-to-date with current thinking and best practice in veterinary medicine
- Enhance your knowledge and understanding of all key clinical topics
- Achieve the mandatory requirement of 45 hours' documented CPD over a three-year period