Information for Peer Mentees
View the peer mentee handbookPDF from the University of Washington.
- To be provided with guidance that will ease the transition during the first semester of nursing school
- To gain a greater awareness of opportunities and activities that can broaden your educational experiences
- To further develop decision-making skills
- To develop a sense of one's strengths and weaknesses as a leader
- To enhance interpersonal skills
- Gain access to individualized support, recognition, and encouragement from mentor
- Obtain guidance on time management and priority setting
- Become more resourceful and develop a network of support systems
- Become keen to continue a path of self-improvement
- Gain confidence to challenge oneself in achieving new goals, exploring alternatives, and making decisions
- Take responsibility for your own learning.
- Meet/talk with your mentor on a regular and consistent basis. Define the time, place, and method of contact with mentor.
- Keep your mentor appointments.
- Develop an academic and personal action plan.
- Provide and ask for feedback about the mentoring relationship and be open to receiving feedback. Be honest, yet tactful.
- Maintain confidentiality with mentor.
- Take time to thank your mentor for his/her time and expertise.
- Evaluate the success of the mentoring relationship.