Nursing Mentor FAQs
Q: Who is the nursing mentor?
The Nursing Mentor at FDTC is an RN who has successfully completed the Associate Degree Nursing program with the college. The nurse mentor is a resource for beginning nursing students, but can offer assistance to any student in the nursing program. As a product of the program the mentor has insights on the challenges nursing students face.
Q: What does the nursing mentor do?
The nursing mentor functions in the following roles:
Guide: As a guide, the mentor assists the students to remain in good standing academically.
Advisor: As an advisor the mentor provides a trusting, respectful environment to allow the student to voice concerns and assists them appropriately.
Motivator: As a motivator, the mentor encourages a positive attitude in the student body. Pursing a nursing degree is an ambitious goal.. The mentor provides encouragement, support, and positive feedback to help keep students focused.
Role Model: As a role model, the mentor is an example of the values, ethics, and professionalism that students should begin to display while in the program to prepare them to perform as a professional in the role of the Registered Nurse.
Facilitator: As a facilitator, the mentor assists the student in communications with faculty, financial aid, and community resource programs which may offer services that benefit the student while in the program. Student concerns and suggestions are communicated to faculty to assist the program to provide a positive and progressive learning environment.
Q: Do you need an appointment to see the nurse mentor?
No. The mentor is available at the following times:
|Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm||Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am|