publication . Article . 2018

Defining Mentorship in Prehospital Care: A Qualitative Analysis of the Characteristics of Prehospital Mentors

Cheryl Cameron;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2018 Journal: Irish Journal of Paramedicine, volume 3 (eissn: 2009-938X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Irish College of Paramedics
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Introduction&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;&lt;span&gt;This study sought to begin to define the current understanding of the term mentor within the prehospital environment (emergency medical services or EMS) as described by nomination letters written by mentees for a newly launched prehospital mentor award.&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Methods&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;&lt;span&gt;The John Ross Paramedic Mentor Award was created in the fall of 2015 to recognize outstanding mentors in prehospital care. In the spring of 2016, nineteen nomination letters were received from registered prehospital professi...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nomination, Content analysis, Medical education, Paramedicine, people.professional_field, people, Thematic analysis, Mentorship, Emergency medical services, business.industry, business, Psychology, mentoring, education, Medicine (General), R5-920
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