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“Transformation through Mentorship” – PreChat guest blog

During this partnership between Phi Mu Chapter of Sigma and The Student Nurse Project, I’d like to share with everyone President Tigges’ Call to Action: Connect, Collaborate and Catalyse. These link so beautifully with some of the NHS Horizons  30-day challenges and with this partnership in which we plan to host a series of tweet chats, to explore and discuss the wider implications of these topics!

For the third tweet-chat, we’ll be tweeting to catalyse and promoting mentorship and reverse-mentorship in nursing. The chat is called ‘Transformation through Mentorship,’ and we will be thinking about our own mentoring partnerships, and dream mentors. It is apt for us to discuss transformation at the end of the 30-day challenges because it allows us to question next steps and how we take things forward. Mentorship allows the participants to gain new insights, opinions, perspectives and both develop professionally and personally. It is a key player in catalysing transformation, opening doors and creating opportunities.

Date: 20th December

Time: 7-8pm

Resources: Reverse mentoring: What it is and why it is beneficial https://www.forbes.com/sites/work-in-progress/2011/01/03/reverse-mentoring-what-is-it-and-why-is-it-beneficial/#2d0afff821cc

Reverse mentoring: How millennials are becoming the new mentors https://news.microsoft.com/europe/features/reverse-mentoring-how-millennials-are-becoming-the-new-mentors/

How to become a reverse mentor https://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/top-tips-becoming-a-reverse-mentor

How millennials in the workplace are turning peer mentoring on its head http://fortune.com/2016/07/26/reverse-mentoring-target-unitedhealth/

‘Glocal’ approach makes global knowledge local https://www.scidev.net/global/communication/opinion/-glocal-approach-makes-global-knowledge-local.html

You can prepare now for this tweetchat by following @phimuchapter @SigmaNursing @StNurseProject @PUNC16Felicity and for members of Sigma Nursing Society, through adding a Sigma Twibbon to your profile: https://twibbon.com/support/sigma-nursing Remember, it’s about connection, so reach out if you need help! And remember the hashtags #STTI #FutureNursing #StNProject

Written by Felicity Allman @PUNC16Felicity

*The Student Nurse Project is not a part of the Sigma Nursing Association.

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