Staff Mentoring in the KU School of Nursing
Building strong professional relationships and developing specific professional skills are key strategic priorities for KU nursing faculty and staff members. In addition to opportunities available across campus, the School of Nursing now offers a dedicated staff mentoring program through its Faculty and Staff Enhancement Program.
The staff mentoring program consists of formal group and/or individual mentoring sessions over a 6-month period. The sessions will address core knowledge sets related to successfully completing operational functions efficiently, specialized skill training and personal goal development. Staff members will work with a colleague committed to help:
This program was developed as a result of the strategic initiative to Ensure Future Academic Excellence by Developing a Succession Plan. The program also aligns with several KUMC strategic goals addressing organizational adaptability, resilience, professionalism and communication.
Faculty Mentoring in the KU School of Nursing
The KU School of Nursing Continuing Education Committee is facilitating the pilot of this program in 2014-2015. For more information, please contact DeLois Laverentz at (913) 588-1664 or Carol Buller at (913) 588-1021.