Assessors must be given the ongoing support and time necessary for them to develop and perform their role, and to train as needed. This support can take a number of forms but must allow for our standards to be met and for assessors to prepare for and contribute to student assessment.
Relevant NMC standards for this section
4.2: liaise, collaborate and agree the necessary approach to the preparation, education, training, ongoing learning, support and expertise necessary for practice supervisors, practice and academic assessors that support SCPHN and community nursing SPQ student learning and assessment*
*This links directly to Part 1: Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education and in particular requirement 4.7