Summary: The art and practice of training, guiding, COUNSELING, and providing support to a less experienced, trained, or knowledgeable person.

Top Publications

  1. Oksman E, Linna M, Hörhammer I, Lammintakanen J, Talja M. Cost-effectiveness analysis for a tele-based health coaching program for chronic disease in primary care. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:138 pubmed publisher
    ..NCT00552903 [Prospectively registered, registration date 1st November 2007, last updated 3rd February 2009]. ..
  2. Zakrison T, Polk T, Dixon R, Ekeh A, Gross K, Davis K, et al. Paying it forward: Four-year analysis of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Mentoring Program. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;83:165-169 pubmed publisher
    ..We sought to determine if the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) Mentoring Program has met its goals of fostering academic and personal growth in young acute care surgeons...
  3. Marfell J, Mc Mullen P, Onieal M, Scheibmeir M, Hawkins Walsh E. Key considerations for moving to a nurse faculty role: A dean's perspective. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017;29:475-483 pubmed publisher
    ..The typical hiring process is discussed including what questions may be asked of the faculty candidate as well as what questions should be asked by the faculty candidate. ..
  4. Williams E, Egede L, Faith T, Oates J. Effective Self-Management Interventions for Patients With Lupus: Potential Impact of Peer Mentoring. Am J Med Sci. 2017;353:580-592 pubmed publisher
    ..This article presents the argument that peer mentoring may be an especially effective intervention approach for AA women with SLE...
  5. Cardoso F. Andrew Lees, a visionary mentored by a madman. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2017;75:314-316 pubmed publisher
    ..Lees embarked on a literary career that started in 2011 with the publication of a social history of his native Liverpool. His last work is Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment, which is reviewed here. ..
  6. Hellström L, Bech P, Hjorthøj C, Nordentoft M, Lindschou J, Eplov L. Effect on return to work or education of Individual Placement and Support modified for people with mood and anxiety disorders: results of a randomised clinical trial. Occup Environ Med. 2017;74:717-725 pubmed publisher
    ..6 points vs SAU 48.5 points, p=0.83) at 24 months. The modified version of IPS, IPS-MA, was not superior to SAU in supporting people with mood or anxiety disorders in return to work at 24 months. NCT01721824. ..
  7. Koopmann T, Steggemann Weinrich Y, Baumeister J, Krause D. Mental Rotation of Tactical Instruction Displays Affects Information Processing Demand and Execution Accuracy in Basketball. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2017;88:365-370 pubmed publisher
    ..According to these results, coaches should align their tactic boards to their players' on-court viewing perspective. ..
  8. Becker A, Angerer P, Muller A. The prevention of musculoskeletal complaints: a randomized controlled trial on additional effects of a work-related psychosocial coaching intervention compared to physiotherapy alone. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2017;90:357-371 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that the coaching, beyond physiotherapy, can support the reduction of MSC, the improvement of work ability and work-related wellbeing. ..
  9. Widder Prewett R, Draime J, Cameron G, Anderson D, Pinkerton M, Chen A. Impact of Student vs Faculty Facilitators on Motivational Interviewing Student Outcomes. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017;81:107 pubmed publisher
    ..Using pharmacy students as facilitators can lessen faculty workload and provide an outlet for students to develop communication and facilitation skills that will be needed in future practice...

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  1. Block M, Florczak K. Mentoring: An Evolving Relationship. Nurs Sci Q. 2017;30:100-104 pubmed publisher
    The column concerns itself with mentoring as an evolving relationship between mentor and mentee...
  2. Sullivan M. Hamilton and Hardy: Mentoring and Friendship in the Service of Occupational Health. Public Health Rep. 2017;132:539-544 pubmed publisher
    This article explores the mentoring relationship between Alice Hamilton and Harriet Hardy, two female physician-researchers who had a tremendous impact on the development of the field of occupational health in the United States during ..
  3. Tully C, Shneider C, Monaghan M, Hilliard M, Streisand R. Peer Coaching Interventions for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes. Curr Diab Rep. 2017;17:39 pubmed publisher
    ..However, more research is needed to understand the enduring impact for target parents and peer coaches alike, as well as impact on child outcomes. ..
  4. Kloseck M, Fitzsimmons D, Speechley M, Savundranayagam M, Crilly R. Improving the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis using a senior-friendly peer-led community education and mentoring model: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Interv Aging. 2017;12:823-833 pubmed publisher
    ..06-0.42, P<0.001). Peer-led education and mentorship can promote positive health behavior in seniors. This model was effective for improving osteoporosis risk assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in a community setting. ..
  5. Jakobsen A, Speyer H, Nørgaard H, Karlsen M, Birk M, Hjorthøj C, et al. Effect of lifestyle coaching versus care coordination versus treatment as usual in people with severe mental illness and overweight: Two-years follow-up of the randomized CHANGE trial. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185881 pubmed publisher
    ..The trial was funded by the Mental Health Services of the Capital Region of Denmark, the Lundbeck Foundation, the Tryg Foundation, the Danish Ministry of Health, and the Dæhnfeldts Foundation...
  6. Carr J, Pitt M, Midgley K, Baker H. Obtaining service user feedback for student nurses in the community setting. Br J Community Nurs. 2017;22:248-251 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper discusses what is currently advocated, the mentor's role in obtaining and managing feedback and makes recommendations to improve the process in the community practice setting. ..
  7. Rabbetts L. Peer mentoring supports the learning needs of nurses providing palliative care in a rural acute care setting. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2017;23:280-286 pubmed publisher
    ..Nurses respond positively to mentorship and practical guidance when integrating a new assessment form into routine evidence-based practice. ..
  8. Körner M, Luzay L, Plewnia A, Becker S, Rundel M, Zimmermann L, et al. A cluster-randomized controlled study to evaluate a team coaching concept for improving teamwork and patient-centeredness in rehabilitation teams. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180171 pubmed publisher
  9. Ye Z, Qiu H, Liang M, Liu M, Li P, Chen P, et al. Effect of a mentor-based, supportive-expressive program, Be Resilient to Breast Cancer, on survival in metastatic breast cancer: a randomised, controlled intervention trial. Br J Cancer. 2017;117:1486-1494 pubmed publisher
    ..67, P<0.001), and ALI (ES=0.90, P<0.001) compared to CG. BRBC does not improve survival of women with MBC in this study, though longer follow up is warranted. It positively impacts resilience, QoL, ALI, and emotional distress. ..
  10. Diaféria G, Madazio G, Pacheco C, Takaki P, Behlau M. Group climate in the voice therapy of patients with Parkinson's Disease. Codas. 2017;29:e20170051 pubmed publisher
    ..All patients showed improvement in the voice, speech and communication self-evaluation; EG showed lower avoidance scores, creating a more collaborative and propitious environment for speech therapy. ..
  11. Shipper E, Miller S, Hasty B, Merrell S, Lin D, Lau J. Evaluation of a technical and nontechnical skills curriculum for students entering surgery. J Surg Res. 2017;219:92-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Navigating the surgical environment can be challenging, however, and preclinical students may be more likely to pursue a surgical career if they are given the tools to function optimally...
  12. Wilson G, Larkin V, Redfern N, Stewart J, Steven A. Exploring the relationship between mentoring and doctors' health and wellbeing: a narrative review. J R Soc Med. 2017;110:188-197 pubmed publisher aimed to identify, explore and map empirical and anecdotal evidence indicating the relationships between mentoring activities and the health and wellbeing of doctors...
  13. Roording Ragetlie S, Klip H, Buitelaar J, Slaats Willemse D. Working memory training in children with neuropsychiatric disorders and mild to borderline intellectual functioning, the role of coaching; a double-blind randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry. 2017;17:114 pubmed publisher
    ..Dutch Trial Register. NTR5223 . Registration date 06-09-2015. ..
  14. Ho F, Louie L, Wong W, Chan K, Tiwari A, Chow C, et al. A Sports-Based Youth Development Program, Teen Mental Health, and Physical Fitness: An RCT. Pediatrics. 2017;140: pubmed publisher
    ..03; 95% CI, -0.18 to 0.12; P = .72). A PYD-based sports mentorship intervention improved healthy adolescents' mental well-being, psychological assets, physical fitness, and physical activity levels. ..
  15. Milton C. Ethics With Mentoring. Nurs Sci Q. 2017;30:105-106 pubmed publisher
    The concept of mentoring is a phenomenon critical to teaching-learning in coming to know in the performing art of leadership...
  16. Mubeezi M, Gidman J. Mentoring student nurses in Uganda: A phenomenological study of mentors' perceptions of their own knowledge and skills. Nurse Educ Pract. 2017;26:96-101 pubmed publisher
    ..It explored how mentors perceived their roles and their own knowledge and skills in mentoring nurse students...
  17. Williams S. College scheme aids nursing in Zambia. Nurs Manag (Harrow). 2017;24:15 pubmed publisher
    ..For the past six years, the Department for International Development has been funding projects between health organisations in the UK and those in resource-poor settings as part of its Health Partnership Scheme. ..
  18. Siew C, Mazzucchelli T, Rooney R, Girdler S. A specialist peer mentoring program for university students on the autism spectrum: A pilot study. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180854 pubmed publisher
    The provision of peer mentoring may improve tertiary education outcomes of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
  19. McBride A, Campbell J, Woods N, Manson S. Building a mentoring network. Nurs Outlook. 2017;65:305-314 pubmed publisher
    b>Mentoring has long been regarded as one of the key components of research training and faculty development...
  20. Caine A, Schwartzman J, Kunac A. Speed dating for mentors: a novel approach to mentor/mentee pairing in surgical residency. J Surg Res. 2017;214:57-61 pubmed publisher
    Resident-resident mentoring offers significant benefits. Previous works have shown that the quality of the mentorship pairing is important, but techniques of pairing have seldom been described...
  21. Cofrancesco J, Wright S, Vohr E, Ziegelstein R. Creating an "Education Shark Tank" to Encourage and Support Educational Scholarship and Innovation. Acad Med. 2017;92:1578-1582 pubmed publisher
    ..Tank finalists to determine the success and challenges the funded projects have had, what scholarly dissemination has occurred, whether nonfunded projects were able to move forward, and the value of the feedback and mentoring received.