I’m new to supervising nursing students – what do I need to know?
Being a practice supervisor for nursing students on clinical placement is a role for all registered staff – and it can enhance their own practice too
What is a practice supervisor and who can take up the role?
Practice supervisors support and supervise nursing students in their practice learning environment and were introduced with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) education standards in 2018.
The role is for registered staff so is open to any nurse or nursing associate in any practice learning environment.
Every NMC registrant has a responsibility to support students and as