NANN Mentor Program
Find, connect, and develop mentoring relationships with fellow NANN members. We know that strong mentor partnerships not only strengthen the NANN community, but is a tremendous tool for our members' professional development. Please note: the mentor program focuses on mentor partnerships that help participants acheive a wide range of career-related goals but is not intended to assist with a job search. Please visit the NANN Career Center for job search tools, free resume review, and to view open positions.
How the NANN Mentor Program Works
A benefit of NANN membership that is accessible through NANN's community forum, MyNANN, NANN's Mentor Program allows both mentors and protégés to have flexibility in the topics they focus on, how they wish to communicate, and how often. With no set start or end date, the mentor and protégé can truly create a mentoring program that works best for them.
The topics you choose to cover are up to you as well. You'll select from a suggested list of topics of interest that includes, but is not limited to:
- Bedside Clinical Educator
- Career Advancement
- Conducting Evidence Based Projects
- Leadership Development
- New NNP
- Parent Education
- Presenting Research
- Staff Management
- Writing for Publication
- Pursing an Advanced Degree - NNP, CNS, DNP
- First-time Nursing Student
How the NANN Mentor Program Benefits You
NANN strives to support the professional development of all our members. Research shows that mentors experience increased job satisfaction from participation in mentoring programs due to the opportunity to develop professional relationships, reflect on their own practice, and participate in the development of others.
Protégés benefit from mentorship by developing supportive, impartial peer relationships and receiving advice and encouragement that can improve self-confidence and problem-solving skills.
Sign up as a mentor, protégé, or both today! If you have any questions about the program, do not hesitate to reach out to Madison Fortman, NANN's Operations Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org