Assessing the validity of a national assessors equivalency tool

Julia A. Scott, Christine Pollock, Margaret Conlon, Laura Millar, Maria Pollard

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This is the second stage of a project on ‘Due Regard’. Project one explored and investigated Due Regard in practice in Scotland. Project two (this project) evaluated a pilot of the effectiveness and validity of a practice learning environment Equivalency Tool for non-nurse practice learning environments, usually non-NHS. The tool was tested in selected practice learning environments.

The aim of the project:
To promote flexibility in practice learning by which third sector and voluntary organisations can be measured as suitable for student nurse supervision and assessment in line with the NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education (SPNE) (NMC 2010a).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNHS Education for Scotland
Commissioning bodyNHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Number of pages60
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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