For the overall goal of increasing diversity in the nursing workforce, the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence has designed a two day workshop for mentors to develop the necessary skills to build effective mentoring relationships.
You must BOTH register AND fill out an application to attend. [Click here to register]
Key skills required to be effective mentors will be taught in this two day workshop. Mentors attending this workshop will be expected to mentor a nursing student from a racial and ethnic minority group for one year. Full mentor commitments are below. For this mentoring program, BSN, MSN, PhD or DNP nurses from racial and ethnic minority groups are preferred and encouraged to attend this workshop; however the workshop is open to all nurses interested in becoming mentors. Space is limited; please fill out the Mentor Institute Application form, below.
Participants in this workshop will sign agreements to mentor a nursing student from a racial or ethnic minority group for one year. This commitment includes monthly mentoring sessions with the mentee, one hour monthly group coaching session for mentors and one additional evening educational session within the year.
When is the Workshop being held? Friday October 29-30, from 8:00-4:30 each day. The location is the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence Education Center, 5290 East Yale Circle, Suite 100, Denver, CO.
MENTOR INSTITUTE APPLICATION FORM