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Table 1 Outcomes of mentoring

From: Mentorship in nursing academia: a systematic review protocol

Mentorship outcomes What is measured How it is measured
Behavioral
 Performance Scholarly productivity (grants, publications) Review of mentor and mentee CVs
 Retention Numbers of mentees and mentors retained Departmental annual reports
 Recruitment Numbers of recruits stating mentoring influenced their decision to join the faculty Surveys of faculty recruited
Attitudinal
 Situational satisfaction Job satisfaction, organizational commitment Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
 Career attitudes Career satisfaction, career expectations, perceived employment opportunity Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
Health-related
 Self-perceptions Self-esteem, self-efficacy Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
Relational
 Interpersonal relations Positive peer relations, satisfaction with coworkers, peer support, relationship quality Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
Motivational
 Motivation/involvement Career planning, job involvement, motivation, aspiration, career commitment Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
Career
 Career recognition and success Academic rank, promotion Review of mentor and mentee CVs
 Skill competence and development Work knowledge, academic socialization, self-efficacy with academic skills Departmental annual reports
Mentor and mentee surveys and interviews
  1. CVs, curriculum vitae.