In order to identify the correct opportunities for learning in the workplace, it is important to understand the learning style of the student.
In this section we identify different models of learning that are applicable to the dental workplace. These models include:
It is the responsibility of the mentor to identify the opportunities for learning that are appropriate for the student. This requires the mentor to consider how to work with the students learning styles to impart deep learning – making sure the student understands the why.
To identify opportunities for learning, the mentor should look at all elements of clinical practice, starting with the patient journey…