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Table 3 A summary of prevailing evaluation criteria for CNEP mentoring

From: Mentoring in palliative medicine in the time of covid-19: a systematic scoping review

  Evaluation Criteria References
1 Pre-mentoring Stage
1.1 Mentor, near-peer and mentee training [110]
1.2 Establishment of overall mentoring structure, process, guidelines, codes of conduct and standards of practice [110, 127]
1.3 Formal matching process [110]
2 Mentoring Process
2.1 Communication  
2.1.1 Frequency of communication [20, 111, 125, 144, 157]
2.1.2 Usability and accessibility of in-person and online communication platforms [30, 124, 153, 156, 157]
2.2 Mentees’ and mentors’ adherence to guidelines and codes of conduct [20, 111, 123, 124, 127, 144, 153]
2.3 Mentees’ and mentors’ active participation in mentoring activities [20, 111, 123, 124, 127, 144, 153]
3 Post-mentoring Stage
3.1 Mentees’ and mentors’ quality of performance, assignments and projects [20, 111, 123, 124, 127, 144, 153]
3.2 Improvements in patient care and safety [98,99,100, 110, 111, 127, 131, 145, 156]
4 Criteria relevant to more than one stage
4.1 Host Organisation  
4.1.1 Oversight over mentoring programs [110]
4.1.2 Provision of financial, administrative, logistical, technical and medico-legal support [110]
4.2 Mentors/Near-Peer Mentors  
4.2.1 Experiences as senior or near-peer mentors [20, 30, 111, 124, 135, 144,145,146, 153, 156, 157]
4.3 Mentoring Relationships  
4.3.1 Open, trusted and authentic relationships [20, 85, 111, 144, 145]
4.3.2 Fulfilment of previously agreed goals, expectations, timelines, codes of conduct and roles and responsibilities within the mentoring relationship [20, 111, 144]
4.3.3 Overall satisfaction of mentors, near-peers and mentees with mentoring relationships [20, 100, 111, 144, 146]
4.3.4 Mutual appreciation [20, 111, 144]
4.4 Growth of Mentors, Near-Peers and Mentees  
4.4.1 Personal growth [20, 30, 85, 95,96,97, 100, 107, 108, 110, 111, 115, 122, 126, 130, 131, 136, 144, 149, 158, 164]
4.4.2 Professional and career development [30, 96, 99, 100, 110,111,112, 122, 127, 129, 131, 136, 144, 152, 158, 164]
4.5 Evaluating the Assessments Used  
4.5.1 Evaluation of the inherent biases, subjectivity and reliability of self-assessments [124]
4.5.2 Evaluation of the validity of existing instruments used for assessment [124, 153, 156]