A resident mentor is a certified or licensed O&P professional who is given the task of teaching the resident in his/he area(s) of expertise. A resident mentor should have not only the knowledge and skills necessary to teach a resident effectively, but he/she should also have the interest, energy and time to teach. A resident mentor is a somewhat broad term that could apply to several of the staff at the residency program. For example, a Certified Pedorthist can be a resident mentor if he/she meets the qualifications defined in section 4.2. However, there are specific resident mentors who are allowed to supervise and assess a resident when his/her patient care abilities are being assessed for competence. It is only these specific resident mentors who are given access to NCOPE's online tracking system. These mentors must meet the qualifications defined in 126.96.36.199.
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