Understand the role of a buddy and identify suitable staff for this role in the workplace. Identify the role a buddy plays in helping new staff to become familiar with their new work environment.
After viewing this program participants should be able to:
*Define what a buddy program is and outline the key roles and responsibilities of a buddy
*Discuss the benefits of a buddy program and how to select a buddy
*Define effective communication and teaching skills required to be an effective buddy
*Explore ways to effectively evaluate a buddy program