Mathematical and assessment skills need to be mastered during this clinical rotation. By this time, you should have been to at least 2-3 other clinical settings and should be comfortable enough to perform a descent physical assessment. Two students may be assigned to one patient, depending on how large you clinical group is. Your group will also be on a specific floor or unit. For example, one particular children’s hospital has several units such as respiratory, neurological, orthopedic, and cardiology and the neonatal intensive care unit.
The emergency room specialty area will be very interesting and conducive to a great learning experience. Continue reading Pediatric Clinicals Part II