Before and after your clinical rotation, you will meet with your clinical instructor. There are usually about 8-12 other nursing students in a clinical group at one time. Which is another reason why there is a nursing shortage. There are not enough instructors to take more students, but that’s another story.
Pre conference starts about 15-30 minutes before you are to meet your patient. The clinical instructor and your other cohorts will meet in a room to discuss some last minute questions, briefly something about your patient, what time lunch will be taken, last minute jitters you may have and any other changes.
During this time, your instructor will look to you for answers about your patient’s status. Continue reading Pre and Post Conference During Clinical Rotations