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You Can't Always Get What You Want, You Get What You Need: Exploring the Rotation Experience

From the 2020 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (February 28, 2020)
Presented by Karen Beck, Lara Biagiotti and Paula Mister
This session will examine using the clinical rotation for tacit experiences, highlighting the importance of effective, open communication and trust in the clinical liaison-program relationship. Presenters will specifically highlight how the partnership of their programs with Johns Hopkins Clinical Laboratories has benefited both the institutions and students, as well as ways to achieve such partnerships.


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1.Define reasonable expectations for student clinical rotation experiences in the current medical laboratory climate
2.List practical strategies to assist students in learning and succeeding in the laboratory environment that will prepare them for a career
3.Describe and implement ways to collaborate with clinical rotation sites to maximize students’ educational experiences that benefits everyone: students, laboratory programs, and the clinical sites


This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.