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Managing Students In Clinical Rotations: How To Succeed With Flying Colors Using Alternative Options

From the 2022 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (recorded 3/14/2022)
Presented by Alese Thompson, MS, MLS (ASCP)CM

Do you find yourself stressed from managing student clinical rotations? Whether it’s to address difficult students, rotation site staffing issues, or unexpected circumstances limiting rotation spots, do you want to get more creative with how students perform rotations? This presentation will discuss multiple options available to help programs address today’s clinical site rotation challenges.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss issues brought forth regarding clinical rotation management to include student behaviors and clinical site placement
  • Describe alternative options for clinical rotations for MLT/MLS students
  • Identify ways to circumvent potential problems that can arise from managing students in today’s laboratory climate

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of 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 Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.