Higher Education

Clinical Rotations, 1st Edition

  • Lois Thomson Cypress Creek High School, Houston, TX (Retired)
  • ISBN-10: 0827362900  |  ISBN-13: 9780827362901
  • 258 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.25
  • Newer Edition Available



Portable, professional-looking, and supremely practical, this book is the perfect school-to-career partner for students in health occupations. The 19 clinical rotations cover the total health care system, from administration to emergency room; while each rotation unit includes the background information that students need to successfully complete the rotation, along with easy-to-use forms for both the student and teachers to use in planning, documenting, and assessing clinical rotations.

Features and Benefits

  • 17 facility-based rotations give an overall perspective of the total health care system
  • planning forms provide easily adaptable structure for managing the school-to-career experience
  • task sheets for each rotation facilitate student recording of procedures and observations
  • evaluation forms make assessment easy for student, instructor, and clinical supervisor
  • links real-world career experience with classroom curriculum

Table of Contents

Nursing Service, Nursing/Medical/Pediatrics/Surgical/Orthopedics, Critical Care Units/Intensive Care Units, Emergency Room, Geriatrics/Nursing Home, Maternity, Diagnostics, Cardiopulmonary, Imaging, Nuclear Medicine/Ultrasound/Stress Lab, Laboratory, Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Reinforcers/Patient Support Services, Diet & Nutrition, Pharmacy, Administration, Material Management/ Central Supply, Surgery, Clinical Rotations Outside the Hospital, Dental, Veterinary Medicine

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lois Thomson

Prior to her retirement, Lois Thomson served as a medical technologist in chemistry labs for 15 years and enjoyed a 25-year career in education. As a health professions teacher at Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Thomson's classroom work focused on health care science and clinical rotations. She received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Lamar University and her master of education degree from Sam Houston University. In addition, Thomson obtained medical technology certification (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) from Methodist Hospital in Houston.