The evaluation of your experience as a team leader is an important part of the experience.
Complete the report by answering the questions below. Submit your completed report to the
Dropbox in Canvas no later than 36 hours after the end of the clinical rotation. Use complete
1. Discuss your personal and professional goals for this clinical experience as Team Leader
and your success in meeting them.
My personal goals for this experience as a team leader were to continue to stay organized and complete my tasks as expected. For professional goals as a team leader, I wanted to be able to assign my peers with patients that they were able to learn from as well as have a good clinical experience from. Unfortunately, today was a little slow and census was low so there were minimal patient options for students to have an exciting or extremely knowledgeable experience.
2. Discuss your anticipated learning needs for your experience as Team Leader and your
success in meeting them.
My anticipated learning needs for this experience as a team leader were to be able to delegate assignments effectively to my peers as well as learning about different aspects of being the leader, such as the acuity system.
3. Discuss your interactions and activities done with your peers.
As the team leader today, I made a goal to try and rotate between all 3 floors every 20-30 minutes to assess the needs of the students assigned to each floor. Again, with census being low today, it didnt leave much room for things to do. I made sure to ask both students assigned to each floor what medications their patient(s) was being given, whether or not they were going to be giving it on their shift, and if they remembered to research the medications that were to be given prior to administration.
4. Evaluate the interactions and activities done with the client you spent the most time
The client I was able to spend the most time with was with Vanessa and the patient she had on the CCU unit. The doctor was going in just as I was going back up to the 4th floor and was removing a temporary pacemaker from the patients femoral artery. I asked the doctor if it would be ok if Vanessa and I came in while he removed in and he said of course, so we were able to watch him cut the sutures and pull the line from the patients inner thigh. The patient was non-verbal and sound asleep if not sedated, so it was difficult to determine if the removal of the temporary pacemaker was painful or not. The nurse that Vanessa was assigned to did some good teaching after the physician had completed ...