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Clinical Rotations. Mrs. Shannon Croft, RN, BSN. Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Croft, RN, BSN. Phone: (817)547-3874 Email:

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clinical rotations

Clinical Rotations

Mrs. Shannon Croft, RN, BSN

instructor mrs shannon croft rn bsn
Instructor: Mrs. Shannon Croft, RN, BSN
  • Phone: (817)
  • I am a third generation Birdville ISD teacher and graduate. As a Registered Nurse, I have worked in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum and Nursery.
  • Education
  • Birdville High School Graduate
  • University of Texas at Arlington- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Louisiana College- Master of Arts in Teaching (May 2014)
  • Certifications
  • Texas Educator K-12 Certificate
  • Heath Science Technology Educator Certificate
  • State of Texas Registered Nurse
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Intermediate
clinical rotations i
Clinical Rotations I
  • Health Science Clinical Rotations is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.
  • This course offers the opportunity for students to observe various hospital units such as: labor & delivery, operating room, emergency room and other patient care areas at North Hills Hospital.
  • The student will learn basic healthcare skills and examine a variety of healthcare careers.
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patient care technician
Patient Care Technician
  • The Certified Patient Care Technician assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. As a CPCT, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
    • Provide basic patient care including bathing, feeding, toileting and ambulating patients
    • Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
    • Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
    • Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
    • Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
    • Obtain EKG readings
    • Perform phlebotomy procedures
  • Benefits to obtaining a Patient Care Technician Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise
hosa future healthcare professionals
HOSA, Future Healthcare Professionals
  • HOSA is a student-led professional association for healthcare. It is endorsed by the US Department of Education and is an integral component of Health Science classes. HOSA develops future leaders for the health care delivery system.
  • Spring 2014- HOSA Regional- Irving, Texas
  • HOSA State- San Antonio, Texas- April 2014
  • HOSA National Conference-Coronado Springs- Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida -June 2014
  • 1 Composition Notebook
  • 1 Folder or binder to organize assignments
  • 1 pack of 100 count index cards
  • 1 box of Kleenex or 1 roll of paper towels
  • 30% Major test or project grade.
  • 30% Daily grades which include quizzes, class participation and assignments.
  • 40% Clinical Rotation Grade is made up of skills checklist, journals and unit assignments.
late missed assignments
Late/Missed Assignments
  • Please make arrangements with me if an assignment is not submitted on time. Your grade will be logged as a 0 until the assignment is submitted. Point deductions for late assignments are as follows:
    • 1 day late: 10 points off
    • 2 days late: 20 points off
    • After 2nd day: highest possible grade 70%
clinical expectations
Clinical Expectations
  • Students must be dressed in BCTAL scrubs and closed-toed, non-skid shoes.
  • Undershirts or jackets must be white or black.
  • Artificial nails or chipped nail polish are not permitted.
  • Students are expected to remain in their assigned unit for the entire time.
  • No cell phone use allowed in the clinical area.
program cost 100
Program Cost- $100
  • Scrubs with Embroidery $22.50 each (2 sets)
  • Polo $20
  • HOSA dues $30
  • CPR certification $5
parent night
Parent Night
  • September 4th at 6pm in the BCTAL Omni Room
  • Parent Night is held to provide parents with information about the program.
  • Mandatory release forms will be signed.
  • These forms are posted on my website; please review these forms prior to Parent Night.
  • Payment is due at this time.
important dates
Important Dates
  • Syllabus due back Friday August 30th
  • Parent Night Wednesday, September 4th 6pm in BCTAL Omni Room Consents
  • TB and Drug ScreensMonday and Tuesday, September 9th and 10th
  • NHH Orientation Friday, September 20th
  • Scrubs Orders- Thursday, August 29
bctal expectations
BCTAL Expectations
  • No Bells!
  • Must wear BCTAL IDs at all times
    • $10
  • Student parking at the South end
    • $10 parking pass
  • Follow school dress codes- NO HATS
  • Do not move the furniture in hallways
  • The furniture at the entrance is for guest only

Write 3-4 sentences about:

  • Introduce yourself (school, grade level and activities)
  • Why you are taking Clinical Rotations?
  • Which area(s) of the medical field are you interested in pursuing?