Pros: i enjoy teaching clinical, i enjoy helping the student develop skills, watching the students gain conficience in their skills, seeing the student develop self-esteem, watching the students become independent, and able to do skills and procedures with confident, checking on their documentation, spelling and correct computer entry
Cons: puncutally, is a problem with students, unfortunately that have not developed a work ethic.
I worked P/T at Front Range, I taught evening clinicals from 1500 - 2300.
Teaching evening clinicals was much different than day time hours, the student can to work tired, because they had already work on a job, but I encouraged them that this hard time would not last forever.
The students knew that I had high expections of them, and they knew that – more... I was always there for them to teach and show them new skills and procedures.
The hospital usually showed no concern, as long as they knew that an instructor was always near.
The hardest part of the job was finding new procedures to assist the students with completing their skills list, but we did it, even if I had to take them to another unit after decovering that there was a procedure needed to be done.
The most enjoyable part of the job was watching the students do a taught procedure without their instructor looking over their shoulder. To see the confidience the student's had gained was the highlight of teaching. – less