There are a number of steps you should take to prepare for your virtual rotation.
Although virtual rotations require less planning than in-person experiences, there are still some things you should do to set yourself up for a successful and productive four weeks. Below are some recommendations for additional information, check out this article.
- Ensure a strong internet connection.
- Set up a 'workspace' in a quiet and private location.
- Minimize distractions; consider silencing your phone.
- Dress like you would if you were rotating in person.
- Stay up to date with course material.
- Build relationships with your preceptor and other trainees.
Doing all the above can help you be an active participant in the clinical experience despite the large geographic distances between you and your preceptor!