Meet Our Clinical Director: Ms. Shalani Albayalde, NP-C

Clinical rotations play a vital role in nursing education by offering students practical experience in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Overview of Clinical Rotations

Clinical rotations bridge classroom learning with practical experience, allowing students to engage with patients and medical professionals under their instructor’s supervision. Students will participate in various nursing procedures and work in a variety of healthcare settings. These experiences are essential for developing clinical judgment and decision-making skills.

Guidance from Ms. Shalani – Our Clinical Director

With years of experience in nursing education and clinical practice, Ms. Shalani provides valuable insights and guidance to students as they navigate their clinical rotations.

We are excited to share a video message from Ms. Shalani, where she discusses what students can expect during their clinical rotations and offers advice on how to make the most of this valuable learning experience.

What to Expect

  • Hands-On Experience: You will have the opportunity to work directly with patients, practice essential nursing skills, and gain confidence in your abilities.
  • Learning Opportunities: Each clinical rotation will expose you to different specialties, patient populations, and healthcare settings, broadening your knowledge and understanding of nursing practice.
  • Professional Development: Clinical rotations provide a platform for you to develop critical thinking skills, enhance your communication abilities, and build relationships with healthcare professionals.
  • Challenges and Growth: While clinical rotations can be challenging, they also offer immense opportunities for personal and professional growth. Embrace each experience as a chance to learn and improve.


During their clinical rotations, nursing students are immersed in real-world healthcare environments, such as hospitals, clinics, and community health centers. This phase of their education allows them to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge acquired in the classroom and practical skills needed in everyday nursing practice. It’s a critical time for students to observe, participate, and learn from experienced professionals in various nursing specialties.

The Nurse Academy supports this journey by offering resources, guidance, and mentorship to help students navigate their clinical rotations successfully. We are here to support you on your path to becoming a compassionate and skilled nurse.