I finished my OB/Peds rotation this past spring, as with
every clinical just being prepared and organized will help a great
For peds patients, make sure you know the norms for vital signs, therapuetic communication, and I would possibly review age development, that way you have a heads up on each age group.
For OB, stages of labor, norms/abnormals, we did a tremendous amount of teaching for this clinical rotation also. So I reviewed baby care to include cord care, circ care, and the basics for those that may not know...bathing, feeding, and a lot of breast feeding teaching. Also for the moms, involution, s/s of infection.
I am sure if I am missing anything you'll get more input from others that post
I enjoyed OB, but wouldnt want to do it forever..LOL
Best of luck to you!