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IV Therapy Team - CMMCP 23

Placement Overview

Placement Title IV Therapy Team - CMMCP 23
Your Placement Contact Michelle Pelling - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Team Leader

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, IV Therapy, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 1254 - Bleep 1600 via switchboard
Your University Contact: Leyonie Higgins - 0161 295 7136 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introductory letter
Placement specific workbooks
Placement specific spoke placements
Allocation of mentors

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors allocated prior to student arrival
Initial interview on day 1
Dates pre planned for midpoint and final interviews

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Days:08.30 – 16.30 Mon - Fri

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Patients undergoing painful procedures.
Midline Insertion
Distraction therapy

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper Logan & Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Maintaining Safety

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Learning packs
Spoke placements
Formal Study Days eg IV Study Days / IV Update / venepuncture and cannulation study days
Access to the internet
Access to the library

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Ensuring clinical skills are updated and working within best practise guidelines
We are involved in the introduction of new IV related products
Auditing new and existing practices and products

Spoke Placements

Theatres – insertion of central lines
Laboratories – following a sample from source to analysis
Play Specialists – distraction techniques
CF Team – accessing portacaths
Any other specific to students learning needs / objectives

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitator - - 0161 901 1854