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Burns Centre - Ward 81 - CMMCP 5

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Placement Title Burns Centre - Ward 81 - CMMCP 5
Your Placement Contact Amy Maher, Felicia Jennings, Nicola Marsh - Please ring or email and ask for a member of the student nurse liaison team to discuss the placement area. - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Teacher Practitioner/Expert Practitioner(CPS)

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Ward 81 Burns, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 8123
Your University Contact: Amanda Miller - 0161 295 2701 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

All students will undertake a student orientation day introducing them to the speciality. This will either be on the first day or within the first two weeks of the practice placement, depending upon student numbers and duration of placement.
All students are provided a student orientation and competencies pack which outlines the services expectations of them and what they can expect from us. This is dovetailed in with the NMC code of conduct and essential skills clusters.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

All students are provided with a mentorship team. Each team consists of a sign-off mentor, a mentor and associate mentor.
All students are expected to work 50% of their shifts with a mix from the mentor team.
All mentors are actively involved in assessing student progression, guided by the teacher practitioner

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




12.00pm - 8.00pm


7.30pm- 8am

Shift Notes:

Students are expected to attend their placement on time and adhere to the appropriate uniform policy and time keeping policies of both the Trust and higher education institution that they may be attending.
Students are expected to act within the NMC code of conduct at all times.
We do not permit the use of mobile telephones during practice hours.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

*Care of the critically ill child
*Burns intensive care; major burns / inhalation injuries / burns & trauma
*Burns high dependency care
*Basic burn care
*Rehabilitation & Aftercare
*Psychosocial care
*Child Protection
*Acute / chronic pain management
*Operating theatre to observe wound debridement / skin grafting

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Hodges Health Career Model (Adapted)

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

*Basic nursing care delivery skills
*Medicines management
*Infection prevention & control
*Nutrition & fluid management

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Developing an understanding of advance care aspects.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • A range of books
  • Teaching packages
  • Internet resources
  • Trust library
  • Trust intranet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

We are the only burn service in Britain to provide a multi-disciplinary / professional education & development programme for the Burn MDT resulting in a recognised professional qualification covering both Adult and Paediatric Burn Care.

Spoke Placements

*Burns & Plastics Aftercare Clinic
*Occupational Therapy
*Clinical Psychology
*Play Therapy
*Nutrition & Dietetics
*Pain Management

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitator - - 0161 901 1854