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Burns & Plastics After-Care Clinic - CMMCP 75

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Placement Title Burns & Plastics After-Care Clinic - CMMCP 75
Your Placement Contact Louise Fenn, Angela Fox - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 9250
Your University Contact: Amanda Miller - 0161 295 2701 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

A complete introduction to Aseptic Non-touch Technique andwound care.

Education on the impact ofinfection, stress, and diet on wound healing.

The students are exposed to the importance of excellent pain relief and the benefit of distraction therapy, and gain an understanding of the impact ofthermal injury on the child and family.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Each student is allocated a minimum of two mentors at the commencement of placement and interviews are scheduled as appropriate to ensure outcomes are met.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

There is a consistent 08.00 - 16.00 Monday to Friday working pattern

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Wound care involving nursing staff, occupational therapist and physiotherapist, sometimes in conjunction with play specialist.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?


Wound Care

Infection Control

Medicines Management

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

General observation and assessment

Assessment of individual and family needs

What resources are available to help students learning?

Access to burns specific items on each computer

Selection of appropriate wound care articles as hard copy in office

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

This clinic is currently participating in research trials with regard to scar management

Spoke Placements

Pain Team

Play Team

Scar Management Clinics

Occupational Therapy



Multi-disciplinary Team Meetings are held weekly

Additional Information

This is a busy nurse-led clinic which offers a challenging and insightful environment where the student can become familiar with the unpredictable nature of wound care and how children cope undergoing painful procedure