Oldham Specialist Palliative Care Team - OPCTP 36
|Placement Title||Oldham Specialist Palliative Care Team - OPCTP 36|
|Your Placement Contact||Gill Duerden, Lynn Smith - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Specialist Palliative Care Lead Nurse
|Placement Address||Office Block 4, Southlink Business Park, Hamilton Street, Oldham, OL4 1DE|
|Placement Phone||0161 621 7111|
|Your University Contact:||Sharon Vesty - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Learning opportunities include
Symptom control for end of life patients
Difficult conversations with patients/ carers/ relatives holistic assessments of patients
Attending MDT meetings
Working alongside District Nurses Occupational therapist Dietician Hospice Staff Acute Oncology 1-1 Macmillan team
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
To work alongside and encourage students in there development needs
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Days: 8 am – 4pm with lunch break
No weekend working
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Home environment, Hospice Environment, Nursing and care Homes, Clinics
What nursing model is used for planning care?
NW End of Life Tool
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
What resources are available to help students learning?
NICE Guide Lines
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Evidence Based Practice
PATIENT CARE Symptom management psychological support refer and signpost liaise with MDT
CONFIDENTIALLITY Electronic systems consent accountability
COMMUNICATION sensitive conversations honest and open dialogue with patients carers families and peers