Ward G2 - PAOP 31
|Placement Title||Ward G2 - PAOP 31|
|Your Placement Contact||Sister Sherryl Thomas - Ward Manager, Sister Chris Haslam - PEL,Sister Deborah Dudley - Associate PEL - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Rd, Oldham, OL1 2JH|
|Placement Phone||0161 627 8137/8|
|Your University Contact:||Jennifer Kluner - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Students are given a Welcome Book and a tour of the ward
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentors are allocated two weeks prior to students commencing on the ward, however due to unforeseen circumstances a mentor may not be allocated until the day the student starts on placement
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
1.15pm - 9.30pm
9pm - 7.30am
Students negotiate their own off duty with their mentor at the start of the week
Once the off duty is set it should be followed otherwise the mentor will report the student as being absent
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Patients have gastric problems but many also have complex medical problems
Documentation, admission and discharge planning are a large part of the skills required
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Passing Nasogastric Tubes
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Liver Specialist Nurse putting in ascites drains
What resources are available to help students learning?
On site library
Access to intranet and internet
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Negotiated with mentor
Students should revise the A&P of the digestive system and basic liver function
The effects of alcohol on the body
Social attitudes to alcohol intake