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Surgical Triage Assessment on Ward T4 - PAOP 49

Placement Overview

Placement Title Surgical Triage Assessment on Ward T4 - PAOP 49
Your Placement Contact Dawn Humphreys - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Rd, Oldham, OL1 2JH
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 778 5828
Your University Contact: June Rutherford - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Named mentor.
First weeks rota
Induction to area

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Allocated Mentor

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




20.00- 08.00

Shift Notes:

Days:Long Days- 07.30 – 20.30

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Patient Care Situations
Assessment  Of Acutely Ill Surgical/ Vascualr And Orthopaedic Patient
Pre And Post Operative Care

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Antt Technique
Ng Tube Insertion
Physical Observation
Neurological Observation
Wound Care

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Referrals To Multi Disciplinary Team
Stoma Care
Medication Management

What resources are available to help students learning?

Various Experienced Nurses
Hospital Based Library

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Access To The Intranet
Nursing Assessmnet Tools

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Additional Information

The Surgical Triage Unit, Can Be A Very Busy Environment. You Can Gain Experience In The Triage Unit, And Also The 26 Bedded Unit.
Knowledge Will Be Gained In Surgical, Orthopaedic And Vascualr Nursing.
And The Admission Assessment And Discharge Process