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Cardiac Rehabilitation - SPCTP 34

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Placement Title Cardiac Rehabilitation - SPCTP 34
Your Placement Contact Julie Phillips - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Sandringham House, Castle Court, Windsor St, Salford, M5 4DG
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 0033
Your University Contact: Alison Cavanagh - 295 7133 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Meet with Mentor on first day of placement and inducted into the team.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Five specialist cardiac rehab nurses within the team who are all qualified mentors.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday -Friday start times can be negotiated with your mentor and can be between 8am -9.30am.

We do not work weekends or Bank Holidays.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

The cardiac rehab team are based in the community. Patients are seen as in patients at Salford Royal Hospital in phase one rehab and are assessed in their own home in phase two of cardiac rehabilitation.

We deliver classes at Salford Royal Hospital and in the community. We also offer home based exercise programmes.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

The nursing model used is an adaptation of Roper, Logan & Tierney, which enables us to incorporate the other specialities within our team and provide a multidisciplinary team approach to our assessment and planning of care.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Clinical Observations: Manual Blood Pressure & Pulse
  • Glucometer - blood sugars
  • Communication Skills

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Specialist Holistic assessment of cardiac patients
  • Managing Behaviour change
  • Anthropometry assessment

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Information Packs
  • Computer
  • Small Library

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

National Audit for the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Spoke Placements

  • Cardiology Ward & Heart Care Unit at Salford Royal Hospital
  • Catheter Labs at Manchester Royal Hospital
  • Cardio/thoracic Theatre at Wythenshawe Hospital
  • Specialist Cardiology Nurses at Salford Royal Hospital

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