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Ward H3 Renal Ward - SRFTP 37

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Placement Title Ward H3 Renal Ward - SRFTP 37
Your Placement Contact Darren McCormick - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Level 2, Hope Building, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 4633/4634
Your University Contact: Lesley Lappin - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Orientation to ward and introduction to renal nursing.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students allocated assessors and mentors on arrival on ward.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

07.00am - 19.30pm 19.00pm - 07.30am 1 half day per month to make the hours up Students must telephone and speak to the co-ordinator if they are to be late or off sick. Shift patterns can be arranged with mentors to facilitate student learning needs.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Acute renal failure; chronic renal failure; renal dialysis; post surgery (renal) and renal biopsy.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Orem's model of nursing.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound care.
  • All aspects of basic nursing care.
  • Intravenous fluids administration.
  • Care of peritoneal dialysis.
  • Patient observations and weight recording.
  • Haemodialysis

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Insertion of dialysis line, chemotherapy treatment.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Student learning packs and books which can be borrowed by the students.
  • Research evidence articles are also available.
  • Access to the Trust Library in Mayo Building
  • Access to the intranet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Pressure sore audit and other audits.

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Additional Information

Practice Education Facilitator - Mike Hollinshead - Pre-Registration Practice Education Facilitator, Learning & Development Dept, 2nd Floor, Mayo Building, SRFT