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AAA/EAU - SRFTP 6

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Placement Title AAA/EAU - SRFTP 6
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Your Placement Contact Victoria Stephenson, Gill Cross, Jennifer Armstrong - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Hope Hospital, Emergency Village, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 - 206 4908 / 4552
Your University Contact: Sue Walker, Melanie Stephens - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • General orientation, overview of the practice area, including a welcome pack (emailed before starting).
  • Introductions to named mentoring team, other staff and explanation of differing roles.
  • Allocated time for initial meeting/orientation.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Once students have been allocated to our unit we will assign them to a mentoring team where he/she will have a number of nurses (maximum of 4) to work with, all offering various knowledge and skills and experiences ranging from surgical/medical/gynaelogical

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

07.00 - 13.30

Late:

13.00 - 19.30

Night:

19.00 - 07.30

Shift Notes:

long day, 07.00 - 19.30

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Care of the acutely ill patient who requires assistance with activities of daily living.

Care and assessment of patients with various medical conditions, surgical complaints, gynaelogical issues, neurological complaints, care of patients referred from A & E, outpatient clinics and/or Gps.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Drug calculations/administration
  • Recording and interpreting clinical observations.
  • Record keeping
  • Infection control
  • Specimen collection/testing
  • Catheterisation
  • Acute fluid management
  • Wound care
  • Tending to patients basic nursing needs; such as personal hygiene, dietary, communication.
  • Assessment and holistic care delivery

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Recording ECG's
  • Rapid Assessment and implementation of care
  • Management of the acutely unwell adult and cardiac monitoring depending on the level of experience and policy

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Welcome pack and spoke directory
  • Access to nursing journals, the student's notice board and regular informal 1 to 1 teaching sessions at the bedside
  • Ongoing feedback throughout your placement
  • Plus the biggest resource of all - PATIENTS

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Various audits - Infection control, documentation, falls management and reduction, NAAS.
  • Sepsis 6 bundle, Acutely unwell adult collaborative including clinical observations
  • Safe patient flow

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  • Spoke directory available in student orientation pack with all the relevant contact information

Additional Information

Practice Eduction Facilitator - Elaine Carter - Pre-reg Practice Education Facilitator, Learning and Development, Mayo Building,
email: elaine.carter@srft.nhs.uk