Children's Community Nursing Team - BPCTP 50
|Placement Title||Children's Community Nursing Team - BPCTP 50|
|Your Placement Contact||Nigel Taylor, Rebecca Walker, Khadija Dar - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||Senior childrens community nurse|
|Placement Address||Breightmet Health Centre, Breightmet Fold Lane, Bolton, BL2 6NT|
|Placement Phone||01204 463939|
|Your University Contact:||Marguerita Leyden - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Welcome pack, sign off and associate mentor, off duty, time to complete initial meeting including learning objectives.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Attendance at yearly educational updates, familiar with student paperwork, mentors help students to achieve learning objectives whether with own team or through spokes, safeguarding training
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Weekends only at student request.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
wound care, respiratory assessments, blood clinic, eczema, constipation, removal of sutures, BP monitoring, SpO2 monitoring, caring for child with complex needs, continence assessments, bed assessments, health promotion, teaching, acutely unwell patients requiring emergency attention (unplanned), enteral feeding, ventilation, burn care, tracheostomy/NG tube/gastrostomy care
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney (activities of daily living)
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Handwashing, obtaining clinical observations, risk management, health & safety
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Communication, IT, documentation, passing NG tube, wound assessment, care of child on home oxygen, removal of sutures, examination and assessment of unwell child, fluid management.
What resources are available to help students learning?
Spectrum teaching sessions, learning packs, trust library, placement related articles, guidelines/pathways devised by team, NICE guidelines, local and national guidelines.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Local protocols and guidelines, clinics, specialist practitioner course, nurse prescribing, safeguarding training.
Diabetic nurse, respiratory nurses, blood clinics, treatment room, epilepsy nurse, A&E, eczema clinic, constipation clinic, health visitors, E5 ward, child disability team, dieticians, paediatric OTs/physios, tissue viability, COG, District nurses, Health care support workers.