Burnside Surgery DN - BPCTP 8
|Placement Title||Burnside Surgery DN - BPCTP 8|
|Your Placement Contact||Mavis McCall - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Waters Meeting Health Centre, Navigation Park, Waters Meeting Rd, Bolton, BL1 8TT|
|Placement Phone||01204 462930|
|Your University Contact:||Gaynor Fenton - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Assessment and interview times are arranged on commencement of placement. Spoke placements are discussed and arranged depending on the students interest.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentor is met on first day of placement and worked with for 90% of the time on placement.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Monday 8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 3pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 6pm
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Care is offered by appointment covering areas such as chronic disease management and health promotion. Also sexual health, cervical cytology, travel advice and immunisations, ear syringing, dressings. The work varies from day to day and situations are discussed and treated as they occur.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
As there are so many types of patient illness no one defined model can be used but guidelines and protocols are discussed as they arise.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Injection technique
- Aseptic technique
- Communication with patient's and colleagues
- Health Promotion
- Chronic Disease Management
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Recording ECG's
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Reference books
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Depending on the students interest/needs:-
- District Nursing
- Health Visiting
- School Nurses
Students are also able to spend time sitting in with G.P consultations, Podiatry foot screening, Dietetic consultations, Midwife.