Castle Hill School Nurses - BCHNHS 10
|Placement Title||Castle Hill School Nurses - BCHNHS 10|
|Your Placement Contact||Sharon Thompson, Carolyn Howlin, Louise Pennington - Send Email|
|Placement Address||Castle Hill Centre, Castleton St, Bolton, BL2 2JW|
|Placement Phone||01204 463572/463568|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Students should arrive at 9am on the first day and 8.30am on subsequent days unless otherwise arranged.
On the first day students will be met by their mentor/another member of the team and shown around the centre and introduced to to other members of the team. During the first day the student will go through the induction with a member of the team as per PAD. The students will be directed to student resources and information and given an overview of the School Nurse Service.
A timetable should be available for the student detailing initial weeks work.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students will be allocated a mentor within the team prior to commencement of placement. Students are asked to contact placement on week before commencement to confirm their arrival and address any initial concerns we may have.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
School Nursing Service working hours are 08.30 - 16.30 Monday to Friday - all students are expected to comply with these hours.
Some Nurses Teams work term time only but this will not be applicable to students.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Completing Health Assessments
Looked after child medicals
School Nurse drop in clinics
Various safeguarding senarios
Vision and hearing screening
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Public Health model
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Sexual health screens
Height and weight measurements
Blood pressure monitoring
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
What resources are available to help students learning?
Journals and books
Multidisciplinary team members expertise
Special school nurses
Paediatric community nurses
Students are not expected to wear uniform but should present in smart casual clothes with enclosed to shoes and no nail polish
Students should bring their DBS certificate with them
Students are expected to be enthusiastic adult learners