Stroke Team - BUPCTP 25
|Placement Title||Stroke Team - BUPCTP 25|
|Your Placement Contact||Joanna Stevens - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||Stroke Services Co-ordinator and stroke specialist nurse|
|Placement Address||Early Discharge and Assessment Stroke Team, Holcombe House, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD|
|Placement Phone||0161 716 1202 - Fax 0161 716 1204|
|Your University Contact:||Tyler Warburton - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Induction to team
- Placement orientation booklet
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
2 Mentors who share the student as nursing clinical workload is not sufficient to maintain 2 students.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Days are:- 08.00 - 16.00 or 08.30 - 16.30 No nights available
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Clinics Home visits Hospital assessment.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roy's Adaptation Model Goal Attainment Theory Orem's Self Care.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Assessment of a patient in their own home
- Blood pressure management
- Psychological assessment
- Pulse Moving and Handling
- Continence Assessment
- Care planning.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Assessment of medication.Work with AHP's and as part of an MDT.
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Resource folder
- Online resources
- Books to borrow
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Several active research studies including EXTRA's rehab study, AFOOT research study.
- Thrombolysis specialist nurse
- Acute and Subacute stroke units
- TIA clinic
- Consultant clinic
- Dementia Unit
- Stroke Association
- Stroke Research nurses
This is an MDT and students are exposed to a wide variety of experiences working in someone's home.