Bury Special Schools SN - BUPCTP 32
|Placement Title||Bury Special Schools SN - BUPCTP 32|
|Your Placement Contact||Helen Ashwell - Send Email|
|Placement Address||Elms Bank Specialist Arts College, Ripon Avenue, Bury, M45 8PJ|
|Placement Phone||0161 7661597 option 3|
|Your University Contact:||Edwina Thacker - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Orientation to school environment and a discussion about available learning opportunities
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
0800-1600 Mon-Fri term time
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Medication administration including buccal and injections. Enteral feeding and tracheostomy care. Management of epilepsy and asthma. Assessment and management of a sick child. Observation of other health disciplines’ e.g. medical staff, podiatry, orthoptist, ophthalmologist, dentist, psychiatrist, physio, occupational therapist, dietitian and speech and language therapist.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper Logan and Tierney
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Observations e.g. weight, (including wheelchair dependent child), height, t,p,r, bp. Medication administration. Communication skills including use of PECS, signing and other communication aids.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Millwood primary school, children with disabilities social work team ( most relevant to students undertaking combined nursing social work degree), Cambeck Close respite facility, and childrens’ community nursing team.
The experiences available at Elms Bank Specialist Arts College are never ending! Students will have the opportunity to experience the multi-disciplinary working that takes place to support families where a child has complex health needs. Students will also be able to spend time with teaching staff, so they are aware what additional skills are required to support these children in an educational setting.