Ward 4 & 5 - Acute Stroke Unit/Primary Stroke Centre - PABP 20
|Placement Title||Ward 4 & 5 - Acute Stroke Unit/Primary Stroke Centre - PABP 20|
|Your Placement Contact||Alison Lageard, Natalie Greaves - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||Staff Nurse|
|Placement Phone||0161 918 8673|
|Your University Contact:||Jane Jenkins - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Introduction/ orientation on day one. Various spokes and shadowing experiences. Discussion on what they need to get from the placement.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
One mentor and one associate mentor allocated prior to commencement of placement.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
7. 30 am - 3. 30pm
1.00pm - 9.00pm
8.45pm - 7.45am
Long days can be arranged through consultation with the PEL.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Acute nursing care of new stroke patients and thrombolysed patients
- The care of haemorrhagic strokes
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Physiological observations
- Basic/essential nursing care
- Direct admissions
- Transfers and discharges
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Neurological observations
- Cardiac monitoring
- Placement of naso gastric tubes
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Resource room
- Computer access
- Education /information boards
- Link staff
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Stroke network research staff are on the ward daily mon. - fri. There are 2 research trials/ study in stroke.
Ward 19 stroke unit - step down stroke i.e sub acute and stroke rehabilitation Early supported discharge team.