Ward 6 - PABP 21
|Placement Title||Ward 6 - PABP 21|
|Your Placement Contact||Jennifer Chapman, Victoria Westerman - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Fairfield General Hospotal, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD|
|Placement Phone||0161 778 2506|
|Your University Contact:||Miriam Gaston - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Students will be given an orientation to the ward and introduced to the trust policies and protocols.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students are allocated a mentor/associate mentor prior to commencement on the unit.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
07.30am - 14.50pm
12.10pm - 20.30pm
20.15pm - 07.45am
Shift times will be changing in 2015
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Pleural effusion and chest drains
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney's Model of Nursing.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
The placement is geared towards students' individual learning needs.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Non-invasive ventilation, tracheostomy patients and their rehabilitation and weaning off oxygen/tracheostomy, post myocardial infarction patients, palliative care for malignant as well as end stage chronic disorders.
What resources are available to help students learning?
A resource room is continually developed and updated.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- NIV protocol
- Tracheostomy care guidelines
- Pleural drainage
Philosophy of Care
Provided by motivated, knowledge and approachable staff Who are identifiable by name.
To be fully supported by the multi-disciplinary team to a level of independence achievable for each individual and to promote health.
To be treated as individuals irrespective of social, religious or cultural backgrounds.
To be involved in the planning of their own care and discharge arrangements as they wish, and family/friends will be included in any way that the patient wishes.
A right to confidentiality. Those patients who become terminally ill will have a right to a dignified and peaceful death, with support to their family and friends, when requested religious support will be provided.