Ward 11b - Acute & Rehabilitation Medical Unit - PABP 40
|Placement Title||Ward 11b - Acute & Rehabilitation Medical Unit - PABP 40|
|Your Placement Contact||Alison Lageard, Jacqui Foster - Ward Sister, - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury BL9 7TD|
|Placement Phone||0161 778 3110 - Please be patient as this is a busy ward and the phone may not be answered immediately|
|Your University Contact:||Melanie Rushton - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
A Welcome Book - giving information about the placement
Tour of the Unit
Student off duty which shows the member of staff you are allocated to on each shift
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Student off duty indicates allocated mentor
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
07.30 - 15.30
12.30 - 20.30
08.00 - 20.00
Long days 12.30 - 20.30 can be worked if negotiated with the mentor
Each students negotiates their off duty with their mentor but must work at least 40% of their placement with their mentor
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Pressure Area Care
Maintaining Dignity of the patient
Working with the patient to meet their needs
Liaising with relatives, carers, other professionals eg: Social Workers
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan, Tierney
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Respect - for patients and colleagues
ANTT - procedure used when carrying out an aseptic technique
Physiological measurements ie: Blood pressure readings
Risk Assessment of patient
Interprofessional Working - Learning with, from and about other professions
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
What resources are available to help students learning?
Computers on placement
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Research nurses based in the hospital
Infection Control Nurse
Speech and Language Therapist
Many spokes are experienced within the placement
Interprofessional Teaching Sessions are held monthly on either the Royal Oldham site or North Manchester site. Students at Fairfield Hospital can travel to other areas using the internal bus service
Onsite library and computer resources
Fairfield is a small, friendly hospital with a frequent bus service to Bury Town Centre where both buses and trams feed out to all parts of Greater Manchester