Haemophilia Centre - CMMCP 20
|Placement Title||Haemophilia Centre - CMMCP 20|
|Your Placement Contact||Diane Forshaw, Rachael McDermott - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
|Placement Address||Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Haemophilia, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL|
|Placement Phone||0161 701 8444|
|Your University Contact:||Janice Grant - 0161 295 2795 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Orientation & Student pack
- Introduction to Unit
- Tour of Unit
- Tour of Hospital
- Allocation of Mentor
- Off duty around outpatient clinics
- Spoke placements to be arranged
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
- Students assigned named mentor
- Mentors have regular meetings with clinical placement development manager
- Mentors attend regular updates and monthly meeting with university
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
8.30am : 4pm
Flexibility to fit in school/home visits and late clinics may be required.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Working within a Nurse led service - assessment and treatment planning
- Day case admissions. Short stay oncology/haematology ward (spoke)
- Outpatients clinics - 3-4 clinics a week
- Community visits - school or home
- Interpersonal skill development relating to caring for children with chronic conditions
- Management of procedural pain, distraction techniques
- Basic observations and recording on charts
- Health education/promotion
- Close liaison with multi-disciplinary team
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Orems Self Care modified.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Observations ( TPR, BP, O2 sats ), early warning system
- Accurate record keeping/audit - notes, blood product records
- Reconstitution and administration of blood products ANTT, hand hygiene
- Ordering, collection and transportation of blood samples
- Ordering, collection and administration of blood
- Setting up of infusions, aseptic procedures
- Distraction techniques
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Team working
- Communication, liaison skills
- Immobilisation of joints - Bandaging/Splinting
- Setting up clinics and management of clinics
- Preparation of notes for day-case admission - care pathways
- Observation/Involvement in parent/patient teaching/training
- Drug calculations
- Risk assessment
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Access to internet/intranet
- Journals, parent information, books, learning packages CD rom, DVD
- Nursing staff, consultants
- Rolling training programme, teaching sessions
- Multi disciplinary team
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Bleeding disorder genetic testing
- Iron Chelation Therapy
- Development of Sickle Cell management
- Ward 84 - Oncology
- Ward 84 - Day-Case Unit
- Play specialist
- Haematology labs
- Social worker
- Dental department
- Haemoglobinopathy Liaison Nurse - sickle cell clinics/visits
We offer students an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic Haematology unit where many skills will be observed and taught. A close liaison with the consultants and multi disciplinary team make this a unique placement for those willing to maximise their learning opportunities.
Practice Educator Facilitator - Kirsty.Walsh@cmft.nhs.uk - 0161 901 1854