IV Therapy Team - CMMCP 23

Placement Overview

Placement Title IV Therapy Team - CMMCP 23
Your Placement Contact Michelle Pelling - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role Team Leader
Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, IV Therapy, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 1254 - Bleep 1600 via switchboard
Your University Contact: Leyonie Higgins - 0161 295 7136 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Introduction to placement pack
  • Week by week learning pack
  • Mentor and co mentor

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Time allocated for assessing
  • Access to computer

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

08.30 - 16.30 

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Insertion of vascular access devices
  • Needle phobia desensitisation

What nursing model is used for planning care?

RMCH model 

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assessment
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation of care

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • ANTT
  • Distraction therapy

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Computer shared drive
  • Learning packs

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?


Spoke Placements

  • Labs
  • Infection control
  • Play therapy

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitator - Kirsty.Walsh@cmft.nhs.uk - 0161 901 1854