PED - Paediatric Emergency Dept - CMMCP 4

Placement Overview

Placement Title PED - Paediatric Emergency Dept - CMMCP 4
Trust
Your Placement Contact Rachael Davies - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Paediatric Emergency Dept, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 - 9101/9102
Your University Contact: Amanda Miller - 0161 295 2701 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Student Induction Pack
  • Weekly teaching sessions to be commenced on Wednesday mornings from 9-10am
  • Variety of spoke placements offered
  • Numerous clinical skills to observe/learn through informal teaching

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Each student will be assigned one Mentor and one Associate Mentor. Students will work minimum of 3 shifts per week with their Mentor/Associate Mentor.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

07:30 - 15:30

Late:

13:00 - 21:00

Night:

20:30 - 07:45

Shift Notes:

Off duty requests to be given to Danielle McKinnon/Olivia Osborne/Zahida Bashir

Students may also work 10am - 6.00pm.

Long days (07.30am - 21.30pm) are negotiable

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Emergency resuscitation, stabilisation and transfer of sick infants and children
  • Observation and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
  • Assessment of clinical needs through the triage process
  • Care of children for up to 12hours in the Childrens Clinical Decision Unit

What nursing model is used for planning care?

  • Manchester Triage Guidelines
  • MANCEWS

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assessment - Airway, breathing, circulation, GCS scores, EWS, CSM
  • Baseline observations
  • Communication with children, parents and carers
  • Developing therapeutic relationships including distraction
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Administration of medicines

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound Care
  • Burns Assessment and Management
  • Neurological Observations
  • Treatment of minor injuries e.g. tubi-grip, sling, neighbour strapping
  • Basic diagnostic investigations
  • Assessment of trauma

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Student Resource File
  • Reference books
  • Intranet resources e.g. PED emergency treatment protocols in line with NICE guidelines
  • Student teaching packs
  • Useful websites

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

PED is currently involved in a national head injury and a national fluid resuscitation audit.

Spoke Placements

Fracture Clinic

Paramedics

Childrens Community Nurses

Child Protection Team

Burns and Plastics After Care Clinic

Trauma Clinic (PED)

Additional Information

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