Burns & Plastics After-Care Clinic - CMMCP 75
|Placement Title||Burns & Plastics After-Care Clinic - CMMCP 75|
|Your Placement Contact||Louise Fenn, Angela Fox - Send Email|
|Placement Address||Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL|
|Placement Phone||0161 701 9250|
|Your University Contact:||Amanda Miller - 0161 295 2701 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
A complete introduction to Aseptic Non-touch Technique and wound care.
Education on the impact of infection, stress, and diet on wound healing.
The students are exposed to the importance of excellent pain relief and the benefit of distraction therapy, and gain an understanding of the impact of thermal injury on the child and family.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Each student is allocated a minimum of two mentors at the commencement of placement and interviews are scheduled as appropriate to ensure outcomes are met.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
There is a consistent 08.00 - 16.00 Monday to Friday working pattern
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Wound care involving nursing staff, occupational therapist and physiotherapist, sometimes in conjunction with play specialist.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
General observation and assessment
Assessment of individual and family needs
What resources are available to help students learning?
Access to burns specific items on each computer
Selection of appropriate wound care articles as hard copy in office
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
This clinic is currently participating in research trials with regard to scar management
Scar Management Clinics
Multi-disciplinary Team Meetings are held weekly
This is a busy nurse-led clinic which offers a challenging and insightful environment where the student can become familiar with the unpredictable nature of wound care and how children cope undergoing painful procedure