Littleborough Health Centre, PN - HMRCP 41
|Placement Title||Littleborough Health Centre, PN - HMRCP 41|
|Your Placement Contact||Lydia Cooper - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Nurse specialist practitioner
|Placement Address||Littleborough Practice Halifax Rd Littleborough OL15 8HH|
|Placement Phone||01706 632152|
|Your University Contact:||Michelle Howarth - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
1 hour protected learning time
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
- 9-5 Monday and Friday
- 9-6 Tuesday and Thursday
- 9-1 Wednesday Can work
- 9-5 if preferred
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Nursing home
- Family settings
What nursing model is used for planning care?
NICE guidelines, British Diabetic Association, British Thoracic Society, Renal Society, Work to guidelines
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Blood pressure
- Intramuscular injections
- Height weight
- Waist circumference measurement
- Pessary fitting
- Chest examination
- ENT examination
- Skin examination
- Genital examination
- Physical examination
- Swab taking
- Urine exam
- Diabetic neuropathy testing
- Pulse oxymetry
- Assisting in Minor surgery
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- History taking
- Interdepartmental communication
- Multidisciplinary communication
- GP visits
- Mental Health Crisis
- Referral pathways.
What resources are available to help students learning?
- All latest guidelines
- Computer Access
- Other members of staff
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Searching for potential COPD patients from the age of 35 and screening all.
- CVD risk assessment study
- Health visitors
- School nurses
- District nurse
- Treatment room nurse
- Drugs worker
- Alcohol worker
- Midwife Community matron
Please note:- if you have a child in the catchment area of this Health Visiting or School Nursing team you may not be able to attend due to a conflict of interests, please email Angela Mehr in the Clinical Placements Unit asap to clarify.We are also a teaching practice for medical students.
The best method of contacting this placement is via email because the phone system does not have an answer machine and rings engaged when the member of staff is out of the office.