Children's Community Nursing Team - OPCTP 4
|Placement Title||Children's Community Nursing Team - OPCTP 4|
|Your Placement Contact||Jane Wood and Laura Hatton - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
|Placement Address||New Ratcliffe Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL|
|Placement Phone||0161 621 3870|
|Your University Contact:||Louise Bowden - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Students will be orientated to the primary care practice environment, team members, named mentor to discuss individual developmental needs.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Meet with mentor/associate mentor on first day.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
This Service operates a 7 day service 8am to 8pm and student nurses are expected to work evening and weekend shifts, a mixture of early and late shifts also. Long days are not allowed.
For further information contact Emma Molden or Laura Hatton - 0161 621 3870.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Generic service all aspects of sick children's nursing
- Nurse led clinics
- Implementing the National Service Framework.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Casey's Philosophy of Care and Partnership Working
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Holistic Assessment
- Tissue viability
- Enteral feeding
- Home Oxygen Therapy
- Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
- Renal Care
- Skin Care
- Respiratory Conditions
- Musculo-skeletal Care
- Palliative Care
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Exposure to inter-professional working
- Management of complex inter-professional discharge
- Management of case load and autonomous practice
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Access to Trust intranet site
- Evidence based resource
- Knowledgeable mentors
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Clinical audit of service
- Evidence based protocols and guidelines
- Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist
- Epilepsy Specialist
- Long Term Ventilation Team
- Learning Disability Team
- Dysphasia Nurse Specialist
- Specialist Nursery Nurses
- Schools for children with additional complex needs
Off site car parking is available at Bloom Street for a daily charge of £1.00 this car park is approx 5 - 10 minutes walk from site.
Philosophy of Care
Children should only be admitted to hospital when the care they require cannot be delivered at home.
The Children's Home Care Service provides nursing care at home to reduce or prevent hospital stay in line with current government policy and the Care Closer to home agenda.
The service supports parents and carers of sick children and assists them to cope with illness or disability and promote recovery to usual health status.