Critical Care Ward (HDU and ITU merged) - PAOP 33

Placement Overview

Placement Title Critical Care Ward (HDU +ITU merged) - PAOP 33
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Your Placement Contact Vanessa Howard, Helen Barrow - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Rd, Oldham
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 627 8925
Your University Contact: Catherine Croughan - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Students get work alongside and under supervision with there Mentor/Associate Mentor during the placement on unit.

Students are given the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of patient care whilst on Unit and gain insite into Critical Care Nursing

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

The student should where possible work with their Mentor or Associate Mentor

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • All aspect of nursing the care of critically ill patients.
  • Medical patients with various illnesses i.e. Acute excicopd type 11 rep failure.
  • Caring for patients suffering from a wide range of problems, including surgical, medical, orthopaedic, multiple trauma, obstetrics/gynaecology and renal.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Learning resources include television, video, books and journals.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

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Additional Information

Placement merged with HDU and ITU to create this Placement 21.01.11