The Diabetic Centre - PAOP 40
|Placement Title||The Diabetic Centre - PAOP 40|
|Your Placement Contact||Debbie Freeman, Ascia Bibi - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Diabetes Specialist Nurse
|Placement Address||Royal Oldham Hospital, Oldham, OL1 2JH|
|Placement Phone||0161 627 8268|
|Your University Contact:||Elizabeth Charnock - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Student orientation and student timetable to allow access to various aspects of the speciality.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students will work with their mentor and follow the mentor according to mentors diary.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
9am : 5pm
Monday - Friday
There are no weekends or night duty.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Out patient Care
- In patient Care
- Ante natal Care
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Chronic Disease Management
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Blood ketone monitoring
- Urine monitoring
- Lipid monitoring
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Blood glucose management and general chronic disease management for both the in patient and out patient.
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Intranet and Internet
- Working with experienced specialist professionals
- Working with the multi-professional team such as district nurses, podiatry etc.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
National and local audits are regularly carried out. Staff have individual personal development plans often requiring them to carry out research.
Experience may be gained from a spoke on the acute wards to gain an insight in how diabetes is managed in the acute setting.
This is a unique opportunity to see the management of this chronic condition with is prevalent in a modern society.