Out Patient Department - PARP 12
|Placement Title||Out Patient Department - PARP 12|
|Your Placement Contact||Nicola Hurdis, Donna Lewis and Gemma Bowman - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Staff Nurse and Sister
|Placement Address||Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB|
|Placement Phone||01706 517799|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Introduction to mentor, assoc mentor, staff and the Department
Location of emergency exits/fire fighting equipment/alarms, resuscitation equipment/trolley
Awareness of Outpatient Department specific protocols
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentors and associate mentors will be allocated to each student prior to commencement of placement, but are open to discussion.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Students work 8am - 5pm 4 days a week and 8.30am - 1pm 1 day a week.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Supporting patients attending the following clinics -
What nursing model is used for planning care?
No specific nursing model is currently used.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Wound care and assessment
Application of plaster casts (3rd Year Students)
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Investigations carried out in Cardio-Respiratory Dept
Urine flow tests
What resources are available to help students learning?
Out patient nursing staff
Teaching sessions organized by Outpatient staff
Patient information sessions
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Individual research and development
Multi Disciplinary meetings or other areas can be arranged by discussion with mentor, depending on individual learning needs
The Outpatient Department is made up of 6 suites on the Rochdale Infirmary site
The Clinical Placement Facilitator for student nurses is Amanda MacDonald. The role of the PEF is to provide ongoing support for student nurses and mentors in practice.