Eye Ward - PARP 13
|Placement Title||Eye Ward - PARP 13|
|Your Placement Contact||Janice Crabtree - Eye Ward, Patricia Lonergan - Eye Clinic - Send Email|
|Placement Phone||Eye Ward - 01706 901765, Eye Clinic - 01706 901757, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (Rochdale Site), Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB|
|Your University Contact:||Danny Meetoo - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Orientation booklet
- Guided tour of department and introductions
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Each student has a mentor. All part time mentors have an associate mentor working with them.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Day surgery
- Theatre practice
- Community Clinics.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
ICP's or Rochdale Model
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
TPR & BP, Visual activity, Pre/post op care, Drop instillation, ECG, Blood sugar monitoring, Care of Patient in theatre, Pre-assessment.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Test for dry eyes, scrubbing up technique, conjunctual swabs, eye irrigation, epilation.
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Computer with internet access
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Primary nursing
- Patient information leaflets
- Documentation - ICP's
We provide ophthalmic care for Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Tameside and Glossop patients. Opening days are Monday - Friday. Working hours vary in each area (please contact the department for your off duty prior to starting your placement). There is a dedicated study room with a well stocked ophthalmic library and access to the internet. The unit has Wi-Fi. We are split into 3 areas: Clinic, Ward and Theatre. All 3 areas work closely together to give the patient the best experience. As a student you will work in all 3 areas during your placement.