Opthalmology/Eye Clinic - PARP 57
|Placement Title||Opthalmology/Eye Clinic - PARP 57|
|Your Placement Contact||Patricia Lonergan - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
|Placement Address||Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB|
|Placement Phone||01706 901755 or 01706 901798|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Student orientation booklet.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentors to work with their student as much as possible
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Days: 8-5 Mon – Thursday 8-12.30 Friday
Notes: These shift patterns vary when doing spoke placements.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Treatment of casualties. Medical and surgical conditions.
Follow up patients
Diagnostic tests e.g. Visual Field test. Fundus Fluorescein Angiogram Test. Pachynetry tests.
Topography test. Lacrimal Sac Wash out test.
Optician referrals urgent and routine.
Minor ops clinics e.g. Lid cyst removal.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Visual Acuity testing
Eye drop instillation.
Examination of the Eye.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Lacrimal sac wash out
Minor OP assisting
What resources are available to help students learning?
Study Room with facilities for learning incl Computer and books.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Eye Day Case Unit
Clinical Assessment Unit (if necessary)
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service
Low Visual Aids Clinic