Swinton ICT - SPCTP 22

Placement Overview

Placement Title Swinton ICT - SPCTP 22
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Your Placement Contact Justine Smith - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Swinton Clinic, 139 Partington Lane, Swinton, M27 0NS
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone Central District Nursing - 0161 909 6554 - The best method of contacting this placement is via email, 0161 212 5130 (SN)
Your University Contact: Helen Franks - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Allocation of mentor, completion of interview, given orientation pack.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentor names displayed in work area, mentors have 998 or equivalent.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

8.30am - 4.30pm

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Palliative care and other nursing cares in patient homes daily clinic sessions provide extensive opportunities for dressing/ injections, catheter changes, ear syringing and other in clinic.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Integrated Core Pathways, Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Holistic assessment, practice skills, dressing changes, injection, eye drops, care planning, evaluation.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Therapeutic nurse/patient relationships chronic wound managements. Chronic disease management, venepuncture IV drugs. Palliative care, communication, wound care, leg ulcer treatment.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Internet
  • Books
  • Journals and resource files
  • Qualified nurse
  • Skills mix within team

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • World module (in progress)
  • Smoking sessions (new development)
  • Membership of Evidenced Based Practice Interest Group.

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