Paediatric Out-patients Team - SPCTP 43
|Placement Title||Paediatric Out-patients Team - SPCTP 43|
|Your Placement Contact||Lesley Stanley - Team Leader - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Childrens Service, Pendleton Gateway, 1 The Broadwalk, Pendleton, Salford, M6 5FX|
|Placement Phone||0161 211 7403/7396|
|Your University Contact:||Alison Cavanagh - 0161-295 7133 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Please download the Induction Pack prior to commencing placement.
*On the 1st Day Orientation of the Department & Housekeeping
*Meeting with Mentor
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
- Students are allocated a mentor/assessor prior to arrival
- Specific time is allocated to spend with mentor/assessor in order to complete necessary placement paperwork.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
8.30 - 16.30
9.00 - 17.00 ( with 30 mins for lunch)
Worked over 5 days.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
What nursing model is used for planning care?
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
To gain knowledge of the referral process for care management
To learn how to assist with the assessment & care plan for the children & young persons who will be attending the department to have investigations and treatments
To further develop a range of communication skills
Liaise with other members of the Multidisciplinary Team
Observe and discuss the theory under pinning the practical skills that are undertaken in the Children's Department
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
During your placement we hope you will gain an understanding of the Out Patients Department, its purpose within the Community services and witness the experiences of the children who visit us.
You will be able to observe and participate in various clinics, spend time with nurse specialists and visit different areas in relation to specific aims & objectives.
We all actively take a part in Health Promotion by using display & notice boards and we always welcome your input.
What resources are available to help students learning?
Practical sessions are delivered daily.
Up to date Journals (Children's and Young Person, Nursing Standard, Evidence Based Practice).
Internet Computer Access (in line with Trust Policy).
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Epilepsy 12 National Audit
Various access to:
Childrens Community Nurses
Speech & Language
CAMHS (Child & adolescent mental health service)
X-Ray & Ultra sound
Day Case Theatre at Salford Royal Hospital
Asthma Specialist Nurse
Diabetic Specialist Nurse
Dermatology Specialist Nurse
Epilepsy Specialist Nurse
Services were commenced at Pendleton Gateway in 2009. Its joint approach has been adopted in developing a mixed range of services by the NHS and Local Authority
The Department is on the second floor of the centre and incorporates existing children's services transferred from both the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Pendlebury and Booth Hall Children's Hospital following their closure in June 2009