Walkden & Little Hulton School Nurses - SPCTP 44
|Placement Title||Walkden & Little Hulton School Nurses - West School Nursing Team - SPCTP 44|
|Your Placement Contact||Team Leader, Alison Carrington; Hayley Burgess, Faye Williams - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Walkden Clinic, Bridgewater Rd, Walkden, M28 3JE|
|Placement Phone||0161 212 5330 - 5230|
|Your University Contact:||Helen Franks - 295 6420 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Induction session for trust; Local induction at placement to introduce mentor, team and health and safety procedures for students safety etc.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentors will be identified before student arrives on placement; off-duty is Mon to Friday so the PEL and/or mentor will be there on the students first day on placement.
There will always be a mentor on duty at all times.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Working hours: - 9am-17.00pm, Monday-Friday
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Staff deal with predominately with well children, advising on health promotions issues such as immunisations, sexual health discussions/health advice, child protection issues, health eating, emotional health issues, health care plans for use in school, early intervention and prevention work
What nursing model is used for planning care?
- Roper, Logan and Tierney and also Orems Self Care Model
- World Model (devised for the Strategic Health Authority)
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Delivery of trust, education and government agenda for health protection and promotion for the well child.
- Introduction to assessment of the clients needs as appropriate to stage of student training.
- Introduction to the multi-professional working between health, education and social care bodies.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Learning how to deal with the wide range of age of clients from 5 years to 19 years of age
Health child programme
Complex care needs
What resources are available to help students learning?
Intranet access in-house resources, library access at Mayo Building.
Staff experience and skill mix within the team.
Access to client and family information and local policies.
Working with the multi-professional team.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Caseload profiling/allocation
- Record audits
- Quality assurance for transfer of care records from health visitors
- Audit of child protection health checks in a timely manner
- Review of child protection procedures
- Signs of safety tool used by SSCB
- Recent merge into clusters with health visiting team exploring new ways of working
Will be discussed with student to ensure they meet required outcomes/objectives inclusive of immunisation team, district nurses, health visitors, specialist clinics such as asthma and diabetes, enuresis service/childrens continence
Practice Education Facilitator Nicky Fishburn 0161 206 3210
Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223