Ward B6 Orthopaedic Surgery - SRFTP 31
|Placement Title||Ward B6 Orthopaedic Surgery - SRFTP 31|
|Your Placement Contact||Stacey Harden - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
You are welcome to visit the ward prior to placement. Please request a student orientation booklet when you visit, and identify your mentor.
|Placement Address||Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD|
|Placement Phone||0161 20 64574 / 68736 / 60864 / 61032 / 60849|
|Your University Contact:||Alison Cavanagh - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Please email the ward for shifts or to arrange a visit prior to commencing placement.
- Orientation to the ward
- Introduction to ward staff and Mentor
- Planning of learning opportunities
- Receipt of student orientation booklet
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students will be allocated a mentor prior to arrival.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
12 Hr shifts are in operation
Days - 07.00 - 19.30
Nights - 19.00 - 07.30
Plus 1 half day per month 07.00 - 13.30 to make up the hours to 150.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Acute trauma patients with fractures and infections such as osteomyelitis: students are welcome to spend time with the Trauma Team.
- Patients having elective (planned) surgery such as joint replacements
- Patients with metastases
- Patients with osteo- or rheumatoid-arthritis
- Patients with osteoporosis
- Diabetic patients with orthopaedic-related complications
- Elderly patients needing rehabilitation
What nursing model is used for planning care?
An adaptation of Roper, Logan & Tierney's "Activities of Daily Living" model
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Wound Care: students are welcome to spend time with the Wound Surveillance Nurse
- IV therapy
- Pain management including PCA and epidurals
- Incontinence management
- Catheter care
- Pressure ulcer management
- Clinical observations including neuromuscular assessment
- Discharge planning
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Plaster casting
- Ilizarov management: A group meets in the Physio Gym on Tuesdays at 10am.
- Rehabilitation of orthopaedic patients within a multidisciplinary setting
What resources are available to help students learning?
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Development of interdisciplinary care pathways
- Tissue viability protocols and guidelines
- Putting Essence of Care into practice
- Pain management developments
In Bay 3 there are shelves holding educational information, and there are information pocket cards in the ward office.
Prior to starting placement, students may wish to obtain information related to: the skeleton, hemiarthroplasty; knee replacements; hip replacements; dynamic hip screw; fractured neck of femur.
Practice Education Facilitator - Mike Hollinshead - Pre-Registration Practice Education Facilitator, Learning & Development Dept, 2nd Floor, Mayo Building, SRFT