AAA/EAU - SRFTP 6
|Placement Title||AAA/EAU - SRFTP 6|
|Your Placement Contact||Victoria Stephenson, Gill Cross - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Hope Hospital, Emergency Village, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD|
|Placement Phone||0161 - 206 4908 / 4552|
|Your University Contact:||Sue Walker, Melanie Stephens - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- General orientation, overview of the practice area, including a welcome pack (emailed before starting).
- Introductions to named mentoring team, other staff and explanation of differing roles.
- Allocated time for initial meeting/orientation.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Once students have been allocated to our unit we will assign them to a mentoring team where he/she will have a number of nurses (maximum of 4) to work with, all offering various knowledge and skills and experiences ranging from surgical/medical/gynaelogical
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
07.00 - 13.30
13.00 - 19.30
19.00 - 07.30
long day, 07.00 - 19.30
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Care of the acutely ill patient who requires assistance with activities of daily living.
Care and assessment of patients with various medical conditions, surgical complaints, gynaelogical issues, neurological complaints, care of patients referred from A & E, outpatient clinics and/or Gps.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Drug calculations/administration
- Recording and interpreting clinical observations.
- Record keeping
- Infection control
- Specimen collection/testing
- Acute fluid management
- Wound care
- Tending to patients basic nursing needs; such as personal hygiene, dietary, communication.
- Assessment and holistic care delivery
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Recording ECG's
- Rapid Assessment and implementation of care
- Management of the acutely unwell adult and cardiac monitoring depending on the level of experience and policy
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Welcome pack and spoke directory
- Access to nursing journals, the student's notice board and regular informal 1 to 1 teaching sessions at the bedside
- Ongoing feedback throughout your placement
- Plus the biggest resource of all - PATIENTS
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Various audits - Infection control, documentation, falls management and reduction, NAAS.
- Sepsis 6 bundle, Acutely unwell adult collaborative including clinical observations
- Safe patient flow
- Accident & Emergency (depending on current level of study)
- Diabetes Nurse Alcohol Nurse
- Rapid Response Team
- Bed Managers (3yr students only) Radiology, and many more
- Spoke directory available in student orientation pack with all the relevant contact information
Practice Eduction Facilitator - Elaine Carter - Pre-reg Practice Education Facilitator, Learning and Development, Mayo Building,