OPD Gynaecology - SRFTP 89

Placement Overview

Placement Title OPD Gynaecology - SRFTP 89
Trust
Your Placement Contact Erica Wilson, Wai Chan - Send Email
Placement Address Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 1480/0095
Your University Contact: Karen Staniland - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Please download the Student Welcome Pack prior to commencing placement

Induction/orientation within 24 hours of commencement of placement

Off duty provided

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Placement Education Lead for the department is Erica Wilson. Students will be allocated a mentor prior tocommencing placement.

There are currently 5 mentors.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

08.00 - 15.00

08.00 - 14.00

09.00 - 17.00

10.00 - 18.00

12.30 - 17.30

You will be working predominantly day shifts

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

You will be caring for a variety of patients with a range ofGynaecology conditions, for example post menopausal bleeding, Oncology,Fertility, Unplanned pregnancy etc….Youwill also be involved with the care of early pregnancy patients where you willbe involved with the care of women who have concerns regarding their pregnancyie miscarriage/ectopic pregnancies

What nursing model is used for planning care?

ASPIRE Model (Assessment, systematic, nursing diagnosis,planning, recheck and evaluation) (Barrett et al, 2012)

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Communication Skills

Patient assessment

Clinical observations

ANTT/infection control

Caseload management

Clinical decision making

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Chaperoning patients during procedures

Specimen collection, handling and processing

What resources are available to help students learning?

Patients

Research Files

Internet

Use of Trust library

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Ask your mentor about current activities

Spoke Placements

Day Surgery

Pre op clinic

Surgical Triage Unit (STU)

Theatre

Ward H4

Additional Information

We see patients experiencing a variety of gynaecological and early pregnancy issues, including miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.

If you have been affected by any of these issues and are concerned about how you may feel during your placement please discuss with your mentor.

Practice Education Facilitator - Andrea Surtees - Practice Education Facilitator, Learning & Development Dept, 2nd Floor, Mayo Building, SRFT

andrea.surtees@srft.nhs.uk