Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2UB
Ward Manager Lynda Raubenheimer
Clinical Teacher Contact:
C6 East provides care for patients with acute and chronic respiratory conditions. 30 bedded ward consisting of 4 x 6 bedded bays and 6 single cubicles.
All ages of adult patients
Key Learning Opportunities:
Students will be able to experience care of the acute respiratory patient which could include – patients with COPD, asthma, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, tuberculosis.
Chest tube management.
Health promotion – smoking cessation, inhaler technique.
Holistic care, discharge planning, falls management, and if applicable ward management.
Preparation For Practice
An understanding of the anataomy and physiology of the respiratory sytem and common respiratory problems would be beneficial.
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