C6 East, Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP20 2UB
Clinical Teacher Contact:
C6 East provides care for patients with acute and chronic respiratory conditions. 31 bedded ward consisting of 4 x 6 bedded bays and 6 single cubicles.
Adult patients of all ages
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 anatomy and physiology of the respiratory sytem and common respiratory problems would be beneficial.
- 06:55 - 19:35
- 06:55 - 13:35
- 15:55 - 19:35
- 18:55 - 07:35
Students to negotiate shift patterns with mentor.
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