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Interventional Radiology

Address: 

University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN

Contact:

02920 746699

Staff Nurse Karen Sweet 02920 743066

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher:

Remit: 

  • Specialist Placement (Adult) Interventional Radiology
  • Can also be an alternative to a theatre placement as Interventional Radiology is best described as a more informal theatre environment in a “catheter lab” type setting

Clients: 

  • Arterial, venous, endoscopic and biliary work is carried out on a variety of patient. From out-patients to critically ill patients in high care settings.
  • We conduct vascular interventions, neuro-vascular interventions, hepato-biliary interventions and uro-radiological interventions.

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • Patient Assessments
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Nurse Sedationist Role
  • Recovery Role
  • Scrub Role
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

Shifts:

  • 0845 - 1700, Monday - Friday

Dress Code: 

Uniform and theatre scrubs

Last Updated:

March 2009