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Paediatric Emergency Unit (PEU)

Address: 

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

Contact:

02920 748018

University Contact: 

Ms Yvonne Knight

Position:Lecturer: Children and Young People
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7830Extension: 7830

Remit: 

Acute Care

Clients: 

Children & Young People (CYP)

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Under close and continuous supervision

  • Involved in the assessment and recognition of sick children 0 – 18 years
  • Assessment (Triage), management of acute trauma 0 – 18 years
  • Opportunities to observe critical sick/injured patients care management
  • Acute trauma skills: wound dressing/strapping/bandaging
  • Involved in review clinics
  • Opportunities to visit Trauma Clinic/main area of A+E
  • Documentation – shared professional documentation
  • Child protection and referral processes
  • Health promotion opportunities

Preparation for Practice:

Child Branch:  Modules NR2079,  NR3143 and NR3080

Shifts:

  • 12 hour shifts (Days, nights and weekends)

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

21st September 2009