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Pars Plana Vitrectomy student Pack


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Pars Plana Vitrectomy student Pack

  1. 1. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 1 Pars Plana Vitrectomy General Anaesthetic Learning Pack For Student Nurses
  2. 2. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 2 Practice Learning Opportunities Please complete the following information during your placement today Learning Opportunities in practice Reflect on the following below Date/signed Anatomy and physiology of the eye 1. What is a Pars Plana Vitrectomy? 2. Why do patients need this operation? Pre Operative Assessment check What Information do we check before we admit a General Anaesthetic patient?
  3. 3. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 3 Patient Admission What questions do we ask patients during their admission? (list below) Common eye drops used What eye drops do we instil before pars plana patients go up to theatre? Safety Checks What safety Checks do we carry out before a patient goes up to theatre? Discharge planning What is meant by discharge planning?
  4. 4. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 4 Post Operative Assessment What information do we give Pars Plana General anaesthetic patients Post-Op? Moving and handling Why is it important to assess each patients moving and handling ability on admission? Safe use of equipment Why is it important to use equipment safely?
  5. 5. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 5 Fundamental Caring Skills Learning Opportunities in practice Briefly Describe Below what you have learnt about the following Date/signed Manual blood pressure taking Observation monitoring using (EWS) Fluid balance monitoring & nutrition Adult physical measurements
  6. 6. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 6 Administration of medicines & oxygen administration Promoting patients continence Collecting & measuring specimens Blood glucose monitoring Catheter care
  7. 7. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 7 Assisting patients to the toilet Aseptic technique urinalysis Assessment of skin integrity & prevention of pressure sores Patient hygiene & oral care needs
  8. 8. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 8 Common Eye Drops Eye drop Use Find out what we use the following drops for and put your comments in the boxes below Oxybuprocaine hydrochloride 0.4% Tetracaine 1% Local Anaesthetics Lidocaine hydrochloride 4% & Fluoroscein sodium 0.25% Fluoroscein sodium 1% & 2% Combined local anaesthetics and stains Atropine sulphate 1% Cyclopentolate 1% & 0.5 Mydriatics and cycloplegics Phenylephrine 10% & 2.5% Tropicamide 1% & 0.5 % Mydriatics Chloramphenicol 0.5% Antibacterials Dexamethasonesodium phosphate 0.1% Prednisolone sodium phosphate 0.5% Steroids Pilocarpine nitrate 2% Saline 0.9 % Artificial Tears 0.35% + 0.44 % Diclofenac 0thers
  9. 9. Personal Learning Reflection A small piece of written work preferably reflective is expected from you the student, on this page. It can be a good/or bad experience you have come across during your time with us.
  10. 10. Staff Nurse Tracy Culkin 10 Feedback Sheet “Please note,all elements of this learning packmustbe completed by yourself before handing it back to your mentor.” Student Evaluation Agree Disagree Not applicable Did you find the information in this learning pack useful? Did you discuss your learning needs with your mentor (If not why)? Did you find the information in this learning pack aided your development in practice? Do you think this learning pack is a good tool to use for other students visiting our department? If any changes needed to be made to this pack, what would you like to see and why? Thank you for your support hope to see you again
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