Department of pain management
Aim: To gain knowledge and experience of the services provided by the chronic and acute pain team.
This is an introduction to the Pain Management Department, based at Chesterfield Royal hospital.
We are part of the Critical Care Directorate.
During the placement the student will be able to:
Discuss differences between acute and chronic pain experiences
Relate patients’ acute and chronic pain experiences to individual plans of evidence-based care
Appreciate the roles of the multiprofessional team within pain management
Identify an area of their practice where they could improve pain management and develop an action plan
Student Nurse timetable
Am: Orientation to department.
nurse led clinic. tens.
pm: Dr bhansali, follow up clinic.
pm: dr hui follow up/pain assessment
am: theatre list
pm: new patient clinic
am: acute pain, dr farquharson clinic, amantadine
pm: hdu/nurse led clinic, tens.
am: xray facets, angio suite
pm: consultant clinic, self directed study/reflection.
The following graphic represents the nursing procedures that will be encountered in this placement area, according to the Annexe B section of the Future Nurse: Standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018).
Green: Encountered frequently/daily
Amber: Encountered occasionally/rarely
Red: Never encountered