Ward 1  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 1  

Patient population

 Adult Female

Hours of operation

 24 hours / 7 days per week

Number of beds

 25

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant (Ward Clerk/Interpreter)

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  • Infertility Problems; Hyperesmesis Management; Gestational Diabetes;
  • Cervical Incompetence; Uterine Fibroids; Management of Early Pregnancy problems up to 28 weeks of gestation e.g. hyperemisis gravidarum, diabetes, PIH, Renal Disorders, Cardiac Disease – sickle cell anemia; Ectopic Pregnancy;
  • Cysto/Rectocoele; Abortions – threatened, inevitable, incomplete up to 28 weeks; IVF Complication; Postpartum/NSVD Overflow; Caesarian Section; Elective and Emergency Gynaecology Surgery;
  • Reproductive System Carcinomas – Ovarian, cervical, vulva & endometrial Cancer; Gestation Trophoblastic Diseases; Anterior/Posterior Repair;
  • Medical/Surgical Overflow

Procedures

  •  Routine and Emergency Patient Care
  • Patient Physical Assessment
  • Obstetrical Physical Assessment
  • Postpartum Physical Assessment
  • Diabetic Management and education
  • Pre and Post Surgical Nursing
  • Cancer Nursing Care
  • Nalador/Syntocinon Infusion for Induction of labor (fetal death and missed abortions)
  • Chemotherapy Administration
  • Prostin Insertion
  • Mesoprostol Insertion
  • IV Therapy, Blood and Blood Product Administration
  • IVIG (Intravenous Immunoglobulin Infusion)
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Laminaria Insertion
  • Palliative Care
  • Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis
  • Falls Prevention Programme
  • Wound, Skin Care, Pressure Ulcer Prevention 
  • Pain Management
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry
  • Quadramed Electronic Medical Records 
  • Patient and Family Education

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

 
Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 12:46 PM