​Ward 14A  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 14A 

Patient population

 Adult, Mixed Gender

Haematology and oncology patients

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 18

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Patient Educator

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Patient Escort

Primary patient diagnoses

 Acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias; lymphomas, aplastic anaemia, neuroblastoma, sarcomas, myelodysplastic syndrome.

Procedures

  •  Chemotherapy administration
  • Bone marrow aspiration, lumbar puncture (assisting)
  • Non invasive cardiac, respiratory, blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitoring
  • Airway Management, Physical Assessment, Medication Administration
  • Conscious sedation, Peripheral intravenous cannulation, central venous catheter management.
  • Point of care testing – blood glucose testing, urinalysis
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition administration
  • Administration of blood and blood products
  • Enteral feeds and device management
  • Pre and Post operative care
  • Bone marrow / stem cell transplantation
  • End of life care

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 01:09 PM