What is a Career in Nursing like? In Conversation with a Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse

On the show today we meet Dan! Dan works as a Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse for an acute NHS hospital in the UK.

Dan kindly shares with us: 

  • Common misconceptions of the nurse role 
  • An overview of the nursing profession 
  • The purpose of the tissue viability specialist nurse role 
  • What a tissue viability specialist nurse does on an average day  
  • Most enjoyable parts of the role 
  • Challenging parts of the role 
  • Proudest moments in the role 
  • How Dan became a tissue viability specialist nurse from an aspiring illustrator 
  • Highs of the career journey 
  • Challenges of the career journey 
  • Importance of role models and mentors 
  • Helpful education, training and skills for aspiring nurses 
  • Advice for people who are keen to find out more about a career in nursing 
  • The future of the nursing profession 
  • Advice for his younger self and you!  

We also talk about: 

  • Simon Sinek and the importance of knowing your why
  • The importance of great people and great teams 
  • Saying yes to continuous learning, learning, training and opportunities

So if you’re curious and wondering what a nurse does or how to become a nurse, listen, watch and enjoy!

PS – If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!