Tissue Viability 

Since being on this placement, we’ve had 2 training sessions on Tissue viability. An area I really love. It’s about preventing pressure areas / ulcers. And if there are any patients with them, it’s about how to manage the sore area and prevent it getting any worse. Stopping it in its tracks. First, it’s risk … More Tissue Viability 

Half way point. 

So I’m half way trough my first placement! I have 4 more weeks left to go. Today on my shift I got to do a pathway experience through the operating theatres yay!! Exciting stuff!! Prob not for some but I love it 😀 I went down with a patient from the ward and they did … More Half way point. 

Recovered 

Finally recovered from my nights shifts! The second night shift was pretty similar to the first. Busy to start with but once patients had settled down there wasn’t much to do. I did my physiology revision and my practice placement book which was good. After my second night shift, I got home and tried to … More Recovered 

2 weeks has past!

The past 2 weeks has gone by so fast. It’s April already, where has this year gone?!  The last couple of shifts of my placement have been amazing. I’ve had such good feedback from patients and the nurse I have been working with. Just at how great i’m doing so far. It’s good to hear … More 2 weeks has past!