When you start off on an estabished career path, take healthcare for example, there are hundreds of different disciplines and it can be utterly bewildering to know exactly where you want to be or what you actually want to do when you reach your ‘destination’. For those women over say, 50 years old, there was an expectation at school that they would simply finish school, get a job and then marry and have children. Only the top cream of the species were ever going to get a career that needed training! Nursing was a choice that offered more than just ‘a job’. Nurses have always been held in the greatest esteem and that is never truer than in today’s fast paced world.
Keepig abreast of the needs of the healthcare industry is mammoth. All NHS trusts will offer dedicated training for their teams – most of it via hands on tutor based, but now there is also the virtual learning environment online. Making sure you do the training is easy – it is usually mandatory.