Career Questions tagged Healthcare

Healthcare focuses on the maintenance and improvement of health. Many careers support healthcare such as doctors, nurses, hospital staff and medical research. For more information, please read below.

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Briseida R. May 01, 2019 143 views
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Alexandra C. Jul 30, 2018 1616 views

Is neuroscience a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in neuroscience? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of neuroscience? If you majored in neuroscience, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting...

#brain-sciences #brain #biology #cognitive-science #healthcare #neuroscience #cognition #neuro #psychology

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BrittanyOppNet2017 . Jan 19, 2012 13812 views

What are work hours like as a neurosurgeon?

A good answer will speak about general hours and also emergency calls. #neurosurgeon #medicine...


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Serena W. Mar 02, 2016 638 views

If I want to officially work as a certified nurse, should I go into a 2-year or 4-year program?

Since the Beginning of the year, I have been receiving college acceptances. I got one from Alfred State that says I was conditionally accepted into their 2-year nursing program. But my godmother and other nurses that I have asked says that I should go for the 4-year program because it comes...

#healthcare #nursing

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Jay D. Jan 21, 2016 832 views

Whats the best way to stay on track to become a doctor?

Because sometimes it's hard to stay focused on one thing. #doctor #medicine...


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Mariana L. Oct 22, 2015 1401 views

What college should I go to if I want to become a nurse?

Hi! I'm a 6th grader and I know to become a nurse It's 2 to 4 years of college but I'm still wondering what a good college I should go to become a nurse with a degree. #nurse #healthcare #career-path...


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Sam N Brittany S. Feb 21, 2015 968 views

Doctors CNA - Can u work in a hospital while you're in college?

Im brittany im 23 and im doing my GED so i was wondering while your in college can you work at a hospital im wanting to be a cna #nursing #healthcare #nursing-education...


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Lucas G. Dec 17, 2014 1549 views
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Darby F. Dec 17, 2014 879 views

What major should I look into for radiation therapy?

I'm a senior in high school and I want to know what major to look into to become a radiation therapist. And how many years it requires. #medicine #healthcare #hospital...


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Darby F. Dec 17, 2014 777 views

Are the education programs for a medical assistant similar to nursing?

I'm a senior in high school and I want to know if the tasks for being a medical assistant is similar to being a nurse. #nursing #medicine #healthcare #hospital #physicians-assistant...


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April P. Dec 15, 2014 2040 views

What is the best and worst part of being a registered nurse, and do you get taken advantage of by the healthcare system?

I am a senior in high school thinking about becoming a RN. I would like to know if you love you job? Do you get taken advantage of? Any information would be great! #doctor #medicine #nursing #healthcare...


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Kyrasia P. Mar 29, 2014 2468 views

Nursing Track Vs. Pre-med and physician assistant ? What's the different role?

Hi, I am a senior in high school. I am interested in being a doctor particularly a family doctor because I want to work with all ages and both sexes. I was taking family medicine or emergency medicine. However, I always thought of doctors don't have direct- contact with patients like a nurse...

#doctor #assistant #medicine #nurse-practitioner #healthcare #physician #pre-med

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Spencer M. Mar 28, 2014 794 views

What types of continued education do physician assistants have to complete in order to maintain their license?

I am a current senior in high school (class of 2014) and I really want to be a physician assistant. I have read that physicians assistant need about 100 hours of continued education every two years after earning their license. I, however, don't exactly understand what type of education this is...

#graduate-school #health-education #healthcare #licensing #physician

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Torriece W. Mar 26, 2014 945 views

What are the requirements to become a physician assitant?

I'm 17 years old and I was wondering what are my requirements to become a physician assistant. Do I need my masters degree or can I become a well paid physician assistant with a bachelors degree? #healthcare...


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Joan C. Feb 21, 2014 3236 views

Does it affect my job prospects if I take a gap year before college?

I'm wondering whether it would be a bad thing for my career if I took a gap year between high school and college. I'm interested in working in medicine, but I'm not sure if that will be as a doctor or as a researcher. But I'd like to go internationally at some point, and deferring my college...

#healthcare #college #gap-year

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Sharlene D. Feb 20, 2014 1025 views

What degree do I need for sports medicine?

I'm getting back into college this spring semester and I'm looking to getting into Sports Medicine. I don't have any interest in getting a Masters degree for being a Dr. I'd love to work with athletes before/during/after sports activities. Any advice will be MUCH appreciated as far as what...

#medicine #sports-medicine #healthcare #athlete #sports #athletic

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Jackson T. Feb 14, 2014 6824 views

What are some careers if I'm interested in medicine and technology?

I'm interested in medicine because I want to be able to help people, but I also think technology (like computers) is really fun. I'm wondering what careers use both, so that I can combine these interests. #medicine #computer #healthcare #technology...


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Annemarie C. Aug 12, 2013 1270 views

What are some of the ups and downs of being a emergency nurse?

I am a sophomore who is interested in learning about all the different jobs in the medical field. Is being an emergency nurse fun or difficult? What is a typical day like? What is a bad part? #medicine #nurse #healthcare...


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TyanaCodman2 . Sep 07, 2012 2201 views

What is the difference between a certified nurse and nurse practioner ?

Im asking this question because iam interested in becoming a nurse and working with doctors and patents. #medicine #nurse #healthcare #nurse-practitioner...


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Laetus . Apr 27, 2013 907 views

What is the daily life like for an occupational therapist?

I want to be an occupational therapist and I want to know what's the day to day work like....Thank you!...


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Vivian L. Apr 11, 2013 1903 views

Internship in the Science Field

I am a high school senior that is strongly interested in science. Summer is coming up and I was wondering where can I find internship related to medical field. I am interested in anything from doing research, working in the lab, learning surgical techniques, forensic science, or science and...

#healthcare #technology #internships #medicine #criminal #science #criminal-justice

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Vivian L. Apr 10, 2013 974 views

How similar is the career being a doctor and a coroner?

I am interested in becoming a doctor, but also hold a great interested in the profession of coroner. If I was to go through the whole medical school process and decided that I want to be a coroner instead would I be still able to change my career path? Better yet how can I explore both of these...

#healthcare #criminal-justice #health #criminal

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Vivian L. Apr 10, 2013 1088 views

What are the steps to take in order to become a coroner?

I am interested in cadaver an would like to pursue a career to be a coroner. I have a strong interest in science and is planning to major in biology. I am quiet and like to make observations. I would like to know more about the steps that is needed for this career. #healthcare...

#criminal-justice #criminal

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Laetitia Tiani V. Mar 01, 2013 2242 views

Is it better to take a gap year before or after college for an international program?

I am a high school senior interested in international health care. I would love to take a gap year and travel to help in a developing nation. However, I am not sure if such experience is better after gaining more knowledge with my undergrad or now, fresh out of high school. The program is...

#healthcare #college #international #gap-year

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Aisha C. Sep 29, 2012 1359 views

While preforming surgery is it common to make a mistake ?

I'm a sophomore in high school and i want to be a doctor. But i'm afraid of preforming surgery and making mistakes. i want to know if its uncommon. #doctor #medicine #healthcare #surgery...


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Aisha C. Sep 29, 2012 1177 views

How hard is it to preform surgery ?

I'm a sophomore in high school and i want to be a doctor. #doctor #medicine #healthcare #surgery...


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Aisha C. Sep 29, 2012 1918 views

Do surgeons get nervous while preforming important surgeries ?

I'm a sophomore in high school and i want to be a surgeon. #doctor #medicine #healthcare #surgery...


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MarlaCodman1 . Sep 27, 2012 5057 views

How much money does an obstetrician make a year?

i'm 15 and i would love to take care of babies one day. i think they're so cute when they're so small. #doctor #healthcare...


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MarlaCodman1 . Sep 24, 2012 1118 views

what is the name of the person that cuts a babie's bellycord after being born?

i'm 15 and i would love to take care of babies as a career. #doctor...