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Career Questions tagged Physicianassistant

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Alexandra K. Jan 27 204 views

How can I pick between 3 specialties I really want to do?

I start my first year of Physician Assistant school this fall. I already know I'm interested in pediatrics, behavioral health, and oncology. How can I decide what to do between those 3? #healthcare #medicine #college #medical #pediatrics #psych #oncology #physicianassistant

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Alexandra K. Jan 27 188 views

How can I stay calm and not get overwhelmed my first year in the pre-PA program?

I am a senior in high school and I was accepted to a 5 year Physician Assistant program. The first 3 years are regular classes, the last 2 are my clinicals. How can I manage having a job and completing all of my school work without getting stressed out? #medicine #physicianassistant #college...

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Leah I. Apr 13, 2021 195 views

What is a better job to pursue, PA or NP?

#medical #PA #nurse #physicianassistant

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Abagail H. Jan 23, 2021 258 views

Advice for a first generation looking at PA schools

#college-advice #medical-education #college-selection #medical-school #paschool #physicianassistant

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Kurt E. Nov 21, 2020 530 views

How difficult will it be to accumulate hours, without a gap year for PA school?

I am a high school senior planning to be a physician assistant. I have been reading that the majority of PAs take a gap year or two to work enough hours for a competitive to PA school. I have also read that some worked their hours in their four years of undergrad. Initially, I was planning to...

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Shavone B. Oct 10, 2020 280 views

What is the salary and everyday work routine of a neurpsychologist?

#medicaldoctor #doctor #psychology #physicianassistant #neuroscience #medical #medicine #patients

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Kurt E. Jul 16, 2020 404 views

Should I double major in music and microbiology?

I'm a rising senior and I am thinking about becoming a physician assistant. I have been playing french horn since 6th grade and also have a big interest in medicine. The problem is that I am not sure if I should double major in music and mcb or just microbiology. I want to have enough time...

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Rashin S. Jul 12, 2020 362 views

How should I look for volunteer opportunities in the medical field?

#medical #medicine #doctor #premed #medical-school #physicianassistant

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Mariam A. Feb 12, 2020 423 views

How do I get the opportunity to shadow someone?

I want to shadow a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dieticians, and registered nurse (and maybe even a therapist). How do I do that? If anyone is one of the professions in Chicago please let me know if I can shadow you! Also are there any internships in the medical field! Thank you!...

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Mariam A. Feb 12, 2020 452 views

How do I choose what career is right for me?

#career-choice #medicalfield #career-counseling #physicianassistant
#registerednurse #nursepractitioner

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Ruppam S. Nov 22, 2019 349 views

Is a regular work day for a Physician Assistant as intensive as a Physician(long hours etc.) or does it differ ?

#healthcare #physicianassistant #physician #medicine

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Maria D. Jul 30, 2019 272 views

I am a second year Physician Assistant student looking to get involved with anti-human trafficking and/or sexual violence victims. Does anybody have any suggestions on where I could reach out to get started? I have reached out to a local shelter and the Salvation Army's local office. Thank you in advance!

#physicianassistant #medicine

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Laviniea G. Jul 01, 2019 484 views

Nurse practitioner vs Physician assistant

This year is my last year in high school. The pressure is on to decide on my future career and my course of action in perusing that job. #medicine #doctor #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care #hospital-and-health-care I’ve always wanted to become and Ob gyn doctor. Recently i’ve been doing...

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alejandro C. Aug 24, 2018 424 views

what should i expect in college going in as a freshman?

#biology #physicianAssistant

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Mariah A. Aug 19, 2018 434 views

What is the difference between a Nurse Practitioner and PA?

I've been stuck between these two majors, and wanted to know more information before choosing. #nursepractitioner #Physicianassistant

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Madeleine C. Jan 19, 2018 390 views

What are some helpful classes to be able to get into Physician Assistant school?

What are some extra classes that could help me in the long run? Also, what are your tips for pursuing this career? #physicianassistant

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Uriah G. Sep 01, 2017 704 views

Can I Get Some Info About Education Beyond A Bachelor's?

I really want to be a nurse or PA in a specialized field (Hematology), but I can't find a lot of helpful information from Google when I'm looking at education that goes beyond a Bahelor's degree. I need more information, preferably from a Hematologist or Hematology nurse, caseworker, etc....

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Sarah A. Sep 01, 2017 1042 views

Is becoming a Physician Assistant a wise career choice?

I would like to know this because I am very interested in become a PA but want a little more information about how to become a PA from current Physicians Assistants. I job shadowed a PA this past summer and enjoy what the job entails, but still want more information. #medicine #PA...