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Do medical students ever get over a weak stomach?

I am passionate about going into the medical field, specifically in the pediatric realm. Every since I was young though, I have had a tough time with blood and needles and don't see a way to get past this to pursue the profession I wish. Is the case for some others when they begin this study,...

#medicine #pediatrics #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare

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How do you evaluate success on being a nurse practitioner?

Doctors go beyond treating a patient when their love becomes their patients. May not know yet what it is like to be a doctor or a nurse practitioner, but this is why I ask this question. I believe any nurse can do their job. As in prescribing medications, treating any illness, and taking...

#nursing-school #nurse-practitioner #bachelors #hospital-and-health-care

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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) or Physical Therapist (PT)?

I am a high school senior. I am considering either a Physical Therapist Assistant program (2 year) or to go to college (4 year+) to be a Physical Therapist. However, I have two problems. The first: I don't want to work for a Physical Therapist who considers me to be "inferior" or patients who...

#medicine #physical-therapy #hospital-and-health-care #pta

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Whats the best way about being a surgeon when you have a family or are planning to have one? Is it better to be a general surgeon or go into specialty?

Im really focused on becoming a vernal surgeon since it is my dream since I was little, and I am personally a family oriented person who would love to have a family of my own someday. But i realized that general surgeons work up to 12 hours daily and have to be available at ALL time when on "on...

#medical #parents #hospital-and-health-care #doctor

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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...

#physicianassistant #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare

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Can a doctor live a fulfilling life as a doctor and as a parent?

I am asking this because out of all the doctors I have met throughout my time, they have said that they are extremely busy and barely go home. I am curious on how doctors manage their career and family life. Since I want to have children, this always gets me thinking at times. #medicine...

#work-life-balance #career-counseling #hospital-and-health-care

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How does one handle unexpected circumstances, such as being short staffed and having to perform a treatment one has not done before?

I am asking this question because of my increasing curiosity in nursing. At my school, we go to the nursing home to practice our CNA skills. I have witnessed the nurses that work there have trouble because of lack of staff. I am just curious as to how one goes about getting the work done...

#medical #public-health #nursing #hospital-and-health-care

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Have you withheld any beneficial care from your patients lately because of their wishes, against the wishes of their child?

I was thinking about the ethics of medicine which led me to this question. In this scenario, the patient has been in a horrible accident, the patient is 65, and is now on life support. This life support is the only thing keeping the patient alive. The patient's daughter who is 30 wants to...

#medicine #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare

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What will the future look like for ocular medicine and technological advancements?

The reason I ask this is because I am going to college to become an Ophthalmic Technician and I graduate in May 2019. With technology moving at a fast pace, I wonder if my professors will be able to create advanced lessons and labs in regards to the medical advancements occurring in the future....

#medical-careers #ophthalmology #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare #medicine #technology

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As an Obstetrician/Gynecologist, will work interfere with personal time with your family?

I am a young high school student who is still trying to decide the right career choice that will not only make me happy and help me become successful in life, but to allow me to make time for my family. I admire careers that allows me to take care of babies or in this case deliver babies, so I...

#doctor #science #medical #hospital-and-health-care #obstetrics #gynecologist

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When should I get an internship at a hospital to become a pediatrician later in the future?

I want to help children around the world who can't afford care. Hi my name is Anthony, I am a 13 year old boy in seventh grade. My dream is to attend Stanford University and become a pediatrician to help all the children in the world who cannot afford a doctor because their parents can barely...

#medicine #science #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care #pediatrician

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