I believe that working in the medical field is one of the most rewarding occupations to pursue. Ever since I started school I have always wanted to be a doctor and help my community. The further I progress in my education the more passionate I become about obtaining a medical career, specifically in pediatrics. The STEM field is always evolving with the addition of new techniques and technology to meet society’s changing needs. Medicine in particular is an area that is striving for new developments in diagnostics and treatments.
Exceeding Expectations, Building Bridges, and Creating Impact: The Role of A Doctor As A Professional In Today’s World More often than not, people have the impression that being a doctor is plainly about studying intensively and working tirelessly to cure the sick. Most of the time, people view doctors as the ones who do no further than diagnose conditions and treat people. However, I deem that being a doctor encompasses so much more than that. Growing up with my parents who are physicians, I discovered what it truly takes to be a doctor. Being exposed to the field of medicine at an early age, I have observed and somehow gotten to know the fundamental skills and attitude that allows one to excel in the said scene.
Before the visit, I am only aware of the role of the pharmacist to a patient are only dispensing drugs but after the talked with the Pharmacist, I learned that Pharmacist plays a big role in helping people to achieve the best level of health and improves health. These had made me become more interested in becoming a Pharmacist because I have always loved to help people. I had also asked the Pharmacist about the roles of a registered Pharmacist and from what I have been told, one of the main roles of a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) is the dispensing of prescriptions from doctors, dentists, and veterinary surgeons. The pharmacist makes sure the legality, safety, and appropriateness of the prescription order, checks the patient medication record before dispensing the prescription, ensures that the quantities of medication are dispensed accurately, and decides whether the medication should be handed to the patient or not. Based on what I have seen during the Pharmacy visit, the other main role of a registered pharmacists in community pharmacies is the counseling to people about how do we maintain the good level of health.
We are working with cancer patients and it is of great importance to educate our clients so as to minimize the effects of disease, potential complications, unwanted effects of the treatment employed and safe health management at home. Our patients can face life threatening complication if poorly taught about their condition and expected outcomes. Therefore, it is mandatory for every nurse as well as other members of health care team to provide health education to all of our patients. Moreover, it is the part of nurses’ competencies that they are able to provide health education to the patients and the families. We have established the teams of nurses for different specialties like breast care nurses, stoma care nurses, perioperative specialist
When my mom had surgery I would change the gauze pads and just be so interested in everything that had to do with medicine. I 've always had a passion in helping people, being challenged, and making a difference in people 's lives which I intend to do forever. The next step was figuring out where I wanted to go and if I was 100% sure this was for me. So I went and toured hospitals with my health class and shadowed different professions to see which one was the best fit and rule others out. I was really intrigued by the nurses.
The S.P.I.K.E.S model, put forward by Dr Robert Buckman, illustrates the importance of health literacy and explicitly states that patients cannot give informed consent unless they fully understand the implications of the treatment and/or medicines which they will receive. Next, this essay will discuss the idea of professionalism, which was highlighted in our lectures, will help me in my future role as a doctor. An enormous emphasis was put of the importance of professional competence and appropriate professional standards. This aspect of our course has impacted me positively as I now understand the principal of the primacy of patient welfare and trust in the patient-doctor relationship. Finally, learning about the theory of the biopsychosocial model will greatly influence my future role as a doctor.
My job duties as a pharmacy technician and an IV specialist allow me to learn all different aspects of pharmacy employees, especially pharmacist in helping patients and their role in patient’s health care. Working side by side and shadowing our pharmacists every day; seeing them checking, validating prescriptions, monitoring patient’s lab and giving consultation for patients make me realize that a good knowledge about how medication works would be useless if they was not applied in life to help other people. That was when I decided to pursue a lifelong career as a
Choosing a Lifelong Career: Dermatology Dermatology is the study of hair, nails, and skin disorders. Some people think that choosing dermatology or any kind of doctor career requires numerous amounts of education and a very long process. Although going into dermatology is a long journey in life; it is also a very good career to choose, and has its benefits in life. In order to be a dermatologist a person should consider all the education requirements and drawbacks, but they should also consider the plus sides of choosing dermatology as a job in life, such as the independence, the hours, and the pay. Going into dermatology or any doctor degree always take a long time, a person going into dermatology will need to be patient.
After you graduate, the learning must be continuous in your workplace, it should be always update because of the never ending new learning in the medical fields now a day. You will encounter different people with different cases of disease, every situations will make you learn something new one at a time. The pharmacist should also have the support of their education regularly in order to development their knowledge about drugs and medical devices, enhance and maintain their competence in their workplace. The pharmacist must have a precise way in delivering care to their patients, and also working with the other healthcare provider/ professionals to give a quality improvement in the
I was fascinated by my job and I began to see pharmacy as a serious career choice for myself. During my 03 years working on the hospital Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee Member and assuring for the safe , effective , and cost – effective use of medications through the application of specialized knowledge, skills , and professional judgment. I have the chance to work collaboratively with other health care professionals to develop the most suitable drug treatment for patients. By means of my hard work and dedication on this job , on 2012 up to present I was assigned into various duties and responsibilities , . My duties include supervising the narcotic drug custody in charge and quality management in the hospital pharmacy