During my PharmD course, I used to teach Pharmacoepidemiology & Public Health concepts to dental postgraduate students. All these jobs helped me improve my personality and independence. After PharmD, I had worked as a medical content writer and developed skills required for medical communications. Afterward, I have been practicing as a clinical pharmacist in a tertiary care hospital at Grand Cayman, a territory of United Kingdom. The
The authors and ethical committees at KAU reviewed the questionnaire. Conducting a study among medical students took place in six different universities in Saudi Arabia in different formats, hardcopy and soft copy. KAU teaches patients’ safety objectives in a structured module, while the other universities (at the time of the study was conducted) follow the traditional lecture based learning (LBL) method; this difference provide an exposed and non-exposed samples with total number of 700 students. The recruitment process was parallel between two major target groups to avoid demographic discrepancy. The students were randomly chosen according to the probability of proportionate size of the classes in all the medical schools that were contributed in the study.
In addition to agencies, Schlosser also produces information based on interviews with doctors and average people who have been affected by the fast food industry. In Reefer Madness, Schlosser uses facts from history to solidify his arguments in each of the three chapters. In order for his arguments towards these topics, Schlosser used interviews as well as going on tours to make his books known. He also claims that an independent books store called Chinook Bookstore and lawyer Harry Schwarz played crucial roles in helping Fast Food Nation first become well-known. Although these helped his book to become popular, his interviews, tours, and book readings were what really promoted his
According to the Arthritis Foundation signs of rheumatoid arthritis include morning soreness joint pain, which I currently both have. I have talked with my mom about possible solutions and one day I might have to use a medication to reduce joint pain. Her method of therapy is exercise, which according to the Arthritis Foundation can be very beneficial to delay and even prevent joint issues. Beneficial exercise include stretching, yoga, weight training, and cardio. Through my mom’s knowledge of her own health and through the studies by medical professionals I can do what I enjoy and know its beneficial for me now and
2. REFLECTION OF THE INTERVIEW 2.1 Description A component of the Effective Communication module, is an Inter-professional Education (IPE) enrichment activity and we were put into groups with the Pharmacy students. There were in total 2 Nursing students and 3 Pharmacy students. We were tasked to interview a healthcare professional. We interviewed Dr Edwin Lim from Tzu Chi Free Health Screening and Free Clinic (TCFC).
The health interview and health examination are conducted by trained staff members, including physicians, medical technicians and health interviewers, at a mobile examination center, and dieticians’ visits to the homes of the study participants are followed up”. ( The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey database; http://knhanes.cdc.go.kr). This company provides a sound background into the belief that the information given and the services provided, is deemed to be one of a good source which can be interpreted by persons as reliable and dependable information however given the circumstances of the research carried out, there is still room for human error, parents were allowed to answer the dietary recall of younger children, and may have deviated from the truth which may have affected the precision of the
(4) Figure (()) below is an algorithm offered by ASPEN for screening and assessment. History It is the first tool in any nutritional assessment. The features of interest are recent weight changes; dietary habits and alteration in dietary intake whether drug induced or not; allergies and food intolerance; gastrointestinal functions and symptoms; current functional capacity, including recent limitations; and previous medical conditions. Physical Examination It relies on subjective and descriptive data. Although not quantitative, a physical examination is may still influence the nutritional management of a patient.
My aim is to pursue a master’s degree in the field of epidemiology, specializing in statistical epidemiology. My focus will be on the methods for clinical and translational of the research, and critical reading of epidemiologic literature. Studying epidemiology will familiarize me with the research techniques which are crucial for me as medical doctor and to the patients. My passion in the field of medical research started from my 4th year at medical school, when together with my colleagues I led a survey that
In a Jamaica Observer article dated Sunday, April 15, 2007 entitled Psychology equals ‘big bucks’ in practice written by Petre Williams , Dr Pearnel Bell outlined that a person can practice Psychology at the minimum level of a Master’s degree. In the same article, it was outlined that psychologist may have their private practice or they may work in nonprofit organizations. The profession of counselling is the final helping profession that the researcher will look at. Counsel according to The New International Webster’s pocket dictionary is “to advice, give instructions and guidance.” Persons within this profession may acquire employment at schools, hospitals, policing and the correction services. The minimum education requirement to become a counsellor is a certificate in
Unfortunately, there are numerous ethical dilemmas in the field of nursing. Each day a new conflict may arise that goes against your ethical beliefs, but as a nurse you still must follow through with the patients wishes and provide them with the medical care they need. The authors of “Ethical Problems Observed by Student Nurses,” Fethiye Erdil and Fatos Korkmaz, are in the department of nursing at Hacettepe University. This article is based off a study that was conducted in Turkey with 153 nursing students in a university-based nursing program. The study lead to the discovery that patents where mistreated by the medical staff, and the confidentiality of the patient was often ignored.
I could literally see myself being part of that, learning and research, at the Undergraduate Teaching Labs, or in any other research opportunity that JHU offers. At Johns Hopkins University, I see myself completing Biomedical Engineering studies. First of all, studying engineering teaches you a whole new way to analyze and solve problems. Furthermore, as a Type 1 diabetic, who relies on an insulin pump to control the disease, I experience first-hand the limitations that these devices have. I want to study in an environment where I can actually improve the lives of people with my same condition, or any other that requires a medical
What I learned that certain events may occur and it will change your thought over something. The steps I had to take was to write a outline overview of what my essay was going to be like and think about the argument and claims I had to pick to support it and find quotes in the book that support my claims. We had to do timed essay about are theme of the essay were going to on. The way we wrote the essay was in TIED format because it would be easier to introduce the claim and back it up with evidence and finally discuss what it means. The leadership skill I used was to complete project effectively because I had to concentrate what I was writing about.
In the Chicago Tribune, August 1, 2000, Darryl E. Owens (Knight Ridder) writes about a birthing practice used for thousands of years that has made a renewed entrance into American Healthcare entitled, “Childbirth ‘Doulas’ Take Root” (Owens, 2000). I found this article to be very interesting as I am studying to enter nursing school, and I have a desire to work as a nurse in women’s health, especially obstetrics. This article describes a different approach to preparing and supporting expecting families before, during and immediately after childbirth. The author, Darryl E. Owens is an editorial writer specializing in criminal justice, race relations, and social services for the Chicago Tribune, and has also featured articles in Teen Magazine. For this article he has researched the history of doulas, and their low tech insertion in the high tech practice of obstetrics increases to support his authority on the subject.
Eugenicists were focusing on undetected genes being spread across people. Preventive medicine was the topic of discussion; negative eugenics was emphasizing the question of who should be able to reproduce? Genetic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, mental conditions and others were coming into question. The relevance of genetic medicine is now apparent in today’s age as when we go to the doctor, the forms that we have to fill out entail family history. As discussed earlier, Garrod focused on the importance of family history when he tracked the baby’s family and today family history or genetic medicine has become an essential part in patient diagnosis.
& Edwards, H. (2013). Herpes zoster knowledge, prevalence, and vaccination rate by race. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, (26)1, 45-51. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2013.01.120154 Kaye, K. (2016). Herpes zoster: shingles; acute posterior ganglionitis. Merck Manual.