It is the first day of school. Kennedi Dean steps foot onto the famous Howard Yard, ready to start her sophomore year. The same drive that made her choose Howard, the same drive that made her choose biology as her major still runs through her. When asked what motivates her, Kennedi answers “I just want to graduate. Simple.
Interviewer: Okay, it 's recording. Today is December 31, 2015 and I am interviewing Dr. Ben Hudson who is a Cardiology Fellow at Good Samaritan Hospital. So, how long have you worked here?
As I volunteered at medical centers and learned about the professions of doctors, I will continue to pursue these interests by partaking in clubs such as the American Medical Student Association to learn more about the medical field as a career and the BioMedical Science Club to understand more about biological sciences and medicine. Furthermore, as I am currently taking a class on biomedical ethics, I desire to participate in the Bioethics Forum to discuss ethical issues facing in the medical world. Additionally, As I have partaken in Red Cross in which has allowed me to bring awareness to different diseases, I will be able to continue this activity in Heart to Heart to raise alertness to the risks of high blood pressure and Emergency Health Education to instruct emergency procedures regarding to health since I am First Aid, CPR, and AED certified. In the Tandon School of Engineering, I will major in the Science and Technology Studies program and understand more about the relations between science and
In third grade, I was assigned to create a project illustrating what I wanted to be when I grew up. At this time, due to my positive experiences with doctors and my desire to help others, especially children, I decided to describe the role of a pediatrician as my future career. Throughout my childhood, whenever asked about my future aspirations, I confidently declared that I would attend medical school and become a pediatrician. However, as I developed, the answer to this question slowly began to evolve as I gained a deeper understanding of my values and the people I desired to serve through medicine.
“Riverside Pediatric Associates” Case Study Week 15 Questions and Answers Kellie R. Fowler Terra State Community College “Riverside Pediatric Associates” Case Study Week 15 Question and Answers Question 1. Assume you are Sanchez or Hudson and plan to implement immediate organizational change within the practice. Where would you start? What steps would you take? Daft, R. L. (2014).
The Child Life Specialist’s most important work is the communication with the family and the patient. Fear and anxiety comes from a lack of knowledge and understanding. The Child Life Specialist can assuage the distress for both parents and child by adopting the role of liaison and advocate for the child’s care. The process and transaction components of communication “highlight the complexity and fragility of communication and strongly urge that measures be taken to see that context does not interfere with effectiveness in communication” (Thompson, 2009, p. 81). Child Life Specialists use age appropriate words and props, or toys, to make the world of the hospital less intimidating and more understandable for the child.
This career appeals to me, because I have always had a profound love of infants and have cared for them since I was a child. This profession will give me the chance to connect with my patients on a more personal level. It will also allow me to have a unique opportunity to work with individuals from all different backgrounds. However, the biggest reason why this occupation appeals to me is, because I want to have the ability to make a difference and make an impact in my patients lives.
I have observed approximately 18 procedures with the majority of them being lab draws on 8 East. I have begun to move from observing to being active during labdraws by providing distraction and calming activities in 5 labdraws while my supervisor observed me and provided feedback. These procedures are recorded in my “procedure log” which include the interventions provided and thoughts that I had in response to these procedures. The second objective of this goal is to observe 5-6 patient and family tours of the cardiac areas. This objective has been changed from observing 6-8 tours to 5-6 tours at the suggestion of my supervisors.
During these past weeks at the Archbold ER, I had the opportunity to put into practice many of the content learned in class. This included but was not limited to the proper placement of a Foley catheter using sterile techniques, insertion of an NG tube, and assessment of patients. Even though I attempted to complete some of my initial goals for this internship, I noticed that I couldn’t complete a few of them due to lack of time and lack of experience in the field. Therefore, some of my goals that I’ll need to address during the following three weeks include improve my assessment skills, have better communication with my patients, and improve my questioning to get a better understanding of the cause that brought them in. One the most beneficial
The more I don’t know, the more I know. The more I realize I don’t understand, the more I discover my desire to know more about psychology. My interest in educational psychology was triggered by my first experience in changing schools.
I am certain I can make it as a pediatric surgeon because of my skills, dedication, and ambition. I am good at solving problems and I am not afraid to make changes in my life in order to accomplish what I want. I have an immense desire to succeed through hard work and perseverance. I am always eager to learn something new about the human body. The human body is something extraordinary, its captivating how the human body works and what it's made of.
PERSONAL STATEMENT (NURFATIN BT MOHD SHAH) I want to further my study in this course because it is thrilling and rapidly- moving subject area, that is highly pertinent to the problem facing by society today. As far as I concern, cardiovascular disease is one of the popular cause of death. I am keen to learn more and involve in the latest advances in cardiovascular research. Over the years of studying, my interest in this area has increased.