I have experienced many difficult situations where I had to rely heavily on non-clinical skills--flexibility, teamwork, and communication--to achieve a positive outcome. A PBL-style curriculum would be more valuable to me as a future medical professional, because it closely mimics the scenarios I will likely encounter in real medical practice. Problem Based Learning will help me develop my clinical skills as well as the professional and interpersonal skills that all healthcare providers require to succeed. Additionally, I believe that I will find PBL to be far more engaging for me as a student. Through the active learning environment that the program promotes with self-directed study and group discussion sessions, PBL aligns with my personality in such a way that will ultimately result in a better and more enjoyable
Through my studies of human expression and its reflection of how people deal with world events in different ways, I developed sensitivity to other worldviews that continues to prove useful through my daily interactions with people of different backgrounds. I have learned that just like art, medicine involves pattern recognition and derives insight from experiences. Similarly, what I especially enjoy about being a medical assistant is interacting with patients on a daily basis and getting to be a part of their medical experiences, even if it is just by lending an ear. The experiences on my path to a career in medicine have made me want to make a real, tangible difference in the lives of those around me – a difference that leaves my patients in a better condition than they were in before I met them. My father taught me that medicine that cares, cures, helps, and heals is of greater import than medicine that simply makes a diagnosis and prescribes a medication.
Reflecting on this clinical practice has been unquestionably beneficial to me. It is helped me ascertain further information about dignity and the importance of it. It has also allowed me to evaluate the care I give and develop personally and professionally. Using the Gibbs (1988) reflective framework has enabled me to look at all aspects of the clinical practice and gain essential information relating the maintenance of dignity. I have found this assignment of reflecting extremely interesting and have enjoyed learning new things about myself and the care I give in clinical practice.
Explain your interest in joining Phi Delta Epsilon-MA Alpha Chapter. * I want to join Phi Delta Epsilon because it would provide me the chance to build lifelong connections and gain networking opportunities. Most importantly, I see myself forming a bond with other members, studying and sharing memories of what it’s like to be a premedical student at UMass Boston. The ability to connect, strive for success and learning from others with the same goal to attend medical school is what I’m truly seeking as a hopeful applicant of PhiDE. Joining the fraternity is the beginning phase of my strenuous road to become a successful physician.
Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. 1. Why did you initially decide to attend Pima Medical Institute and the program of your choice? I chose Pima Medical Institute because I heard a lot of good things about it from previous graduates. I chose the nursing program because I want to make a difference in people’s lives and help them as much as possible.
We’ve learned lots of medical terminology, parts of the body, functions of the body, and medicines. In every unit, I tend to have more of an interest in the medicine aspect and how they help treat patients. The medicines and cures that have been created and used since the ancient times till now are something I really enjoy researching and learning about. Some of the hands-on experiences I’ve had in health science were first aid and CPR. Although it was all practical, it still gave the feel of a real situation and helped me understand information about the medicines and quick response and action needed for a patient in need.
Here is some examples of administrative and clinical procedures: greeting patients and answering telephones, booking and canceling appointments. Being in the medical field is great because I get to help people and get to know them. Medical assistant are of vital importance in medical field. We are important because we help the patients to feel safe and
The idea of choosing a career to do for the rest of your life is scary, but I still found a career that I would love to go in to, pharmacy. I understand that achieving the degrees and the license is easier said than done, but I know I can accomplish anything if I give it my all. There are many factors that stand out to me about being a pharmacist. Helping and working directly with people, job mobility, stability, and flexibility, and being a part of the health community are all reasons that contribute to why I would like to be a pharmacist. UNC-Chapel Hill is the college that I have chosen to help me get to this profession because it has everything I'm looking for and more.
Holding a master’s degree in clinical research will enable me to conduct high quality, meaningful research which I hope it will make me an effective member of the field of congenital intervention. Working in a tertiary institution, like yours at Stanford University, with renowned congenital interventional cardiologists, cutting-edge technology and large volume of complicated cases and with exciting research opportunities would definitely be a life time opportunity and dream come true for me. I am certain that I am well prepared and ready to go through the entire training, rigor and challenges required to be an efficient interventional pediatric cardiologist. I believe not only will I learn, but also, I will be able to
It is wholly understandable that a school such as the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine has outstanding applicants applying in this current cycle, but unlike most who focus primarily on grades, I have taken steps to ultimately improve both my grades and character. My greatest trait is my ability to overcome adverse situations with the proper development and resources. WVSCOM statement of a “personal touch” and “cutting edge technology” are key aspects that will ensure academic success. The WVSCOM rural primary care effort for primary, rural, care is also essential to furthermore developing a competent medical professional. The time spent as a medical scribe has contributed to my role developmentally and has allowed me to think more
Internal medicine physicians with whom I have worked have demonstrated for me the importance of compassionate patient care, a broad understanding of health issues, to take my decisions independently and the ability to treat the whole patient. I am applying to your program because I am confident that it can provide me with what I am looking for in a program - advanced medical technologies, knowledge-driven environment, research opportunities and most importantly diversity in residents, where I get a chance to build life-long friendships with my colleagues. While I know I cannot predict the future, 5 years from now my goal is to continue my training with a cardiology fellowship, though I am willing to consider other fellowships as well depending on my exposure. I truly believe that your program will help me become a fantastic physician. I feel I am ready to work for it and earn it, no matter what specialty I ultimately decide to
I see this job as an opportunity for constant interaction with experienced providers in the field like physicians and PAs. This constant interaction, I believe could use as a way to establish rapport and formulate invaluable professional relationships. Relationships I hope that would have the temperament of a mentor-student relationship, mentorship to someone such as myself, who has been searching for that type leadership, in addition to the provider-scribe relationship. I see myself attaining these types of relationship by becoming a scribe America
A core strength of the Loma Linda University Program is their capacity to seamlessly weave Christian values into an advanced medial education program. The medical profession absolutely could benefit from having professionals who come from a strong academic background, but it also needs professionals who strive to uphold Christian values within their daily lives. The values I’m referring to are characteristics such as compassion and integrity. Human compassion is at the very heart of the medical profession. It is the compassion that is nurtured by nurses, PA’s, and physicians which transforms the clinical and overwhelming medical world into something more humanistic and comforting.
This provides valuable job skills, but even more importantly, it provides life skills that will serve CNA students well for the rest of their lives. In addition to the numerous benefits that a student can gain from attending CNA classes, they then have the opportunity to pass their knowledge on as they help individuals who cannot care for themselves. This often sparks a life-long interest in caring for others, and gives people involved in the medical community the opportunity to express their passion for helping people to other CNA
It has exposed me to how things such as race, social class, income, access to resources, environment, and many other things has an outstanding impact on the quality and quantity of health care they receive. Through this program I hope to learn the fundamentals of community based research, how to advocate for health policy, a most importantly how to educate communities on health. I believe that is the most rewarding thing I can get out of this program. Having the ability, the power, to change someone’s life, by just giving him or her basic health care knowledge is so empowering. Knowing that I changed that life, that because of me hopefully their health will better instead of worsen.