When I first applied for college at YVCC my goal was to get a certificate as a medical assistant. But after attending two-quarter I talk to my advisor and we decide to change my goal and instead of just receiving a certificate I decided to take a step further and go the whole way. Therefore, my goal is to achieve my associate of applied science as a medical assistant. I have always had obstacles in my life since I was in high school, but I have always found the way out. To be honest, I never thought I would be able to graduate from high school or even get accepted to college, but after so many years I am achieving everything that I thought of as impossible.
Firstborns tend to feel responsible for other people, projects, or the world at large according to a book titled Do You Know Who You Are? Flipping through the 200 page book I realized I don’t know myself entirely but one thing I do know is my interest in the medical field. There wasn’t one particular day I woke up and realized I had an interest in the medical field, it all happened within a year span. Always being the quiet person in class I deprived myself from many experiences.
No one had the newest technology, because frankly, no one cared. Technology could have helped Mama get a job, and strive for a better life for her family. Instead, the Ortega’s had to work hard in the field everyday and come home to a home that falling apart before their eyes. The novel Esperanza Rising has some of the Modernism traits as well as some of the Postmodernism traits such as all religions are valid, ownership, rationalization, and playfulness throughout the story.
Currently, as a carer of my husband I am on Centrelink Carer Payment. After a long time of searching for a job, at last, I have been offered a general practitioner position in Northern Clinic, and I believe that this position would be suitable and satisfied with my special circumstances. I request a special consideration to assist me to continue my career as a GP, as I am unable to participate in any other workforce or training program due to exceptional circumstances relating to a medical condition that my husband is
I have always had to work through blood, sweat and tears to achieve where I am today. Even with setbacks it easy to give up on yourself but I remind myself to count my blessings. Where I am today being not where I was yesterday or last week, not even a year ago I was here. I came from living in near poverty conditions to be able to attend college and have food, clothes and a home.
Upon everyone’s mind is death, it’s a quite scary topic merely because we don’t know what happens after this. Becoming a cadaver is inevitable along so with death obviously, only what you get along with your cadaver is what underwrites the whole affair. Mary Roach always states that you should become something when you die, do something useful and not just lie down on your back for the rest of your life. “Get involved with science, be an art exhibit. Become part of a tree.
Healthcare was an unplanned career for me. I am not one of those people who knew that I was going into healthcare from an early age. I spent twelve years in and out of the foster care system and worked as a warehouse laborer. Did I even have the opportunity to consider my passion at all? I was asked, “Where are you going from here?
The vast majority of my family experienced it and, at least at this time, I could not conceptualize anything different. I thought what I was bred to think that being that an education does not matter and to work as much as physically possible in order to pay the bills. However, while working two jobs throughout school, I began to realise how little minimum wage actually pays and decided that if I was to live a life worth living I would begin to devote myself towards obtaining and education in order for a better financial future. On top of that, being exposed to different types of people through work and band I realized that I knew next to nothing about the world around me. I decided that this ignorance must be dealt with and in order to accomplish that I would require an education.
This class has been a great experience for me. My culture is very different and even though I have many American friends I never got to see and experience what I have seen and experienced during my class and clinical days. I have never had anyone that suffered from alcoholism or drug addiction. This experience was a new world to me and I was able to discover that many people suffer from many things. Throughout this class, I have been in an AA and NA meetings and had a chance to get to know many people and learn about their struggles and stories.
Choosing a career in the medical field can very be overwhelming, there are a multitude of options. The job that is in demand the most is Registered Nurses. This degree, at the minimum, requires an associate’s degree. By the year 2020, all R.N.’s will need to have a BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing); Bachelor’s degree programs are 4-year programs. But don’t stop there, after 2-3 years of on the job experience, find what area you would like to specialize in, and go on and earn that Physician Assistant degree.
After studying myself and discovering my several interests, skills and personal characteristics, I have narrowed down my career choice to being a Physician’s Assistant. I know for a fact that I am attending Central Michigan University and going to take part in their Physician’s Assistant certification program. I believe that this career is the best fit for me for many reasons, such as, I know how to deal with people when problems arise, I don’t get bothered by blood or needles and that is a much needed requirement going into the medical field, also throughout my life I have taken health very seriously, and I have dealt with several injuries myself, playing sports as actively as I do, this just means I know how to sympathize with the pain others feel. In this career, I would be working in either a hospital or a doctor’s office, the environment would be consistently busy if I worked in a hospital but slow if I worked in a doctor’s office. Personally, I would want to work
Growing up my mom only had a part time job, my dad was the sole provider for my family. As my siblings and I grew older and became more independent, my mom felt as though she was no longer needed as much. So she set out to achieve her dreams, becoming a nurse. My mom went back to college for her prerequisites for the nursing program, I watched her struggle through all her classes, her juggling a part time job, being a mom, and pulling my dad through a dark time.