Furthermore, the patient reported a decreased hearing on his right ear. The initial brain CT imaging did not reveal a temporal bone fracture. However, left frontal, right and left inferior temporal bone contusions were reported. In addition, there was left parieto-temporal extra-axial hemorrhage with a 3mm maximum thickness. Right sided wall erythema on ear examination was viewed as a possible otitis media by the ER physician.
The goal of my life is to enjoy as many seconds of it, as I am gratefully given. Going out for sports, making new friends, working hard on homework, and just doing everyday tasks for the person I am today, is working towards my future. Taking CNA classes and becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant has been just one significant choice amongst others that I view as a supporter for my
Starting off the year, I was and still am, very intimidated of a college level writing course. Since it was an engineering based writing class, my worries eased up a bit. When I attended the first class I didn’t know anything over the technical communication writing style. Slowly I developed an understanding over the writing style by reading the text book and other supplemental readings. When our group (Construction Management and Nursing) was assigned with the first group project, I was able to apply what I’ve learned so far in the class.
To become an orthopedic surgeon, the physician must now overcome the next obstacle along the path….residency and specialization. For a physician to specialize in general surgery alone, he must complete five to six years of residency. Residency is where the physician is training in a specified area of medicine and making the important decisions regarding patient care. In residency, doctors work many hours and are on call most of the time. According to Dr. Heller, you don’t “get much sleep during residency, but most of us were young, energetic, and passionate about what [they] were doing, so [they] survived” (77).
I walked over to tables that had to do with my major and got the information I needed on what skills I need to succeed in the specific major, what type of jobs students have with the major, and much more. Majoring in Human Development and Learning, I must have great speaking skills and must work well with children. I love children and am very excited to see where I can go with my major. In the University College, I can have a concentration in Pre-School and Child Care Administration and this would help me with exactly what I want to do; owning a daycare center and a dance studio for
When you need to visit the physical therapist? Physical therapy to manage a wide range of patients, with coverage of illness and injury. Patients of all ages, both aged very young to very old, can go to physical therapy. Injury, aging, and genetic disease can have an effect on the occurrence of health conditions that limit a person's ability to do daily activities. Physical therapy can help you restore, among others, strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.
Outcome 5: Use Basic Communication and Collaborative Skills to Optimize Patient Outcomes Brenen Dapkiewicz NU 311 Fundamentals of Nursing Practicum Washburn University School of Nursing Knowledge Q1: Describe how you utilized several communication skills you were introduced to in class. During my long-term care experience last Friday, I was exposed to many forms of communication. There was non-verbal communication, where you could just see that a patient was maybe anxious or content. I witnessed verbal communication between nurses, certified nurse's assistants, bath assistants, and even student nurses. However, the best example I can give about communication and how I utilized communication was during my first insulin injection.
I took a nursing assistant class through a dual enrollment program. I performed clinical hours at Golden Living Center in Rome, Georgia for CNA training. I took this class not because I wanted to become a nurse but because this was the only healthcare class left that I had not taken. I did not want to go senior year without taking a class in healthcare because I did not want to forget important skills that I had learned in prior classes. This class taught me a lot about the medical field.
Since I was a young parent I worked in Buffalo until the late ninety’s, and moved to Sacramento CA and for twenty years leaving my daughter by her choice, and I took her young two year old son. I learned what humility was. My first job was working in a nursing home I received my nursing certificate, working with mental and physical patients, I learned a lot of empathy. Working with Transitional Living Community Support, taught me about mental health, and homeless, and how people suffer everyday with this disease, and how being homeless is not always by choice. While, working at TLCS I worked with CARE Connection, a program to recruit homeless hoboes and, homeless from the railroads and from under the byways and bridges.
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
On March 30, 1842 he successfully removed a tumor from James Venable under sulfuric-ether. James woke up in a little discomfort, and no memory of the surgery. However, he did not publish his findings in writing. He also was a surgeon during the Civil War to both sides in Athens, Georgia. In 1846, Dr. William Morton was wrongly credited of being the first person to have used sulfuric-ether as a sedative for surgery.
After completing my bachelor’s degree, I will take the necessary classes required by my state and the National Board of Emergency Medicine, so that I may obtain my Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification. Obtaining my EMT certification and working in that field will be beneficial to me when it comes to being an Athletic Trainer. I have always had a passion for helping people, and a passion for the healthcare field. I know just how important it is to have a dedicated Athletic Trainer when you are trying to recover from a sports injury and when trying to prevent future
During this time period I saw multiple neurologists, orthopedists, and concussion specialists all around the state and country. These physicians were not mentors to me, but the things they discussed while going through the diagnosing process thoroughly intrigued me. I honestly had no idea what it meant to be a doctor minus the various checkups and shots required for school. From the first concussion on though, I began to expand my knowledge surrounding the field of medicine. By the end of my freshman year of high school I knew this was now something I wanted to pursue and took every academic and shadowing opportunity I could to ensure this.
I have known for years that I wanted to work in the realm of health science. I knew that I wanted to do something in sports medicine. When I took a deeper look into sports medicine I learned that there are many areas of sports medicine that you can get licensed in and that the sports medicine part would be a specialty to attach to it. So I took the list as started to look through it at each job that plays an affect in the sport medicine area. I narrowed in on Physical Therapy and then took the time to do some shadowing in it for my senior study.
The shadow health physical assessment and concept lab are very informative and helpful. I would definitely apply my learned knowledge on my daily assessment of my patients. I learned how to assess the heart and peripheral vascular system thoroughly. Lastly, this unit helped me understand the circulatory system better, and will help me improve my assessment skills. Jarvis, C. (2012), Physical Examination & Health Assessment (6th ed.)