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  1. I have recently started a rotation at an ER. I am being asked to do lots of EKGs, transport patients to the floor, put them in gowns, getting blankets, helping them with bed pans and changing diapers. I'm not above these tasks, but I'm just not sure if this is the norm. I'm being assigned way more of these duties than getting to see patients or perform procedures. Has anyone else had a similar experience in an ER? TIA
  2. Anyone have any experience with womens gyn care in cancer setting, mostly gyn surg, robotics, clinical trials, pre and post chemo, whats the job like. OR hours, Er, CVT, Neurosurg crazy or ? Less so. Any info would be helpful. Thanks.
  3. So I am starting my 3rd day of PA school tomorrow!!! Already overwhelmed! But I have to write a paper on this topic and would love to add a poll result to it...PA Certification by Exam: Is PANRE an archaic process and should we advocate to get rid of it? If so why? If not why? And any advice to get through anatomy would be great...haha...
  4. I came into college with the hopes of going to medical school, but it all seems like such a daunting road to complete medical school and residency studying/working 60-80 hours a week. I want to be able to raise a family and spend time with them and to also have free time to enjoy my hobbies and such. I am exercising the idea of becoming a PA, but I can honestly say that I do not know much about this field. Please excuse my ignorance if I sound like the typical pre-med scared of medical school, but I am very concerned of what my future life and struggles will be. Would any of you be able t
  5. Hey All, I have a couple questions: 1) Under "Duties" section of Patient experience, should we bullet list our duties, (i.e, Vital Signs, Incision and Drainage, Patient History and Objective Documentation, etc) Or write it out in a sentence? and, 2) I did some Volunteer work waaay back, and CANNOT remember the lady who was essentially my "supervisor". Is it proper to put "unknown" or "None" in this section? Thanks!!
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