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  1. Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone has taken a decent credible Medical Terminology class online. I have no choice but to take it online as it was not offered at my college in my undergrad studies. Let me know if you have any suggestions, it will be a great help! Thank you!
  2. Hi everyone, I was just accepted to West Virginia University’s PA program (class of 2022) and I am planning on attending. We have a short amount of time to figure out living arrangements, as classes begin in early January 2020. Has anyone else been accepted and would like to chat about finding roommates or would just like to get to know other students in the program?
  3. 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
  4. Hello, I am a future PA student and am curious about other opinions on this very important topic. With current and probable future healthcare reforms, what do you see as the benefits, repercussions, and changes on the PA job outlook? I ask this questions from a professional point of view and am not looking for arguments on political stands. Thanks for your input and I am curious to see your take on things. I will start with my own understanding. President Trump has been making changes to slowly weaken Obamacare as his health reform has not been approved. President trump would like
  5. Hey, everyone, figured I'd start a new thread for this year's accepted students! My name is Diana, and I can't wait to meet everyone in August :)
  6. what pa program are you in and what's your profile like? I am still an undergrad student and I would want to be (extra) well-prepared for PA school. I have looked at multiple uni's programs, but since I'm in california, I'd like to stay local. I was looking at usc's. anybody in usc's program? gpa? GRE score? HRE? curious. thank you.
  7. Any PA students planning to attend the SEMPA 360 conference in San Diego this week? If so, we should meet up!
  8. EDITED: See below. In short, this could be titled "Student Needs Not So Many Clinical Hours, It Seems To Me Based on What I Know at This Point." I've agreed to take on an NP student for the fall semester. This person attends a state school somewhat nearby. Sometime between early September and early December, she needs 150 hours. Actually 100, since it sounds like the program person and the student have agreed she'll do 50 hours in the student clinic. Even with my part-time schedule, with 2 weenie 4-hour evening shifts per week and regular shifts every other weekend, I calculated we co
  9. I just finished precepting a student. She did fine, no major concerns. On the last day she said thank you and handed me a sealed envelope. Later, at home, I opened it and it was a nice little card -- with a $40 Amazon code. My organization's code of conduct says that gift cards are the same as cash, and I can't accept gifts from vendors, drug reps, patients, or "others." There's nothing specific to students. So, it was a lovely thought, and I believe the student meant well, but... awkward. Especially since the evaluation has yet to be completed. Feels kind of like the Vikings: 85-yard
  10. http://download.figure1.com/fall2015?m=mkspiker - this is a link for Figure1 http://www.uptodate.com/contents/search is also a pretty good tool, but you have to have a subscription OR your school may have one. Figure1 is a pretty good App for your phone. I use this to get some visuals for diseases and disease states that may not be so common in the clinics I live around! I'd suggest checking it out if you're interested in seeing some fun and interesting cases! Also, this is a great study tool that I use every now and then! Worth a try, love it or hate it!
  11. Hello, I am currently a first year PA student at Arcadia University in Philadelphia. Originally from Pittsburgh, I am interested in going home for a rotation or two at the end of my clinical year (~Dec-June, 2014). I am a very hard worker, would bring positive energy and am fascinated by all types of medicine. If you are interested in teaching, just let me know and we can see if it would work out. Thank you! -T.Y.
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