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What would be a good way for me to go about volunteering in a childrens hospital?

What would be a good way for me to go about volunteering in a childrens hospital?

Call: In my professional experience, every hospital has had a volunteer coordinator who oversees the volunteer programs. Volunteers usually have to be screened and undergo some training once (and if) chosen. It is a beautiful thing for a person to do and I strongly suggest you call the hospital and explore how their programs work. ...Read more

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What would be your qualifications for working as a volunteer in a children's hospital? What would you look for?

What would be your qualifications for working as a volunteer in a children's hospital? What would you look for?

Generally: Someone who is understanding, compassionate, lots of patience, personable, always have a smile on his face, someone who listens, and love unconditionally. Someone who is uplifting, mature and responsible with a positive attitude! Someone who is a team player, is also important. ...Read more

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Does volunteering at a hospital and walking around count as exercise?

Does volunteering at a hospital and walking around count as exercise?

Absolutely: It does not count as aerobic exercise. For that, you would need to feel your heart rate increase and be maintained near maximum for 30" or so. Best way to tell without checking pulse is a bead of sweat. But compared to sitting at a computer like I am now, it is definitely exercise. Consider also taking the stairs and not the elevator. ...Read more

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Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Why do they let the hospital volunteers just walk in my room? It’s really annoying.

Tell head nurse: You can limit or restrict people who go to your room. You still have to allow the nurses, and doctors to see you. Volunteers have an important function in hospitals. ...Read more

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Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Tuberculosis screening for volunteer at a hospital?

Skin test: Usually as skin test is done to see if the person has been exposed to tb. If the skin test is positive, it is usually followed by chest x-ray to detect active infection. ...Read more

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How does hospital do laundry?

How does hospital do laundry?

Several ways: Many hospitals have a department devoted to this - cleaning, drying, folding and distribution. Many also use external commercial laundries which pick up the linen and deliver it to the hospital. ...Read more

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What's the #1 hospital in the u.S?

What's the #1 hospital in the u.S?

It depends: It depends on what is being evaluated. Usually places like cleveland clinic, johns hopkins, mass general are at the top of most lists but a place like hospital for special surgery might be tops for orthopedics and/or rheumatology. ...Read more

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What are hospital delivery rooms like?

Depends on hospital: That depends on the hospital. Most have moved to private rooms that create a more homelike feel. Your local hospital website may have pics available for you to see. ...Read more

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Am I able to do a test a the hospital?

Am I able to do a test a the hospital?

Depends on what you: Are after? Not sure what test you think you need, best to discuss it with your GP. ...Read more

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Which hospital do you use for delivery?

Which hospital do you use for delivery?

Ask your doc: You should be getting regular prenatal check ups if you are pregnant. You will want to deliver at the hospital your doctor uses. Ask your doctor where to go. If you do not have a doctor you should make an appointment as soon as you can. You will want a hospital that has a labor and delivery unit. ...Read more

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How can I leav hospital, please tell me?

The door...: Unless you are suicidal or unable to make decisions on your own, you have the right to sign out of the hospital against medical advice any time you want. ...Read more

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Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

Must I go to the hospital to have my baby?

No But....: ...Since there are often unpredictable birth complications to baby and/or mom, it is infinitely safer to deliver in a safer hospital settings. I have experienced several either fatal or permantly damaged babies delivered at home that most likely would have done well at the hospital. ...Read more

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Is the va a good hospital system to go to?

Is the va a good hospital system to go to?

Yes: Yes, the va is a good hospital. Many of the same doctors work in the va system as well as your local private hospitals. The only difference is this is an entity dedicated to serving the men and women who wear our flag. ...Read more

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How sick do I have to be to go to hospital?

How sick do I have to be to go to hospital?

It depends: It depends on judgement of your physician. However, if there are lots of hospitals in your area, you might be more likely to be admitted than if there were only few hospitals. ...Read more

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How to get myself admitted to the hospital?

Depends: Just because you might want to be admitted to that hospital does not mean you will be. That can be determined by you primary care doctor or an emergency room physician and is based on your symptoms and testing for your cheif complaint. ...Read more

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Is it weird that I love being at a hospital?

Love: It may speak to your desire to be cared for, is it possible you long for caring and understanding you are not receiving? Best. ...Read more

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What is the phone to st. Lukes hospital nyc?

Google it.: The time spent to write that entire question, you could have googled "st. Luke's new york" and gotten their website and contact information. This is not a medical question.

http://www. Stlukeshospitalnyc. Org/index. Aspx. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to stay in the hospital?

What to do if I have to stay in the hospital?

Relax: Try to understand what is going on. Ask questions, make sure you understand your options, if any. Make sure you understand who is your main doctor and who are the specialists involved in your care. Enjoy the ride! ...Read more

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