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How can I become a physician's assistant?

Training programs: Manymedical centers offer training programs for PAs. You will need a college degree with a good record. It helps if you have had some medical experience or at least a scientific background. PA schools are very competitive. Google PA programs to see which are out there. ...Read more

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How to become a neuroendocrinology physician?

How to become a neuroendocrinology physician?

Med school residency: First college 4 years, then medical school, then internal medicine residency, followed by a fellowship in endocrine. ...Read more

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How to become a medical doctor in pediatric care?

How to become a medical doctor in pediatric care?

Pre med courses: You need a year each of organic chemistry, a ear of physics, a year of biology with their respective lab courses, a year of english and a year of calculus or other math courses including statistics.Also required is certain number of non science courses.You usually accompalish that in four years and then you take mcats and if you get into med school 4 years of school and three years of residency. ...Read more

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How do you become a nurse practitioner?

How do you become a nurse practitioner?

See: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses

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How to become a pediatric gynecologist?

How to become a pediatric gynecologist?

There is : No such thing. Gynecology is the study of women's diseases. Pediatricians deal with all children diseases. ...Read more

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How to become a neurologist?

How to become a neurologist?

Training: After finishing medical school, you undergo specialty training in residency for a minimum of four years to fulfill the minimal; requirements in the US. ...Read more

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How to become a pulmonologist?

How to become a pulmonologist?

Fellowship: Have to have a doctor's degree, then do a 3 years residency in internal medicine and then a 103 year fellowship in pulmonary medicine. A pediatric pulmonologist needs 3 years of general pediatric training and then 3 years of pediatric pulmonology fellowship. ...Read more

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How can I become a nurse practitioner?

How can I become a nurse practitioner?

Check:: http://www.rncentral.com/nursing-library/careplans/100_really_useful_web_sites_for_nurses

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Do I have to be a nurse to then become a wound care technician?

Do I have to be a nurse to then become a wound care technician?

Wound professionals: It is not clear what you mean by a "wound technician". There are multiple opportunities with wound care under many different professions. ...Read more

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How can you become a pediatric gynecologist?

How can you become a pediatric gynecologist?

It's a long road!: First you complete medical school, then you do your internship and then complete a basic residency in obstetrics and gynecology. After that you can apply for a specialty residency in pediatric gynecology, which is another 2 years or so. Overall, it takes about 8-10 years to be completely done and practicing on your own as a pediatric gynecologist, depending on how long your programs are. ...Read more

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How to become a pediatric surgeon?

How to become a pediatric surgeon?

Pediatrics: It takes a college degree, making sure to take the classes necessary to get into medical school. Simply put, get good grades. MCAT is the entrance exam (like SAT, for college). Then you go to medical school, next, for 4 yrs. After that, you begin your residency, in general surgery, 3-4 more years. Then a fellowship, in pediatric surgery, 2more years. It's also verrrrrry expensive. ...Read more

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How to become a medical dosimetrist?

How to become a medical dosimetrist?

Look here: For training, here's the national association website:
http://bit.ly/2xOnNZL

For jobs, it helps to connect with the radiation oncology doctors and clinics in your area as well as online. It's not a very big subspecialty in healthcare compared to specialities like internal medicine and is one of those areas where it can really help to network. ...Read more

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Should I become a physician assistant or family nurse practitioner (emergency focus) to work in the er?

Should I become a physician assistant or family nurse practitioner (emergency focus) to work in the er?

Doesn't matter: Either one is fine. It really depends on your state's laws and local hospitals' regulations on how independent each can be and the prescribing rules for each. The training is different. An np needs to be an rn (with experience) first. A pa goes to school straight from college. There is a training period after each but that varies based on your specialization (e.g. Emergency). ...Read more

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To become a mental health nurse do you have to become a hospital nurse first?

To become a mental health nurse do you have to become a hospital nurse first?

Registered Nurse: Registered nurses working in a hospital share the same basic training and examination process to obtain their license. Nurses who choose to work with psychiatric patients usually have additional training. In addition there are licensed psychiatric technicians or psych techs. They have their own training requirements and their own licensing board. Both occupations are challenging and rewarding. ...Read more

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How to become a sleep doctor?

How to become a sleep doctor?

See below: 1. Graduate from high school. 2. Graduate from college.. 3. Graduate from medical school. 4. Complete a residency in a primary (e.g., internal medicine, neurology, family practice) medical specialty. 5. Complete a fellowship program in sleep medicine. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get in to see a physician assistant?

Call around: This is highly variable and the best way to find out is to call around and ask. ...Read more

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How to become a periodontist?

How to become a periodontist?

Three steps: 1.College 4 years. 2. Dental School 4 years. 3. Full-time Perio residency 3 years. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Would a doctor and pyschologist still be willing to keep a client who they have referred to a hospital for safety, or would they discharge the client?

Would a doctor and pyschologist still be willing to keep a client who they have referred to a hospital for  safety, or would they discharge the client?

That depends on the: Provider. I continue to see my patients after they have returned from a psychiatric admission. A provider might elect not to continue seeing the patient if they didn't believe that the services they provided were adequate to treat the patient safely. ...Read more