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What Degree Does A Doctor Need
Not necessarily: Second degree burns range from minor to very serious. In general, you should remove the roof of the blister, wash the burn with soap and water once a day and apply something like Bacitracin ointment and a dry bandage. If there is increasing pain, drainage, redness, or if not healed in about 10 days, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Usually Not 1st degr: Infection in 1st degree burns is not common. Usually use of topical cream (like silvadene) will improve discomfort and provide antibacterial protection during the early healing time. See your doctor to confirm it is 1st degree versus 2nd degree injury and decide treatment of choice. ...Read more
No legal requirement: Some physicians feel more comfortable in an executive role and some get burned out with treating patients. There is no legal definition of the requirements for an executive physician. Many who seek this track will get an MBA or legal degree to help their chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to become a doctor. What is the best way to go about doing that after getting my general associate degree?
Continue studies!: In addition to volunteering to "buff" your resume, you need a bs degree with a gpa of at least 3.7, all your pre-med requirements completed, good mcat scores, well-received interviews, and letters of recommendation. There are lots of 4.0 gpas, high mcats, and sterling letters of recommendation, so there has to be something that sets you aside from the rest. Sometimes takes 2 or 3 tries to get in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical school: Yes. Once they graduate from medical school. ...Read more
Is age 27 to old to decide that you want to become a doctor? Only have 2 year degree. Should i forget about it?
No: 27 is not too old. I've heard of people in their 50s and 60s starting a medical career and succeeding at it. Age is not a limiting factor. It'll probably take you a while to get there but you can do it with personal and financial investment. ...Read more
Becoming an MD: 4 yes college then 4 yrs of medical school and then depending on the specialty you choose will do anywhere from 3-7 years of training the you need to pass all your board exams before you can get a license to practice ...Read more
Is age 27 too old to decide you want to become a doctor? I only have a 2 year degree. Should i just forget about it? I love cardiology. Opinions?
Passion: I agree with the numbers provided. You would be older than many when you finished but younger than some. It really comes down to your passion and what makes you happy. You are by no means too old. However i would make sure you explore what being a doctor is all about before beginning your journey. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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