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Transcript of Pediatrician
Provides medical care to children in ages newborns to young adults.
Responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating children with injuries and illnesses.
Administer the communications to protect children from diseases such as; hepatitis B, diphtheria, polio, measles, and mumps.
Routine check-ups such as monitoring a child's growth, and development from birth to adulthood.
Work with healthcare professionals to provide children medical care as much as possible.
work with patient's parents or guardians to teach them how to provide the right care on a regular basis for their children. Such as;
tips on improving childhood eating habits, promoting regular exercise, and improving personal hygiene.
"Dreams are free, so dream as big as you can!"
Technical & Soft Skill Requirements:
aily Activities, Duties, and Responsibilities:
September 14, 2013
Career powerpoint presentation.
To be accepted in Med-school, you must take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), submit a letter of recommendation, or the interview process.
Doctor Degree; Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
First half of doctor degree consists of advanced science courses and teaches you with procedures, laws and ethics of medical world.
Second half of doctor degree consists of clinical, hospital experience through rotations in the main areas of medical care, including pediatrics.
Should take four years to complete and will focus on teaching you a variety of medical and healthcare practices.
When completed; enter a pediatric residency program which lasts 3 years.
Learn to perform pediatric duties at the professional level in critical care, ambulatory and impatient settings.
Undergo topics; newborn intensive care, development disabilities, anesthesia procedures and adolescent medicine.
Part of your training will include taking courses in anatomy, pharmacology, psychology, medical ethics, pathology and biochemistry.
In general, pediatricians are expected to earn a more competitive salary than many other careers, including those in the medical profession.
The average pediatrician salary is $126,430.
The pediatrician average salary is typically influenced by the location where the doctor is practicing, type of office where they are employed, and the type of employers.
The average salary of a pediatrician is an hourly wage of $76.04.
The lowest 10% of pediatricians earns $41.27 hourly.
The highest percentiles working in the pediatric field do not have specific salary information available but current figures estimate that these individuals earn over $90.00 per hour.
Salaries for 2013-2014 Pediatric Residents are:
This career requires hand-eye coordination-the ability to use your hands and eyes skillfully.
Pediatricians perform procedures that require precision with scalpels, suture needles and other instruments.
Good vision is necessary for pediatricians to conducting visual examinations to assess rashes, lesions and other physical signs of disease.
Knowledge Skills and abilities:
Strong knowledge of biology, psychology, anatomy, physiology and the principles of counseling and therapy.
Good writing and speacking skills.
Skill in performing medical procedures and conducting physical examinations.
Good computer skills.
Active listening skills, good reading comprehension, the ability to use logic to solve problems, good clinical judgment and excellent critical thinking skills.
Must have compassion.
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