HEALTHCARE & NURSING
I really liked working with people and learning about consumers, but I also really liked the human body.
You could be doing cardiovascular imaging, which is the imaging of the heart and blood vessels.
My advice for making more money as a younger nurse is to offer yourself up for the shifts that nobody wants.
If you’re a nurse then cleaning s…, removing drains from peoples brains or thinking on your feet in a critical situation all become ‘normal.’
“I think it’s fair to say that 90% of the students enrolled missed out on undergraduate medicine. “
I felt that dentistry had a quicker pathway to independent practice and I didn’t love the idea of spending over ten years at university.
Some patients don’t progress like you thought they would and they get angry with themselves. Imagine not being able to do something that used to be simple, like picking up a fork.
Note: sports physio is not where the money is.
A doula is: a person who gives support, help, and advice to a woman during pregnancy and during and after the birth.
What’s the difference between a sonographer and a radiologist?
CASE 1, a 4 year old boy with a stutter who could only pronounce “h” and “t” sounds
Our dropout rate was pretty big in the second year because that’s when all your placement starts.
Allied health is term used to describe anyone in health that isn’t a doctor, dentist or nurse.
You do the course over two years, while you are in year 11 and 12.
Clinically, I learned to always back myself and remain calm under pressure in any situation.
After a family member experienced a trauma, I realised the impact that a nurse has on someone’s life.
But I never think, “How on earth did you let yourself get like this?” because the reality is more complex.
“You could literally hear his skull cracking.”