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Colorado303 June 1st, 2014 10:22pm

Have you worked in, do you work in, or do you plan on working in the medical field?

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PrincessPetal Austin, TX
06/01/14 3:29 pm

Lately I've been thinking about being a nurse, chiropractor or paramedic maybe. You?

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Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/01/14 3:30 pm

Nice! I want to be a pharmacist

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s4mm1 MD SLP
06/02/14 10:55 pm

Does treating disphagia count?

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chickencookie Biden Crime Syndicate
06/01/14 5:28 pm

At one time I wanted to be a nurse.

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nicolebliss31
06/02/14 7:16 pm

Healthcare manager

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grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 12:16 pm

Yea...anytime. :)

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grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 3:03 am

Hospital pharmacist here!

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tokala
06/01/14 3:34 pm

I'm working on my degree to be a medical coder. I have 9 more months to go. :-)

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Pauln95klkkk
06/02/14 7:19 pm

I don't but my wife is a dietitian.

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susanr Colorado
06/01/14 4:40 pm

I planned, at one point, to be a physician, but I abandoned that. Many years later I ended up as a medical researcher, but that hardly counts. In between, though, I worked in a hospital clinical lab for 9 years, & then several years part-time as

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Zimmeress Make Me Laugh
06/01/14 6:22 pm

Surgical nurse. 6 years. Not too long, but not a rookie anymore. :-)

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Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 12:40 pm

What was your approximate GPA and PCAT score when you got accepted. Also, did you do any shadowing or work at a pharmacy before getting accepted? And what would you recommend doing?

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Zimmeress Make Me Laugh
06/01/14 6:23 pm

Pretty sure with that résumé, you definitely are considered as a benefit to the medical field. ;-)

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EarlyBird Portland
06/01/14 4:54 pm

No, no and no.

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SmileyMoM Lab Rat Vampire
06/03/14 7:46 am

It is amazing to me how many codes it takes for even a simple procedure. That field had become very complicated.

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grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 12:45 pm

We should probably exchange email addresses. I would prefer to give you my info in private....do you have WhatsApp or anything similar?

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Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 10:08 am

I want to be a pharmacist!

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grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 12:47 pm

my email is my first and last name - never know who is lurking around SOH these days! :D

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cpaswr just say the letters
06/01/14 5:51 pm

I don't but my wife is a psych nurse.

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jmw7477 Indiana
06/01/14 4:14 pm

I worked in medical records for about a year.

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ovcourse 8646 Commiefornia
06/02/14 9:52 pm

I'm not a doctor, but I played one on TV.

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s4mm1 MD SLP
06/03/14 7:59 pm

My textbook has it being listed as both. It's quite old though. Maybe 20+ years. It might have gone out of date.

WhoAreYou Up In The Trees
06/04/14 1:15 pm

Isn't that the funny commercials where someone says "are you a doctor" and they say "no but I stayed at a ..."

Never mind.

WhoAreYou Up In The Trees
06/03/14 10:37 am

I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 4:04 pm

And I would email you but I don't know your first and last name haha. You can email me whenever you have time, and if you don't want to share that info, that's 100% fine :)

grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 3:04 am

Only if you can spell it right.... (dysphagia). ;-)

PrincessPetal Austin, TX
06/01/14 3:37 pm

Nice! Any particular reason steering you in that direction?

susanr Colorado
06/03/14 5:05 pm

Aw, thanks. But not in the same way that *you* are! I wish I had your experience.

grondini Mainer in NC
06/03/14 10:46 am

Can you point me to a source that states that? The term is derived from "dys-" (bad/difficult /disordered) + "phago" (to eat). The prefix "dis-" means something else entirely, and the word "disphagia" is not a recognized spelling anywhere I look.

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/01/14 3:54 pm

It's just a career I've been interested in for awhile and I like what they do. What about you, why those 3?

s4mm1 MD SLP
06/03/14 9:13 am

Both spellings are considered correct =)

tokala
06/03/14 7:48 am

And the change coming up in the fall makes everything more interesting. I'm learning both ICD-9 and ICD-10. :-)

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 11:52 am

Would you be willing to answer a few questions related to getting accepted to pharmacy school? (It might be stuff you don't want to share, so it's ok if you don't want to)

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 12:50 pm

That's completely fine. I do not have that app, would you like me to just email you then?

Colorado303 Future Seattle Resident
06/03/14 11:17 am

What does that have to do with this? Wrong poll?