Physician Essay Topics

Physician Assistant

I have come to a point in life that many people have not.  I have made a firm decision to recommit myself to pursuing my dreams.  While there are those who believe that with an ounce of luck and a ton of persistence anything can be accomplished, I believe that there is no reason to… View Article

Home Care Providers

  According to Guberman, (1999) the word ‘Home care’ is also known as domiciliary care which refer to health care provided to the patients at home by either health care professional which a times referred to as formal care which in united states they are called skilled care or by family and friends also called… View Article

Appearance: What Do I Wnt To Wear Tomorrow?

“What do I want to wear tomorrow”? That question is repeated in almost every home in America nightly after the dinner has been served, dishes washed, and the children are snug in the bed. After picking and prodding through the closet for several minutes the next words usually are, “I really don’t feel like wearing… View Article

Dr. Mengele

Josef Rudolf Mengele was a very significant officer in Auschwitz, one of the many WWII concentration camps. He was born on March 16, 1911 and was in service as a German SS officer and physician from 1938-1945. He started out as a supervising physician for the selection of arriving prisoners and eventually worked his way… View Article

Future Goals of Nursing

During my childhood and early teenage years, I can remember my English teachers asking things like “what do you want to be when you grow up?” and “What do you want to study in college?” As a child I would give a quick sentence or a couple of words of how I wanted to be… View Article

Functional Leadership Model in Healthcare

The traditional leadership model focuses on three main areas which are looked at to be the core areas of leadership; task, individual, and team (Al-Touby, 1). Our text does not cover the traditional leadership model but, it does cover the path-goal leadership theory which in some sense relates to both the traditional leadership model and… View Article

Prehistoric Medicine

They used herbalism; the practise of using herbs to heal people. In each tribe there were shamans who would ‘exorcise ill people’ demons’ and apothecary. They had medicine men who were shamans and witch-doctors. They would provide supernatural treatments like charms, spells and amulets to ward off evil spirits. If someone was ill the medicine… View Article

The Use of Traditional Medicine in the Caribbean

Traditional Medicine- Systems of medicine developed before the era of modern medicine, based on cultural beliefs and ancestral practices. Modern Medicine-Medicine as practiced by holders of M.D (medical doctor).Other terms includes: allopathic medicine; western medicine; mainstream medicine; orthodox medicine; regular medicine and biomedicine. Acupuncture- a medical treatment from China that involves putting sharp thin needles… View Article

Medicine Sketch

‘That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake’. — Mahatma Gandhi. Human’s existence on the earth is always full of great pleasures and sorrows, strengths and weaknesses and health and illnesses, like the day and the night these happenings are inherent in everyone’s life cycle. It is silver lining that there… View Article

American’s for Safe Access vs Dea

Abstract This paper examined The American’s for Safe Access’s petition before a federal court to have the Drug Enforcement Administration reduce its current classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug. As this case goes before the court, there could be three possible outcomes: a judgment in favor of the plaintiff, the defendant, or a… View Article

Confidentiality of Health Information

1. Should corrections be date and time stamped? Yes, it is very important to keep track of when changes are made to an individual’s medical records. Any correction made to confidential medical information should be time and date stamped. In addition, the name of the person who makes the changes should be recorded with the… View Article

Dream Job

I often wonder about my future as I am about to finish university. The number one question on my mind is which profession should I choose? It is very hard to make any definite choices, because I know they will affect me for the rest of my life. I want a profession that will satisfy… View Article

Image of Nurses in the Media

The image of nursing as portrayed by the media swings like a pendulum in between negative and positive attributes. However, most times, the portrayal is more on the negative side. Most nurses will readily agree to the fact that the way the media paints the profession is way beyond what they believe in or practice…. View Article

My Ambition in Life

We are all familiar with the proverb ‘Hitch your wagon to a star.’ The logic behind it is simple. If we do not aspire for something great, we shall not strive for it and consequently lead a life of ignominy. The autobiographies of all great men reveal, that each of them very early in childhood… View Article

Smelly Feet

E­verybody is familiar with this phenomenon. Most of us have a friend or relative who can clear out a room when they kick off their shoes. And even the sweetest smelling person can do a decent job stinking up a pair of shoes by running a few miles in them. So what’s going on here?… View Article

The Flexner Report

The Flexner Reports’ importance and it’s implication on today’s medical schools cannot be understated. Prior to the report being completed and released, many medical schools had little in common with one another and did not provide the adequate training needed to produce well rounded and educated doctors. After the report was released in 1910, it… View Article

Women in Medicine

One of the reasons why there was so much opposition to women becoming doctors was because society expected women to marry young and produce children. The thought of women working shocked many as people did not expect their daughters or wives to work for a living. The men believed that it was them who were… View Article

Any Given Friday

On any given Friday night any athlete could be injured. It is not wished upon any athlete but accidents happen. On a particular Friday our 17 year old athlete suffered an anterior cruciate ligament or ACL tear while playing football for his high school. The athlete was trying to make a quick cut and when… View Article

Healthcare Interview

Introduction This paper is based on a conducted interview of a licensed employee of Larkin Community Hospital. This paper will include an overview of Larkin Community Hospital. It will describe the targeted department, type of work conducted in this department, and specific information that makes it unique. Furthermore, this paper will describe all responsibilities in… View Article

Advanced Practive Role

Over the last decade there has been a steady decline in primary care physicians’ in the medical profession. The steady decline of primary care physicians’ has increased the need of advance nurse practitioners in underserved areas. This essay will define advance practice nursing in Arizona, describe the role of the Advance Practice Nurse, Family Nurse… View Article

Electronic Medical Records a Cure for Health Care Case Study

1.) Identify and describe the problem in this case. The problem in this case is medical record keeping. About 12 percent of healthcare spending goes towards medical recordkeeping. Medical records have been kept in files and folders, which causes difficulty in accessing and sharing information. This problem could be maintained with electronic medical systems. 2.)… View Article

Penn Foster Exam

Paragraph 1 I’m replying to your career opportunity posted on your website. I understand that you are actively seeking to hire a Medical Coding and Billing Specialist at one of your Dartmouth Hitchcock locations. This position is responsible for reviewing medical records of discharged patients to ensure that diagnoses and procedures have been recorded; collect,… View Article

Physician-Assisted Suicide

According to the American Medical Association, physician-assisted suicide “occurs when a physician facilitates a patient’s death by providing the necessary means and/or information to enable the patient to perform the life-ending act” (American- Opinion). This is different than, and not to be confused with, a physician providing medication to relieve pain, knowing that the necessary… View Article

Community Medicine: Much More than a Mere Clinical Subject

Abstract: Medical doctors bear a great burden of caring for both the healthy and ill in the society. An avaricious doctor who has thrown basic ethics to the winds is an abomination to the profession. Over the years as knowledge progressed, the art of medicine slowly changed from a “philosophy” to a “technology” with emphasis… View Article

Appendicitis Background

Considered as one of the most common diseases in emergency abdominal surgery, acute appendicitis affects approximately seven percent of the population with an estimate of eighteen percent of perforation rates. Checking a patient who has suspicion of acute appendicitis primarily depends on the patient’s history of disease and physical signs. Clinical manifestation, however, is rare… View Article

Personal statement for medical residency

Family residency has been my passion for a long time. This is not farfetched. I have been nursing an ambition to be a family physician for a very long time, this is unconnected with a series of experiences that I have had in the past. A few days before commencing my medical training in Poland,… View Article

The submittal of claims

The submittal of claims to insurance companies requesting payment for medical services provided by a doctor to a patient is called the medical billing process. Ten steps make up the process: preregistration of patients; establishment of financial responsibility for the visit; checking patients in; checking patients out; the review of coding compliance; verifying billing compliance;… View Article

Head Nurse

A head nurse has the following important duties and job responsibilities: * Planning and scheduling the work activities of junior nurses in her section. * Making sure that the medical reports and instruments are kept properly and safely. * Ensuring that the patients obey the instructions and advice of the doctors and follow their prescriptions… View Article

SLP: Second Part

Many healthcare programs have modified their operational design and culture to one of being patient-centered while being fiscally viable. As part of your interview of a healthcare manager or executive selected for module 1 discuss how the program was or will be transformed to be patient-centered. In your discussion please address the following questions. 1…. View Article

Medical Assisting

Medical Assistants are crucial people in the medical field. “Medical Assistants are multi-skilled members of the health care team who perform administrative and clinical procedures under the supervision of a licensed health care provider such as a nurse or doctor.”(American Association of Medical Assistants, Library) Medical Assistants do have a variety of different duties that… View Article