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How should I get clinical experience?

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Amrazzz

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I have no idea where to start getting clinical experience in "timbuktu" land of ohio... any ideas how i can do something in my urban college?
 

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Other ideas:

You have a few weeks and a few thousand dollars? Get STNA training + license. Then go to indeed.com, search for STNA/patient tech/nursing aid jobs (plenty).

Have about 6 months? Get an EMT-B license and work in an emergency room.

Hospices require 5-10% (I forget) of their employee hours to come from volunteers or risk collecting from medicare. They are ALWAYS looking for volunteers. Go sit with dying patients.
 

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1) Hospitals (often volunteering in an ED will lead to shadowing opportunities for staff physicians)

2) Shadowing at local clinics

3) Nursing homes

4) Medical mission trips

5) Summer programs (I don't know how common these are, but something like this: http://www.childrens.com/Careers/jumpstartprogram.cfm)
 
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