I have always been so fascinated with psychology since I was young. I took psychology in high school and now I am taking it here online through CSN. I am half way through the course and I can say I have learned a lot. I have learned many new things, found out some interesting stuff and the things I already knew have been polished for a better understanding. This general psychology class is preparing me for the child psychology class I plan to take after I am done, as Psychology 101 is the pre-requisite.
Introduction to Psychology Readings In Introduction to Psychology taught by Dr. Mary Kay Streit, we were leaning information form our book Introduction to Psychology Eighth Edition? The class study forms chapters 1 to 20 slipping a few in the middle. The class had a fast past and was full of useful information. At first I had a very hard time keeping up. The first two tests I barely passed.
During my first semester in college, when I was enrolled in Intro to Psychology (Psych 101) I established a new love for school and learning. I began so engrossed in every aspect of it that I never wanted class to end. It was from then on that I decided to pursue my B.A. in psychology. After completing three years, I realized that there is still so much knowledge to be obtained in this field.
They need to know how to maintain order throughout their classroom, commit to their students, and realize that every student is diverse in their learning needs. Before taking Psychology 2012 at Hillsborough Community College, I never realized I would use psychology in my teaching career; however, it has become so evident to me the importance of it that I am now going to minor in Psychology as well as majoring in Mathematics Education. As we all are fully aware, each student is diverse and has special needs when it comes to learning. There are three types of learners: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Visual learners learn best when shown how to do an assignment.
As a college student, the amount of students on powerful meds for ADHD and ADD is shocking. It is a topic seen in every classroom and heard in many dialogues. Conversations can be overheard frequently about how easy meds are to get and how effortless it is to receive a diagnosis. However, while I know that a vast number of students are taking prescription drugs for ADHD, I don’t think that I ever realized the full extent to which this disorder was effecting America’s youth. It wasn’t until I spent my time volunteering as a paraprofessional in a fourth grade classroom that I felt I truly understood the weight that the number of ADHD diagnosis’s were having on our nation’s children.
The first stop on the route to becoming a doctor starts with attending medical school, which I assumed would be the hardest process of becoming a doctor. It involves learning and being tested on material of all health specialties, even those separate from a person’s interest, in the medical field. Jay Bonnar attended Harvard University School of Medicine, where the academic environment is very competitive and stressful. Bonnar made it very clear that his interest was not specifically in medicine but in helping others; and believed he could not be a businessman or take on another career. I would presume the most difficult part of medical school is all the new information and first interactions with patients doctors face.
Soon enough, Henrietta went to Johns Hopkins Medical Center to get this check and learned that she had cervical cancer. But here is where the problem arises, Henrietta gave full consent for her cancer treatment at Hopkins, but she never gave consent for the extraction and use of her cells. During her first treatment TeLinde, the doctor treating Henrietta, removed 2 sample tissues: one from her tumor and one from healthy cervical tissue, and then proceeded to treat Henrietta, all the while no one knowing that Hopkins had obtained tissue samples from Henrietta without her consent. These samples were later handed to ... ... middle of paper ... ...ical necessities and furthermore cannot trust any doctor anymore because people in Hopkins took her tissues and cells and exploited them. HeLa cells were one of the greatest medical inventions that came about for the scientific field and yet the woman behind this medical feat is not fully remembered and honored.
History and physical is important step in determining the patient problems. One is able to establish the actual problem based on the history alone. Patient medical condition, the proposed procedure is able to determine the type of anesthesia needed for the next procedure. But one of the major reason why history and physical is required is to provide the doctor reviewing the patient an opportunity to review patient’s health status and any other concerns. It gives the doctor condition of the patient he or she can’t do on the patient which might result to death.
In my first semester at Wellesley College, I took a survey course in psychology out of sheer curiosity. Students tend to feel like they know everything there is to know about human behavior and cognition after taking the survey course, and I was the same way. However, with each higher level
The medical model was developed for the practice of medicine, many of its characteristics are being used in different health disciplines (Kielhofner, 2009, p. 235). Including the Occupational therapy profession. As a client-centered profession, it is vital to learn all you can about your clients. However, before an individual becomes a client to an OT. He/ she was a patient.