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Prosthetist - Orthotist Careers

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Prosthetists design and fit artificial limbs (prostheses) to replace those lost through amputation or limbs missing at birth.

Orthotists design and fit surgical appliances (orthoses) such as braces, callipers, neck collars and splints. These can be used to support limbs or the spine to relieve pain, aid movement or prevent physical conditions getting worse. Orthoses may be worn permanently by the patient or used temporarily.

A Guide To Becoming A Dentist

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A career in dentistry can be highly rewarding for many people, offering the prospect of working closely with people and caring for others, flexible work hours, the opportunity for self employment, and a competitive salary. Becoming a qualified dentist is however very challenging and competition for places at dental schools is fierce. It requires a lot of hard work, a lengthy period of studying, and a dedication to learning.Before you embark upon this career path, you’ll need to think carefully about whether you want to commit to becoming a dentist.

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Study Medicine,Dentistry and other programs at the University of Debrecen in Hungary!

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It’s very competitive to get a place in the UK so if you are not sure about your acceptance and willing to study in a European country, the University of Debrecen in Hungary can be a perfect place to pursue your career dreams.
The University of Debrecen is the largest University in Hungary with approximately 27,000 students and more than 3000 international students from all around the world. The University invested lots of money into new buildings, new equipments so you will find state of the art learning facilities accompanying with a tranquil and peaceful environment.

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RCPsych commissioned film about the work of psychiatrists by Kamran Ahmed #adifflife

Written & directed by Kamran Ahmed (@DocKamran), this film was commissioned by the Royal College of Psychiatrists to give medical students and the general public an insight into the work that psychiatrists do. It was premiered at Medfest 2013 - The national medical film festival (@Medfest).

Choosing Medicine as a Career

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Medicine is an extremely competitive degree course: there are about 19,000 applications for 7000 places in 31 medical schools.Very few offers will be for less than AAB - realistically you will need to be predicted AAA/AAAA to stand a good chance. In addition, you will need at least 6 A/A* at GCSE.

Nursing Offers a Wealth of Opportunities

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Nursing is a highly-skilled discipline that can offer a range of excitingand rewarding opportunities in a diverse range of settings. As a nurse it is possible to work in hospitals, GP surgeries, schools, people’s homes and specialist clinics to name but a few. For those with a penchant for travel, nurses also work on cruise ships and in the armed forces. The skills that nurses have are universally sought and there are many opportunities to work in other countries as well. Outside the health service nurses work in private hospitals and clinics, the voluntary sector and industry.

Orthodontist

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Orthodontics is a specialist branch of dentistry concerned with the growth of the teeth, jaws and face. Orthodontic treatment can straighten irregular or uneven teeth and correct abnormalities of the jaw, improving appearance and making it easier to eat. This improves dental health and can also increase a patient's self-confidence and mental and physical well-being. Most patients are children and young people although adults may also be treated.

Doctor GP

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For most people, general practitioners (GPs) are their first point of contact with the National Health Service (NHS). GPs diagnose and treat a wide range of health conditions that can have physical, emotional or social causes. They talk to patients and examine them in order to diagnose their condition. They may prescribe medicine or treatment, perform minor surgery, or advise patients on health issues. They also decide whether a patient needs to be referred to other healthcare professionals for further investigations or treatment.

Counsellor/Psychotherapist

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Counsellors and psychotherapists help people who are experiencing difficulties with relationships, bereavement, depression, stress or other personal problems, and people who want to improve the way they handle everyday life.

They don't offer advice, but they do help people examine their options and explore their own solutions in a calm and confidential setting.

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