Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Review: How to Get Your Foot in the Door of Hospital Practice #9

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Summary:  How You Get Your Foot in the Door of Hospital Practice
  1. Complete the Basics (education and licensing requirements)
  2. Prepare your foundation as a gardener enriches the soil before spring
  3. Find your Trail Guide (mentors) and Pack Your Trail Bag
  4. Plan some expeditions with these Trail Guides (shadowing): one, two
  5. Learn about hospital culture and make positive connections through volunteering
  6. Keep learning and honing skills for your trail pack: 
    1. Shadowing, volunteering, short-course certifications, regular biomedicine reviews as well as TCM reviews 
  7. Connect to your hospital-practice community (HH Project)
  8. Regularly renew/enrich your clinical work by repeating steps 1-6.

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