Pediatrics--(adjective) the branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases--is an intriguing career. It brings you into a world filled with different diseases, families, and seeing kids grow. Its filled with children, their health, lots of college, and solving problems. There are many features, responsibilities, challenges, schooling, interest, skills, and planning involved in achieving all of this.
Some features include being able to see little kids of many different ages, genders, and races. With the kids of many different ages you can see the different varieties of what they have contracted, how they contracted it, and how to solve it. Most of the time, you get to stick with the same family from the time the child is born to when they are either 18 or 21. You get to see how they developed between those years.
Responsibilities are huge in this career. Mainly because you have to keep patients information straight, not speak about patients, and make sure that appointments are scheduled right. When typing in information there are specific slots that are for specific information, and if you mess that up, you pretty much mess up everything. It is a huge responsibility to learn remember everything. It can also be a huge responsibility to build up your clientele while still staying true to whatever company you are working for.
There are so many challenges that come with this career. One of them being everyday problems, like trying to figure out whats wrong, how you can help, and what you prescribe them, to make them feel better. If you prescribe them something they are allergic to, it could most likely kill them. Even in order to become a pediatrician you have to go through so many years of schooling and learning facts. This takes very much work and you need to really want to be in pediatrics to go through so much schooling. Even through high school you need to do this, they look at your high school transcript, and that’s very important.
Schooling for pediatrics is very competitive. When you get into this field of study, it is better to go to a very competitive school and get B’s than to go to a noncompetitive school and get A’s. You have to go to school for 11 years after you go to high school. First you have to go to four years of undergraduate college, next you have to go to four years of medical school, last you have to do three years of residency, which is when you have to work in a hospital as a “regular doctor.” Then you have your 11 years of schooling. All throughout this you learn what you need to know, the facts, and what you need to do in an emergency.
This job has many interesting details about it. One of them is seeing people grow. You get to discover how things work and why they work that way. You learn things that you...