Why I Want To Be An Internist Essay

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Internal Medicine Choosing a career can be hard because there are so many different careers to choose from, but with a little bit of research you can find one that fits in with your interests. The career that I feel would fit me best, would be a general internist, due to the fact that it is in the medical field, I get to help others and it seems like a very interesting job. A general internist is someone who specializes in the diagnosis and medical (nonsurgical) treatment of adults. Being an internist requires a lot of work; some of the tasks include being able to treat internal disorders such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and problems of the lungs, brain, kidneys and gastrointestinal tract. Internists are also able to prescribe and /or administer medication or therapy (ONET,”Tasks”). Internists, must know how to make good decisions and solve problems that are most beneficial to their patients(ONET, ”Responsibilities”).Also, they should be able to make observations and know how to interpret what they have observed in a way that will be helpful to others and themselves (Myplan.com, ”Responsibilities”). Another responsibility that internists have is monitoring patient’s conditions and their progress and reevaluate treatments if necessary (ONET,”Tasks”). To become an internist you must first get your high school diploma and…show more content…
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