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    The career of a cardiothoracic surgeon is constantly changing. Changes in the future will occur in many different areas of the career. Due to the current cardiothoracic surgeon shortage in the United States, educational programs will be altered to attract and encourage more medical students to pursue the career of a cardiothoracic surgeon. The educational curriculum for cardiothoracic surgeons will be revised to increase efficiency and effectiveness. This new learning environment is supported by the advancement in simulation technology, and development of new models (Zeigler, S., 2015). Simulation based training is fun and active, which will draw more medical students towards the profession of cardiothoracic surgeon. The rapid advances in information technology, medical devices, and biotechnology will change the daily practices of cardiothoracic surgeons.…

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    Only the Brave Can Change the Outcome “What’s going on?” “How did this happen?” “Is their condition well?” These questions are what a surgeon or doctor hears daily when trying to delicately handle the feelings of his patient’s loved ones’ in delivering prognoses. It is explained that the father of the house had a problem with an artery where blood wasn’t circulating and was inundating the chest cavity. It is also revealed that if he hadn’t made it to the hospital on time, or if the surgery was…

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    Surgical Teams Essay

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    A study was conducted to determine how well surgical teams, across 16 major medical centers, were able to carry out a new, less invasive, cardiac surgery procedure. The procedure was originally introduced in hospitals in the late 1990s, has a shorter recovery time than the conventional method, and allows for a competitive advantage for the hospitals that use it (Edmondson, Bohmer, & Pisano, 2001, p. 126). The conventional open heart operation that the surgical teams use last anywhere from two…

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    For most of history, the human heart has been regarded as too delicate to tamper with. But daring and innovative doctors from the twentieth century aided in new advancements that lead to a new heart era with creations like the heart lung machine. Due to John Heysham Gibbon Jr.’s invention of a heart-lung machine, Gibbon was able to perform the first successful intercardiac surgery, also known as open heart surgery. Born in Philadelphia on September 29, 1903, Gibbon was born to John Heysham…

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    My Michigan Hero Essay

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    My dad, my hero was strong in the army and strong during many surgeries. During being sick so many times he still pulls through and is always there for my family and I. And because of that he honestly inspires me to be a stronger and better person everyday. My dad may not wear a cape or be able to fly but that doesn't matter, because he's a hero in my eyes and way cooler than super or bat man! Thank you dad for being there through life's ups and downs and teaching me to be strong and faithful in…

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    Memorial Hospital has proposed to add open-hearth surgery to their cardiac services. They would have to consider getting a certificate of need, costs of renovation and staffing. The latter may include the hiring of Dr. R.S. Christy who has been part of the hospital staff for some time and was popular among the staff and patients. He is about to complete his fellowship and will have to make a career choice before soon. The board would like to make Dr. Christy the first cardiovascular surgeon.…

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    The career I would like to obtain when I am older is a cardiothoracic surgeon. A cardiothoracic surgeon is one who performs surgical procedures on the heart, lungs, esophagus, and all organs in the heart. I am interested in this career path because I have always wanted to have a career pertaining to surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery captivates me. I first knew about cardio thoracic surgery when I was watching Grey’s Anatomy, and yes I know that Grey’s Anatomy is not real, but I did more…

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    Safe Staffing Practices

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    All staff must be prepared to handle any surgical procedure that comes through the door. This becomes a problem when inexperienced staff are placed on-call and called into procedures they are unfamiliar with. The authors of this article again used a coloring system to code the proficiency of various staff to handle specific procedure calls. One example of a specific procedure call may be for open heart surgery. The green zone for experience requires staff to practice procedures at least weekly…

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    patient’s response to medicines and treatments also to conduct research. These are some of the tasks of a nurse anesthetist. Some of the job duties for a cardiothoracic surgeon is to perform patient histories and physical exams, handles daily rounds, patient education and discharge summaries. Performs first assistant duties on all adult and pediatric cardia cases, thoracic and major/minor vascular cases. These are some of the tasks of cardiothoracic…

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    Cardiothoracic Surgeon Cardiothoracic surgeons, one of the only jobs that it required to cut people; and, well, legally. However, only not everyone has the skills to become a surgeon. Many people aim to be surgeons, however they cannot achieve that goal due to the fact that it is extremely difficult it is to complete the schooling and training required for the job. Surgeons requires a Doctorate degree in medicine, as well as a surgical internship and residency. They require certain traits such…

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