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Mentor of the Week: Shadow ARU Nurse Marcela Cakova in the Resuscitation Unit for Adults and Children

In the Mentor of the Week series we introduce one professional, who act as the #CHPProgram mentor, representing his or her specialty department. This week we have chosen ARU nurse Marcela Cakova, who ssys: "Being a nurse in the ARU is more than just providing basic nursing care to a patient. You also have to know how to use medical devices and technical equipment such as a ventilator, injectomat, perfusor, vital-function screen, defibrillator, bronchoscope, and dialysis machines. When I was choosing my specialty, I asked myself a simple question: In which department would I learn the most?" As you already know, ARU was her decision. What does she mostly love about her work? How does her daily routine look like? And when did she realize that ARU nurse is going to be her future profession?

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  • 4/10/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Inspiration: Practical Experience of Healthcare Professionals

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Mentor of the Week: Shadow Senior Doctor Dana Pittlova in the Emergency Department for Adults

In the Mentor of the Week series we introduce one professional, who act as the #CHPProgram mentor, representing his or her specialty department. This week we have chosen senior doctor Dana Pittlova, who spent three-year internship in Africa, where she gained experience in pediatrics and tropical medicine, and came in contact with very sick patients and the most urgent cases. Regarding all her experiences, she says: "At this point in my life, I have a sense of humility because I know that we as doctors do not have sole control over human lives." What does she mostly love about her specialty? How does her daily routine look like? And when did she realize Urgent Medicine is going to be her future profession?

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  • 4/3/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Inspiration: Practical Experience of Healthcare Professionals

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5 Best Tips for Items in Medical and Nursing Bags

If you are a social media addict like us, you couldn't miss "what's in my bag" challenge in which thousands of people engaged. We wanted to know how medical and nursing students' bags look like. Which are our favorite ones? Do you carry the same stuff in your bag?

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  • 3/27/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Being a Healthcare Student

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Mentor of the Week: Shadow Neurosurgeon Robert Lesko in the Specialized Center of Neurosurgery

In the Mentor of the Week series we introduce one professional, who act as the #CHPProgram mentor, representing his or her specialty department. This week we have chosen neurosurgeon Robert Lesko, who says that Neurosurgery is extensive enough to become familiar with it, but diverse enough never to get bored. What does he mostly love about his specialty? How does his daily routine look like? And when did he realize Neurosurgery is going to be his future profession?

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  • 3/27/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Inspiration: Practical Experience of Healthcare Professionals

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Top Surgeries in University Hospital in Motol: Case Study of Young Boy with Pectus Excavatum

CHP Program partner - University Hospital in Motol - is a top and well-known healthcare facility. We bring you the news about interesting surgeries and procedures you may witness. Pectus excavatum (PE) is the most common chest wall deformity caused by the abnormal growth of costal cartilage, causing that the breastbone caves in. The disease occurs in one out of 500 live babies, while boys suffer from it 4 times more often than girls. How do the surgeons prepare for such operation? What is their solution of this health condition? Are the results visible after the surgery?

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  • 2/24/2017

  • Czech Hospital Placements Program

  • Behind the Scenes of the University Hospital in Motol

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