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10 Things to Keep in Mind While Observing a Surgery 

When it comes to the hospital work experience - a placement or an internship, it is typical that students are super excited for shadowing the surgeons in the operating rooms. Are you going to join them too? Great! After the first day in the operating room the words “incredibly cool” are truly not rare. If you are nervous, it´s perfectly natural, the key to overcome your concerns is good preparation.

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  • 5/10/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

  • Being a Healthcare Student

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What Motivates Doctors to Keep on Doing Their Job with Passion?

If you have decided to become a healthcare professional, it´s going to be a long path with many struggles and obstacles. Sleepless nights, exams, constant studying and extreme stress are one part of it. But hang in there! The possibility to speak with someone who overcame all the problems you are facing is worth it. Read why our mentors, doctors in the Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Care Medicine Specialized Center, love their job. What keeps them to hold on specifically in this demanding field?

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  • 5/9/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

  • Behind the Scenes of the University Hospital in Motol

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10 Unspoken Rules for your First Day of the Hospital Work Experience

Are you going to observe or follow the professionals in a clinical area for the first time? That´s awesome! As the hospital is actually a very demanding environment where everyone needs to follow specific rules – both formal and informal, you should be thoroughly prepared for it. Let´s go through the 10 tips to help you find your bearings easily on your first placement or day working in the hospital. Then, you can present yourself in the best of light straight from the start of your amazing hospital experience.

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  • 5/8/2016

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  • Being a Healthcare Student

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Doctor Carnavero: The Man Who Wants to Transplant the Human Head

Changing the degenerated human body for another healthy one - does it sound too futuristic and unbelievable to you? For the Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero, it doesn´t. He believes he is able to transplant a head onto a new body to keep the fatally ill patient alive. And he already has a candidate, who is currently reliant on a wheelchair, this world unique procedure should be performed within 2 years! 

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  • 5/7/2016

  • Czech Hospital Placements

  • Obsolete vs. Visionary

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4 + 1 Signs You Have Been Just Accepted into Med School

Do you love medicine? Did you apply for medical school? Were you accepted? How did you react when you read your acceptance letter? Did you have a calm reaction just like Chase from Dr. House or were you more like John from Scrubs?

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  • 5/6/2016

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