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Student of the Week: Jia Jia, the Future Pediatrician from Harvard

In our Student of the Week series, we will introduce one of our students and their experience during the program. Jia Jia Zhang comes from the Pacific island of Guam, USA, and she is a Harvard freshman with an interest in Neurosurgery, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery specialties, in which she shadowed several CHP Program mentors during her 3 weeks placement in the University Hospital in Motol. What was her experience like and how does she feel as a healthcare professional-to-be?

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  • 7/12/2017

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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

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Scholarship Opportunity: Do You Want to Gain a Tangible Hospital Work Experience?

We are searching for young English speaking students who dream to become doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, physical therapists, assistants and other healthcare professionals one day! If you want to gain a hospital work experience in a top clinical environment and in the specialty of your choice, take part in our scholarship contest!

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  • 11/11/2016

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Don´t Go to the University Interview until You Read these 5 Tips to Succeed in It

Your interview is scheduled? Congrats! Being invited for an interview is already a great achievement itself. Be proud. Your application was strong! It is the breaking point of your application. This is the time to persuade the admissions committee you belong to that school and healthcare is your true passion. You have about 20 minutes to do that...

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  • 8/3/2016

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5 + 1 Types of Work Surgical Team Members Do in the Operating Room

Sterile or non-sterile – that’s the question. The surgical team consists of sterile and non-sterile members. The sterile staff is scrubbed with a special surgical gown, mask, hat, and gloves. These doctors and nurses can move only in the sterile area and can only use sterile instruments. Non-sterile members are allowed to move only in the non-sterile zone and handle equipment which is not considered sterile. They keep the surgeons supplied and deal with situations which may arise during the operation. All members participating in the operation must be excellent at communicating and operating within the team.

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  • 6/20/2016

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