Clinical Experience: My Exposure To Clinical Practice

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Compared to common clinical experience my exposure to clinical practice was different. Aside from the shadowing opportunities that I’ve pursued, the bulk of my clinical experience was as a volunteer at New Walk Medical Center in Norfolk, VA. There I volunteered under the direction of general practitioner, Dr. James Newby, and nurse practitioner, Mrs. Newby. Mrs. Newby drafted and published a system where health care professionals could monitoring and control the diabetes of their patients. This system of care was comprised of three portions done in group settings. The first was an informational session that explained what diabetes was to the patients the dynamics of diabetes, how to navigate through food labels, and choose the best foods in

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