Dr. Quyyumi During The Community Health Fair

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I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Quyyumi during the Community Health Fair that is held twice every year. This charity clinic provides care for underserved and uninsured patients. My duties included patient triage, focused history and physical exam, blood drawing and performing pap smears. The experience allowed me to practice my clinical skills and provide care to patients in need. I participated in taking patients ' histories, doing physical examinations, reviewing lab results and prescribing the appropriate treatment, I helped in performing administrative duties and updating patients’ medical records. At the clinic’s pharmacy, I assisted the pharmacist in explaining the medication route of administration, dosing, and frequency. I also involved in introducing public health awareness and vaccination projects during our local medical tours. I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Moussa at Scottish rite hospital. I assisted in obtaining histories, performing physical exams, reviewing lab work and discussing differential diagnosis with assessment and plan. The experience allowed me to practice my clinical knowledge while learning about inpatient medicine. My responsibilities were taking patients’ histories, doing physical examinations, performing EKGs, reviewing the patient medications, discussing the management plan and updating the electronic medical records, also I participated in inpatient rounds in the afternoon at Piedmont Hospital and Emory Midtown Hospital.

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