Health Education Research Paper

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Growing up the second child in a family of eight children, and the first generation college graduate, I never thought of what I wanted to be when I grow up; although, I was aspiring to go to college once I finish high school because nobody in my father’s family has ever gone to college. My Dad, coming from a polygamous family, never finished his elementary education due to lack of financial support. His mother died while he was still a child and he had to start working at a very young age in order to support himself. My Dad loved for us to go to school and was willing to support us within his financial capability. Even at an early age, one thing I knew for sure which was obvious to me was the love I have for caring for those in need, the less…show more content…
This was due to the death of one of our relation who died of what they said was complications from child birth. I had visited her a couple of times at the hospital and could not stand the pain and suffering she went through before her death. Each time I visited her, I kept asking myself what went wrong, and what could be done to fix it so she could get better soon? I began to have an interest in health and health care, ways to implement preventive measure towards certain health problem and how to care and or manage certain health issues. However, prior to graduating high school, my focus shifted to law. I wanted to go to law school to become a lawyer so I could help my Dad fight for his lands that one wealthy man in our area was trying to take from him. In my effort to see that when I graduate and becomes a lawyer that I would be able to present my father’s case and win, I usually go to the court house twice a week just to sit, watch and listen to different cases, how lawyers present their cases and how the judge issues judgment between the plaintiff and the defendant. Unfortunately, I could not follow this part after I graduated from high school and was preparing for college due to finances and lack of financial support to that…show more content…
I have worked with different doctors and interns from different specialties. I have seen them in their good times and in their bad times during difficult and complex situations. We have worked as a team several times to resuscitate and bring a patient back to life. I have worked with them in the care of patient with different health problems: from a general medical patient to cardiac patients, to neurology, nephrology, hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, hospice care, palliative care, Respiratory, infectious disease, surgery and different kinds of transplant patient, etc., to mention a
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