All you need to know about medical studies in Europe

Medicine Studies - an Overview

Medical Studies

Introduction

What are Medicine Studies?

Many refer to the study of medicine as, “medicine studies”, in fact the correct term that is commonly used by most is, Medical Studies. If you are currently browsing this page, it’s very likely that you’re considering a career in medicine and/or healthcare. For the aspiring medical doctor who is eager to pursue medical studies but is not quite sure what it entails, this article explores some frequently asked questions about this topic.

  1. What are medical studies?
  2. What is the purpose and importance of medical studies?
  3. What are the requirements needed to pursue medical studies?
  4. What can I do with a degree in medical studies?
  5. What is medical specialisation?
  6.  Conclusion and Final thought

   In its widest form you could say that medical studies includes a variety of medical disciplines such as Conventional modern medicine (also referred to as Allopathic medicine), Osteopathic medicine which is a holistic form of medicine and Alternative or Traditional medicine. These unique health care practices are aimed at promoting, restoring, and maintaining health and wellbeing; by preventing and treating illness and disease.

   The study of medicine has evolved over the years and advanced in leaps and bounds in terms of patient care and medical expertise. The rapid progress of medicine in this era is largely due to scientific breakthroughs in medicine and technology, and the improvement in communication as medical knowledge is now widely and easily available.

 

   The field of medical studies helps you develop an understanding of the structure and function of the human body and mind. In addition, medical studies looks at the interaction between people and their social environment; including the properties of medicines and medical products, their manufacture, control and use in communities and hospitals.

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   So, what is the purpose of medicine? Informed by Hippocrates, physician, and scholar Dr. Leon Kass, has suggested that the aim of medicine is simply the pursuit of health, defined as the “well-working of the organism as a whole.”

   Primary health care is vital for the functioning of every society and it is for this reason that the medical and health profession is known to be one of the most essential in modern society. 

Although it’s a slow process, careful, objective medical studies provides much needed guidance to students and health care workers. With the aid of medical studies we are able to discover new treatments and improve upon current cures, and therapies for many ailments and illnesses.  Medical studies allows us access to important information regarding disease trends and risk factors, outcomes of treatment and health interventions

   The advances made in health information technology is enabling transformation in medical studies and research that can now facilitate studies that were not feasible in the past, and thus leads us to new insights regarding health and disease. A number of studies suggest that most people have a positive view of medical studies and research and believe that it is highly beneficial to a thriving society. 

transformation in medical studies and research that can now facilitate studies
that were not feasible in the past, and thus leads us to new insights regarding
health and disease. A number of studies suggest that most people have a positive view of medical studies and research and          believe that it is highly beneficial to a thriving society.

transformation in medical studies and research that can now facilitate studies
that were not feasible in the past, and thus leads us to new insights regarding health and disease. A number of studies suggest that most people have a positive view of medical studies and research and believe that it is highly beneficial to a thriving society.

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   As a pre-med student, you’ll first and foremost need a pass in a
core curriculum of subjects such as Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and
English, among others.

 

   If you take the pre-med requirements (including biochemistry and psychology),
you will get to learn almost everything you need to know in order to do well on
the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)

   The factors of admission could include:

§  Academic Records   

§  Essay   

§  MCAT scores

§  Extracurricular activities

§  Experience in the medical field, including research and/or community work

§  Letters of recommendations

   All medical colleges and universities require students to have an undergraduate degree in medical studies and to have passed their professional examination. These colleges and universities then invite students for an extensive interview session before admitting them into their medical programs.

 

 

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   What’s good to know is that there is extensive knowledge and data available to help you the pre-med student successfully choose from a variety of medical professions and specializations that suits your chosen field of interest.

   Many medical students who go on to pursue a career in medicine, may also enter the academic world, either as a Professor or Lecturer; imparting years of knowledge and experience to prospective medical students. 

 

   Like so many who have graduated, you may choose to work in research which allows you to become actively involved in clinical research, looking for new ways to cure, prevent and treat diseases.

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  1.    Medical studies vary by specialty and work environment and specialty
    doctors are trained in a specific area of medicine, allowing them to treat
    complex health problems that primary care doctors may otherwise not be able to
    diagnose and treat.
  2.    Graduates just starting out, firstly spend a majority of their time
    establishing and building their careers and understanding the foundation of
    medicine before moving on to specialise
  1.     Medical studies not only prepares you to become
    a doctor but allows you opportunities to specialise in other branches of
    medicine such as Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, and to
    explore other professions such as Biomedical Science, Clinical Research, Psychiatry,
    Sports Medicine, Dermatology,
    Paediatrics and Geriatrics and many, many other medical professions.

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   If you are a student who is seriously considering taking on medical studies, you will have access to various options and qualifications; your aptitude and preference will make a particular field more attractive or suitable to your chosen field of interest.

Medical studies are lengthy, challenging, and competitive, so for the aspiring Medical or Health Professional you will need to be prepared for a continuous journey of learning and evolving as medical studies prepares you for an exciting and rewarding career in the healthcare and medical industry.

Article Written by Neerosha Kahn.

 

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