If you turn on the TV, the radio, or streaming Internet long enough to get to a commercial break, you're likely to be bombarded by pharmaceutical advertisements. If you're breathing, there's probably a prescription someone somewhere thinks you need. If you weren't feeling somewhat ill or uncomfortable before listening to the advertisement, there's a good chance you will afterward. You may be left thinking, "what's a person to do?" If your body isn't feeling well or working the way you expect it to, what are your options?
Just like with any major or course of study, there is a lot of classroom learning and instruction needed before practicing what you will be doing with your degree and your career. For me, there were times that it felt like becoming a doctor of chiropractic would take an eternity. Thankfully, the reality is that you can earn your doctor of chiropractic degree in as few as 3.3 years at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC). Little did I know that all those basic science and diagnostic courses that I took in my first two years at CUKC would come into play when I started the Introduction to Clinic I course.
As you go through school, it's easy to get bogged down with classes and lose sight of your end goal. One of the ways to stay motivated and keep your eyes on the prize is to find a mentor. A mentor is someone you can lean on for advice, and someone who is familiar with your situation. During my time at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC), I have shadowed multiple doctors and continue to call upon each of them as a mentor. Shadowing a professional and potential mentor is highly beneficial. Here are five reasons why.
Hey y'all, Karly here. So, I came to Cleveland University-Kansas City almost three years ago from the illustrious Berea College in Kentucky. It is a private liberal arts institution with a mission to offer high-quality education to bright and talented students who have limited economic resources. Founded in 1855 by ardent abolitionists and radical reformers, Berea was the first interracial and coeducational college in the South.
If you already have set your mind to study health sciences, you likely know that it's a very broad career field, and you will need to specialize at some point. The study of health sciences gives individuals a foundational knowledge of health care basics. The following are five major career paths that you may want to consider as you pursue your health science degree. Depending on the job you choose, you may also need to obtain a professional license. Earning a degree is frequently part of the licensing requirements.