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Vocational Biographies

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Nurse Practitioner
Nurse/Midwife
Obstetric Nurse
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    Professional Associations

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    Lists of Accredited Programs and Schools

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    Internet Sites for Health Care Fields

    Medicine

    • PSU Pre-Medical Program — Provides information on course requirements, application procedures, and FAQ's. From PSU's College and Liberal Arts & Sciences.
    • Medicine (Allopathic and Osteopathic) — Provides academic information, an overview of the application process, and tips and recommendations for preparing for medical school. From the PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • Naturopathic Medicine — Provides academic information, application procedures, and tips and recommendations for preparing for naturopathic medical school. From the PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • PSU's Portland Pre-Health Society — Are you making a difference? The mission of this organization is to help, advise, and guide the pre-health students of PSU through workshops, seminars, volunteer opportunities, lectures, and many other opportunities.
    • Becoming a MD — Includes articles on preparing and applying for medical school. From the American Medical Association (AMA)
    • About Osteopathic Medicine — From the American Osteopathic Association
    • Naturopathic Medicine Schools and Careers Guide — Describes naturopathic medicine as "holistic and nontoxic approaches to therapy with a strong emphasis on disease prevention by focusing on maintaining wellness".
    • Physicians and Surgeons — From the Occupational Outlook Handbook

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    Dentistry

    • PSU Pre-Dental Program — Provides information on course requirements, application procedures, and FAQ's. From PSU's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
    • PSU's Pre-Dental Student Organization
    • Dentistry — Covers common course requirements for most dental schools, course prerequisites and admissions requirements for OHSU's School of Dentistry, dental school application process, and tips and recommendations. From PSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • Student Applicant and Advisor Information — American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
    • Dentists — From the Occupational Outlook Handbook

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    Nursing

    • PSU's Portland Pre-Health Society — Are you making a difference? The mission of this organization is to help, advise, and guide the pre-health students of PSU through workshops, seminars, volunteer opportunities, lectures, and many other opportunities.
    • Nursing — Academic information for pre-nursing students. From the PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • NursingDegreesCentral.com

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    Physician Assistant

    • Physician Assistant — Academic information for students in the pre-professional health physician assistant program. From the PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • PSU's Portland Pre-Health Society — Are you making a difference? The mission of this organization is to help, advise, and guide the pre-health students of PSU through workshops, seminars, volunteer opportunities, lectures, and many other opportunities.
    • Learn about PA's and the PA Profession — Get general information on education, scope of practice and various organizations. From American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
    • Physician Assistant Education Association — "PAEA is the only national organization in the United States representing physician assistant (PA) educational programs. Its mission is to pursue excellence, foster faculty development, advance the body of knowledge that defines quality education and patient-centered care, and promote diversity in all aspects of physician assistant education. "
    • Physician Assistants — From the Occupational Outlook Handbook

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    Chiropractic

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    Occupational Therapy

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    Physical Therapy

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    Pharmacy

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    Veterinary

    • Veterinary Medicine — Information on prerequisites. From the PSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center.
    • Veterinarian — From the Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • PSU Pre-Vet Medical Student Group (APVMA) — "Committed to becoming the best veterinarians for the highest quality care."

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    Complimentary/Alternative Medicine

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