Busy…but not really.
The end of summer quarter is coming and somehow I’m feeling stressed even though it has been the easiest semester ever. We just had ethics, vestibular rehabilitation, ASL, and clerkship. I think I’m just stressed because my grades are relying on two huge projects for vestibular rehab and ASL, which I have no idea if I’m doing correctly. As long as I pass, that’s all I care about at this point.
My hospital clerkship so far has been interesting. I’ve done a lot of VNG and APD evaluations, which is why I picked the placement to begin with. Now I have to decide if a hospital setting is what I want to do for the 4th year externship. Decisions, decisions. My initial thoughts were applying to Kaiser Permanente somewhere in Northern California but I’ll need to do more research.
As of right now, we have an idea of our fall semester and it looks decent. I’ll be going to an ENT setting for my next rotation, this will be interesting because my current placement is very relax and (somewhat) slow paced. I have a feeling I need to step my game up for this one.
Playing fetch with Uni but someone ruins the fun. 😾
German museum exhibits Van Gogh's ear replica grown from relative's cells
BFF 😽 Ghibli and Uni. Spunky is going to have his paws full.
Copy of artist’s ear is made of living cells grown from samples provided by the great-great-grandson of Van Gogh’s brother
New York next year? Maybe I’ll still be here to see it.
This is where I ate lunch today at my clerkship. Who wants to have their rotation here now? 😸 🙋 (at Capital Health - Hopewell)
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"foreign accent syndrome"
Foreign accent syndrome is a rare medical condition in which patients develop what appears to be a foreign accent. Foreign accent syndrome usually results from a stroke, but can also develop from head trauma, migraines or developmental problems. The condition was first reported in 1907, and between 1941 and 2009 there were sixty-two recorded cases.
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Third Year - Summer Quarter
I have some time to jot down some thoughts. So far the summer quarter has been relaxed. We have Ethics, Sign communication, and Vestibular Rehab. Hopefully all goes well with these classes.
My current rotation is at a hospital. I was terrified since I haven’t been outside the school clinic (private practice) but it turned out to be a great transition. We do mostly APD testing, VNGs, and hearing evals (the usual). It’s great because I might be able to get my PEDs rotation out of the way here. I’m really enjoying it and just hope I do well enough to not shame my school (haha). So far, my preceptor let me do a hearing eval, hearing screenings, and water calorics :) I’ve seen so much in just 2 weeks, I would highly recommend the site to my other classmates/underclassmen. Ah, it just feels great at the end of the day knowing I’m not stressed or freaking out about the day.
It has been so calm that I have nothing else to say. I’ll just have to decide on where I want to apply for externship in California (home sweet home) and how to study for the Praxis.