Do You Know What Is Takes To Be A Pediatric Surgeon?

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Do You Know What Is Takes To Be A Pediatric Surgeon? - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a Pediatric Surgeon?

    • A.

      Does surgery on adults

    • B.

      Does surgery on animals

    • C.

      Does surgery on adolescents

    Correct Answer
    C. Does surgery on adolescents
    Explanation
    A pediatric surgeon is a medical professional who specializes in performing surgical procedures on adolescents, typically from infancy to young adulthood. They are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage surgical conditions specific to this age group, such as congenital anomalies, trauma, tumors, and infections. Pediatric surgeons work closely with other healthcare providers to provide comprehensive care to young patients, ensuring their physical and emotional well-being throughout the surgical process.

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  • 2. 

    Is [To be a pediatric surgeon you need a fellowship in pediatric sugery] true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "To be a pediatric surgeon you need a fellowship in pediatric surgery" is true. A fellowship in pediatric surgery is a specialized training program that provides surgeons with the necessary skills and knowledge to work specifically with children and perform surgeries on pediatric patients. This additional training is essential to ensure that pediatric surgeons have the expertise required to handle the unique medical needs and conditions of children.

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  • 3. 

    How many years is medical school?

    Correct Answer
    4 years
    4
    Explanation
    Medical school typically takes 4 years to complete. During these 4 years, students receive extensive training in various medical subjects, including anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical skills. This education is necessary to prepare them for their future careers as doctors. Therefore, the correct answer is 4 years.

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  • 4. 

    What is needed after your undergraduate studies?

    • A.

      Medical school

    • B.

      A 4 year residency at a hospital

    • C.

      A fellowship

    Correct Answer
    A. Medical school
    Explanation
    After completing undergraduate studies, the next step is to attend medical school. This is necessary to gain the knowledge and skills required to become a medical professional. Medical school typically takes four years to complete and includes both classroom learning and practical training. Upon graduation from medical school, individuals are then required to complete a 4-year residency at a hospital, where they receive specialized training in a specific area of medicine. Following the residency, some individuals may choose to pursue a fellowship, which provides further specialization in a particular medical field.

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  • 5. 

    Is [Do you need to pass the MCAT in order to get in medical school] true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is true that in order to get into medical school, one needs to pass the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test). The MCAT is a standardized exam that assesses an individual's knowledge and skills in areas such as biology, chemistry, physics, and critical thinking. It is an important requirement for admission into medical school as it helps evaluate the candidate's readiness and ability to succeed in the rigorous curriculum of medical education.

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  • 6. 

    How long is an average surgical residency?

    • A.

      1-2 years

    • B.

      3-4 years

    • C.

      5-6 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 5-6 years
    Explanation
    An average surgical residency typically lasts for 5-6 years. During this period, medical graduates receive specialized training in surgical procedures and techniques, as well as gain hands-on experience in surgical settings. The duration of the residency allows residents to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge required to become competent and proficient surgeons. It also provides them with ample time to rotate through various surgical specialties, such as general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, etc., and develop expertise in their chosen field.

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  • 7. 

    After your residency you....

    • A.

      Are a oficially a licensed surgeon

    • B.

      Need to take a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

    • C.

      Need to go to a different medical school for 5 years

    Correct Answer
    B. Need to take a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery
    Explanation
    After completing your residency, you are not automatically considered a licensed surgeon. Instead, you need to pursue a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery to specialize in that field. This additional training and experience will allow you to gain expertise in pediatric surgical procedures and provide specialized care to children.

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  • 8. 

    Is [After you are a licensed surgeon you need to renew your certificate every ten years] true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    After obtaining a license as a surgeon, it is necessary to renew the certificate every ten years. This is important to ensure that surgeons stay updated with the latest medical advancements and maintain their competency in the field. Renewal of the certificate helps in verifying that the surgeon is still qualified to practice and provides assurance to patients that they are receiving quality care.

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  • 9. 

    In college make sure you take..

    • A.

      Medicine, pre-med,biology,biological studies, biochemistry,physics,anatomy and chemistry

    • B.

      Law, biology, economics, biochemisry, anatomy, chemistry

    • C.

      Physics, anatomy, law, biology, health and science

    Correct Answer
    A. Medicine, pre-med,biology,biological studies, biochemistry,physics,anatomy and chemistry
    Explanation
    This question is asking for a list of subjects that should be taken in college. The correct answer includes a combination of subjects related to medicine, biology, biochemistry, physics, anatomy, and chemistry. These subjects are important for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields.

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  • 10. 

    After ALL your residency and fellowships you need..

    • A.

      To take and pass the USMLE

    • B.

      To take and pass the MCAT

    • C.

      To take and pass the UNERU

    Correct Answer
    A. To take and pass the USMLE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to take and pass the USMLE. The USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) is a standardized exam that medical students and graduates must pass in order to obtain a medical license in the United States. It assesses a candidate's ability to apply their knowledge, concepts, and principles to patient care. Completing residency and fellowships is an important step in a medical professional's career, but passing the USMLE is a necessary requirement to practice medicine in the US.

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