Pupillary Pathways

Preparing for Your First 4th Year Rotation

Posted by Amanda Dexter on May 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Most of you 3rd year students are about to head out for your first rotation of your 4th year. Even though there is only a few day transition period from being a 3rd year in clinic to a 4th year on rotation, what is going to be expected from you is going to increase greatly.

You are getting closer and closer to graduation and becoming a doctor, and with that comes a lot of responsibilities. As a 4th year you are going to be challenged by your staff doctors to feel comfortable making complex medical decisions, and you will need to show confidence when presented with tough patients.

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Topics: Rotations

3rd & 4th Year Students:  How to Excel in Clinic

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Jan 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Most of you 4th year students have either recently made the transition to your final rotation site, or are about to change locations within the next few weeks. Your last rotation site is going to be expecting a lot from you.

You are getting closer and closer to graduation and becoming a doctor, and with that comes a lot of responsibilities. You will need to feel comfortable making complex medical decisions on your own, and you will need to be confident as an eye care provider when presented with tough patients.

This is your last chance to take it all in, learn from your attending doctors, and make the most of your final few months working with some of the best optometrists and teachers out there. 

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Topics: Clinics, 3rd Year Student, 4th Year Student, Rotations