A Career in Neurological Surgery By: Breanna J.
Neurological    Surgery <ul><li>Treatment of the brain and nervous system through surgery and diagnostic test  </li></ul>
Salary of a Neurosurgeon <ul><li>In 2004 the average salary was about 282,504. </li></ul><ul><li>The salary of a surgeon d...
Characteristics Needed  for a Neurosurgeon <ul><li>As a neurosurgeon you must have a desire to serve patients, be self-mot...
Education <ul><li>4 years of undergraduate school </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of medical school </li></ul><ul><li>3-8 years ...
Where can you get your education to become a Neurosurgeon? <ul><li>John Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland) <...
Advantages <ul><li>Higher salary </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent travel </li></ul><ul><li>Saving lives </li></ul>
Disadvantages <ul><li>Standing for long periods of time </li></ul><ul><li>Tedious and irregular hours </li></ul><ul><li>No...
Career Ladder <ul><li>In order to go from one position to a higher one you must have and show good skills. </li></ul><ul><...
Employment Outlook <ul><li>Every day the demand for medical attention grows but the problem is as insurance begins to incr...
Related Occupations <ul><li>Registered Nurses Dentists </li></ul><ul><li>Optometrists </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistan...
CREDITS <ul><li>www.stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos074.htm#related </li></ul><ul><li>www.ask.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.johnhopkins....
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  1. 1. A Career in Neurological Surgery By: Breanna J.
  2. 2. Neurological Surgery <ul><li>Treatment of the brain and nervous system through surgery and diagnostic test </li></ul>
  3. 3. Salary of a Neurosurgeon <ul><li>In 2004 the average salary was about 282,504. </li></ul><ul><li>The salary of a surgeon depends on his clients, specialty, and skills. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characteristics Needed for a Neurosurgeon <ul><li>As a neurosurgeon you must have a desire to serve patients, be self-motivated, and be able to survive the pressures and long hours of medical education and practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeons must also have a good bedside manner, emotional stability, and the ability to make decisions in emergencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Must be willing to study throughout your career in order to keep up with medical advances. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Education <ul><li>4 years of undergraduate school </li></ul><ul><li>4 years of medical school </li></ul><ul><li>3-8 years of internship and residency depending on specialty </li></ul>*In order to be licensed, doctors must graduate from an accredited medical school, pass a test, and complete 1 to 7 years of medical education.
  6. 6. Where can you get your education to become a Neurosurgeon? <ul><li>John Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland) </li></ul><ul><li>New York Medical College </li></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Morehouse School of Medicine (Georgia) </li></ul><ul><li>Medical College of Georgia </li></ul>
  7. 7. Advantages <ul><li>Higher salary </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent travel </li></ul><ul><li>Saving lives </li></ul>
  8. 8. Disadvantages <ul><li>Standing for long periods of time </li></ul><ul><li>Tedious and irregular hours </li></ul><ul><li>Not saving a life </li></ul><ul><li>Long hours of medical education </li></ul><ul><li>Costly medical education </li></ul>
  9. 9. Career Ladder <ul><li>In order to go from one position to a higher one you must have and show good skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Your skill and research should show in your operations and diagnostic test. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Employment Outlook <ul><li>Every day the demand for medical attention grows but the problem is as insurance begins to increase the demand for medical attention decreases. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Related Occupations <ul><li>Registered Nurses Dentists </li></ul><ul><li>Optometrists </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Podiatrists </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinarians </li></ul><ul><li>Chiropractors </li></ul>
  12. 12. CREDITS <ul><li>www.stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos074.htm#related </li></ul><ul><li>www.ask.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.johnhopkins.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul>
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