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  • 1. A Career in Neurological Surgery By: Breanna J.
  • 2. Neurological Surgery
    • Treatment of the brain and nervous system through surgery and diagnostic test
  • 3. Salary of a Neurosurgeon
    • In 2004 the average salary was about 282,504.
    • The salary of a surgeon depends on his clients, specialty, and skills.
  • 4. Characteristics Needed for a Neurosurgeon
    • 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.
    • Surgeons must also have a good bedside manner, emotional stability, and the ability to make decisions in emergencies.
    • Must be willing to study throughout your career in order to keep up with medical advances.
  • 5. Education
    • 4 years of undergraduate school
    • 4 years of medical school
    • 3-8 years of internship and residency depending on specialty
    *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. Where can you get your education to become a Neurosurgeon?
    • John Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland)
    • New York Medical College
    • University of Michigan Medical School
    • Morehouse School of Medicine (Georgia)
    • Medical College of Georgia
  • 7. Advantages
    • Higher salary
    • Frequent travel
    • Saving lives
  • 8. Disadvantages
    • Standing for long periods of time
    • Tedious and irregular hours
    • Not saving a life
    • Long hours of medical education
    • Costly medical education
  • 9. Career Ladder
    • In order to go from one position to a higher one you must have and show good skills.
    • Your skill and research should show in your operations and diagnostic test.
  • 10. Employment Outlook
    • Every day the demand for medical attention grows but the problem is as insurance begins to increase the demand for medical attention decreases.
  • 11. Related Occupations
    • Registered Nurses Dentists
    • Optometrists
    • Physician Assistants
    • Podiatrists
    • Veterinarians
    • Chiropractors
  • 12. CREDITS
    • www.stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos074.htm#related
    • www.ask.com
    • www.johnhopkins.com
    • www.google.com