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    Physian Assistant Student’s View: Medical Mission Trips Abroad

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    I signed up for PA school knowing I would love the profession but not realizing how drastically it would change my life. I have been on one mission trip to Mexico building homes and lived in India volunteering with a school and both times very much enjoyed the experiences, but this trip was different. My first night in Honduras, I was informed that I would have my own clinic and see my own patients. I was allowed to diagnose and prescribe without a preceptor. I felt very nervous, what if I miss something? What if I diagnose the wrong thing? I woke up...

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