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Franklin County JobLink Career Center
(919) 496-6250
90 Tanglewood Drive
Louisburg, NC
Capital Area JobLink Career Center - Eastern Regional Center
(919) 404-3900
1002 Dogwood Drive
Zebulon, NC
Donna Davenport, CPRW
(919) 345-5638
4724 Bartwood Dr.
Raleigh, NC
Elaine S. Wilder, CPRW, CEIP
(336) 403-3306
875 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd.
Lewisville, NC
Career Properties Inc
(919) 734-2340
204 W Chestnut St
Goldsboro, NC
Career Page Resumes
(919) 671-2020
Vance County JobLink Career Center
(252) 438-6129
945-G West Andrews Avenue
Henderson, NC
Billie Jordan, CPRW
(910) 743-3641
2362 Belgrade Swansboro Rd.
Maysville, NC
Sharon Jones, CPRW
(919) 361-0092
701 Braden Dr.
Durham, NC
Forsyth County JobLink Career Center - ESC
(336) 776-6720
450 West Hanes Mill Road, Suite 101
Winston-Salem, NC


How to become a Podiatrist

To become a podiatrist one must be licensed and will be required to complete a three-four year undergraduate educational program as well as successfully complete a four year podiatric university program and be able to pass National and State examinations.

To be admitted into a podiatric medicine college one must have about ninety semester hours of undergraduate study, a sufficient GPA, and score high enough on the Medical College Admissions test.

The required areas of study are inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physics and at least six credit hours of English. Other areas of importance are community involvement, personal interviews, and letters of recommendation. It is estimated that ninety-five percent of students of podiatry have at least a bachelor's degree.

During course work at institutions of podiatric medicine one will go through a core curriculum that can be compared to curriculums found in schools of medicine. The first part of the program will focus on basic sciences and the second part of the program will require students to go on clinical assignments that will help them to gain hands on experience. These clinicals will be a done at hospitals, clinics and private practices - students will learn how to obtain patient histories, carry out routine exams, interpret test results, make diagnoses and carry out various therapies. Graduates will be awarded a degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. After graduation most podiatrists complete a residency program at a hospital for two to four years to gain more knowledge and hands on experience. .

In order to practice podiatric medicine every State requires licensure in order to insure that they meet standards therefore they must pass oral and written exams. In addition, Podiatrist must participate in continuing education programs in order to keep their license active. Each state has their own requirements and procedures, but generally speaking reciprocity is usually granted to podiatrists that are licensed and relocating to a different state.

What does a Podiatrist do?

Usually podiatrists work in private offices or clinics and have a small support staff. Also, it is not uncommon for podiatrist to visit nursing homes or utilize hospital facilities for the purpose of performing surgery. Podiatrists are responsible for treating and caring for our feet. Their task is composed of diagnosing and treating problems such as bunions, corns, heal spurs and other a variety of other foot problems and infections. They may prescribe drugs, physical therapy, set fractures or perform surgery. Other means of correcting problems may involve casting inserts for shoes or even designing and making custom foot wear.

X-ray technology and lab test are used to diagnose foot problems and the podiatrist must be careful to determine whether or not there is a condition attached to a problem such as diabetes or heart problems. Surprisingly enough, our feet ca...

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