By: Kylee Burns
Focus on women's health, including pregnancy, birth, and general well-being.
Have a high level of social interaction. They constantly talk with patients, nurses, and other medical staff.
Always work indoors in clinics and hospitals.
Must be very exact in their work and be sure all details are complete. Errors or omissions could seriously endanger the health and safety of patients.
Usually work more than 40 hours per week.
Preperation and Training
have a high school diploma or equivalent
have a bachelor’s degree
graduate from medical school
complete an internship
pass a state licensing exam
complete a residency program in obstetrics and gynecology
pass additional exams to become board certified
6 important skills and abilities needed
- Reason and Problem solve
- Use Math and Science
- Manage oneself, People, Time, and Things
- Work with People
- Perceive and Visualize
Recommended elective classes
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Computer Applications
- Food and Nutrition
- Foreign Language
- Introduction to Health Care
- Safety and First Aid