TripAdvisor Reviews El Jardin Jandia Peninsula
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... up being such a great experience; though I began this trip very uneasy about the lack of structure and support in teaching, it ended up being for the best, because Ashley and I were able to plan classes the way we wanted to instead of having to follow strict rules and curricula. I had an awesome last day, and I'm so glad I made the decision to go.
After Base5, we all headed back to the residencia real quick to grab some warm clothes and a few blankets; our final excursion ...
... unit. Unfortunately, today was a very quiet day and they only had two patients on the unit. Mary Hunter and I stood around for awhile and didn't get to see anything too exciting, so after about a half hour, one of the residents took us down to la planta where other patients were staying.
In la planta, we saw mostly women who had either recently completed labor, were experiencing premature contractions or who had super high hypertension/large ...
... People retire because they're old and they don't want to work anymore. These are the folks that are most vulnerable to sickness, as well as degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's, so they end up in the health system a lot. The problem is they don't speak Spanish, and doctors aren't guaranteed to speak English. This results in a mass inefficiency in care delivery and communication efforts; some doctors speak English relatively well (such as Paco and Magdalena), while others ...
... since it was in the south we had absolutely perfect weather. It was extremely sunny and warm, but not uncomfortably hot or humid--perfect weather for the beach. The south is the most popular tourist area on the island, so everyone on the beach spoke an awkward mix of Spanish, English, French and German. The beach itself though was among the top five most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. The sand was a mix of black and white, so it had this cool brown/silver color I've never ...
... to experience my time here more.
This week I'm in internal medicine, which I was skeptical about before this trip. I've shadowed an internist before (although only once for a few hours), and though I recognized the importance of the specialty, I never saw myself generalizing the way internists must. You basically get to be a jack of all trades and a master of none, which is why primary care never appealed to me. This week has changed my mind--at least ...
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