Read the Personal Glimpse box (well-credentialed cat) on p. 92 in textbook. Submit about a time you had to check (who, how, where, why, when) on someone’s credentials due to the service you received. Answering “I have never had to do this” will not earn points.
Now compile information on the qualifications of your own, a family member’s or a friend’s physician, including schools attended, dates of attendance and graduation, specialties practiced and which are board-certified, and length of experience. Include information from the Directory of Medical Specialists or the American Medical Directory. Yes, you might have to call your doctor’s office for this info. It is public information.
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