I'm glad you got that out but it would probably saved you a lot of grief if you'd told the nurse right away. I'm going to be in that position next week, yuck, but in my doc's office there is a big curtain all around me. Makes it a little better somehow Your is an interesting yet disturbing story and I thank you for having the courage to tell it. But I think you're being too kind to the medical professionals involved. It was a mistake, I agree, and no one's perfect.
USCIS - Find a Doctor
There is nothing more important to the success of a claim than obtaining favorable medical evaluation reports. In this regard, veterans do not compete on a level playing field. While the VA has unlimited resources to obtain negative medical evidence, most veterans, on the other hand, are barely lucky enough just to pay for basic living expenses, let alone pay for costly medical examination opinions. It is no wonder that many veterans end up losing their claims because of negative VA medical opinion evidence.
DOD Civilian – Medical Clearances
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Clinical job responsibilities include but are not limited to taking medical histories, preparing patients for examinations, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, performing basic laboratory tests, drawing blood, removing sutures, and changing dressings. Administrative duties include but are not limited to updating and filing patient medical records, coding and filling out insurance forms, scheduling appointments, arranging hospital admissions and laboratory services and handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping. Candidates must meet education requirement and pass a written exam. More information can be found on the certifying agency's website. Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements.