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Chiropractor Interview Questions
1. Which of your college courses interested you the most?
Chiropractic is a health care discipline and profession that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine, under the hypothesis that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system.
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Name something you are most proud of.
 
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I most proud of obtaining my license to be a Chiropractor. It took me a lot of hard work and dedication to receive such a calling.
 
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Earning my doctorate of chiropractic.
 
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I am most proud of being able to have the opportunity to further my education, considering the society we live in today is educated and being able to consider myself an educated women is something I am truly proud of. I find that due to my parents I am where I am and have been able to do what I am able to do due to their hard work and coming to this country enduring hardship and providing for their family.
 
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I am most proud of my achievement in my academic career. It takes a lot to understand what one truly loves in life, and for me, it is the love of the science of the human body, and how we can fix the human body to be pain free to accomplish daily tasks. I have come to understand multiple factors that can affect our life through not only the physical attributes, but spiritual, social, or intellectual aspects of wellness - and how all aspects of wellness can inter relate with each other. I am proud to take on helping others as a career.
 
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Exceeding the expectations of my employee and showing results of my hard work when I was a teacher.
 
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Being a chiropractor can be very demanding and stressful at times. When you need to take a breather or let off some steam, what do you do?
 
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I first try to breakdown the problem myself and try to approach it from different angles and when I can't get a hold of resolving it I due turn to either one of my friends or a family member who can provide me with a different perspective.
 
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When I need counseling for personal problems, I would consult one or two people close to me like my parents, or a close friend. However, I am one for solving my own problems, and I can recognize how to treat my problems myself before asking for help.
 
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I talk to my church community and mom.
 
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My dad and my fiancé. I also have a mentoring relationship with a couple guys from church that have been awesome. I have a good support system.
 
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I talk with both my mother and father.
 
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How do you stay current on new techniques and new therapies?
 
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I enjoy reading up on the new research in the field through peer-reviewed journals.
 
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I enjoy reading up on the new research in the field through peer-reviewed journals.
 
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I enjoy reading current literature and research as well as attending conferences.
 
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How to answer what is your knowledge of chiropractic.
 
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I read a lot of articles and debates online and I follow a few chiropractors on social media.
 
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What is one chiropractic technique you could do without, and why?
 
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I think I will not be fond of the paperwork need to deal with insurance companies as I have learned from previous chiropractors the difficulties they encounter with insurance companies.
 
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Perhaps just the noises of the bones cracking or maybe seeing people IN pain.
 
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The thing that I would like least would be the patients who even after your try to help find that nothing has helped.
 
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I enjoy all aspects of helping people, however my only flaw is understanding money and how the whole system of finance works. I am currently taking care of this flaw through a financial elective I am taking at school.
 
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The billing with insurance and dealing with ignorance of people about chiropractors.
 
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What are your key strengths as a chiropractor?
 
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I am confident, outgoing, empathetic, and a great listener. I do not take offense to people correcting my mistakes and I love to lead.
 
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In skill sets I would say I'm rounded and don't have any particular strength. However, my most valued strengths -personality wise are patients, temperance, the ability to remain calm in stressful situations and willingness to try.
 
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My love for the field and interest in anatomy and learning.
 
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Why did you choose to become a chiropractor?
 
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I chose this program because I enjoy helping people, and I would like to gain the knowledge to treat people through the skills learned in this profession.
 
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I met two chiropractors who graduated from Palmer and I liked them. Since they both graduated from Palmer, I trust that Palmer provides the best education on Chiropractic.
 
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I first looked into the DC program at UWS after I visited portland with my family last summer. My mom completed a masters of education through U-portland and she was completing a residency of sorts so I went on a road trip with my sister to go and visit and I fell in love with the city. It reminds me a lot of my favourite places in Edmonton and around Alberta all mixed into one beautiful city. I also looked at how well UWS students performed on board exams, and they consistently had a high pass rate on the Canadian exams as well as the American ones. Because I plan on returning to Canada this only makes sense.
 
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I attended an open campus event for a different school with a friend and knew that this field was for me.. After doing much research, I concluded that this school has the best fit program for me and I enjoy the electives that have to do with women's health. I have also really wanted to move to Portland for a while now.
 
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I know Palmer from Dr Lendon Suggs and Dr Baines. Both Phenomenal Chiropractors that went through the program and really impress me with how they have a healing touch and the skills they need to treat. My brother Dr Matt Cline went through Palmer Chiropractic Florida and he told me it was very hands on learning and though it was the most challenging learning he had ever done, that he was well equipped to buy a practice. Also, since I have lived in the area I will be able to bring in patients quite easily when it comes time for the supervised clinical setting.
 
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What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good chiropractor/medical professional?
 
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I feel that being knowledgeable while also being personable is a good way to keep clients coming back. I also believe that chiropractors who take time to get to know clients as well as other chiropractors in the field will thrive.
 
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I'd like to discuss your volunteer work. Tell me about your involvement in the community and/or abroad.
 
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What is the most recent book you have read simply for pleasure. Why did you choose it?
 
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Discuss National Health Insurance and how it has affected your patients and practice.
 
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Chiropractic care is backed by scientific literature, which can be helpful in getting insurance to pay for part or all of this treatment. I do know that many people cannot afford alternative medicine, but believe in helping people, so when it comes time to cross that bridge, I am hoping that myself and potential colleagues will be able to figure something out to be able to make this treatment affordable to all.
 
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As a medical professional you need to be careful of assisting people outside of your insured medical centre. If you witnessed an accident would you stop and help the victims, knowing that doing so might lead to a lawsuit against you?
 
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No, I think I would call 911 and try to help without taking to much risks.
 
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Would you consider yourself a leader or a follower. Why?
 
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I am a leader. I enjoy figuring things out myself instead of waiting for someone else to tell me what I need to know.
 
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What area of chiropractic do you feel you could improve the most?
 
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Tell me something about yourself that I wouldn't know from reading your resume.
 
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Have you ever witness health care in a third world country? If so, tell me about the exposure and what you took away from it.
 
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If being a chiropractor had not been an option, what other medical profession would you have chosen?
 
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Are you multi-lingual?
 
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How has a career in medicine shaped you personally?
 
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As far as the scope of medical and health care, what is your biggest concern? What are you most satisfied with?
 
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As a chiropractor and medical professional, it is very important to give back to your community. How will you keep in touch with our communities needs?
 
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What do you think about the health care system and which way should it go?
 
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Some healthcare professionals are opposed to chiropractic, stating that it is expensive and unnecessary. As a chiropractor, how do you feel you will be able to negate these claims?
 
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What do you enjoy most about your day to day life as a chiropractor?
 
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What are your 3 favorite things about yourself, and how do those 3 things help you as a successful chiropractor?
 
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How would you describe the relationship between science and medicine?
 
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If you could meet any trailblazer in medical history, who would it be, and why?
 
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What are your hobbies?
 
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If you could do anything different in your education, what would you have done?
 
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How are you a match for our medical centre?
 
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How would you handle a patient that major disfigurations or lesions on their body?
 
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If hired for our medical centre, how would you make an impact on our patients right away?
 
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How do you think your personal background and upbringing has shaped you as a chiropractor?
 
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What is your philosophy towards chiropractic medicine?
 
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As a chiropractor it is important to be comfortable working one on one with patients. Would you consider yourself a good conversationalist and are you a natural around strangers?
 
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Would you practice as a chiropractor in the inner city and less desired areas? Why or why not?
 
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In your view, what is the most pressing problem facing modern medicine today?
 
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What do you think is the most vital quality a chiropractor should possess to be successful?
 
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If you could invite four people to dinner, who would they be? Why?
 
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What do you do in your spare time to improve your chiropractic knowledge?
 
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Chiropractors emphasize to their patients the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. How do you plan to model this behavior to your patients?
 
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Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue work as a Chiropractor.
 
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1. Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue work as a physician.
 
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Why would you be an excellent fit for our medical center?
 
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Tell me about a time that you have had a conflict with a patient. How did you resolve it?
 
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