What is the closest field to medicine ?Watch
Pretty much Biology, and/or Chemistry and Physics if you choose Radiography.
Similar course structures: two years of pre-clinical teaching, three years of clinical placements.
Similar working principles: history taking, physical examination, investigations, treatment (medical and/or surgical)
Both are professional and highly regulated courses.
Obvious differences are that vets deal with animals and dentists specialise in oral health very early on, but both are far more similar to medicine and being a doctor than biomedical sciences (which is a theoretical, lab based degree with no clinical training).
If you enjoy biology/human biology/cell biology/immunology which are the core biological sciences then something like biomedical sciences would be a good degree.
If you are really into anatomy and the human bodies structure then anatomy would be a good degree.
If you like the idea of treating people, drugs and their uses etc. then pharmacy would be a good degree. If your more into the way drugs work and making them then pharmacology would be a good degree.
if you are interested in the musculoskeletal system of the body and exercise then phyiotherapy.
if you like the idea of delivering babies then midwifery.
If you want something that is close to medicine in terms of clinical practice rather than science then nursing.
There are a whole host of degrees within the medical profession, medicine/dentistry really are just one option here.
That's what you meant right?
I'm mainly a GP but work as a speciality doctor in dermatology 1 session a week at the local DGH.
The specialist dermatology nurses do minor operations (but not on the face and fingers),run roaccutane clinics, cryotherapy clinics, dressings clinics, deal with melanoma follow ups and counselling. There are other specialist nurses in other areas.
It depends which aspect of being a doctor mainly interests you but nursing is more complex than many people realise.