Intro. To Health Science -- Year Review -- Careers

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Intro. To Health Science -- Year Review -- Careers
2013-05-15 17:24:34

Medical Careers
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  1. Radiologist
    A physician trained in the diagnostic and/or therapeutic use of x-rays and radionuclides
  2. Radiologist Technician
    Assistant to Radiologist
  3. Chiropractor
    A system of therapy in which disease is considered the result of abnormal function of the nervous system
  4. Physical Therapist
    The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities
  5. Physical Therapy Assistant
    A paraprofessional who works under the direction of a physical therapist and assists in the application of physical therapy interventions
  6. Physical Therapy Aide
    Does a little less than a PTA
  7. Orthopedic Surgeon
    corrects problems that arise in the skeleton and its attachments, the ligaments and tendons.
  8. Athletic Trainer, Certified
    consultation and supervision of attending physicians, is an integral part of the health care system associated with sports
  9. Medical Illustrator
    an artist who creates visual material designed to record and communicate medical, biologic, and related knowledge
  10. Massage Therapist
    a person who performs massages to relieve pain and enhance healing
  11. Dermatologist
    A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders
  12. Medical Photographer
    document scientific information that relates to biology, chemistry, medicine, and other health-related subjects
  13. Physician Assistant
    one who has been trained in an accredited program and certified by an appropriate board to perform certain of a physician's duties
  14. Plastic Surgeon
    A surgeon specialized in reconstruction or cosmetic enhancement of various body regions
  15. Pulmonologist
    A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disorders
  16. Respiratory Therapist
    specializes in scientific knowledge and theory of clinical problems of respiratory care
  17. Respiratory Technician
    a health care professional who has completed a specialized one- or two-year educational program and who performs routine care, management, and treatment of patients with respiratory problems under the supervision of a respiratory therapist
  18. Emergency Medial Technician
    A person trained and certified to appraise and initiate the administration of emergency care for victims of trauma or acute illness before or during transportation of victims to a health care facility
  19. Paramedic
    A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals
  20. Surgical Technician
    member of the surgical team who assists in preparing the operating room for surgery and performing other tasks
  21. Cardiologist
    Doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating heart diseases
  22. Phlebotomist
    One who draws blood for analysis or transfusion
  23. ECG Technician
    primary duty is the performance of electrocardiograms on patients
  24. Microbiologist
    Microbiologists study organisms called microbes
  25. Epidmiologist
    study of patterns of health and illness and associated factors at the population level
  26. Medical Ethicist
    Medical ethics is a primary branch of applied ethics, and medical ethicists study the application of moral values and judgments in the field of medical science
  27. Occupational Therapist
    they work with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life
  28. Occupational Therapist Assistant
    OTA assistant
  29. Toxicologist
    medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms
  30. Pharmacist
    optimize and monitor the drug therapy or interpret medical laboratory results
  31. Pharmacy Technician
    • give medicines to individuals
    • refills medications
  32. Social Worker
    professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of an individual, group, or community by intervening through research, policy, community organizing, direct practice, and teaching on behalf of those afflicted with poverty or any real or perceived social injustices and violations of their human rights.
  33. Psychologist
    (many different variations) (cannot generalise)
  34. Speech Language Pathologist
    concerned with functional and organic speech defects and disorders
  35. Audiologist
    areas of identification and measurement of hearing impairments and rehabilitation of those with hearing problems
  36. Optometrist
    examines and tests the eyes for disease and treats visual disorders by prescribing corrective lenses and/or vision therapy
  37. Clinical Trials Research Coordinator
    responsible for conducting clinical trials using good clinical practice
  38. Medical Researcher
    basic research or applied research conducted to aid the body of knowledge in the field of medicine
  39. Health Educator
    teach people about behaviors that promote wellness
  40. CNA
    a person who assists individuals with healthcare needs
  41. LPN
    healthcare professional who, in collaboration with other members of a health care team, is responsible for: treatment,safety, and recovery of acutely or chronically ill individuals
  42. RN
    registered nurse
  43. Dentist
    study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body
  44. Dental Assistant
    assist the dental operator
  45. Dental Hygienist
    is a licensed dental professional who specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene.
  46. Dietician
    is an expert in food and nutrition
  47. Central Services Technician
    The central service technician is responsible for the procurement of surgical supplies and equipment
  48. Urologist
    is the medical and surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males.
  49. Dialysis Technician
    professional who operates and maintains dialysis equipment for patients with kidney diseases
  50. Medical Laboratory Technician
    under the supervision of a medical technologist or physician, performs microscopic and bacteriologic tests of human blood, tissue, and fluids for diagnostic and research purposes
  51. Medical Assistant
    A person trained to assist a physician or other medical provider in clinical and administrative procedures
  52. Geneticist
    A specialist in genetics
  53. Obstetrician/Gynecologist
    are the two surgical–medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs in their pregnant and non-pregnant state
  54. Mammographer
    using low-dose amplitude-X-rays to examine the human breast
  55. Proctologist
    deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus
  56. Certified Nurse Midwife
    • qualified to manage the care of
    • women and/or newborns