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Doctor of Medicine
MD
Doctor of Dental Surgery
DDS
Occupational Therapist
OT
Certified Medical Assistant
CMA
Veterinarian
DVM
Optometrist
OP
Emergency Medical Technician
EMT
Nurse Midwife
CNM
Certified Laboratory Technologist
CMLT
Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist
CMLT
Registered Animal Technician
ATR
Physical Therapist
PT
Doctor of Osteopathy
DO
Nurse Practitianer
NP
Electrocardiograph Technician
EKG, EEG
Describe Professional
Four or more years of college w/ bachelors or PHD
Technologist/ Therapist
3 to 4 years of college plus work experience usually a bachelors degree
Technician
2 years associates, special health occupations education, 3 to 4 years of on the job training
Assistant/ Aide
One or more years of training combining classroom and on the job training
Multi Skilled Worker
Trained in more than one field
Entrepreneur
Don't need health ed training and should be looked after by a doctor
Dentist
Doctor who specializes in diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease of the gums and teeth
Endodontics
Branch of dentistry involving treatment of the pulp chamber and root canals of the teeth
Orthodontics
The branch of dentistry dealing with prevention and correction of irregularities of the alignment of the teeth
Oral Surgeons
Performs surgery on the mouth
Pedodontics
Branch of dentistry dealing with treatment of teeth and oral
Peridontics
treatment and prevention of diseases of the gums and bones supporting the teeth
Dental Hygientist
Remove stains and deposits from teeth expose and develop x rays
Dental Lab technicians
Repair a variety of dental appliances
Dental Assistant
Prepare patients for exams pass instrruments prepare dental materials take x-rays receptionist duties
EKG Technician
Opperate EKG machines perform stress tests
EEG Technician
Opperate an EEG
Medical Technologist
Study Tissue fluids and cells in the body to find disease
Medical Technologist
Study tissues fluids and cells in the body to find disease
Medical Lab Technicians
Perform routine tests
Medical Lab Assistant
Perform basic lab tests, prepare specimens for exinations, clean and maintain equipment
Phlembotomist
Collect blood and prepare for testing
Radiologic Technician
Uses x rays radiation nuclear medicine ultrasound,and magnetic resonance to diagnose and treat disease
Biomedical Equipment Technician
Install Test Service and repair equipment, teach staff
Central/ Sterile suppy workers
Involved in ordering, maintaining and supplying all of the equipment and supplies
Housekeeping workers/ Sanitary managers
Maintain cleanliness of health care facility
Dietitians
Manage food service systems, access nutritional needs, plan menus, teach others proper nutrition, purchase food, enforce safty
Dietetic Technicians
Plan menus, order foos, test recepies, provide dietary instruction
EMT
Provide care for wide range of illnesses and injuries, Ambulance
EMT-I
Perform same tasks as EMT-Bs along with assesing patients, managing shock using IVs and inserting esphogal airways
EMT-P
Paramedic perform all basic EMT duties plus in depth patient assesment
Occupational Therapists
Help people with physical developmental or emotional disablities to overcome correct or adjust to their problems
OT assistants
Help patients carry out programs of perscribed treatment
Pharmacists
Dispence meds from written orders from doctors, provide info on drugs
Pharmacists Technicians
Help prepare medications, label medications, perform inventries and order supplies
Physical Therapists
Provide treatment to improve mobility and prevent or limit permant disability
PT assistants
Help carry out plans of treatment, perform exersizes and massage ect
Recreational Therapist
Use recreational activities as forms of treatment to minimize patient symptoms and improve well being.
Psychiatrist
Diagnose and treat mental illness
Psychologist
Study human behavior and use that to help people deal with everyday problems
Psychiatric/mental health technitians
Help patients and families follow treatment plans
Social Workers
Aid people who have difficulty coping with problems by helping them make adjustments
Registered Nurse
Provide total care to paitents
Nurse Practitioner
take health histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests, treat common illness
Nurse Midwife
Provide total care for normal pregnancy
Licensed Practical Nurse
Provide patient care requireing tech knowledge
Nurse Assistant
Provide patient care such as baths, bed making and feeding
Surgical Technician/ Technologist
Prepare patients for surgery, set up instraments, equipment, and sterilize supplies
Respiratory Therapist
Treats patients with heart and lung diseases by administering oxygen, gases and medications
RT assistant
Carry out the activities planned by therapists, arrange activities or events
RT Technician
Administer respitory treatments, perform basic diagnostic tests, clean and maintain equipment
Speech Language Therapists
Identify evaluate and treat patients with speech and language disorders
Audiologists
Provide care to individuals who have hearing problems
Athletic Trainers
Prevent and treat athletic injuries
Dialysis Technicians
Opperate the kidney dialysis machines
Perfusionist
Operate the heart lung machine used in coranary bypass surgery
Doctor of Pediatric Medicine
DPM
Doctor of Chiropractic
DC
Physicians Assistant
PA
Medical Assistant
MA
Internist
Diseases of the internal organs
Family Physician Practice
Promote wellness treat illness or injury in all age groups
Gerontologist
Diseases of elderly individuals
Anesthesiologist
Administration of Medications to cause loss of sensations or feeling during surgery
Gynecologist
Diseases of the female reproductive organs
Obstetrician
Pregnancy and childbirth
Pediatrician
Diseases and disorders of children
Veterinarians
Prevent diagnose and treat diseases and injury of animals
Animal Health Technitians
Assist with handling and care of animals
Veterinary Assistants
Feed and bath animals for treatment assist with examinations, clean and sanitize cages
Opthamologist
Diagnose and treat diseases of the eye
Optometrist
Examine eye problems and defects
Optometric Technicians/assistant
Assist and prepares patients for exams
Optician
Make and fit glasses or lenses
Opthalmic Lab Technicians
Grind finish and polish and mount lenses in glasses
Medical Records Administrator
Plan system of storing and obtaining information
Medical records Technicians
Organize and code patient records-
Unit Secretary/ Ward clerk
Record info on records
Health Care Administrators
Responsible for personel, supervise department
Admitting officers. Clerks
Responsible for obtaining all necesary info
Empathy
Something you went through that others are going through
Honesty
Truthfulness and integrety
Dependability
Employers and patients rely on you
Willingness to Learn
Willing to learn and to adapt to changes
Patients
Being tolerant
Acceptance of Criticism
Accepting Critizsm
Enthusiasm
Being excited about your work
Self Motivation
Ability to begin your work easily
Tact
Having the ability to do or say the kindest things
Competence
Qualifid of being capable of doing tasks
Responsibility
Being held accountable for your actions
Discretion
careful
Diet
Eating a well balanced meal
Rest
Sleeping being calm and comfortable
Exercise
Maintains circulation and improves muscle tones
Good Posture
Helps prevent fatigue and puts less stress on muscles
Uniform
Keep it neat clean and free from wrinkles
Clothing
Recreation therapists can wear jeans
Name Badge
Needs to be worn when working in a health care facility
Shoes
White nurse shoes
Personal Hygiene
Take shower and wear deoderant
Nails
No fake nails, hands smooth
Jewelry
Only small studs