The person who interviews the patient and obtains personal and insurance information and the admitting diagnosis is a/an
art, music, dance therapist
Use the arts to help patients deal with social, physical, or emotional problems
A degree that generally takes two years of study and is awarded by a community, junior, or buisiness college.
Trained in the prevention, emergency care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
Professionals who are trained to evaluate hearing and treat hearing loss
An academic degree which usually takes four years to earn and is awarded by a college or university.
study living organisms such as viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and other infectious substances.
Working under the supervision of biological scientists or biotechnological engineers, assist in the study of living organisms.
designs and builds body parts and devices
operates and monitors the machinery that is used to produce biotech products
biomedical equipment technicians
Keep all equipment working, Testing equipment, calibration of equipment, Maintenance and repairs, provide hospital staff instruction on proper use of equipment
Works under the supervision of physicians to perform diagnostic and therapeutic examinations in the cardiology (heart) and vascular (circulation) areas
central supply worker
Order, maintain, and stock all of the equipment and supplies used in a health care facility
A record of being qualified to perform certain acts after passing an examination given by an accredited professional organization
continuing education units
In order to renew licenses or maintain certification, individuals must obtain additional hours of education
Usually work for dentists in the preparation, examination, and treatment of patients.
Works under supervision of a dentist to remove stains and deposits from the teeth and expose and develop radiographs.(x-rays).
dental laboratory technicians
Make and repair a variety of dental prostheses (artificial devices) such as dentures, crowns, bridges and orthodontic appliances according to the specifications of dentists.
*Specialties include dental ceramist and orthodontic technician.
A doctor who specializes in teeth.
Operates the kidney hemodialysis machines used to treat patients with limited or no kidney function
Works under the supervision of dietitians; plans menus; assist with food preparation.
Trained and licensed individuals who apply principles of nutrition and food management to meal planning for institutions such as hospitals or for individuals who need help planning and managing special diets.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Focuses on ensuring proper alignment of the spine and optimal operation of the nervous system to maintain health. (DC)
Doctor of Medicine MD
Diagnoses, treats, and prevents diseases and disorders. May specialize in an area.
Doctor of Osteopathic
Treats diseases, placing emphasis on the nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems, and the relationship between the body, mind, and emotions; may also specialize
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Examines, diagnoses and treats disease/disorders of the feet or leg below the knee.
Highest level earned for education, the degree takes at least four additional years of specialized education after a Bachelor and requires writing a doctorate thesis paper.
Operate an EKG machine, that determines how your heart is working.
Operates machines to record electrical activity in brain
Involves the study and recording of the electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. Electroneurodiagnostic technologists work in collaboration with EEG technicians and technologists.
Prepare body for burial; replace blood with embalming fluid; reshape bodies.
emergency medical technician
Provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the EMS system. They perform interventions with basic equipment typically found on an ambulance under medical oversight, linking the patient from the scene to the emergency healthcare system.
The branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
Someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
Doctors who deal with the causes, treatment, and control of communicable diseases
First medically trained person to arrive at the scene of sudden illness or injury.
forensic science technician
Investigate crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence.
Provide support to the survivors; interview the family of the deceased, secure information for legal documents, file death certificates, etc.
Provides information to individuals and families on genetic diseases or inherited conditions
Nurse assistant who works with elderly individuals.
health care administrators
Plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of health care; operate health care facilities.
health information administrators
A person who manages systems consistent with the medical, administrative, ethical, and legal requirements of the healthcare delivery system
medical records technician
Organize and code patient records, gather statistical data
health science technology education
Programs that prepare a student for immediate employment in many health careers or for additional education after graduation
home health care assistants
Trained to work in the patient's home and may perform additional duties such as meal preparation or cleaning
Keep health care facilities clean and sanitary.
licensed practical nurse
A person who has completed a 1-year program in a state-recognized school and has taken and passed the state licensing test; works under the supervision of an R.N.
A mandatory credentialing process established by law, usually at the state level, that grants the right to practice certain skills and endeavors
Use massage, bodywork, and therapeutic touch to muscles for chronic condition relief
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor's degree.
Perform routine administrative and clinical tasks, which include answering phones, greeting patients and arranging outpatient lab tests, etc..
Produce illustrations charts, graphs, and diagrams for health textbooks, journals, magazines, and exhibits.
Assists cross cultural communication processes by converting one language to another
medical laboratory assistants
Working under medical technologist, technicians, or pathologists, perform basic laboratory tests; prepare specimens for examination or testing; and perform other laboratory duties such as cleaning and helping to maintain equipment.
Organize books, journals, etc to provide health information to other health care professionals.
Use a computer and word processing to enter data that has been dictated on recorder by physicians or other health care professionals.,
Administer medications to people in long-term health care facilities or home health care
Give basic nursing care, help with personal care, such as bathing and hair care, help with toileting and elimination needs, help residents move safely around the facility, encourage residents to eat and drink, care for supplies and equipment.
Trained and licensed individuals who work with emotionally and/or physically disabled people to determine skill levels and to develop a rehabilitation program to build on and expand these skills.
Prepare patients for examination, measure visual acuity and perform receptionist duties.
ophthalmic laboratory technicians
Cut, grind, finish, polish, and mount lenses in eyeglasses and contact lenses
Provide care to the patient of the ophthalmologist by measuring vision, changing dressing, administering eye and oral medications, applying contact lenses, and assisting with specialized ocular tests
Doctor that studies the eye
Trained to fill prescriptions written for corrective lenses by grinding lenses and dispensing eye wear
Not a medical doctor but can diagnose and treat vision problems, eye diseases and related conditions, and prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications to treat eye disorders.
Dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of the oral and maxillofacial region
The branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
Emergency medical technician with advanced training
Branch of dentistry that deals with children
Members of open heart surgical teams and operate the heart lung machines
The branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth
Specially trained and licensed professionals who specialize in the preparation and dispensation of drugs
Assist the pharmacist with preparation and administration of medications; they also perform receptionist and billing duties
A person with special training in the practice of drawing blood
Trained and licensed individuals who help people with muscle, nerve, joint, or bone diseases to overcome their disabilities as much as possible.
physical therapist assistants
Can preform physical therapy interventions when under the supervisions of a physical therapist
A medical doctor; one skilled in the practice of medicine.
Working under the supervision of physicians, take medical histories; perform routine physical exams and basic diagnostic tests
Operates and monitors the machinery that is used to produce biotech products
The branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices
Work under the supervision of psychiatrists or psychologists; help patients and families follow treatment and rehab plans; assist with physical care; observe and report behavior.
Medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental or psychological disorders
Professionals with doctoral degrees who diagnose and treat emotional and behavioral disorders
Working under the supervision of radiologists. Use X-rays, radiation, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance to diagnose and treat disease.
Uses recreational and leisure activities as forms of treatment to minimize patient symptoms and improve physical, emotional, and mental well being.
Nurses that provide direct patient care and can also work in an administrative capacity as managers in hospitals or other types of healthcare facilities.
Placement of a name on a list as qualified for a profession; may require special testing
Under physician orders, treat patients with heart and lung diseases by administering oxygen, gases, or medications to improve breathing
respiratory therapy technicians
Administers routine respiratory care under the supervision of a therapist or physician.
Job that requires Master's Degree, roles include coordinating patient care and conducting discharge planning and conducting individual, marriage, and family therapy
Are professionals who provide an assortment of services that relate to communicative disorders.
This person works in the operating room; he/she sets up the sterile field and hands instruments to the surgeon
Performs routine clerical, communication, and reception tasks in a hospital setting
Feed, bathe animals and assist veterinarian