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Individuals who organize, manage and take on the risks of a business or enterprise are known as.....
Your daughter has a rare form of cancer. What government organization would you contact in order to find the latest medical research and treatment regarding her illness?
National Institute Of Health
As a healthcare provider, you will be learning for the rest of your career. All healthcare professional require that you continue your education through reading of professional journals, going to workshops or completing inservices through your employer. This is known as:
To ensure safety of the public, state legislatures write laws regulating what medical professionals are allowed to do. This defines what you are allowed to do in your profession based on your training and experience. What is the term for this?
scope of practice
international agency sponsored by the united nations
Usually two years of training
Up to one year of classroom and clinical preparation
High school diploma; on-the-job training
Three to four years of college and work experience
Four-year degree, advanced degree, and clinical training
Goal is to monitor and prevent the outbreak of disease in the USA
Ensures the safety of food, cosmetics and medical devices
FOOD, AND, DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Skills included in this career cluster include data management and storage.
Health information careers
This career provides information that is a snapshot of a patient's medical condition at a specific point in time.
This career has direct client contact and work with their clients over a period of time
This career cluster includes the development of equipment, procedures and medications.
biotechnology research careers
A primary goal of this career is to make sure all equipment is working safe for staff and clients
It has been determined that your daughter has six months or less to live and is no longer going to pursue treatment to stop the spread of her cancer
You think you might have pneumonia. Where would you go for treatment?
You fell from a second story window and there are signs of a potential neck injury. Who would be the first medical professional you would see?
emergency medical services
You uncle is hearing voices and you suspect he might have schizophrenia. From whom would he receive treatment
mental health services
You grandfather broke his hip. He has done well at rehabilitation, however he is going to continue to need assistance with showering. You are going to be able to bring him home, but will need some assistance. Who would be able to help you care for your father in your home?
home health care
Your grandmother had a stroke. After rehabilitation she can no longer move from the bed to the wheelchair by herself. She will not be able to return home and needs to leave the hospital. Where can she go to receive care?
long term center care
Your father is starting to forget things and doesn't remember to take his pills. There are concerns regarding if it is safe for him to remain in his home. Home Health Care is not an option for him. Where would be another possible place for him to get the help he needs
Collect statistics, provide health education, provide immunizations, environmental safety or other health related services to the community (3 words)
local health department
National agency that deals with health in the United States
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