Flashcards in Allied Health Professions Deck (15)
administer treatment, medicine, check vitals
Specialization: peds, icu, surgical, er
Assist physician in diagnosis of disease by analyzing blood/body fluids.
1. Blood banking
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY- HISTOTECHNOLOGY
Process tissues, biopsy
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY- CYTOTECHNOLOGY
Study of cells that reveal cancers
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (medical records)
Deals with charts, documents- prepare, maintain, analyze patient records for insurance companies or legal.
Provide patient education counseling/plan food menus.
Therapeutic procedures w/ exercise, endurance, and range of motion.
Provide info on special equipment, evaluates needs of patient, developmental treatment
Airway management, administers breathing treatments, deal with CODE situations.
Work under physicians license, performs physical exams, teaching, counseling, patient education.
Performs pre hospital care, patient transportation, patient and family counseling, provides medical care under direction of emergency physician.
Preventative treatment of oral diseases. Cleaning teeth, taking oral X-rays, administration of local anesthetic.
Radiology practional assistant - performs exams in fluoro, more responsibilities than RA