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NURSING

administer treatment, medicine, check vitals

Specialization: peds, icu, surgical, er

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY-function

Assist physician in diagnosis of disease by analyzing blood/body fluids.

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY-divisions

1. Blood banking
2. Microbiology
3. Serology

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY- HISTOTECHNOLOGY

Process tissues, biopsy

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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY- CYTOTECHNOLOGY

Study of cells that reveal cancers

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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (medical records)

Deals with charts, documents- prepare, maintain, analyze patient records for insurance companies or legal.

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NUTRITION/DIETETICS

Provide patient education counseling/plan food menus.

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

Therapeutic procedures w/ exercise, endurance, and range of motion.

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Provide info on special equipment, evaluates needs of patient, developmental treatment

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RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Airway management, administers breathing treatments, deal with CODE situations.

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Work under physicians license, performs physical exams, teaching, counseling, patient education.

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EMT/PARAMEDIC

Performs pre hospital care, patient transportation, patient and family counseling, provides medical care under direction of emergency physician.

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DENTAL HYGIENE

Preventative treatment of oral diseases. Cleaning teeth, taking oral X-rays, administration of local anesthetic.

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RPA

Radiology practional assistant - performs exams in fluoro, more responsibilities than RA

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RA

Radiologist assistant