Chapter 3 Careers In Health Care Assignment Sheet Answer Key

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1 Chapter 3Careers in Health Care

2 3:1 Introduction to Health Careers
EducationRequirements vary by program and stateHigh school preparationHealth science technology education (HSTE)Post-secondary educationTypes of degreesNational Consortium on Health Science and Technology Education (NCHSTE)

3 Certification, Registration, and Licensure
PurposeCertification process and examplesRegistration process and examplesLicensure process and examples

4 Accrediting Agencies Purpose
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
PurposeRequirements vary between careersStudent must know requirements in their state

6 Training Levels Professional Technologist or therapist Technician
Aide or assistant

7 Multicompetent or Multiskilled Workers
New trend in health occupationsWorkers perform a variety of occupationsEliminates need for employing specialist for every aspect of careExamples???Education done on the job or through educational programs

8 Entrepreneur Definition Work conditions Advantages and disadvantages

9 National Health Care Skill Standards (NHCSS)
Purpose- specify the knowledge and skills that health care workers should possessHealth Care Core Standards-Therapeutic/Diagnostic Core Standards-Therapeutic Cluster Standards (Therapeutic Services)-Diagnostic Cluster Standards (Diagnostic Services)(continues)

10 NHCSS (continued) -Health Informatics Services Cluster Standards
-Support Environmental Services Cluster Standards-Biotechnology Research and Development Standards

11 Introduction to Health Careers
Various levels in health care require different educational requirementsOn-the-job trainingHSTE programAssociate’s degreeBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degreeDoctoral degree (Doctor’s)

12 SummaryDifferent health occupations require different levels of educationSome careers require certification, registration, or licensureRequirements vary from state to stateStudent must obtain information pertinent to an individual state

13 3:2 Therapeutic Services Careers
Basic job descriptionUse variety of treatments to help patients who are injured, physically or mentally disabled, or emotionally disturbedDirect treatment toward allowing the patient to function at maximum capacityPlaces of employment???

14 3:2A Dental Careers Basic job duties Places of employment??
Health of teeth and soft tissues of mouthPreventing dental diseaseRepairing or replacing diseased or damaged teethTreating gingiva (gums) and other supporting structures of the teethPlaces of employment??(continues)

15 Dental Careers (continued)
Specialty areasSee Table 3-3 in textDentistDental hygienistDental laboratory technician (CLDT)Dental assistant

16 3:2B Emergency Medical Services Careers
Basic job dutiesProvide emergency prehospital careProvide care to victims of accidents, injuries, and sudden illnessPlaces of employment(continues)

17 Emergency Medical Services Careers (continued)
See Table 3-4 in textEmergency medical technician paramedic (EMT-P, EMT-4)Emergency medical technician intermediate (EMT-1, EMT-2, EMT-3)(continues)

18 Emergency Medical Services Careers (continued)
Emergency medical technician basic (EMT-B, EMT-1)First responder (e.g., police, security, individual)

19 3:2C Medical Careers Basic description Places of employment
Includes physicians and those who work under their supervisionInvolved with diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of diseases and disorders of the human bodyPlaces of employment(continues)

20 Medical Careers (continued)
See Table 3-5 in textPhysician (doctor): MD, DO, DPM, DCPhysician assistantMedical assistant

21 3:2D Mental and Social Services Careers
Basic job dutiesMental or emotional disorders or mental retardationSocial workers assist others to deal with illness, employment, or community problemsFocus: help individuals function to their maximum capacityPlaces of employment(continues)

22 Mental and Social Services Careers (continued)
See Table 3-7 in textPsychiatristPsychologistPsychiatric/mental health technicianSocial worker (sociologist)Genetic counselor

23 3:2E Mortuary Careers Basic job duties Places of employment
Preparation of the bodyPerform ceremony that honors the deceased and meets the spiritual needs of the livingCremation or burial of the remainsPractices and rites vary due to cultural and religious preferencesPlaces of employment

24 3:2F Nursing Careers Basic job duties Places of employment
Provide care under direction of a physicianDirect care given to meet mental, emotional, and physical needs of the patientPlaces of employment(continues)

25 Nursing Careers (continued)
See Table 3-9 in textRegistered nurse (RN)Licensed practical/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN)Nurse assistantGeriatric aide(continues)

26 Nursing Careers (continued)
Home health care assistantMedication aideCertified nurse technicianPatient care technician

27 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
PurposeRequirements vary between careersStudent must know requirements in their state

28 3:2G Nutrition and Dietary Services Careers
Basic job dutiesRecognize importance good nutrition has for healthPromote wellness and optimum health through good nutritionProvide dietary guidelines used to treat various diseasesTeach proper nutritionPrepare food for health care facilitiesPlaces of employment(continues)

29 Nutrition and Dietary Careers (continued)
See Table 3-10 in textDietitian or nutritionistDietetic technicianDietetic assistant or food service worker

30 3:2H Veterinary Careers Basic description Places of employment
Work with all types of animalsRange from house pets to livestock to wildlifePlaces of employment(continues)

31 Veterinary Careers (continued)
See Table 3-11 in textVeterinarian (DVM or VDM)Veterinary (animal health) technologist (VTR, registered)Veterinarian assistant (animal caretaker)

32 3:2I Vision Services Careers
Basic job dutiesProvide care to prevent vision disordersTreat vision disordersPlaces of employment(continues)

33 Vision Services Careers (continued)
See Table 3-12 in textOphthalmologist (MD)Optometrist (OD)Ophthalmic medical technologist (COMT)Ophthalmic technician (COT)Ophthalmic assistant (COA)OpticianOphthalmic laboratory technician

34 3:2J Other Therapeutic Services Careers
See Table 3-13 in textOccupational therapist (OT)Occupational therapy assistantPharmacistPharmacy technicianPhysical therapist (PT)Physical therapist assistant(continues)

35 Other Therapeutic Services Careers (continued)
Massage therapistRecreational therapist (TR)Certified therapeutic recreation specialistRecreational therapy assistant or activity directorRespiratory therapist (RT)Respiratory therapy technician(continues)

36 Other Therapeutic Services Careers (continued)
Speech-language therapist/pathologist and/or audiologistSurgical technician/technologistArt, music, dance therapistAthletic trainerDialysis technicianPerfusionist, certified clinical perfusionist, or extracorporeal circulation technologist

37 3:3 Diagnostic Services Careers
See Table 3-14 in textCardiovascular technologistRegistered diagnostic vascular technologist (RDTV)Electrocardiograph (ECG) technicianElectroencephalographic technologist(continues)

38 Diagnostic Careers (continued)
Electroneurodiagnostic technologistMedical (clinical) laboratory technologistMedical (clinical) laboratory technicianMedical (clinical) laboratory assistantPhlebotomistRadiologic technologist

39 3:4 Health Informatics Careers
Basic job dutiesDocumentation of patient recordsHealth informationHealth educationPlaces of employment(continues)

40 Health Informatics Careers (continued)
See Table 3-15 in textHealth information (medical records) administrator registered (RRA)Health information (medical records) technician registered (RHIT)Medical transcriptionistAdmitting officers/clerks(continues)

41 Health Informatics Careers (continued)
Unit secretary/ward clerk/health unit coordinator/medical records clerkEpidemiologistMedical interpreter/translatorMedical illustratorMedical librarian

42 3:5 Support Services Careers
Basic descriptionCreate therapeutic environmentOperate support departmentsEach department has workers at all levels with varying amounts of educationPlaces of employment(continues)

43 Support Services Careers (continued)
See Table 3-16 in textHealth care administrator, health services manager, or health care executiveBiomedical (clinical) engineerAdmitting officer/clerkCentral/sterile supply workerHousekeeping worker/sanitary manager

44 3:6 Biotechnology Research and Development Careers
Basic descriptionUse living cells to create productsResearch and developmentDisease preventionUnlimited potential for biotechnologyPlaces of employment(continues)

45 Biotechnology Careers (continued)
Refer to Table 3-17 in textBiological or medical scientistsBiotechnological engineers (bioengineers)Biological techniciansProcess techniciansForensic science technicians

46 SummaryHealth care careers are as exciting as they are diverse with over 250 different opportunities availableEach career has specific education requirements, job descriptions, and annual salaries earnedThere are many occupational opportunities for a successful career in health care

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