CAREER
CLUSTER
BRIEF

NURSING AND OTHER ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES

CAREER AREA - HEALTH SCIENCES



Work Performed

Work activities in this group involve caring for the sick and injured and providing nursing services concerned with the prevention of illness and promotion of good health; utilizing technical knowledge and equipment for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes; providing emergency medical attention; and assisting medical and dental practitioners with a variety of duties related to patient examination and treatment. Most of these activities are performed under the supervision and on the instructions of licensed medical practitioners.

Worker Requirements
Ability to learn, absorb, and apply technical training; facility for relating to people and interest in their welfare; exactness and precision for preparing or administering treatment or medication and keeping charts; ability to perceive differences in anatomical components; finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination; and cleanliness, good health and freedom from communicable diseases.


Sample Occupations


Sample Occupations
Respiratory Therapist Cardiovascular Technologist
Electroneurodiagnostic Technician Radiologic Technologist
Nuclear Medical Technologist Medical Assistant
Registered Nurse Dental Assistant
Nurse Practitioner Emergency Medical Technician
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Licensed Practical Nurse
Certified Nurse Midwife Health Information Technician
Physical Therapy Assistant Surgical Technologist
Dental Hygienist Polysomnographic Technologist


Related Clusters


Related MPC Departments

Medical and Veterinary Services Nursing
Health Service Supervision and Instruction Medical Assisting
Therapeutic Work Dental Assisting
Child and Adult Care Emergency Medical Services
Laboratory Technology