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My Career Clusters

  1. 1. B Y A L L I E R A I N E Y MY CAREER CLUSTERS
  2. 2. HEALTH SCIENCES •Nurse Practitioner •Anesthesiologist Assistant
  3. 3. NURSE PRACTITIONER A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has additional education and training in a specialty area, such as family practice or pediatrics. NPs perform comprehensive and focused physical examination in addition to ordering/ interpreting diagnostic test and prescribing medications and therapeutic treatments.
  4. 4. NURSE PRACTITIONER Tasks Skills Science Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, as well as asking questions at appropriate times Reading and Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Service Actively looking for ways to help people. · Order, perform, or interpret the results of diagnostic tests such as complete blood counts (CBCs), electrocardiograms (EKGs), and radiographs (x-rays). Analyze and interpret patients' histories. Prescribe medication based on patients' characteristics such as age and gender. Diagnose or treat acute health care problems such as illnesses, infections, and injuries. Provide information needed to promote health, and prevent disease or disability.
  5. 5. MAJORS SCHOOLS • Adult Health Nurse • Clinical Nurse Specialist • Critical Care Nursing • Emergency Room/Trauma Critical Care Nursing • Family Practice Nurse • Geriatric Nurse (elderly) • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse • Nurse Anesthetist • Palliative Care Nursing (pain treatments) • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing • University of Pennsylvania • Liberty University • Albany State University • Boston College • North Carolina Central University • University of Florida Plattsburgh • Adelphi University • Molloy College
  6. 6. SALARY- RELATED CAREERS • In NY the average annual wage for this occupation was $97,730. The NP position is expected to grow within the next 10 years. • Respiratory Therapist/Respiratory Care Practitioner, Radiologic Tech (X-ray), Cardiovascular Technologist ("echocardiograms"- heart ultrasounds), and Occupational/Physical Therapy careers. My Reaction It seems as the years go on, the need for more people in the medical field increases. This advanced education for this job offers countless job opportunities in high-quality healthcare services with a wide variety of areas to specialize. It is very important for me to go into a field where there will be a need jobs no matter where you are (since everyone gets sick)
  7. 7. ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT These professionals provide very important assistance to the anesthesiologist in accompanying the patient before, during and after anesthesia to ensure quality and continuity of care before and after surgery. The work of an anesthesiologist assistant (AA) directly contributes to the success of surgical operations by ensuring the comfort and wellbeing of the patient.
  8. 8. ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT TASKS SKILLS • Performing physical exams to identify any issues that may affect the anesthesia care plan • Administering necessary diagnostic and laboratory tests (such as taking blood) • Preparing the patient to be monitored, • Pre-testing and calibrating of anesthesia delivery systems and monitors • Inducing, sustaining and adjusting anesthesia levels • Assisting with life support where required, including airway management Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively. Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, as well as asking questions at appropriate times. *Monitoring monitoring and assessing performance of other individuals before ,during and after treatment. Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to ensure comfort and wellbeing of patient
  9. 9. MAJORS SCHOOLS • Anesthetist Nurse would be the major • Related Majors include • Adult Health Nursing, • Clinical Nurse Specialist, • Critical Care Nursing, • Emergency Room Nursing • Family Practice Nursing • Albany Medical College • Mount Sinai School of Medicine • SUNY at Stony Brook • University of Buffalo • Boston University • Duke University • University of North Carolina University of South Florida
  10. 10. SALARY- RELATED CAREERS • The average salary for Anesthesiologist in New York, New York is $137,618 (starting salary of $113,332). Expect to make a salary of around $161,904 after some time. • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant, Emergency Care Attendant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Pharmacy Technician Assistant Physical Therapy Technician, Radiologist Assistant My Reaction- No matter where you go, there will always be people in need for skilled personnel to deliver anesthesia and monitor them while a doctor performs a surgery. It is also nice to have options where you work, for many anesthesiologist have the choice to work in hospitals, dentist offices and can specialize in almost any medical environment they wish.
  11. 11. HUMAN SERVICES •Clinical Psychologists •Epidemiologist
  12. 12. CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGIST A clinical psychologist is a person who has undergone extensive education and on-the-job training to enable them to help in the diagnosis and treatment of the mental illnesses and disorders that are prevalent throughout society observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment
  13. 13. CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGIST TASKS SKILLS • Interact with clients to assist them in personal, social, educational development and adjustment. • Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues from interviews, tests, and records • Discuss the treatment of plans with clients. • Write reports on clients and maintain required paperwork. • Consult with or provide consultation to other doctors, therapists, or clinicians regarding patient care. • Obtain and study medical, social, and family histories Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, as well as asking questions at appropriate times Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Service Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  14. 14. MAJORS SCHOOLS • Boston University • Michigan State University • Adelphi University • University of Colorado • University of Arizona • University of California • Georgetown University • Michigan State University • Exercise physiology • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics • Comparative Psychology • Developmental and Child Psychology • Experimental Psychology • Personality Psychology • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology • Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology • Psychopharmacology • Social Psychology
  15. 15. SALARY- RELATED CAREERS • Average Clinical Psychologist salary in New York is 93,000 (34% higher than average) • Academic Counselor, Advanced Psychiatric Nurse, Child Care Worker, Child Psychologist, Correctional Treatment Specialist, Criminal Investigator • My Reaction- To major in physiology would definably be a great option because I am very interested in how people act the way they do. There are so many things that the brain hides in such a small portion of the body and to decode that would be very fascinating to me.
  16. 16. EPIDEMIOLOGIST An Epidemiologist investigates as well as determinants the distribution of disease, disability, and other health outcomes of people in order to develop means for prevention and control. For example, when food poisoning or an influenza outbreak attacks a community, the epidemiologists are asked to investigate the cause of disease and control its spread.
  17. 17. EPIDEMIOLOGIST Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, as well as asking questions at appropriate times Social perception Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Service Actively looking for ways to help people. Monitoring performance of yourself, other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action. • Monitoring and reporting incidents of infectious diseases to local and state health agencies. • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods and treatments for disease. • Designing and evaluating protocols and health status questionnaires. • Investigate diseases or parasites to determine cause and risk factors, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission.
  18. 18. MAJORS SCHOOLS Human services • Health Policy analysis • Public Policy analysis • Education Policy analysis • International Policy analysis • Social Sciences • North Eastern University • Arizona state University • University of Pittsburgh • University of Rhode Island • University of Southern California • University of Virginia
  19. 19. SALARY-RELATED CAREERS • In NY the average annual wage for this occupation was $ 49,150 for entry level workers, and at least $ 76,340for experienced workers. • Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Medical Scientists, Health Educators and Community Health Workers, Medical Scientists, Microbiologists • MY REACTION-I find it very interesting to study how disease spreads across a population or reign, but it seems that this study requires more laboratory work than I wish to be involved in. I would prefer to work more with people than in the lab. I do like the medical aspect of the job

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