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Anesthesiologist

  1. 1. Anesthesiologist<br />Lily Rich<br />10/11/10<br />Hour 5<br />Computer Technology<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Helping doctors save lives is what people in the medical field do, and because of that I would like to become an anesthesiologist. I have been interested in this career for a while. I first became interested in this career when I was about 11 years old, and ever since researching this career, it has just made me more interested. In order to get a better understanding of my career I need to research the responsibilities, working conditions, training, job outlook, earnings and related careers. <br />
  3. 3. Responsibilities<br /><ul><li> Evaluate patients in surgery
  4. 4. Maintain patients heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and breathing.
  5. 5. Provide pain relief for woman during labor, patients in the intensive care unit, and people who have chronic pain.
  6. 6. Discuss with the surgeon about the right treatment before, during and after the surgery. </li></li></ul><li>Working Conditions<br /><ul><li> Both physical and mental
  7. 7. Work in hospitals and outpatient centers
  8. 8. Work in well-light, sterile environments
  9. 9. Often stand for long periods of time
  10. 10. Mainly work in an operation room
  11. 11. 50 hours a week</li></li></ul><li>Training and Qualifications<br /><ul><li> 4 years of undergraduate school after high school
  12. 12. 4 years of medical school
  13. 13. 3 to 8 years of training and internship
  14. 14. Requires strong knowledge in: biology, chemistry, physics, math, and computers.
  15. 15. Must be able to survive under pressure
  16. 16. Must also be able to make decisions in emergencies </li></li></ul><li>Job Outlook<br /><ul><li> Job opportunities are very good in rural or low-income areas
  17. 17. Employment rate is expected to grow 10% in the next 10 years
  18. 18. Bigger cities have less job openings
  19. 19. Medical school is increasing its enrollment
  20. 20. I would like to work in St. Clair Shores</li></li></ul><li>Lifestyle Goals<br /><ul><li>Average yearly salary is $250,000
  21. 21. Average hourly salary is $80
  22. 22. Buy a house near St. Clair Shores
  23. 23. Buy a nice car
  24. 24. Have extra money for things such as clothes</li></li></ul><li>Nurse<br />Check up on people<br />Get blood pressure <br />Work in hospitals<br />Good job opportunities<br />4 years of medical school required<br />Annual salary is $64,000<br />Backup Career<br />
  25. 25. After doing all the research I have done on anesthesiology, I believe that this career would be right for me. I have decided to stay with this career for many reasons. Some reasons are based on the salary, which will help me provide a nice way of living for my family and I. I have also based this decision on the benefits and work conditions. If after I while I find out that this career is not for me, I know that a career in the medical field is something I would enjoy. <br />Conclusion<br />
  26. 26. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos074.htm<br />http://www.mshealthcareers.com/careers/anesthesiologist.htm<br />http://www1.salary.com/Anesthesiologist-salary.html<br />Sources<br />

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