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The Career of an Anesthesiologist


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The Career of an Anesthesiologist

  1. 1. Anesthesiologist<br />By Eric Weltz <br />E Block <br />2/21/11<br />
  2. 2. Job Overview<br />Give anesthesia during surgery<br />Monitor patients’ vital functions <br /> and continue administering the<br /> anesthetic throughout the surgery<br />Help alleviate chronic or acute pain felt by patients<br />Help the surgeon and work with other hospital staff<br />Monitor patients after surgery<br />Use complex equipment, monitors, and drugs to limit pain<br />
  3. 3. Job Overview<br />Do research to help treat and cure <br /> disease, make new medicines, and <br /> discover new techniques<br />Talk with patients about their anesthesia<br />Record medical history<br />Use medical histories to determine which anesthetic to use<br />Use key skills which are speaking, listening, decision making, and responding<br />
  4. 4. Education<br />Study many undergraduate subjects before medical school<br />Complete at least 3 years of college to get into medical school<br />Get accepted to and graduate from medical school<br />Complete residency <br />Pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) to be licensed<br />
  5. 5. Education<br />Become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) or American Board of Anesthesiology through another test<br />Study biology, mathematics, English, inorganic and organic chemistry, anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, microbiology, pathology, medical ethics, and laws governing medicine, throughout their education<br />
  6. 6. Salary<br />
  7. 7. Growth Potential and Outlook<br />Increasing Growth Potential- 22%<br /> 26,050 job openings for physicians and surgeons in the United States<br />
  8. 8. Working Facility<br />Work mainly in hospitals, as well as clinics, and surgery centers<br />Use equipment such as anesthesia inhalers or inhaler units or accessories, cardiac output CO monitoring units or accessories, electronic stethoscopes or accessories, accounting software,electronic mail software, andmedical software<br />Work in clean, well lighted facilities<br />
  9. 9. Related Careers<br />Cardiovascular surgeon<br /> Radiologist<br /> Immunologist<br />Pharmacist<br /> Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists<br />
  10. 10. Comparison Chart<br />
  11. 11. “Ability combined with effort is achievement”<br />-Anonymous<br />Thought About Success<br />