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  1. 1. My Career Project<br />Orthodontist<br />Physical Therapist<br />Paralegal<br />By Mariam Saeed<br />
  2. 2. Tasks: You must…<br />~ Fit dental appliances in patient’s mouths so teeth and jaw altering can be done.<br />~ Make teeth models with plaster.<br />~ Take photos of a patients face and teeth with X-rays.<br />~ Routinely adjust dental appliances to maintain the purpose and normal function.<br />Knowledge:<br />~ Know how to treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.<br />~ Business management skills and production methods are necessary.<br />~ You must know the way the body works and the way tissues and cells interact with each other.<br />~ Psychology and human anatomy is also important.<br />Orthodontist<br />
  3. 3. Skills:<br />~ Be aware of other’s reactions to pain and understand why they’re acting the way they do.<br />~ Convey information to people appropriately.<br />~ Monitor and assess performance on patients.<br />~ Give full attention to the patient.<br />Abilities:<br />~ Awareness when something’s about to go wrong.<br />~ Being extremely accurate.<br />~ Manipulation and assembly of very small objects.<br />
  4. 4. Related Occupations:<br />~ Chiropractors<br />~ Dentists- General<br />~ Dental Hygienists <br />~ Optometrists<br />Interests Related to the Holland Code:<br />~ Investigative<br />~ Realistic<br />~ Social<br />
  5. 5. Nature of the Work<br />Orthodontists are dentists who have special training in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. They design and apply corrective appliances such as braces that gradually move patients teeth, lips, and jaws into proper alignment.<br />Training<br />To prepare to become an orthodontist, you must study biology, chemistry, health, and mathematics. You need to earn a college degree and then complete four years of dental school to earn a doctor of dental degree and then to become an orthodontist further schooling must be completed<br />Earnings$95,740 to $150,040 to $186,810<br />
  6. 6. Physical Therapist<br />Knowledge:<br />~ Medicine and dentistry<br />~ Therapy/ counseling skills<br />~ Human behavior and performance.<br />~ Biology<br />Tasks: You must…<br />~ Plan, prepare, and carry out individually designs programs of physical treatment.<br />~ Documents a patient’s progress.<br />~ Administer manual exercises.<br />~ Increase a patients strength<br />~ Decrease deformity or crippling.<br />
  7. 7. Skills<br />~ Active Listening<br />~ Logicis needed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of problems and solutions<br />~ Do not interrupt the patient.<br />Abilities<br />~ Deductive reasoning: the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers.<br />~ You must completely understand the problem your patient is telling you.<br />~ Use different sets of rules for combining groups in different ways.<br />
  8. 8. Related Occupations<br />~ Child, family, and school social workers<br />~ Respiratory therapists<br />~ Athletic trainers<br />Interests Related to the Holland Code<br />~ Social<br />~ Investigative<br />~ Realistic<br />
  9. 9. Nature of the Work<br />Physical therapists are healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat individuals who have medical problems that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities as well as they would like to in their daily lives. They examine each individual to develop a plan that would best promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. They provide care to people of all ages who have injuries related to work or sports.<br />Training<br />You must complete 8 to 9 years of schooling in learning biology. The Education programs include foundational science courses. The doctoral degree program lasts 3 years.<br />Earnings- Median annual wages were $ 72,790<br />
  10. 10. Tasks<br />~ You must prepare legal documents<br />~ You must organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing system<br />~ Must monitor legal volumes to ensure documents are up-to-date.<br />~ Research, statutes, legal articles, codes, and documents must be analyzed and gathered.<br />Knowledge<br />~ English Language<br />~ Law and Government<br />~ Administrative and clerical procedures such as word processing and file management.<br />Paralegal<br />
  11. 11. Abilities<br />~ Oral comprehension<br />~ You need to be able to notice important details at a close range of whatever you’re observing.<br />~ You must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.<br />~ You must be able to understand the speech of other people you’re not used to.<br />Skills<br />~ Active listening<br />~ Critical thinking<br />~ Time management<br />~ Coordination and adjustments must be made in relation to others’ actions.<br />
  12. 12. Interests Related to the Holland Code<br />~ Conventional<br />~ Investigative<br />~ Enterprising<br />Related Occupations<br />~ Tax preparers<br />~ Lawyers<br />~ Law Clerks<br />~ Court Clerks<br />
  13. 13. Training<br />The most common way to become a paralegal is through a community college paralegal program that leads to an associates degree. Some training programs include job placement services, and they also include courses in legal research and the legal applications of computers. They can also offer internships where students gain practical experience.<br />Nature of the Work<br />One of the most important tasks is helping lawyers prepare for closings, hearings, trials, and corporate meetings. They investigate the facts of cases and ensure that all relevant information is considered. They identify appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and more.<br />EarningsThe top ten percent earn more than $73,450.<br />
  14. 14. After all my research has been done, I have realized that each one of these professions may very well be a possible career choice for me. Once narrowing down my top two choices to an Orthodontist or a Physical Therapist, I’ve come to the decision that pursuing a career towards Physical Therapy may be a feasible option for me. Everything I’ve learned about this career has only made me realize more about myself, in that I would definitely want to choose a career in which I am happy with. Working with people and learning about biology are two things in which I enjoy doing. These two things combined can become the perfect job for me, and I can see myself becoming successful in this field. This research project has shown me that once you put your ideas all out into the open, finding a career that strikes you isn’t that difficult. There’s something out there for everyone, and I’m one step closer to finding what’s in store for me.<br />Most Appealing?<br />
  15. 15. The End<br />