Workers in these occupations help clients maintain and improve wellbeing.
Overall employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations; this increase is expected to result in about 2 million new jobs over the decade. In addition to new jobs from growth, opportunities arise from the need to replace workers who leave their occupations permanently. About 1.9 million openings each year, on average, are projected to come from growth and replacement needs.
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2022).
Allied Health and Assisting Services
Allied health and medical assisting services comprise a diverse group of healthcare professionals who support medical practitioners by performing clinical, administrative, and technical tasks to ensure effective patient care.
Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Alternative and complementary medicine encompasses a range of non-conventional healthcare practices, therapies, and treatments that complement or are used in place of conventional Western medicine, often emphasizing holistic approaches and natural remedies.
Medical Technicians, Sonographers and Technologists
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians perform medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians operate special equipment to create images or to conduct tests.
Nurse: Registered (RN), Licensed Practical (LPN) and Licensed Vocational (LVN)
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic nursing care.
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care and educate patients and the public about various health conditions.
Occupational therapists evaluate and treat people who have injuries, illnesses, or disabilities to help them with vocational, daily living, and other skills that promote independence.
Pharmaceutical Science and Administration
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