Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities to assist attainment, maintenance and recovery of optimal health and quality of life.
Health Care Assistants deliver patient care, including: observing, monitoring and recording individual’s change in conditions. They also assist with personal care including infection prevention and control, food, personal hygiene, comfort and safety.
Phlebotomy uses a procedure known as venipuncture (blood draw) for obtainment of blood samples for testing. Blood samples are analyzed with correct testing equipment. Specimens are prepared and transported properly to the lab.
Physical Therapist Assistants are healthcare professionals within the health care sector supervised by Physical Therapists. PTAs provide the treatment plan to an individual to assist them to improve mobility, reduce or manage pain, restore function and prevent disability.
Radiologic Technologists are healthcare professionals who perform diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-ray examinations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and computed tomography (CT) scans along with educating patients about procedures, ensuring procedures are performed correctly, and understanding the radiographic technology and equipment.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), First Responders, and Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMTs) provide urgent pre-hospital treatment and stabilization for serious illness and injuries within the community and transport to definitive care.