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Health Science Explore the Possibilities. Thank You To OUR Region Partners. Healthcare In Demand. Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related.

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healthcare in demand
Healthcare In Demand
  • Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related.
  • Healthcare will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in the elderly population.
  • Most workers have jobs that require less than 4 years of college education.
if you could pile up all the food you will eat in a lifetime how many tons would it weigh
If you could pile up all the food you will eat in a lifetime, how many tons would it weigh?
  • 10
  • 100
  • 1,000
if you could pile up all the food you will eat in a lifetime how many tons would it weigh5
If you could pile up all the food you will eat in a lifetime, how many tons would it weigh?
  • 10
  • 100
  • 1000
who has more bones
Who has more bones?
  • An adult
  • A teenager
  • A baby
who has more bones7
Who has more bones
  • An adult
  • A teenager
  • A baby
  • As a child grows, some of the bones fuse together.
if you have a condition called bromidrosis do you have
If you have a condition called “bromidrosis,” do you have
  • Smelly breath
  • Smelly armpits
  • Smelly feet
if you have a condition called bromidrosis do you have9
If you have a condition called “bromidrosis,” do you have
  • Smelly breath
  • Smelly armpits
  • Smelly feet
  • Bromidrosis is the medical term for foot odor.
the top 10 things you don t want to hear during surgery
The Top 10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear During Surgery
  • Oops!
  • What do we do now?
  • Has anyone seen my watch?
  • Wait a minute, if this is his spleen, then what is that?
  • FIRE, FIRE! Everyone out!
  • So, what do we have here?
  • Well folks, this will be an experiment for all of us.
  • Better save that….we might need it later.
  • I wish I hadn’t forgotten my glasses.
  • Of course I’ve performed this operation before!
toenails continue to grow after death12
Toenails continue to grow after death?
  • True
  • False
  • It looks like the toenails continue to grow because the drying skin pulls away from the nails.
educational fact
Educational Fact
  • A majority of the technologist and technician occupations require a certificate or an associates degree.
  • These programs usually have both classroom and clinical instruction and last about 2 years.
in the month of may which 10 year old will grow faster16
In the month of May, which 10 year-old will grow faster?
  • Tim
  • Tom
  • Children grow faster in the spring than in the fall. May is a spring month in the U.S. and a fall month in Australia.
if you saved all of the skin you shed in a year would it weigh as much as a
If you saved all of the skin you shed in a year, would it weigh as much as a
  • Tennis ball
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
if you saved all of the skin you shed in a year would it weigh as much as a18
If you saved all of the skin you shed in a year, would it weigh as much as a
  • Tennis ball
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • You shed up to 1.5 pounds, or 24 ounces of skin each year. A basketball weighs 20 to 22 ounces.
did you know
Did You Know?
  • The Ancient Egyptians were advanced medical practitioners for their time.
  • They explored the body through the practice of mummification, which involved removing most of the internal organs.
  • Egyptians had a basic knowledge of organ functions except for the brain and the heart, which they thought had opposite functions.
  • The practices of Egyptian medical practitioners ranged from embalming to faith healing to surgery and autopsy.
every day 50 gallons of blood are cleaned in your21
Every day, 50 gallons of blood are cleaned in your
  • Kidneys
  • Lungs
  • Liver
  • Kidneys clean the blood and make urine to carry waste products out of the body.
health professions in demand increase for 2008 2018
Health Professions in Demand % Increase for 2008-2018
  • Management 16.8%
  • Pharmacists 14.0%
  • EMT’s/Paramedics 9.2%
  • Physician Assistants 41.3%
  • Registered Nurses 23.4%
  • Clinical Laboratory Tech’s 14.0%
  • Licensed Practical Nurses 21.9%
  • Physicians & Surgeons 26.0%
which is likely to last longer a hair on your head or one of your eyelashes24
Which is likely to last longer: a hair on your head or one of your eyelashes?
  • A hair on your head. Eyelashes only last 150 days at the longest.
which of the following were once used as a means of treating tooth aches26
Which of the following were once used as a means of treating tooth aches?
  • Worms
  • Spiders
  • Cockroaches
  • Spiders. They were mashed up and placed on an aching tooth.
is healthcare for you
Is Healthcare for You?
  • Persons considering careers in healthcare should have a strong desire to help others, genuine concern for the welfare of patients and clients, and an ability to deal with people of diverse backgrounds in stressful situations.
in an average lifetime does a person have more breaths or heartbeats31
In an average lifetime, does a person have more breaths or heartbeats?
  • Heartbeats. Approximately 3 billion vs. 600 million breaths in 74 years.
when you sneeze how many miles per hour does the spray shoot out of your nose33
When you sneeze, how many miles per hour does the spray shoot out of your nose?
  • 50
  • 100
  • 150
  • 100 mph is hurricane force winds.
no matter how flexible you are you can t kiss the tip of your elbow36
No matter how flexible you are, you can’t kiss the tip of your elbow?
  • True
  • False
  • Some people can kiss part of their elbow but not the very tip.
when your uvula vibrates are you
When your uvula vibrates are you
  • Snoring
  • Coughing
  • Burping
when your uvula vibrates are you38
When your uvula vibrates are you
  • Snoring
  • Coughing
  • Burping
  • The uvula is the flap of tissue at the back of your throat.
which lasted longer the world s longest sneezing attack or the world s longest hiccup attack
Which lasted longer: the world’s longest sneezing attack or the world’s longest hiccup attack?
which lasted longer the world s longest sneezing attack or the world s longest hiccup attack40
Which lasted longer: the world’s longest sneezing attack or the world’s longest hiccup attack?
  • The world’s longest hiccup attack. It lasted 69.5 years while the sneezing attack lasted 978 days.
how much can i make
How Much Can I Make?
  • Registered Nurses $27-$30
  • Licensed Practical Nurses $18-$20
  • Dental Assistants $14-$16
  • Medical Secretaries $11-$14
  • Medical Assistants $11-$14
  • Home Health Aides $10-$12
  • Nursing Aides $11-$12
if all your blood vessels were laid end to end they could make two circles around the
If all your blood vessels were laid end to end, they could make two circles around the
  • Moon
  • Sun
  • Earth
if all your blood vessels were laid end to end they could make two circles around the43
If all your blood vessels were laid end to end, they could make two circles around the
  • Moon
  • Sun
  • Earth
  • The human body contains 60,000 miles of blood vessels. The earth’s circumference is less than 25,000 miles.