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  1. HealthCareers By: Samantha Zepeda & Samantha Hastings

  2. Allied Health Allied health professionals make up 60 percent of the total health workforce. They work in health care teams to make the healthcare system function by providing a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services that are critical to the other health professionals they work with and the patients they serve.

  3. Allied Health Allied health professionals (AHPs) work with all age groups and within all specialties. Their particular skills and expertise can be the most significant factor in helping people to: recover movement or mobility overcome visual problems improve nutritional status develop communication skills restore confidence in everyday living skills

  4. Allied health While many allied roles require some college coursework, most allied roles do not require a four year undergraduate degree. Instead, most jobs in allied health care require only an associate’s degree (two years of college) from a vocational or community college.

  5. Allied health As an employee of Allied Health Professionals, you can count on: Competitive pay Excellent job opportunities at a variety of medical facilities and schools Placements that meet your requirements, made by therapists who understand what you do A flexible work schedules Guaranteed hours Full benefits, such as health and vacation Opportunities to broaden your skills through our mentoring program

  6. Allied Health Allied Health professionals pay is going to vary widely based on where you work, how much you work, and what level of experience you have. However, most allied professionals are going to earn somewhere between $30,000-$60,000 annually, plus benefits.

  7. Nursing NURSING is a health care profession focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from birth to death. Nursing work in a large variety of specialties where they work independently and as part of a team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.

  8. Nursing There are many types of nursing careers the following is a list of different nursing careers. Registered Nurse (RN) Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Critical Care Nurse Travel Nurse Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) Public Health Nurse (PHN Nurse Practitioner

  9. Nursing To become a nurse it takes a minimum of 2 years. Many nurse go to a 4 year college or university and earn a BSN degree, or a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. Once they have their formal education they will start to work in one of the specialized areas of nursing.

  10. Nursing • The average starting yearly salary for a registered nurse (RN) is $39,000 and a regular RN with three years experience makes an average yearly salary of $47,110. The highest earning nurse in the health care industry is often the nurse practitioner. Depending on level of degree, the average nurse practitioner earns $45,500 to $72,000.

  11. PHYSICIANS A physician—also known as doctorofmedicine, medicaldoctor, or simply doctor—practices the ancient profession of medicine, which is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease or injury.

  12. PHYSICIANS • Many physicians and surgeons work long, irregular hours; over one-third of full-time physicians worked 60 or more hours a week in 2004. • Formal education and training requirements are among the most demanding of any occupation, but earnings are among the highest. • Jobopportunities should be very good, particularly in rural and low-income areas. • New physicians are much less likely to enter solo practice and more likely to work as salaried employees of group medical practices, clinics, hospitals, or health networks .

  13. Physicians There are two types of physicians M.D. (Medical Doctors) and D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic medicine) While both M.D.s and D.O.s may use all accepted methods of treatment, including drugs and surgery, D.O.s place special emphasis on the body's musculoskeletal system, preventive medicine, and holistic patient care. D.O.s are most likely to be primary care specialists although they can be found in all specialties. About half of D.O.s practice general or family medicine, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics.

  14. PHYSICIANS Physician candidates must complete approximately eight years of education, including a 4-year Doctor of Medicine program.

  15. PHYSICIANS The median expected salary for a typical Physician - Hospitalist in theUnitedStatesis $179,352. Your pay can be dramatically affected by compensable factors such as employer size, industry, employee credentials, years of experience and others.

  16. TEXAS MEDICIAL SCHOOLS • University of Phoenix • St. James School of Medicine • Baylor College of Medicine • The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston • The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School