What are some professions affiliated with medicine?

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What are some professions affiliated with medicine?

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When one thinks of careers in the healthcare industry, physicians, doctors and nurses may be foremost in one's mind. However, there exists a wide variety of professions affiliated with healthcare and and the practice of medicine. Here is a list from the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) :

  • Audiologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Cardiovascular and Vascular Technologists and Technicians
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • EMTs and Paramedics
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides
  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Massage Therapists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Nurses, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, Nursing Assistants and Orderlies
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
  • Occupational Therapists, Assistant and Aides
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
  • Phlebotomists
  • Physical Therapists, Assistants and Aides
  • Physician Assistants
  • Podiatrists
  • Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Technicians and Aides
  • Radiation Therapists
  • Radiologic and MRI Technologists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Surgical Technologists

For more information on professions related to medicine and healthcare, check out this article: Best Careers in Healthcare for Job Security.

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