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About Careers

Choosing a career can appear to be one of the most critical decisions that one makes in life. For some this choice is easy, but for many this choice can be very difficult. This web site has been created as an informational guide to careers in health sciences.

While popular culture lends to the notion that the health sciences consists of doctors and nurses, the truth couldn't be further. The World Health Organization defines health as the "state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." It takes much more than doctors and nurses to achieve this. This web site provides descriptions for the various health science careers, education in these fields, labor statistics, as well as resources for gathering more information. While this site can not choose your career for you, it may facilitate your choice - It's all about choices.

Below are some videos that describe various health science careers in depth.

Video List:

arrow Biomedical Equipment Tech
arrow Certified Nurse Midwife
arrow Dental Assistants
arrow Dental Hygienists
arrow Dentists
arrow Diagnostic Sonographer
arrow D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
arrow Emergency Medical Technicians
arrow Genetic Counselor
arrow Health Information Manager
arrow Home Health Aides
arrow Licensed Practical Nurse
arrow M.D. (Medical Doctor)
arrow Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
arrow Medical and Health Services Managers
arrow Medical Assistants
arrow Medical Laboratory Technicians
arrow Medical Record Technicians
arrow Medical Secretaries
arrow Nuclear Medicine Technologist
arrow Nursing Aides, Orderlies
and Attendants
arrow Occupational Therapy
arrow Opthalmic Dispensing Technician
arrow Opthalmic Laboratory Technician
arrow Opthalmic Medical Technologist
arrow Personal Home Care Assistants
arrow Pharmacists
arrow Pharmacy Technician
arrow Phlebotomists
arrow Physical Therapist Assistants
arrow Physical Therapists
arrow Physician Assistant
arrow Psychiatric Rehabilitation
arrow Psychologists
arrow Radiologic Technicians and Technologists
arrow Registered Dietitian
arrow Registered Dietetic Technician
arrow Registered Nurses
arrow Respiratory Therapists
arrow Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
arrow Vascular Technologist
arrow Veterinarians
arrow Veterinary Assistants

Other Resources:


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services






Rutgers School of Health Professions



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