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29-1071.01 - Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook

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Assist anesthesiologists in monitoring of patients, including electrocardiogram (EKG), direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas, hematocrit, or routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure or heart rate.

29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Take animals into treatment areas and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, or respiration data.
  • Provide veterinarians with the correct equipment or instruments, as needed.
  • Provide assistance with animal euthanasia and the disposal of remains.
29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Use a variety of testing techniques to assist doctors in cardiac or pulmonary research or to diagnose disorders.
  • Monitor cardiac patients, using electrocardiography devices, such as a holter monitor.
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, or elective cardioversion.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patients' blood pressure and heart rate using electrocardiogram (EKG) equipment during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to notify the physician if something appears wrong.
  • Monitor patients' comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.

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