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29-2099.07 - Surgical Assistants

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Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.

29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants, and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
  • Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions, using surgical instruments.
  • Restore form and function by moving skin, bone, nerves, and other tissues from other parts of the body to reconstruct the jaws and face.
  • Perform surgery on the mouth and jaws to treat conditions, such as cleft lip and palate and jaw growth problems.
  • Perform minor cosmetic procedures, such as chin and cheekbone enhancements.
  • Treat snoring problems, using laser surgery.
29-1021.00 Dentists, General
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
  • Use dental air turbines, hand instruments, dental appliances, or surgical implements.
  • Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
  • Perform oral or periodontal surgery on the jaw or mouth.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, stress testing, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Attach electrodes to the patients' chests, arms, and legs, connect electrodes to leads from the electrocardiogram (EKG) machine, and operate the EKG machine to obtain a reading.
  • Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-1212.00 Cardiologists
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Conduct tests of the pulmonary system using a spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Perform minimally invasive surgical procedures, such as implanting pacemakers and defibrillators.
  • Perform vascular procedures, such as balloon angioplasty and stents.
29-9093.00 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Maintain an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Apply sutures, staples, clips, or other materials to close skin, facia, or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.
  • Incise tissue layers in lower extremities to harvest veins.

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