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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.
  • Adjust equipment and controls according to physicians' orders or established protocol.
  • 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.
29-2054.00 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
  • Use ventilators or various oxygen devices or aerosol and breathing treatments in the provision of respiratory therapy.
  • Set equipment controls to regulate the flow of oxygen, gases, mists, or aerosols.
  • Prepare or test devices, such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, aerosol generators, or electrocardiogram (EKG) machines.
29-1021.00 Dentists, General Bright Outlook
  • 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.
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.
  • Select appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.
29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
  • Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.

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