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31-9092.00 - Medical Assistants Bright Outlook

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Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.

31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
  • Perform enemas, catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, or gavages.
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
  • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Clean teeth, using dental instruments.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.
  • Administer medications or treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, massages, or douches, as directed by a physician or nurse.
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Provide patients with direct family planning services such as inserting intrauterine devices, dispensing oral contraceptives, and fitting cervical barriers including cervical caps or diaphragms.
  • Manage newborn care during the first weeks of life.
39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
  • Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
  • Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.

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