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29-1131.00 - Veterinarians Bright Outlook

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Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds, or performing surgery.

29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Perform surgery to prepare the mouth for dental implants, and to aid in the regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
  • Treat infections of the oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws, and neck.
  • Remove tumors and other abnormal growths of the oral and facial regions, using surgical instruments.
  • Treat problems affecting the oral mucosa, such as mouth ulcers and infections.
  • 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.
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
  • Diagnose or treat acute health care problems, such as illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies, based on such patient characteristics as age and gender.
  • Treat or refer patients for primary care conditions, such as headaches, hypertension, urinary tract infections, upper respiratory infections, and dermatological conditions.
  • Perform primary care procedures such as suturing, splinting, administering immunizations, taking cultures, and debriding wounds.
29-1069.02 Dermatologists Bright Outlook
  • Perform incisional biopsies to diagnose melanoma.
  • Perform skin surgery to improve appearance, make early diagnoses, or control diseases such as skin cancer.
  • Prescribe hormonal agents or topical treatments such as contraceptives, spironolactone, antiandrogens, oral corticosteroids, retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, or antibiotics.
  • Provide liposuction treatment to patients.
29-1199.04 Naturopathic Physicians Bright Outlook
  • Administer, dispense, or prescribe natural medicines, such as food or botanical extracts, herbs, dietary supplements, vitamins, nutraceuticals, and amino acids.
  • Prescribe synthetic drugs under the supervision of medical doctors or within the allowances of regulatory bodies.
  • Perform minor surgical procedures, such as removing warts, moles, or cysts, sampling tissues for skin cancer or lipomas, and applying or removing sutures.
  • Treat minor cuts, abrasions, or contusions.
29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Prepare and apply sterile wound dressings.
  • 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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