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29-1021.00 - Dentists, General Bright Outlook

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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.

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.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system.
  • Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Activate fluoroscope and camera to produce images used to guide catheter through cardiovascular system.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-2099.05 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Collect ophthalmic measurements or other diagnostic information, using ultrasound equipment, such as A-scan ultrasound biometry or B-scan ultrasonography equipment.
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Photograph patients' eye areas, using clinical photography techniques, to document retinal or corneal defects.
  • Assess refractive condition of eyes, using retinoscope.
  • Create three-dimensional images of the eye, using computed tomography (CT).
29-2035.00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners.
  • Operate optical systems to capture dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images, such as functional brain imaging, real-time organ motion tracking, or musculoskeletal anatomy and trajectory visualization.
  • Connect physiological leads to physiological acquisition control (PAC) units.
  • Place and secure small, portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners on body part to be imaged, such as arm, leg, or head.
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations.
  • Record and store suitable images, using camera unit connected to the ultrasound equipment.
  • Load and unload film cassettes used to record images from procedures.
29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance.
  • Operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside.
  • Perform procedures, such as linear tomography, mammography, sonograms, joint and cyst aspirations, routine contrast studies, routine fluoroscopy, or examinations of the head, trunk, or extremities under supervision of physician.

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