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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.
29-1021.00 Dentists, General Bright Outlook
  • Write prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications.
  • Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
  • Perform oral or periodontal surgery on the jaw or mouth.
29-1069.12 Urologists Bright Outlook
  • Perform abdominal, pelvic, or retroperitoneal surgeries.
  • Prescribe or administer antibiotics, antiseptics, or compresses to treat infection or injury.
  • Prescribe medications to treat patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), infertility, or ejaculation problems.
29-1069.06 Ophthalmologists Bright Outlook
  • Perform ophthalmic surgeries such as cataract, glaucoma, refractive, corneal, vitro-retinal, eye muscle, or oculoplastic surgeries.
  • Prescribe or administer topical or systemic medications to treat ophthalmic conditions and to manage pain.
  • Perform laser surgeries to alter, remove, reshape, or replace ocular tissue.
29-1063.00 Internists, General
  • Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Manage and treat common health problems, such as infections, influenza or pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
  • Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.
29-1067.00 Surgeons
  • Operate on patients to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or restore patients' functions.
  • Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, or preparation and treatment of the patient's operative area.
  • Diagnose bodily disorders and orthopedic conditions and provide treatments, such as medicines and surgeries, in clinics, hospital wards, or operating rooms.
29-1065.00 Pediatricians, General
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children.
  • Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns.
  • Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
  • Select, order, or administer anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids or blood products as necessary.
  • Select, order, or administer pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Select and prescribe post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients.
29-1069.11 Sports Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
  • Examine, evaluate and treat athletes who have been injured or who have medical problems such as exercise-induced asthma.
  • Prescribe medications for the treatment of athletic-related injuries.
29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook
  • Prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state laws permit.
  • Remove foreign bodies from the eye.
29-1081.00 Podiatrists
  • Surgically treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, or abscesses.
  • Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.
29-1064.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver babies safely.
29-1062.00 Family and General Practitioners Bright Outlook
  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Provide health care, first aid, immunizations, or assistance in convalescence or rehabilitation in locations such as schools, hospitals, or industry.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, medical devices, or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
29-1141.01 Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Treat wounds or superficial lacerations.
  • Prescribe medications and observe patients' reactions, modifying prescriptions as needed.
29-1141.04 Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Provide specialized direct and indirect care to inpatients and outpatients within a designated specialty, such as obstetrics, neurology, oncology, or neonatal care.
  • Provide direct care by performing comprehensive health assessments, developing differential diagnoses, conducting specialized tests, or prescribing medications or treatments.