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  • Prescribe medications and observe patients' reactions, modifying prescriptions as needed.
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Select, order, or administer anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids or blood products as necessary.
  • Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using invasive and noninvasive techniques.
  • Select, order, or administer pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Evaluate patients' post-surgical or post-anesthesia responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur.
  • Select and prescribe post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients.
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
  • 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.
  • Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions, with special attention to vulnerable populations such as infants, children, pregnant and lactating women, or older adults.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Prescribe or recommend drugs, medical devices, or other forms of treatment, such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
29-1214.00 Emergency Medicine Physicians
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Select and prescribe medications to address patient needs.
29-1211.00 Anesthesiologists
  • Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.
  • Provide medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery.
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals and monitor their clinical symptoms.
29-1229.03 Urologists
  • 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.
29-1242.00 Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric
  • Diagnose bodily disorders and orthopedic conditions and provide treatments, such as medicines and surgeries, in clinics, hospital wards, or operating rooms.
  • Prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, or preparation and treatment of the patient's operative area.
29-1299.01 Naturopathic Physicians
  • 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.
29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Monitor cardiac patients, using electrocardiography devices, such as a holter monitor.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Monitor patients' blood pressure and heart rate using electrocardiogram (EKG) equipment during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to notify the physician if something appears wrong.
  • Monitor patients' comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
29-1141.04 Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Monitor or evaluate medical conditions of patients in collaboration with other health care professionals.
  • Provide direct care by performing comprehensive health assessments, developing differential diagnoses, conducting specialized tests, or prescribing medications or treatments.
29-2034.00 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Monitor maternal condition during labor by checking vital signs, monitoring uterine contractions, or performing physical examinations.
  • Set up or monitor the administration of oxygen or medications.
29-1041.00 Optometrists
  • Prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state laws permit.
29-1241.00 Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
  • Prescribe or administer topical or systemic medications to treat ophthalmic conditions and to manage pain.
29-1217.00 Neurologists
  • Prescribe or administer medications, such as anti-epileptic drugs, and monitor patients for behavioral and cognitive side effects.
29-1229.06 Sports Medicine Physicians
  • Prescribe medications for the treatment of athletic-related injuries.
29-1212.00 Cardiologists
  • Prescribe heart medication to treat or prevent heart problems.