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  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
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.
  • Obtain and record patient identification, medical history, or test results.
  • 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.
  • Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
  • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration.
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
  • Record food and fluid intake and output.
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer.
  • Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record data.
  • Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.
  • Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet or infrared lamps, or ultrasound machines.
29-1292.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
  • Record and review patient medical histories.
  • Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
  • Chart conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
29-1212.00 Cardiologists
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Conduct tests of the pulmonary system using a spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Obtain and record patient information, including patient identification, medical history, and examination results.
29-1021.00 Dentists, General
  • 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.
  • Use dental air turbines, hand instruments, dental appliances, or surgical implements.
  • Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Take and document patients' medical histories.
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Assess refractive conditions of eyes, using retinoscopes.
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, or pressure lines.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
  • Obtain and record accurate patient history, including prior test results or information from physical examinations.
  • Maintain records that include patient information, sonographs and interpretations, files of correspondence, publications and regulations, or quality assurance records, such as pathology, biopsy, or post-operative reports.
29-2033.00 Nuclear Medicine Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Calculate, measure, and record radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received, used, and disposed, using computer and following physician's prescription.
  • Record and process results of procedures.
29-1229.03 Urologists
  • Document or review patients' histories.
  • Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions using equipment such as diathermy machines, catheters, cystoscopes, or radium emanation tubes.
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
  • Perform pre-anesthetic screenings, including physical evaluations and patient interviews, and document results.
  • Insert peripheral or central intravenous catheters.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
29-1011.00 Chiropractors Bright Outlook
  • Obtain and record patients' medical histories.
  • Maintain accurate case histories of patients.
29-1071.00 Physician Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Obtain, compile, and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Visit and observe patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.
29-2043.00 Paramedics Bright Outlook
  • Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
  • Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain files and records of surgical procedures.
29-1071.01 Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Collect and document patients' pre-anesthetic health histories.
  • Monitor and document patients' progress during post-anesthesia period.
29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing
  • Determine clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers or lens analyzers and clients' eyeglasses.
  • Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments.
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Document findings of physical examinations.
  • Document patients' health histories, symptoms, physical conditions, or other diagnostic information.