Dialysis is a process that cleanses the blood of metabolic waste products. It makes the difference between life and death for those who suffer from renal failure. A Hemodialysis Technician works to produce optimal clinical outcomes for patients in a team-oriented environment by measuring and recording stats, patient observations, machine set up and more.
An Electrocardiograph (EKG or ECG) Technician operates medical equipment that records and measures heart activity. The measurements are then used to help physicians (such as cardiologists) to diagnose and treat heart problems.
Medical Lab Assistant
Medical Lab Assistants and Technicians work to detect, diagnosis, and treat disease by way of examination and analysis of body fluids and cells.
A Surgical Technologist is a Healthcare professional that has advanced knowledge and skills pertaining to sterile and aseptic techniques. Their main priority is to try to anticipate the which tool(s) the surgeon is going to need next in order to make the procedure go as smoothly as possible.
Ultrasound Technology is a rapidly expanding allied health field where the need for technicians continues. An Ultrasound Technician is a skilled professional who uses equipment producing high-frequency sound waves to create diagnostic images and data that help health care professionals to diagnose and treat patients.
Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood. Nowadays, it is primarily performed for the purpose of diagnosing and monitoring a patient's condition. A PT is someone who also has the ability to perform other types of specimen collection, such as: urine collection, mouth swabs, etc.
Physician Technician® is the highest, most prestigious and exclusive title available to Allied Healthcare professionals. This program enables its participants to be able to assist Physicians, Doctors, and Nurses in multiple facets. It is very comprehensive in that it prepares students to receive up to a total of 6 separate national certifications:
Clinical Medical Assistant
A Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) is a certified health care worker who performs the administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices of licensed health practitioners running smoothly.
A PCT works alongside nurses, doctors, as well as other healthcare professionals to help provide quality patient care. PCTs oftentimes will have more contact with patients than anyone else. In hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities they tend to work assisting patients with tasks that they are unable of doing for themselves.