This blog is the first in a series of profiles of different clinical health professions represented by Health Professions Network member organizations. These profiles are intended to give students and […]
Over 330,000 Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians hold jobs in the US today. Since the development of this career profession in the 1920s, laboratory professionals have played a vital […]
A Phlebotomy Technician (Phlebotomist) is an integral member of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques. The Phlebotomy […]
A nerve conduction study may be defined as the induction of a propagating action potential in the peripheral nervous system and the subsequent recording of its neural impulse at some […]
The Veterinary Technology Curriculum prepares the graduate to assist the veterinarian in small and large animal practices by obtaining and recording information about cases; preparing animals, instruments, equipment and medication […]
A surgical technologist (ST) is an allied health professional who works as part of the surgical team to ensure that the operative procedure is conducted under optimal conditions.
Surgical neurophysiology, also known as intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring (IONM), is a new and growing allied health field. The surgical neurophysiologist is an integral part of the surgical team, and works […]
Respiratory Therapy is the health care discipline that specializes in the promotion of optimum cardiopulmonary function and health.
Dietetics is the application of the sciences of food and nutrition to health. It’s a vital, growing profession open to creativity and opportunity, and the possibilities are endless.
A recreational therapist utilizes a wide range of interventions and techniques to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, social and leisure needs of their clients.