Occupational therapy assistants and aides help patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.
Occupational therapy assistants are directly involved in providing therapy to patients; occupational therapy aides typically perform support activities.
Specialists inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment.
Technicians work with specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.
Dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from providing patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments.
With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.
Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work.
Dental hygienists clean teeth, examine patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis, and provide other preventive dental care.They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.