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MOD G NOTES unit 1

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 Hippocrates Father of Medicine
 Aristotle Performed animal dissections to gain knowledge
 Andrew Vesalius Father of modern Anatomy
 Rene Laennec Invented the stethoscope in 1816
 Benjamin Franklin most important contribution to medical science was the discovery that colds could be passed from one person to another
 Louis Pasteur French chemist discovered process of pasteurization and developed rabies vaccine. He was credited for establishing the science of bacteriology.
 Joseph Lister London surgeon laid foundation of medical asepsis by using carbolic acid to disinfect
 Robert Koch Showed how bacteria could be cultivated and stained
 Wilhem Roentgen German Physician, discovered X
 Marie Curie Discovered radium which lead to the treatment of cancer
 Sigmund Freud worked in the field of psychiatry
 William Morton & Crawford Long Most Famous contribution by the US to the practice of medicine during this period was the discovery of Anesthesia
 Walter Reid and others helped to conquer yellow fever
 Alexander Flemming discovered Penicillin (PCN)
 Florence Nightingale founder of nursing, established 1st nursing school in London in 1860
 Cara Barton Civil War nurse, founded the red cross in 1881
 Elisabeth Blackwell The 1st women as a physician in the US.
 RN professional nurse who completed a course of study at a state approved school of nursing and passed the national council licensure (state boards)
 Phlebotomist extensive training and skill in drawing blood from veins for diagnostic testing
 PA trained in certain aspects of the practice of medicine under the direct supervision of a physician
 Psychologist specializes in the study of the brain & mental process
 Psychiatry specializes in diagnosis and treatment of patients with mental, behavioral, or emotional disorders. Qualified to administer and prescribe medications
 AMA supported the need for trained Medical office Assistants
 DACUM identifies areas of practice and the competencies required for the occupation of medical assistants
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