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Intro: Careers

Careers in Healthcare Chapter 3

What degree is awarded at a 2 year community college or vocational-technical school Associate's
This degree is usually a 4-year course of study at a college or university Bachelor's
This degree is usually one or more years of study beyond a bachelor's degree Master's
What degree(s)does a person who wants to be a registered nurse need to complete Bachelor or Associate
What type of school does a person who wants to be a LPN need to attend Community College or technical School
Does a person who wants to be a nursing assistant need to attend a postsecondary institution No
What is secondary education High School
What is post secondary education Education after high school
This type of job usually requires a 2 year associate degree or 3-4 years on the job training Technician
This type of job usually requires at least 3-4 years of college in addition to work experience, usually bachelor's and at times a master's Technologist
This type of job requires 4 or more years of college with bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree Professional
This type of job requires a specific number of hours of specialized education or one or more years of training combining classroom and/or on the job training Aide or Assistant
Workers who are hired because they can perform a variety of health care skills Multiskilled worker
An individual who organizes, manages and assumes the risk of a business Entrepreneur
This means that an individual has fulfilled the requirements of education and performance and met the standards and qualifications established by the professional association or government agency Certification
This is performed by a regulatory body that administers examinations and maintains a current list of qualified personnel in a given health care area Registration
A process whereby a government agency authorizes individuals to work in a given occupation. A person must complete an approved educational program, pass a state board test, and maintain certain standards Licensure
These are additional hours of education are required to renew licenses or maintain certification Continuing Education Units
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