GENERAL HEALTHCARE CAREERS VIDEOS (17 Titles)


Video Title: Careers for the 21st Century: Health Assessment & Treatment Occupations
Credit: Delphi Production, Ltd.
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Covers (listed in order of discussion) Audiologists, Pharmacists, Dietitians and Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, Recreational Therapists, and Respiratory Therapists. This video includes candid interviews with health professionals, salaries, work environments, and educational requirements for careers. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Careers for the 21st Century: Health Services Occupations
Credit: Delphi Production, Ltd.
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Covers (listed in order of discussion) Physical Therapy Assistants & Aides, Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Message Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants & Aides, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, and Medical Secretaries. Video includes candid interviews with health professionals, salaries, work environments, and educational requirements for careers. (Audience: General)



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Video Title: Careers for the 21st Century: Scientific Occupations
Credit: Delphi Production, Ltd.
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Covers (listed in order of discussion) Chemists, Geologists, Meteorologists, Physicists, Foresters and Conservation Scientists, Biological and Medical Scientists, Astronomers, and Agricultural Scientists. Video includes candid interviews with health professionals, salaries, work environments, and educational requirement for careers. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Careers in Health Services: Opportunities for You
Credit: Guidance Associates Video Productions
Running Time: 54 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video takes viewers through a variety of healthcare facilities, including clinics, hospitals, medical offices, and laboratories and explores a variety of careers from nursing to engineering. The video’s goal is to make the viewer aware of the multiplicity of careers available in healthcare today. Also covered are the education, training, and certification requirements for these positions. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Cool People, Cool Careers (DVD)
Credit: Northwest AHEC/WFUBMC Biomedical Communications
Running Time: varies (interactive)
Summary: A fun, interactive CD-ROM that introduces fifteen different health careers by featuring video vignettes of multi-ethnic professionals in their work environment. (Audience: Elementary and Middle School Students)

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Video Title: Cyber City
Credit: Kaiser Permanente
Running Time: 24 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Video has a ’virtual city” setting and modern music to introduce and excite younger students about health careers. (Audience: Elementary Grades 3 through 6)

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Video Title: Exploring Health Occupations: EMTs, Nurses, Therapists & Assistants
Credit: Meridian Education Corporation
Running Time: 18 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video focuses on health careers directly involved in the care of patients, particularly EMTs, Nurses, Therapists, and Assistants. Viewers learn about the educational requirements and various degrees of experience needed for these careers as well as how they differ. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Exploring Health Occupations: Medical Technicians and Technologists
Credit: Meridian Education Corporation
Running Time: 15 minutes (approximate)
Summary: The essential role of Medical Technicians and Technologists in diagnosing and treating illnesses is examined in this video. Also included are the machinery, computers, and other tools utilized by these clinical laboratory scientists. Video covers Dental Technicians and Hygienists, Dental Laboratory Technicians, EKG Technicians, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, Dosimetrists, Sonographers, Cytotechnologists, Phlebotomists, and others. Available in VHS and DVD formats; please specify. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Faces of Opportunity
Credit: SOWEGA-AHEC
Running Time: 21 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Middle school students will enjoy this clever and colorful video that highlights 20 healthcare professions. Some of the careers covered are Dental Hygienist, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technologist, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Care, Radiology, and more. (Audience: Middle School)



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Video Title: Fast Forward to Your Future (set of 4 videos)
Credit: SOWEGA-AHEC
Running Time: 25 minutes each (approximate)
Summary: This colorful, fast-moving video set is designed to give viewers a general look at 62 different careers in the healthcare field. Information about the duties and educational requirements for these professions are discussed. Two teens guide you through the careers with dialogue that is humorous and appealing. Some of the career areas covered are Dentistry, Health Information Technology, Nurse Specialists, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Therapies, Radiology, and many more. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: Go For It! A Future in Healthcare
Credit: Duke AHEC Program and the North Carolina AHEC Program
Running Time: 15 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Go for It! is a great introduction for students on how to plan for a career in the healthcare industry. Featured in this video are two healthcare providers, a Pediatrician and a Nurse, who share a glimpse into their normal workday and the impact they have on their patients. Other healthcare professionals also share information on what it takes to enter healthcare fields both academically and financially, as well as the preparation needed in middle and high school. (Audience: Middle and High School)

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Video Title: Health Services
Credit: Cambridge Educational Videos
Running Time: 15 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video shows students the many careers available in health services. It gives a general overview of such positions as Clinical Laboratory Technician, Dietetic Technician, Paramedic, Radiology Technician, Therapist, and Nurse. It also focuses on EMTs, Pharmacists, Physical Therapy Technicians, and Dental Hygienists. Educational requirements are discussed as well as the duties involved in each profession. (Audience: 8th to 12th Grades)

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Video Title: How Fred Found Out
Credit: AHEC/Center for Health Sciences Communications
Running Time: 5 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video takes a look at healthcare careers through the eyes of Fred, a teenager who searches through the hospital for friends that have been in an accident. During his search he finds himself in such places as a trauma room, a patient’s room, and a boardroom. Planning ahead for classes in high school is discussed toward the end of the video. You can join Fred on his adventure and explore healthcare careers! (Audience: Middle School)

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Video Title: Science in Action
Credit: Foundation for Biomedical Research
Running Time: 8 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Told in story format, this animated video features a scientist who takes a young boy and his sister on an adventure through time and space where they encounter everything from meteors to dinosaurs and realize that science is part of practically everything. (Audience: Elementary Grades K-4)

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Video Title: So Many Choices ­ Careers in Health Care (High School and Middle School versions)
Credit: Kaiser Permanente
Running Time: 25 minutes each (approximate)
Summary: Features students who are facing choices about their lifestyle and future careers. The videos, which use modern music and dance to attract targeted age groups, are excellent introductions to health careers. (Audience: Please specify Middle School or High School version)

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Video Title: Vocational Visions: Health-Related Cluster
Credit: Guidance Associates Video Productions
Running Time: 30 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Vocational Visions examines the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals in the exciting careers of Dietetic Assistants, Human Services Technicians, Medical Assistants, Optometry Assistants, and Surgical Technicians. The video is formatted with 5-minute segments on each healthcare career, so the professions can be viewed either separately or as a whole. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Why I Should Stay Awake in Science Class
Credit: Foundation for Biomedical Research
Running Time: 10 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Fun, jazzy video to help students better understand the opportunities available in the sciences and the exciting work done in science fields. (Audience: Middle and High School) The following six videos are excellent productions that give a general overview of the many positions available in nursing. Included are information on educational requirements, personality traits needed for these careers, projected employment needs of the future, as well as the many duties involved in different nursing careers. (Audience: General)

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