OTHER HEALTHCARE CAREERS (12 Titles)

Many of the careers below are featured as excerpts in general health-related video clusters listed in the General Healthcare Careers library area at the beginning of this section. Please also review those videos for profiles of healthcare professions for which single videos are not available at this time.

Dentistry
1. Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene as a Career
2. Your Future in Dental Assisting

Dietetics & Nutrition
3. Careers In Dietetics
4. From Concept to Consumer
5. In Good Taste… Careers in Food Science

Emergency Medical Transport
6. Paramedics: Air Care
7. Paramedics: At Risk

Health Information Management
8. Health Information Technologist

Medical Assistant
9. Certified Medical Assisting

Physician’s Assistant
10. Career as a Physicians Assistant

Surgical Technology
11. Surgical Technologist

Vision Care
12. The Eyes Have It!



Video Title: Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene as a Career
Credit: American Dental Association
Running Time: 20 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This fast-paced video provides viewers with a detailed look at the careers of Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists. Job responsibilities, necessary training and education, and job opportunities are among the career features addressed in this production. Specify VHS or DVD format. (Audience: 8th to 12th Grades and Adults)


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Video Title: Your Future in Dental Assisting
Credit: American Dental Assisting Association
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video introduces the world of Dental Assisting. The everyday work environment, duties of these professionals, and the general educational requirements for becoming a Dental Assistant are featured. Specify VHS or DVD format. (Audience: 8th to 12th Grades and Adults)

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Video Title: Careers In Dietetics
Credit: American Dietetic Association
Running Time: 7 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This fast-paced educational video gives viewers a glimpse at the exciting careers of Dietitians. This film is an excellent introduction to dietetics and the many areas in which these professionals work. (Audience: General)




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Video Title: From Concept to Consumer
Credit: Institute of Food Technologists
Running Time: 22 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Follow several students as they learn how a new food product is conceived, developed, packaged, and marketed. Lesson guides and worksheets are available for students to undertake developing a new food product. The video also introduces the profession of food science and the many available career choices. (Audience: General)





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Video Title: In Good Taste… Careers in Food Science
Credit: Institute of Food Technologists
Running Time: 15 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This up-beat, fast-paced educational video looks at the exciting and challenging world of food science and careers in food service. (Audience: General)







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Video Title: Paramedics: Air Care
Credit: Films for the Humanities and Sciences
Running Time: 54 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Learn about Air Care teams, the quickest and safest form of travel for patients with medical emergencies, and a routine day on the job. This video shows the different professionals who make up Air Care teams and the duties they perform each day. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: Paramedics: At Risk
Credit: Films for the Humanities and Sciences
Running Time: 54 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video presents a day in the lives of a paramedic team in Charlotte, North Carolina. Viewers get a firsthand look at the duties these professionals perform each day. This in-depth view of Paramedics gives viewers a real-life look at the role of the Emergency Medical Technician. (Audience: High School and Adults)



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Video Title: Health Information Technologist
Credit: Meridian Educational Corporation
Running Time: 15 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video focuses on the expanding field of Health Information Technology, specifically Medical Office Billing, Coding, and Health Information Management. Work settings for these professions in large hospitals, small clinics, a dental office, and a nursing home are visited. The importance of maintaining confidentiality also is discussed. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Certified Medical Assisting
Credit: AAMA and Creative Production Company
Running Time: 20 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video provides students with an overview of the Certified Medical Assistant profession. Viewers learn about the educational requirements, salary ranges, positive and negative factors of the occupation, longrange employment outlook, and related careers. Also, two students offer advice on getting into an educational program and what to expect while attending school. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: Career as a Physicians Assistant
Credit: Educational Video Productions
Running Time: 18 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Profiles the role of the Physician’s Assistant, their duties, the work environment, and educational requirements. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Surgical Technologist
Credit: Association of Surgical Technologists
Running Time: 12 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Profiles the role of the Surgical Technologist and explores the operating room and other surgical facilities. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: The Eyes Have It!
Credit: Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Running Time: 6 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Describes the many career opportunities in Vision Care and the job responsibilities of each professional area. Educational requirements for certification and projected job growth are covered. (Audience: General)

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