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Health Professions Programs

Cardiovascular TechnologyCardiovascular Technology
The cardiovascular technologist is the link between the physician and the patient by way of the sophisticated medical instrumentation currently utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.


Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy is a skilled treatment that focuses on helping people of all ages regain, develop, or master everyday skills in order to live independent, productive and satisfying lives. Whether the individual is young or old, they engage in "occupations" such as learning, playing, working, or managing a home. Occupational Therapy provides services to those individuals with physical, emotional, or other challenges who are unable to carry out their daily living tasks.



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Respiratory Therapy                                                       Respiratory Therapists, also known as Respiratory Care Practitioners are allied health professionals trained and educated to care for patients in need of cardio-pulmonary support.  Respiratory therapists assess, use diagnostic tests to evaluate, treat, educate, and provide care to patients from birth until the end-of-life.  A respiratory therapist has probably provided you with care if you have or have ever had asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, suffered trauma, delivered a baby prematurely or by cesarean section, suffered a respiratory or cardiac arrest, or needed life support.

 

Telemetry/ EKG Technicians Telemetry/ ECG Technicians

Telemetry/ ECG Technicians are allied health professionals who operate electrocardiograph machines to provide data for diagnosis and treatment of heart ailments. Telemetry Techs are employed in hospitals, clinics, and private practice offices.

 


Orthopedic Technology Orthopedic Technology
Orthopedic Technologists are allied health professionals who assist Orthopedic Surgeons in the treatment of patients in a variety of health care environments. They are employed in hospitals, clinics and private practice offices.

Health Professions Overview Meetings

 

Health Professions Support Services
The Health Professions Technicians provide specialized support services for the Health Profession's programs of Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Orthopedic Technology and Respiratory Therapy and to the Grossmont College community. They prepare labs, repair equipment, maintain supplies, and the Health Professions Audio-visual library.

Please visit the Nursing Program website if you are interested in a career as a Registered Nurse.

Last Updated: 09/19/2018
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