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Planning for a health career

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Planning for a health career

  1. 1. Planning for a HEALTH CAREERHEALTH 10 QUARTER IV PRESENTED BY: MS. JONACEL D. GLORIA
  2. 2. CAREER  an occupation or profession that requires special training.
  3. 3. HEALTH CAREER designed to familiarize students with the various careers in the medical profession and allied health services.
  4. 4. Self-assessment is necessary to understand one’s capabilities and drawbacks. It involves continuous learning and improvement to build and grow in the chosen career path.
  5. 5. Why pursue a health career?
  6. 6. YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.
  7. 7. GOOD SALARY JOB SECURITY DO WORK THAT INTERESTS YOU  FIND A HEALTH CAREER THAT FITS YOUR EDUCATIONAL PLANS A CLEAR PATH TO ADVANCEMENT  WORK WITH PEOPLE (OR NOT) Things we consider:
  8. 8. What are the components and steps in making a health career plan?
  9. 9. SELF-ASSESSMENT Discover your personal strengths through self- assessments (values, interests, personality, testing, skills, etc.
  10. 10. SELF-ASSESSMENT What are my skills and interests?
  11. 11. CAREER EXPLORATION You can explore different careers and work environments through career fairs, online research, meetings, internships, alumni connections, professional resources
  12. 12. CAREER EXPLORATION What health careers do I want to explore? What will I do to explore the different health careers?
  13. 13. DECISION MAKING Before you decide on taking a career that works for you, you can evaluate and narrow down your options through listing the pros and cons, comparing your personal strengths and interests, and deciding which career fulfills both current and future goals.
  14. 14. DECISION MAKING What health career will I choose based on my skills and interests? What do I need to consider?
  15. 15. PLAN OF ACTION Plan achievalbe goals and develop strategies to reach your goals, organize your goals into smaller steps, identify actions for each step, utilize helpful people and resources, review and adapt your plan regularly
  16. 16. PLAN OF ACTION What will I do to meet my goal/s?
  17. 17. CAREER PATHWAYS Career pathways are clusters occupations that are grouped because of shared skills.
  18. 18. Why Do You Need to Understand Health Career Pathways? Makes it easier for you to identify health career professions
  19. 19. Why Do You Need to Understand Health Career Pathways? Assists you in choosing a health career
  20. 20. Why Do You Need to Understand Health Career Pathways? Helps you develop a plan on how to prepare for your chosen health career
  21. 21. WHAT ARE EXAMPLES OF HEALTH CAREER PATHWAYS?
  22. 22. 1. Disease Prevention and Control Focus on communicable and non- communicable diseases. Their work includes immunization, screening of newborns, promotion of breastfeeding, infant diseases prevention, adolescent healthcare, and life skills.
  23. 23. 2. Personal Healthcare field perform healthcare-related tasks in a personal care level.
  24. 24. 3. Maternal and Child Care deal with complex public health issues that affect women, children and their families. Example: Midwifery
  25. 25. 4. Mental HealthCare  dealing with interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and life skills. Example: Guidance Counsellor
  26. 26. 5. Community Healthcare Focus on maintenance, protection, and improvement of the health of all community members. Rural Sanitary Inspection
  27. 27. 6. Environmental Healthcare Management monitoring the quality of environment and impact of human activities on ecosystems, and developing strategies for restoring ecosystems.
  28. 28. 7. Drug Prevention and Control reduce community and individual problems related to alcohol and drug abuse through evidence- based programs and policy advocacy.
  29. 29. 8. Nutrition balance individuals’ food and nutrition and their impact on patients’ health. These include meal planning, food preparation and economics.
  30. 30. 9. Health Education Assessing individual and community needs, planning, implementing and evaluating health programs, promoting the understanding of various health- related bahaviors plus coordinating health education services
  31. 31. 10. Dental Health deal with various oral conditions which include chronic mouth and facial pain, oral sores, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay and tooth loss, etc.
  32. 32. 11. Occupational Safety related to the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. Health Inspector
  33. 33. 12. Emergency Medical Services  work specialize in out-of-hospital medical care.  skills include first-aid procedures, emergency medical treatment and transport of patients, rapid emergency medical response and immediate medical attention.
  34. 34. MEDICAL AND ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSION
  35. 35. A group of individuals qualified to practice medicine. MEDICAL PROFESSION
  36. 36. Are lines of work that still deal with healthcare, but are distinct from medicine. ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS
  37. 37. Who are the medical and allied health professionals?
  38. 38. Health Care Provider - a person who helps identify, prevent, or treat an illness or disability
  39. 39. Health Care Practitioner/ Provider - an independent healthcare provider who is licensed to practice on and provide general and/or specialized care to a specific area of the body.
  40. 40. Allied Health Professionals - a trained healthcare provider practicing under supervision of a physician or healthcare practitioner. They include pharmacists, dental hygienists, physical therapists and nurses.
  41. 41. Two Categories of these professions
  42. 42. Technicians - Those who undergo training to perform specific procedures. - They are required to work under the supervision of technologists or therapists.
  43. 43. Technicians - This category includes physical therapy assistants, medical laboratory technicians, radiological technicians, occupational therapy assistants, recreation therapy assistants and respiratory therapy technicians.
  44. 44. Technologist/Therapists - have more intensive training, which includes acquiring procedural skills. - They evaluate patients, diagnose conditions, develop treatment plans, and understand the rationale behind various treatments.
  45. 45. Technologist/Therapists - They also assess patients’ responses to therapy and make appropriate decisions about continued treatment or modification of treatment plans. - Furthermore, they are licensed to perform these tasks.

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