Occupational Outlook Handbook

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000 - Job descriptions - 568 pages
 

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Page 132 - Examples of administrative agencies relevant to the health research context include the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Page 382 - Employment of automotive body repairers is expected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2006.
Page 143 - Several States require registration and approval of students by the State Board of Law Examiners, either before they enter law school or during the early years of legal study. Although there is no nationwide bar examination...
Page 89 - ... their work. They frequently specialize in a particular operation such as oxidation or polymerization. Others specialize in a particular area such as pollution control or the production of a specific product like automotive plastics or chlorine bleach.
Page 220 - They remove calculus, stains, and plaque from teeth; take and develop dental x rays; and apply cavity preventive agents such as fluorides and pit and fissure sealants. In some States, hygienists administer local anesthetics and anesthetic gas; place and carve filling materials, temporary fillings, and periodontal dressings; remove sutures; and smooth and polish metal restorations. Dental hygienists also help patients develop and maintain good oral health. For example, they may explain the relationship...
Page 197 - Related Occupations Workers in other occupations who apply scientific knowledge to prevent, diagnose, and treat disorders and injuries are chiropractors, dentists, optometrists, physicians, and veterinarians. Sources of Additional Information For information on podiatric medicine as a career, contact: ••American Podiatric Medical Association, 9312 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814-1621.
Page 186 - Overall employment of kindergarten, elementary, and secondary school teachers is expected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2006.
Page 115 - ... promoted to lead programmer and be given supervisory responsibilities. Some applications programmers may move into systems programming after they gain experience and take courses in systems software. With general business experience, both applications programmers and systems programmers may become systems analysts or be promoted to a managerial position. Other programmers, with specialized knowledge and experience with a language or operating system, may work in research and development areas...
Page 144 - ... competition for jobs. As in the past, some graduates may have to accept positions in areas outside their field of interest or for which they feel they are overqualified.

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