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This profession involves inserting sharp, thin needs into acutely specific points in the body. This therapy can serve as an effective medical treatment for many medical ailments including allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, nervous and respiratory conditions. An Acupuncturist can work in a variety of settings, from private practices to health care centres and may enjoy the flexibility in work schedules.

Audiology & Speech Language
Audiology is a branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and related disorders. Audiologists treat those with hearing loss and proactively prevent related damage. While Speech Language seeks to treat many types of communication and swallowing problems. Audiologists focus on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of hearing and balance problems. Speech-Language Pathologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. These are two separate professions, but they're strongly connected

Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially of the spine. It has esoteric origins and is based on several pseudoscientific ideas. A Chiropractor is a healthcare professional focused on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine.

Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology is an integration of social science, theory, and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development. A Clinical Psychologist will diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administer programs of treatment; interviews patients in clinics, hospitals, and other settings and studies medical and social case histories.

A profession whose main concern is the promotion of good health by means of a well-balanced diet in the treatment of diseases. A Dietician, Nutritionist or Dietary Technicians may operate in a variety of medical and non-medical institutions including
hospitals, gyms, schools, and commercial institutions. There duties vary from administration,
education, research, and therapeutic nutrition services.

Diagnostic & Therapeutic Radiography
Diagnostic Radiology creates images of the inner structures of the body for diagnostic purposes. The most common tools used for purposes of diagnosing disease include ultrasound, X-Rays, CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The images produced by these machines allow doctors to identify what is wrong with a patient and plan for treatment. Therapeutic Radiology is used to treat diseases, particularly cancers. Radiation oncologists utilize radiation to kill cancer cells and prevent them from returning and multiplying. Additional careers in this field include Radiographer, X-Ray Technician, Ultrasound Technologist, Sonographer and Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

Emergency Medical Services Technology
A trained professional whose responsibilities include the administration of specialized emergency care and providing transportation to patients with an illness or injury which requires immediate attention at a medical facility. In addition to basic life support skills the Emergency Medical Technician is equipped in extrication, operation of emergency vehicles, basic anatomy, basic assessment of injury or illness, triage, care for specific injuries and illness, environmental emergencies, childbirth, and transport of the patient.
A career as an EMT can be very rewarding with opportunities to advance from Basic, toIntermediate and Advanced.

Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Laboratory Technicians, commonly known as clinical laboratory technicians, execute routine tests in medical laboratories. A Medical Laboratory Technologist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Cytotechnologist, Histotechnologist or Histotechnician assist other medical professionals with their diagnosis and treatments. These tests include toxicology, chemistry, haematology, immunology, microbiology, preparation of samples of body tissue, urinalysis, and blood counts. Additionally, they prepare biological and chemical analyses of cells, tissues, blood, and other specimens.

Optometry & Opticianry
A professional that specializes in examining a person’s eyes to evaluate their health and visual abilities. In the evaluation process, if present, they diagnose eye disease and conditions of the eye and visual system. Optometrists are trained professionals in specialized corrective treatment for the eyes, which includes vision therapy, eyeglasses, contact lenses and low vision aid.

Opticians take measurements and help customers select the eyewear that suits them best. These measurements apply to the thickness of the cornea and other parts of the eye. Opticians are also able to interpret prescriptions that have been issued by optometrists and ophthalmologists. This allows them to create orders that are to be carried out by lab techs. Opticians play a variety of different roles and are often the ones who keep a vision care centrerunning smoothly.

This health profession is heavily focused on the promotion of health in addition to the prevention of physical disabilities. A Physiotherapist, evaluates and rehabilitates people who may have been disabled by disease, an injury or by pain with physical therapy opposed to other conventional means of health care medicine such as medical, surgical and radiology measures. Additional career opportunities in this field include Physiotherapy Assistant and Respiratory Therapist.

Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.
A Podiatrist -- officially known as a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) can help limbs work the way it should, reduce pain, and speed healing after an injury or surgery

Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy is a global healthcare profession. It involves the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities. An Occupational Therapist helps patients develop, maintain the skills needed to execute daily activities.
The Health Professions Council  is a statutory body with responsibility for the regulation of certain health
professionals throughout The Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
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