ERIC Number: ED158133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Health Occupations. Medical Technologists, Technicians, and Assistants; Dispensing Opticians; Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians; Medical Record Personnel. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on health occupations, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include dispensing opticians, electrocardiograph technicians, electroencephalographic technologists/technicians, emergency medical technicians, medical laboratory workers, medical record administrators, medical record technicians/clerks, operating room technicians, ophthalmic laboratory technicians, optometric assistants, radiologic (X-Ray) technologists, and respiratory therapy workers. The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Administrators, Emergency Squad Personnel, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Hospital Personnel, Information Sources, Inhalation Therapists, Job Skills, Job Training, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Medical Record Administrators, Medical Record Technicians, Medical Technologists, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Ophthalmology, Paraprofessional Personnel, Promotion (Occupational), Radiologic Technologists, Salaries, Surgical Technicians, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Photographs in this document will not reproduce well; For related documents see CE 017 756-797