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  • 1. By Carly Basile Career 1: Critical Care Nurse Career 2: Special Education Teacher Career 3: Physical Therapist My Career Project

2. Critical Care Nursing Tasks: -Be able to assess a patients pain level and sedation requirements. -Be able to identify abnormal respiratory patterns which can then indicate a breathing problem. -You must document the patients medical history and any assessments you made. -A nurse must administer medications orally, intravenously, or by injection. 3. Critical Care Nursing

  • Knowledge:
  • You must know about animals cells, tissues, and how they interact in the environment.
  • You must have knowledge on the information and techniques which are necessary for diagnosing and treating diseases.
  • You need to have knowledge on arithmetic, algebra, and geometry, along with their applications.
  • Know the principals, methods and procedures necessary for diagnosing and treating a patient with mental and physical dysfunctions.

4. Critical Care Nursing

  • Skills :
  • Giving full attention to the patient and not interrupting them.
  • Being aware of other peoples reactions and know why they react that way.
  • Understanding new information.
  • Being able to talk to others to convey information effectively.
  • Abilities:
  • Being able to listen and understand information through spoken words.
  • The ability to speak clearly so other people can understand you.
  • The ability to see things at a close range such as tiny details.
  • Being able to understand other peoples speech even with accents.

5. Critical Care Nursing

  • Interests:
  • Loves to be involved in communication with people and teaching people.
  • You need to like to help or provide services to other people.
  • You need to like working with problems that require an extensive amount of thinking.
  • You need to like activities which includes hands on and practical work.

6. Critical Care Nursing

  • Related Occupations
  • Acute Care Nurses
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedics
  • Earnings
  • The median annual wages are $62,450
  • General medical and surgical hospital nurses earned $63,880
  • Nursing care facilities earned $57,060

7. Critical Care Nursing

  • Job Outlook
  • It is expected to grow 22% from 2008-2018.
  • Approximately 581,500 new jobs will result
  • Qualifications
  • Should be sympathetic, kind, and patient
  • They need emotional strength to cope with human suffering.
  • Needs to enjoy learning because continuing education credits are required in most states.
  • Must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national licensing examination.

8. Special Education Teacher Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary school 9. Special Education Teacher

  • Tasks:
  • Teach children socially correct behavior employing techniques such as positive reinforcement.
  • Speak with parents, administration, and social workers to develop individual education programs
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of the child with a variety of handicapping conditions.
  • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multisensory learning, and repetition to enforce learning and to meet the needs of the child.

10. Special Education Teacher

  • Knowledge:
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of human behavior, and individual differences.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures needed to diagnose and treat physical, mental and emotional dysfunctions.
  • Knowledge of group behaviors, dynamics, social trends and ethnicities.

11. Special Education Teacher

  • Skills:
  • Instructing others how to do things.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Being aware of others reactions and understanding why they react that way.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related articles.
  • Abilities:
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to speak clearly so others will understand you.
  • The ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words.
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems

12. Special Education Teacher

  • Interests:
  • You need to enjoy working with and communicating with others.
  • You need to enjoy helping and teaching others.
  • You need to enjoy working with forms and patterns.
  • You need to enjoy self expression without a set of laws.

13. Special Education Teacher

  • Related Occupations
  • School psychologist
  • Health educators
  • Kindergarten teachers
  • Educational, Vocational and school counselors
  • Earnings
  • The median amount of earnings in 2008 was $50,020.

14. Special Education Teacher

  • Job Outlook
  • This job is expected to increase faster than average due to the fact that many districts have problems finding adequate licensed special education teachers.
  • Expected to increase by 17 % between 2008 through 2018.
  • Should have an excellent job prospect.
  • More teachers will be needed due to the large amount of special education teachers who switch to general teaching.
  • Qualifications
  • Need to be a licensed special education teacher which requires at least a Bachelors Degree.
  • Some states require a Masters Degree.
  • Special education teachers require longer training then general teaching.
  • Most Bachelors programs are 4 years but some are 5.

15. Physical Therapist 16. Physical Therapist

  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and find a diagnosis
  • Record prognosis, progress and treatments in the patients chart.
  • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be worked on at home.
  • Administer manual exercises, massage to reduce pain, and increase patient

17. Physical Therapist

  • Knowledge:
  • Human behavior and why people interact the way they do.
  • Knowledge of laws and legal codes, agency rules and democratic political process.
  • Knowledge of training design, teaching and instruction for individuals or groups.
  • Knowledge of the English language and how to use correctly.

18. Physical Therapist

  • Skills:
  • Giving full attention to what others are saying.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Using logic and reasoning to solve problems.
  • Managing ones time and the time of others.
  • Abilities:
  • Applying general rules to specific problems to produce answers which make sense.
  • The ability to communicate ideas to others effectively.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or when something will go wrong.
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively in writing.

19. Physical Therapist

  • Interests:
  • Must enjoy working with people, communicating with others and teaching others.
  • Enjoys providing service to others.
  • Enjoy working with problems which require an extensive amount of thinking.
  • Enjoys activities which require a hand on approach to solving it.

20. Physical Therapist

  • Related Occupations:
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Child, family and school psychologist
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Earnings:
  • The median wages of physical therapists were $72,790 as of May of 2008.

21. Physical Therapist

  • Job Outlook:
  • Employment is expected to increase much faster than average.
  • It is expected to grow by 30% from 2008-2018.
  • The increasing elderly population will drive the demand for more physical therapists.
  • Growth may result from advances in medical technology.
  • Qualifications:
  • You need a post baccalaureate degree from an accelerated physical therapy program.
  • You are expected to continue your professional development by participating in education courses and workshops.
  • Some states require you to have a Masters.
  • Should have strongcommunication skills.

22. My Careers

  • The Career that I think I would enjoy the most would be a Critical Care Nurse.
  • I really would enjoy being able to help people first hand, and being able to see progress.

By: Carly Basile