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Programs 81-100
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Medical Illustrator

A medical illustrator is a professional artist with extensive training in medicine and science who creates visual material to help record and disseminate medical, biological and related knowledge. Medical illustrators not only produce such material but function as consultants and administrators within the field of biocommunication.

Medical Lab Technician

Medical Lab Technologists collect and test specimens of tissue and body fluids to assist in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. They work as a team in medical laboratories and perform and interpret diagnostic tests. They work in hospitals, private clinical laboratories, Canadian Blood Services and other public health laboratories, veterinary and industrial laboratories, clinical research laboratories, pharmaceutical and biological supply houses and commercial companies in sales, research and product development.

Health Information Management Professional

Health information management professionals manage the collection, recording and transmission of health information. They translate information from paper documents to electronic records or integrate information into databases, interpret data, and ensure security and access to health information guidelines are followed.

Medical Officer of Health

The roles of medical officers of health vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction but always include responsibilities related to public health and safety. Authority to enforce provincial legislation must be given to physicians by the relevant provincial Ministers of Health.

Medical Photographer

Medical photographers, also known as biomedical photographers, are those rare individuals who have both a demonstrated artistic ability and a detailed knowledge of scientific processes. They use their skills and abilities to document scientific information that relates to biology, chemistry, medicine, and other health-related subjects. These photographic representations of medical and biological subjects are sometimes used in textbooks, pamphlets, exhibits, instructional films, civil/criminal legal procedures, and teaching models. They may also document surgical procedures, record a patient's medical progress over a period of time, or photograph an autopsy. A major function of the medical photographer is to assist in education and research.

Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists are medical language specialists who interpret and transcribe medical dictation that details patient care during and after an illness or injury.

Medical X-ray Technologist

Radiological technologists operate x-ray equipment to produce images that are used to diagnose diseases and injuries.

Magnetic Resonance Technologist
Magnetic resonance technologists operate medical diagnostic equipment that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce images of the body.


Midwives perform examinations to establish and monitor normal pregnancies. They also advise, educate and counsel pregnant women regarding diet and exercise. Midwives work closely with pregnant women during childbirth and care for newborns. They work in Hospitals, in their clients' homes or birthing centers where available.


Microbiologists study the growth and characteristics of micro-organisms (viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites) and their interactions with their environment, and develop medical and industrial applications (for example, in the food processing industry).

Music Therapist

Expressive arts therapists use artistic media to help clients maintain and improve their physical and mental health by recognizing and developing often-untapped inner resources.

Life Skills Coach

Life skills coaches lead experiential learning groups. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through activities such as self discovery and behaviour identification exercises.

Advanced Orthopedic Specialty (LPN's)

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in the advanced orthopedic specialty apply, adjust and remove a variety of casts, commercial splints/braces, bandages and traction. They work as part of health care teams in emergency departments, cast rooms, orthopedic surgical wards and medical clinics.

Native Addictions Worker
Specialized training to provide counseling and therapy to addicted individuals. The program provides the practical skills and the theoretical knowledge needed for an effective and compassionate role in treatment, prevention and health promotion wherever addiction, or the potential for addiction affects people's lives. The program considers a range of intervention strategies and addictive behaviours, including substance abuse, problem gambling, sexual addiction, and eating disorders.

Naturopathic Doctor

Naturopathic doctors use natural, non-toxic healing therapies to treat patients' diseases and disorders


A neuropsychologist is a psychologist who specializes in studying brain behavior relationships. Neuropsychologists have extensive training in the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system. Some neuropsychologists specialize in research while other neuropsychologists specialize in evaluating and treating people who are thought to have something wrong with the way in which their nervous system is functioning.

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear Medicine Technologists use radioactive tracers that are generally injected into bloodstream of patients in order to produce images that will help determine the nature and extent of a disease and measure the response to treatment.

Nurse Practitioner
Experienced nurses prepare to practice as nurse practitioners in acute care settings. Nurse Practitioners engage in the full scope of nursing practice with expanded scope to include medical diagnosis, ordering of diagnostic tests, and prescription of drugs.

Nursing Aides

Nurse's Aides and Orderlies assist in the basic care of patients. They maintain a safe and clean environment in health care facilities, transport patients in wheelchairs or stretchers and maintain an inventory of supplies.


Graduates of the Nutrition program possess a solid foundation of nutrition principles built on basic and applied sciences that they can use directly to promote health and prevent disease.