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ALHS 1040: Introduction to Healthcare: Health Care Professionals Discussion Board

This LibGuide was created for ALHS 1040: Introduction to Healthcare, taught by Virginia Lee Rothwell.


  • LPN
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Paramedic
  • Physical Therapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Pharmacist
  • Laboratory Technician

Discussion Questions


Answer all of the questions below related to the professions, and comment on two of your classmates' posts.

1. What are the educational requirements to obtain this position/degree?

2. In what areas (hospitals, nursing homes, offices, etc.) of healthcare are jobs available?

3. What are the major job duties/responsibilities of this profession?

4. What is the average starting salary?

5. What is the job outlook for the future of this profession?

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