This Career Cluster focuses on the planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Occupations involved in bioscience research and development as it applies to human health. Workers may study diseases to discover new treatments or invent medical devices used to directly assist patients or to improve the accuracy of diagnostic tests.
Occupations related to the tests and evaluations that aid in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries or other physical conditions.
Workers involved in all aspects of managing health care agencies, patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications related to health care processes and procedures. Workers usually have limited interaction with patients.
Occupations that interact with patients or the public to provide a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care. Includes technical and professional careers.
Occupations focused primarily on changing the health status of patients over time through direct care, treatment, counseling, or health education information.