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Dr. Daniel Angres
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Health Professions (Overview)

Health professions include doctors, nurses, therapists, and other individuals involved in the care of others' mental and physical well being.


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How long does it take to get a associates degree medical and health professions?

How long does it take to get a associates degree medical and health professions?

About two years.: It depends on what exactly the degree is on and which college and state it is in. An a.S. Degree in nursing or dental hygiene can be two or three years in oregon. But if you can, go for the four year b. Sc. Degree. Better future opportunities. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Angres
12 doctors shared insights

Health Professions (Overview)

Health professions include doctors, nurses, therapists, and other individuals involved in the care of others' mental and physical well being.


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What are the differences between different mental health professions and who is best suited to help kids?

What are the differences between different mental health professions and who is best suited to help kids?

It depends on: The problem. In general, a child should have an evaluation by a child and adolescent psychiatrist to rule out illnesses that could require treatment with medication. The psychiatrist may then recommend a psychologist or therapist for the talk/play portion of the treatment. ...Read more

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What are the differences between different mental health professions and who is best suited to help cutters?

What are the differences between different mental health professions and who is best suited to help cutters?

Counselors: A psychiatrist is a doctor who has completed a medical degree and then completes a residency to become a psychiatrist. A psychologist has a graduate degree, such as master's or phd and tends to specialize in counseling. Cutters should be evaluated by a psychiatrist for any treatable, underlying mental illness, then referred to a counselor. Counseling can help develope better coping skills. ...Read more

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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do something vigorous everyday
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Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
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Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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Can health professions that are MRSA positive still practice?

Can health professions that are MRSA positive still practice?

Absolutely!: In fact, there is no way to tell if a healthcare professional has MRSA unless they are obviously symptomatic. The key is ensuring that everyone is practicing excellent hand hygiene and infection control practices. ...Read more

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Does regulating the health professions help patients or these disciplines?

Does regulating the health professions help patients or these disciplines?

Depends: As a patient you might want your doc to have gone to medical school.You might want the drug addicted ones to be removed before their impairment causes you harm.You might want the ones treating you for cancer you don't have to be caught and go to jail. There are many complex issues in this process the public never sees, but the health related boards make the effort to remove the bad actors. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Traveling health professions: why do the sites need locum tenens workers?

Traveling health professions: why do the sites need locum tenens  workers?

Personnel shortages: Some areas need to use locum tenems healthcare personnel to fill job vacancies. Fortunately, many healthcare workers enjoy traveling and sharing their expertise. ...Read more