your financial needs, find a career path that will meet those needs.
Dental hygienists perform an important role in the dental office. Their tasks include removing calculus and stains, helping to prevent dental disease, applying preventive agents and taking radiographs (X-rays). Hygienists perform oral cancer
screenings, take patients' medical history, take vital signs and educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health. requirements.
Hygienists are professional health care providers who work in a variety of settings that include dental offices, education, research and dental sales. They may also work as administrators and as advocates for patients' oral health.
Studying Criminal Justice at each of the colleges of DCCCD can prepare you for a variety of careers. There is a wide range of jobs available depending on your skills, abilities and education — from police officer to correction officer, constable,
FBI or CIA agent, drug enforcement officer or U.S. marshal.
Criminal justice programs at each of the colleges of DCCCD provide valuable knowledge in working effectively in corrections, probation, government and private security settings. Practical courses include dealing with criminal behavior, methods
of criminology, public policy, interpersonal communication and ethical issues in criminal justice.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive imaging specialty within the field of radiologic technology. An MRI technologist takes detailed pictures of a patient’s internal structures with a sophisticated machine that uses magnetism
and radio frequency energy to create a 3-D scan.
Those scans are read by radiologists, who give the reports to patients’ physicians to help diagnose conditions that may not be possible with other imaging methods. MRI is a field with direct patient contact as well as research.
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Entry Hourly Wage, Median Hourly Wage, and Experienced Hourly Wage (All 2015): Texas Workforce Commission.
Job Growth Percent & Numbers, 2017-2022: Emsi