Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) are recognized as vital to meeting the medical needs of the American public.
Physical therapists, sometimes referred to as PTs, help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain.
Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine under the direction and supervision of physicians and surgeons. They are formally trained to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment.
Veterinarians care for the health of animals. They diagnose, treat, or research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories.
Occupational therapists (OT) treat patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
Optometrists diagnose, manage, and treat conditions of the human eye and visual system.
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.