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Taxonomy Code 246ZN0300X

Level III Area of Specialization

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See also

  • 246Z00000X Specialist/Technologist, Other
    General classification identifying individuals trained on specific equipment and technical procedures in one of a collection of miscellaneous healthcare disciplines.
  • 246ZA2600X Art, Medical
  • 246ZB0500X Biochemist
  • 246ZB0301X Biomedical Engineering
  • 246ZB0302X Biomedical Photographer
  • 246ZB0600X Biostatistician
  • 246ZE0500X EEG
  • 246ZE0600X Electroneurodiagnostic
  • 246ZG1000X Geneticist, Medical (PhD)
  • 246ZG0701X Graphics Methods
  • 246ZI1000X Illustration, Medical
  • 246ZX2200X Orthopaedic Assistant
    An Orthopaedic Assistant is a person who has been trained to work as a physician extender in both clinical and surgical environments. An Orthopaedic Assistant assists with aspects of patient care as determined by the supervising surgeon including, but not limited to, obtaining patient history, assisting with examinations, injections, recording of office notes, and application/adjustment/removal of splints, casts, and other immobilization devices. Acting as a surgical first assistant for orthopaedic surgery cases includes providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, positioning of the patient, suturing and closure of body planes and skin, application of wound dressings or immobilization devices, and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. An Orthopaedic Assistant may be licensed, registered, or certified depending on the state in which the individual practices.
  • 246ZS0400X Surgical
  • 246ZC0007X Surgical Assistant
    A surgical assistant is a skilled practitioner who has undergone formalized education and training as a surgical assistant. The surgical assistant performs surgical functions that include, but are not limited to: retracting, manipulating, suturing, clamping, cauterizing, litigating, and tying tissue; suctioning, irrigating and sponging; positioning the patient; closure of body planes and skin; and participating in hemostasis and volume replacement. Surgical assistants are certified and registered or licensed by the state, or, in states without licensure, certified as surgical assistants by completing appropriate education and training.

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