Advances in medicine and medical treatments are inherently intertwined with the technology that helps propel and deliver those advances. The latest leaps in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, genetics, and nanotechnology impact numerous industries, but particularly healthcare, at a time when cutting-edge treatments are saving more lives than ever and increasing the health and wellbeing of Americans across the country.
Some occupations in the area of medical technology include:
- Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
- Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
- Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians
- Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
- EMTs and Paramedics
- Nuclear Medicine Technologists
- Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
- Radiologic and MRI Technologists
Careers in Medical Technology provides detailed and need-to-know information on various careers involving medical technology, from the researchers and engineers who design these pieces of equipment to the technologists and specialists who use them in the field. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, and Conversations with Real Professionals, as well as contacts for more information.
This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.
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This single comprehensive guidebook provides students passionate about artificial intelligence with the necessary insight into the wide array of diverse and dynamic options available to them. The book offers guidance regarding what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, and more. Careers in Artificial Intelligence is specifically designed for a high school and undergraduate audience and is edited to align with secondary or high school curriculum standards.