allied health

The range of health care services outside the scope of the medicine, dentistry and nursing professions, e.g. music therapy, physiotherapy, optometry, etc.

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  • Allied health professions — are clinical healthcare professions distinct from medicine and nursing. They work in a healthcare team to make the healthcare system function. [cite web|url=http://www.asahp.org/definition.htm|title=Definition of Allied Health|accessdate=2008 02… …   Wikipedia

  • allied health professional — a health care professional with expert knowledge and experience in certain fields but no medical degree. Allied health professionals include speech and language therapists, radiographers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and dieticians …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • allied health professional — An individual trained to perform services in the care of patients other than a physician or registered nurse; includes a variety of therapy technicians ( e.g., pulmonary), radiology technicians, physical therapists, etc. * * * a person with… …   Medical dictionary

  • Academy of Allied Health & Science — Infobox School | name = Academy of Allied Health and Science imagesize = thumb established = 1996 type = Magnet public high school district = Monmouth County Vocational School District grades = 9 12 principal = Robert V. Cancro enrollment = 277… …   Wikipedia

  • Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences — Infobox School name = Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences imagesize = motto = established = grades = 9 12 district = Union County Vocational Technical Schools type = Magnet public high school principal = viceprincipal = enrollment =… …   Wikipedia

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs — Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (or CAAHEP), is an agency of accreditation for the accredits postsecondary education programs in 19 different allied health and related fields. Programmatic accreditation is granted …   Wikipedia

  • Nova Southeastern University College of Allied Health and Nursing — The College of Allied Health and Nursing is part of the Health Professions Division. The College prepares professionals with the skills necessary for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases, for the support of the populace in… …   Wikipedia

  • College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University — The College of Allied Health Sciences is a college at East Carolina University. The school comprises all allied health majors except those offered by the College of Nursing. External links Official website …   Wikipedia

  • Americare School of Allied Health — Infobox University name = Americare School of Allied Health motto = established = type = For profit city = Wheaton, Maryland state = Maryland country = United States undergrad = postgrad = faculty = campus = free label = free = mascot = colors =… …   Wikipedia

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