Lecture 5

Lecture 5 - Introduction to Health Sciences Professions...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Health Sciences Professions Concepts, Categories and hallenges Challenges Fall, 2008 Dr. Zheng Professor of Health Sciences wzheng@purdue.edu Today s Key Words z Health Sciences llied health professions z Allied health professions z Public health professions arkinsons disease z Parkinson s disease z Alzheimers disease IDS z AIDS z Individual health nvironmental health z Environmental health Outline of Lecture Outline of Lecture 1. What is the concept of health sciences? 2. What are the two major categories of health science professions? . hat are the hallenges todays health 3. What are the challenges in today s health sciences field? > Individual Health vs. Environmental Health > Poverty Health vs. Prosperity Health > Local Health vs. Global Health 4. How can we meet the challenges of todays health problems? Something about Parkinsons disease z Health Challenge affect 2 million American each year z Symptoms: chronic progressive A chronic progressive nervous disease marked by tremor, muscle rigidity, and a peculiar gait z Causes: enetic Genetic Environmental Health Sciences: Health Sciences: Deal with Deal with _________ _________ and the and the _____________ _____________ or Condition that Causes Diseases or Condition that Causes Diseases Diseases and Patients Diseases and Causes z Diagnose diseases z Treat patients z Identify the causes z Discover new ways r treatment z Care for patients z Serve for patients for treatment z Prevent the disease from well being occurring llied (Private) Health Professions llied (Private) Health Professions ublic Health Professions ublic Health Professions Allied (Private) Health Professions Allied (Private) Health Professions Public Health Professions Public Health Professions Health Sciences Professions Health Sciences Professions llied Health Professions llied Health Professions ublic Health Professions ublic Health Professions hysicians/surgeons esearch scientists Diseases and Patients Diseases and Causes Allied Health Professions Allied Health Professions Public Health Professions Public Health Professions z Physicians/surgeons z Dentists z Nurses harmacists z Research scientists z Toxicologists z Epidemiologists z harmacologists z Pharmacists z Clinical laboratory technologists hysical therapists Pharmacologists z Molecular biologists z Industrial hygienists z Safety engineers z Physical therapists z Occupational therapists z Medical chnicians/assistants z Government regulators z Health educators z Health services dministrator technicians/assistants z Optometrists z Other allied professionals administrator z Writers and lawyers z Social workers Challenges in Health Sciences: Challenges in Health Sciences: Individual vs. Environmental Individual vs. Environmental dividual Health nvironmental Health Diseases affect individuals well Individual Health Environmental Health being z Old diseases: Polio z Unsolved diseases: AIDS Alzheimers z Newly emerged diseases: SARS Bird virus The number of polio cases...
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