Medical technology:Radiology Nurse / Medical Imaging Nurses-cares for people undergoing radiation treatment-focuses on patients that are preparing for ultrasounds, MRIs, CT scans, and x-rays -cares for patients receiving radiation therapy for cancer-administer medications-monitor vital signsTelemetry Nurse- monitors patient’s vital signs with an electrocardiogram or other life sign-measuring device- provide care to patients with gastrointestinal diseases, heart failure, diabetes, and other acute diagnoses Medical technology can be considered as any type of technology used to save and protect the lives of individuals suffering from a wide range of conditions. Radiology nurses or medical imaging nurses generally focus on patients that are preparing for diagnostic imaging procedures. Some of the most well-known diagnostic imaging tests include x-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds and MRIs. These imaging tests enable medical professionals to have an insight on a patient’s body, making it easier to diagnose illnesses and injuries more accurately. Radiology nurses also have the responsibility of monitoring their patients vital signs, this includes the patient’s body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and more. These specific nurses ensure that patients are mentally and emotionally ready to undergo medical procedures. This field is directed towards nurses who love technology, as these nurses are constantly being exposed to new and innovative medical equipment. Telemetry nurses monitor patient’s vital signs with an electrocardiogram. Electrocardiograms is a test that records the electrical activity of your heart over a period of time through small electrode patches that a technician attaches to the skin. These nurses care to patients with a variety of acute diagnoses. Pathogens and Disease:Oncology Nurses -provide care for cancer patients and those at risk of the disease-monitor the patient’s physical condition -administer chemotherapy and other treatmentsThis is a good fit for someone interested in a challenging, yet rewarding career.Infectious Disease Nurse/ Infection Control Nurse- focus on infectious disease control- provide care for patients who suffer from HIV infections- specializes in preventing the spread of infectious agents, such as viruses and bacteria- have a hand in preventing dangerous outbreaks and epidemicsCardiovascular Nursing- care for people with heart disease- care for critically ill patients- monitoring stress test evaluations- monitoring cardiac and vascular readings- care for patients recovering from cardiac procedures such as bypass, angioplasty, or pacemaker surgeryOncology, infectious disease and cardiovascular nurses are all similar in the sense that they focus more on patients with diseases. Oncology nurses provide care for cancer patients, they are responsible for helping the patient understand the disease, their treatment plan and possible side effects. Infectious disease nurses have a range of duties, some of which include: providing care for patients suffering from HIV, giving the patients their prescribed antibiotics and prevent the spread of infectious agents. In the event of a possible widespread contamination, an infectious disease nurse will be required to take steps to help contain the infection.To determine the origin of a particular pathogen, an infectious disease nurse might also study the makeup and structure of it. Infectious disease nurses or infection control nurses are extremely important because they have a hand in preventing dangerous outbreaks and epidemics. Cardiovascular nurses care for patients with heart diseases. These nurses are also given the role of caring for patients who are recovering from cardiac procedures, such as bypass or pacemaker surgery. All three of these nurses have the ability to help patients who are suffering from a certain disease. Nutrition:Nutritional nurse- assess the diets of their patients who have different medical issues and provide advice about how they can control or prevent health problems through the diets of their patients- plan food and other nutrition programs as well as diet regimens and provide consultative services for people who show an interest in maintaining their health- ensure patients receive the highest standard of care in relation to nutrition delivery, ensuring appropriate tube choice, tube care and troubleshooting- responsible for maintaining patient healthcare recordsGastroenterology Nursing/ Endoscopy Nurse-diagnose and treat patients experiencing problems with their digestive system and gastrointestinal tract- teach patients how to manage their symptoms in their daily life- they are familiar with are:ConstipationAcid refluxCrohn’s diseaseCeliac DiseaseFood allergiesIrritable Bowel Syndrome Nutritional nurses and gastroenterology nurses have jobs that fit under the nutrition category. Nutrition is the study of the nutrients in food, how the body uses these nutrients, and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. Nutritional nurses have specific jobs that include providing advice to patients about how to prevent health problems through the diets of their patients. These nurses can also plan food and diet regimens for patients that are interested in maintaining their health. These nurses are responsible for patients who are not capable of eating and drinking normally, these patients require special feeding tubes to receive nutrition in liquid form. Gastroenterology nurses are more specialized in the digestive system, these nurses diagnose and treat patients experiencing problems with their digestive system and gastrointestinal tract (GI tract). Gastroenterology nurses are familiar with crohn’s disease, constipation, acid reflux, etc. These nurses also tract fluid balances.Public Health:Geriatric Nurse/ Gerontological nurse- deals with the care of elderly people- trained to be able to perform traditional nursing duties- care for older adults who are at greater risk of injuries and diseases like osteoporosis, alzheimer’s and cancer-support healthy aging, maximum functioning, and quality of lifePsychiatric Nursing/ Mental Health Nurse- provide care to people suffering from mental illnesses- care for people of all ages experiencing schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia, etc-develop an individualized plan to give the patient the total care that they need to live a productive lifePublic Health Nurse- works in the community to support population health & deliver preventive health care services- focuses on health promotion, disease and injury prevention, health protection, health surveillance, population health assessment- conducts clinical understandings of the health and illness experiences of individuals and families within the population Public health, geriatric, psychiatric, mental health and gerontological nurses are crucial in today’s society. Public health nurses support population health and provide health care services for the aging population. They focus on health promotion, diseases prevention, health surveillance and many more. In today’s society where the number of seniors living in Canada are outnumbering the number of children, there are geriatric or gerontological nurses that provide care for the aging population. These nurses centre their attention on the elderly who are at greater risks of diseases like osteoporosis, alzheimer’s and cancer. Psychiatric nurses are important because they take care of patients suffering from a range of disorders, depression, anxiety and more. These nurses are required to create an individualized plan to give their patient in hopes that it will lead them to a more productive life. These nurses are significant because seniorsBiotechnology:Stem CellResearch Nurses- read new study protocols and learn about new drugs, devices, diseases, and treatments- research nurses design and implement scientific studies, analyze data- have the ability to discover new advancements that promote evidence-based careOncology Nurses:-gene therapy At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on the science of biology. Biotechnology utilizes biological systems and living organisms to develop technologies and products that will help improve our lives. In order to create biotechnology products, extensive clinical research must be conducted in order to create these products. Research nurses assist in the process of creating. These nurses work in various settings, such as hospitals, medical clinics and research laboratories to conduct research.