Genetic Counselors – Healthcare & Nursing HW

Genetic Counselors

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Genetic Counselors.

The increase in jobs for genetic counselors between 2014 and 2024 would represent approximately how many new job openings?


What is the expected percentage of increase in jobs from 2014 to 2024?


True or False? According to a 2012 survey from the National Society of Genetic Counselors, approximately two-thirds of genetic counselors work in traditional areas of genetic counseling: prenatal, cancer, and pediatrics.


True or False? Genetic counselors need a strong science background and the ability to explain complex information in a way that can be understood by people without a science background.


True or False? Public awareness of the genetic basis for disease and scientific advances in reproductive technologies has increased the demand for genetic counselors.


True or False? Health services managers are employable in areas such as outpatient clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and dentist offices.


True or False? The chief executive officer (CEO) provides overall management direction but is also concerned with community outreach, planning, policy-making, and response to government agencies and regulations.


True or False? In a large community hospital, the healthcare administrator is responsible for day-to-day management of the service units.


True or False? Associate or assistant administers may be responsible for budget and finance, depending on the size of the facility.


True or False? As the chief executive officer (CEO), a person would be responsible for speaking before civic groups, promoting public participation in health programs, and coordinating the activities of the hospital or facility with those of government or community agencies.


True or False? Assistant administrators direct activities in clinical areas such as nursing, surgery, therapy, and in non-clinical areas such as information technology and health information management.


True or False? Future health service managers must be prepared to deal with the integration of healthcare delivery systems, technological innovations, an increasingly complex regulatory environment, restructuring of work and an increased focus on preventative care.


True or False? Many clinical managers are directly accountable to a board of trustees who determine specific unit policies and objectives for their departments.


Which of the following first-responders are more likely to provide basic life support to someone who is having a medical emergency?

Emergency Medical Technician

Paramedics determine how to provide treatment to an injured patient based on which of the following?

Established medical protocols and guidelines

In order to perform advanced airway management, paramedics must be trained in which of the following?

Endotracheal intubation procedures

For a patient suspected of having a heart problem, Paramedics would most likely do which of the following?

Perform and interpret electrocardiograms