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Help Me Choose My Career in Health Care

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Looking to shift careers and join the highest projected employment industry?


Healthcare industries and their associated occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, are expected to account for a large share of new jobs projected through 2026, as the aging population continues to drive demand for health care services. Some of these medical field jobs require less than 1 year of education.

This quiz will help you identify which health care careers you'll most likely be successful in. It contains role-play questions and answers and should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. The result will display the highest scoring healthcare career type, and information about programs to get you started.

Keep in mind that most careers in the healthcare industry require a strong work ethic, the ability to problem solve, communicate with peers and patients, and work in parallel with technology in today's ever-changing medical field.

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HELP ME CHOOSE MY CAREER IN HEALTH CARE
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Comfortable touching people
While going for a hike with your friend, you find a young woman on the ground crying who appears to have a broken leg. How do you react?
Comfortable with vomit
While watching your friend's 5-year-old girl, she tells you her tummy hurts just before she begins to vomit all over herself, you, and your floor. How do you handle the situation?
Comfortable with needles
Your elderly aunt needs to have a daily shot and the doctor suggested you help doing that ....
Comfortable with blood
You have hired a handyman to help replace a section of your wooden porch. As he is cutting wood, his hand slips and the saw nicks his hand. He lets out a yell and calls for help. You run out to see what happened and notice there is blood everywhere. How do you react?
Comfortable with poop
While babysitting your neighbor's 3-year-old child, you notice a smell but think nothing of it. You notice he has pooped and it is now all over him, and he's finger-painting with it on the wall. How do you react?
Ability to withstand strong odors
While on the bus, a stranger sits right next to you despite there being other open seats. The stranger's body odor hits you before they sit down. What is your reaction?
Good math skills
Out of 100 ladies attending an event, 80 had a black hat, 80 had red shoes, 60 had a bag, and 90 wore a neckless. How many ladies must have had all four items?
Calm in difficult situations
While on your way to a job interview, you hit an unexpected traffic jam. You have been stuck for almost 20 minutes, and you now have 10 minutes left to get to your appointment. How do you react?
Work best alone or in a small team
While at work, your boss asks you to help her put together a small team of people to sort old files. There are at least 20 filing cabinets full of data that need to be sorted and entered into a database. What do you tell her?
Can you remain calm when dealing with angry or upset people
While pulling into a parking spot, you accidentally hit the bumper of the car next to you. Before you can react, a man gets out of the car and starts screaming at you. He is red in the face. He threatens to call the police and have you arrested. How do you react?
Do you mind being on your feet all day
Your local park is having a community day. You decide to volunteer to help coordinate the event. The community planner president is happy to have help and asks that you spend the weekend walking around town hanging and passing out flyers. This task will mean a full 3 days of walking and standing on your feet. How does this make you feel?
I don't mind working non-traditional business hours
While job hunting, you find your dream job, land an interview, and find out you get the job! When you receive your schedule, your hours are all over the place - some days go late into the night, other days you're on the night shift. How do you feel?
Flexibility / Adaptability
You are cooking Thanksgiving dinner for your in-laws from out of town when you get a phone call asking you to come into work. There has been an emergency and you need to go in immediately. What do you do?
Empathy for interacting with Patients and Family
While driving home, a dog runs in front of your vehicle, and you cannot stop in time. Your car hits the dog. Even worse, the dog's human family saw the whole thing. How do you respond?
Calm in Emergency Situations
While out for a jog, you witness a pedestrian get hit by a speeding car. The driver of the car does not stop. The pedestrian is alive but barely. You observe that they are in rough shape; it is a miracle they are still breathing. How do you react?
Comfort and Ability to help
A patient who is wheelchair-bound and in the last stages of cancer comes in with her mother, and complains about a sore on her side. The patient has open and oozing sores on her side, is very weak, and often gets sick from her treatments. How could you assist the patient?
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Help Me Choose My Career in Health Care

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Direct Patient Care

Medical Testing and Monitoring

Healthcare Support and Operations

Direct Patient Care

It sounds like you would be best suited to a career involving Direct Patient Care. You like caring for others one-on-one, providing direct comfort, and physically easing pain and suffering.

Enter your email address below and we'll send you a list of Direct Patient Care careers  you may want to consider, like nursing, radiation therapy, and more - and how you can get started!

With a variety of online and on-campus programs in nursing and healthcare education, Labouré College of Healthcare can help you embark on the first step – or the next step – in your healthcare career, whatever path you may choose.

Have a question? Give us a call at (617) 322-3575, email us at admissions@laboure.edu, or schedule a time that works best and we'll call you!
 

Enter your email address to receive additional information on careers in Direct Patient Care, as well as  other categories like Medical Testing and Monitoring, and Healthcare Administration, Support, and Operations. 

Medical Testing and Monitoring

It sounds like you may be best suited to a career involving medical testing and monitoring. You’re interested in the medical field, enjoy solving problems, and even though you like people and might like working with patients, some of the extremes of direct patient care may not be for you.

Enter your email address below and we'll send you a list of Medical Testing and Monitoring careers  you may want to consider, like electrocardiography (EKG), neurodiagnostic technology, and more - and how you can get started!

With a variety of online and on-campus programs in nursing and healthcare education, Labouré College of Healthcare can help you embark on the first step – or the next step – in your healthcare career, whatever path you may choose.

Have a question? Give us a call at (617) 322-3575, email us at admissions@laboure.edu, or schedule a time that works best and we'll call you!
 

Enter your email address to receive additional information on careers in Medical Testing and Monitoring, as well as  other categories like Direct Patient Care, and Healthcare Administration, Support, and Operations. 

Healthcare Administration, Support and Operations

It sounds like you’re interested in the healthcare field, but would prefer not to work directly with patients, which means you may be best suited to a career in Healthcare Administration, Support and Operations. Medical terminology, records, technology, and problem-solving are all key components to support and operations roles, as it understanding different patient populations.

Enter your email address below and we'll send you a list of Healthcare Administration, Support and Operations careers  you may want to consider - and how you can get started with a degree or certificate in health science or a healthcare speciality area!

With a variety of online and on-campus programs in nursing and healthcare education, Labouré College of Healthcare can help you embark on the first step – or the next step – in your healthcare career, whatever path you may choose.

Have a question? Give us a call at (617) 322-3575, email us at admissions@laboure.edu, or schedule a time that works best and we'll call you!
 

Enter your email address to receive additional information on careers in Healthcare Administration, Support and Operations, as well as  other categories like Direct Patient Care, and Medical Testing and Monitoring.