paramedical personnel


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paramedical personnel

health care workers other than physicians, dentists, podiatrists, and nurses who have special training in the performance of supportive health care tasks. Examples are the emergency medical technician, audiologist, and radiological technologist. Also called allied health personnel.

allied health personnel

All healthcare personnel who are:
(1) Not physicians, dentists, podiatrists, or registered nurses; and
(2) Have received specialised training and require special licensure.

Allied health personnel
Chiropractors, dieticians, lab technologists, medical illustrators, technicians and transcriptionists, medical records technicians, occupational therapists, optometrists, phlebotomists, physicians’ assistants, podiatrists, practical nurses.

paramedical personnel

Health care workers who are not physicians or nurses. These include medical technicians, emergency medical technicians, and physician assistants.
See: allied health professional
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He urged the medical and paramedical personnel to exhibit deep sense of commitment to ensure the well being of the community they serve.
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