Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 2 | Lecture: a | Slide: 5
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Professionals The People in Health Care
Lecture:Introduction and Physicians Non-clinical IT/Informatics Roles for Clinicians Effects of Changing Care Models on Clinicians
Slide content:Terminology Continued Clinician: An individual qualified in the clinical practice of medicine, psychiatry, or psychology as distinguished from one specializing in laboratory or research techniques or in theory 5
Slide notes:The term clinician separates those qualified to provide clinical care in medicine, psychiatry, or psychology from those specializing in laboratory research techniques or in theory. Clinician typically means a physician, but clinician may also be used to describe other licensed medical professionals, such as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses. Allied health professionals, such as radiology technicians, laboratory technicians, pharmacists, and medical assistants, also serve key roles in providing patient services. 5