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Professions

LIST OF PROFESSIONS

(Schedule of Part One of Act 857 -Sections 5, 14 and as added by the Minister in accordance with Section 22 (1) (g) of the Act)

As a Regulator, the Allied Health Professions Council was set up to protect the general public. To do this, we keep a Register of professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health. We currently regulate Seventeen (17) Health Professions:

 

1. AUDIOLOGY

  • Audiologist (BSc / MSc)

 

2. DENTAL HEALTH

  • Dental Surgery Assistant (Certificate)
  • Dental Technologist (Diploma)

 

3. DIETETICS

  • Dietician (B Sc /M Sc)

 

4. DISEASE CONTROL

  • Field Technician (Assistant)
  • Disease Control Technician (Diploma)
  • Disease Control Officer (B Sc)

 

5. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  • Environmental Health Assistant (Certificate)
  • Environmental Health Technician (Diploma)
  • Environmental Health Officer (B Sc /M Sc)

 

6. HEALTH INFORMATION AND RECORD MANAGEMENT

  • Medical Record Assistant (Certificate)
  • Health Information Management Technician (Diploma)
  • Medical Statistician/ Health Information Officer (B Sc)
  • Biostatistics Technician (Diploma)
  • Biostatistician (B Sc / M Sc)

 

7. HEALTH PROMOTION

  • Health Promotion Assistant (Certificate)
  • Health Promotion Technician (Diploma)
  • Health Promotion Officer (B Sc)

 

8. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE:

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant (Certificate)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (Diploma)
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (B Sc / M Sc)

 

9. MEDICAL PHYSICS

  • Medical Physicists (M Sc)

 

10. MEDICAL RADIATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Radiological Technician (Diploma)
  • Diagnostic Radiographer (B Sc /M Sc)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technician (Diploma)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (B Sc /M Sc)
  • Radiation Therapist/Therapy Radiographer (B Sc /M Sc)
  • Ultrasound Technician (Diploma)
  • Ultrasonographer (B Sc /M Sc)

 

11. MENTAL HEALTH

  • Community Mental Health Officer (Diploma)
  • Community Mental Health (B Sc)

 

12. NUTRITION

  • Nutrition Assistant (Certificate)
  • Nutrition Technician (Diploma)
  • Nutritionist/Nutritional Technical Officer (B Sc / M Sc)

 

13. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

  • Occupation Therapy Assistant (Certificate)
  • Occupational Therapy Technician (Diploma)
  • Occupational Therapist (B Sc / M Sc)

 

14. OPTOMETRY

  • Optical Dispensing Technician (Diploma)
  • Optical Technician (Diploma)
  • Optometrist (OD, B Sc)

 

15. PHYSIOTHERAPY

  • Physiotherapy Assistant (Certificate)
  • Physiotherapy Technician (Diploma)
  • Physiotherapist (B Sc/ M Sc)

 

16. PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS

  • Prosthetics and Orthotics Assistant (Certificate)
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician (Diploma)
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics Officer (B Sc / M Sc)

 

17. SPEECH THERAPY

  • Speech Therapist (B Sc / M Sc)