College Health Specialties Teachers
On the Job
College Health Specialties Teachers teach courses in health specialties, including laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. They may do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Guide class discussions.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Develop instructional materials.
- Maintain student records.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working with a group or team.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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