Specialisten op het gebied van de gezondheidszorg, niet elders geclassificeerd

ISCO-08-code: 
2269

ISCO 08 Code 2269  Health professionals not elsewhere classified

Lead Statement

This unit group covers health professionals not classified elsewhere in Sub-major group 22, Health professionals. For instance the group includes occupations such as Podiatrist, Occupational therapist and other health professionals.

Task statement

In such cases tasks would include:

  • assessing patients or clients to determine the nature of the disorder, illness or problem by questioning, examining and observing;
  • developing and implementing treatment plans and evaluating and documenting patients' progress through treatment plans;
  • assessing functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, and providing therapy to enable people to perform their daily activities and occupations;
  • assessing clients' emotional, psychological, developmental and physical capabilities using clinical observations and standardized tests;
  • assessing clients’ functional potential in their home, leisure, work and school environments, and recommending environmental adaptations to maximize their performance;
  • planning and directing programs through the use of vocational, remedial, social, artistic and educational activities on an individual and group basis;
  • examining and treating foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and other neuropathies;
  • prescribing and arranging the fabrication of footwear to correct foot abnormalities;
  • performing minor surgery on the foot to remove and improve abnormal conditions;
  • advising clients about continued treatment and care and providing or arranging rehabilitation services;
  • referring clients to or conferring with other health professionals or associate professionals if required.

Included occupations

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Arts therapist
  • Podiatrist,
  • Occupational therapist,

Excluded occupations

  • Recreational therapist - 3259

ISCO 88 Code(s) 2229, part - 3229, part - 3226 part

(NCvB; Maart 2010)