Overlapping Roles in Related Occupations

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Social workers, nurses, medical assistants.

There are some overlapping roles in occupations related to CHWs. These include:

  • Care management and coordination (nurses, social workers)
  • Health education (nurses, health educators, diabetes educators, dental hygienists)
  • Counseling (social workers, therapists)
  • Patient follow-up (nurses, medical assistants)
  • Direct care (nursing assistants, personal care aides)