Healthcare Occupations under Express Entry Category Based Stream

Canada’s Express Entry Category Based Stream encompasses a wide range of healthcare occupations. These professions play a crucial role in the healthcare system, offering essential services to support patient care, clinical operations, therapy, and other health-related activities. This page provides a brief overview of some of the key healthcare occupations included in the Express Entry Stream. To qualify you must have accumulated, within the past 3 years, at least 6 months of continuous work experience in one of the occupations listed below. Contact us for more details. Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists Audiologists and speech-language pathologists work with patients who have hearing, balance, and speech disorders. They diagnose and treat these conditions, helping patients to improve their communication skills and overall quality of life. Chiropractors Chiropractors provide care for patients with health problems of the musculoskeletal system. They use spinal adjustments, manipulation, and other techniques to manage patients’ health concerns, particularly those involving the spine. Dentists Dentists diagnose and treat issues related to patients’ teeth and mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums, diet choices that affect oral health, and use of fluorides. Dieticians and Nutritionists Dietitians and nutritionists advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal. They assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Education Counsellors Education counsellors provide guidance to students, helping them make informed educational and career choices. They may also assist students with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems. General Practitioners and Family Physicians General practitioners and family physicians diagnose and treat a variety of diseases and physiological disorders and refer patients to necessary specialists. Instructors of Persons with Disabilities Instructors of persons with disabilities teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate learning and mental, emotional, and physical development. They work in a variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, and patients’ homes. Kinesiologists and Other Professionals in Therapy and Assessment Kinesiologists, along with other therapy and assessment professionals, use human movement science to treat and prevent injuries and chronic diseases to improve movement and performance. Licensed Practical Nurses Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide basic medical and nursing care such as checking blood pressure and inserting catheters, ensure the comfort of patients by helping them bathe or dress, discuss health care with patients, and report status of patients to registered nurses and doctors. Massage Therapists Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. They use their hands, fingers, forearms, elbows, and sometimes feet to knead muscles and soft tissues of the body. Medical Laboratory Assistants and Related Technical Occupations Medical laboratory assistants and technicians perform a variety of tasks to assist in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. They prepare specimens, perform basic laboratory procedures, and operate related laboratory equipment. Medical Laboratory Technologists Medical laboratory technologists conduct medical laboratory .