Public Health Career Choices That Make a Difference

ISBN-10: 0763737909

ISBN-13: 9780763737900

Edition: 2006

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PARAMEDIC Review of all basic level skills and an introduction to advanced skills of the paramedic. Topics include roles and responsibilities, stress management, communications and medical/legal/ethical issues. This course provides an introduction to clinical pre-hospital pharmacology, IV access and advanced airway management techniques. Lab work involves IV access techniques, endotracheal intubation, computing dosages, preparing medications for administration and practice in all administrative techniques. Skills are taught/practiced in the laboratory/hospital/field setting. Students must satisfactorily perform all practical skills to successfully complete the course.
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Book details

List price: $107.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 3/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 275
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078

Preface
The Public Health Workforce
Brief History of Public Health Practice
Definitions of Public Health
Public Health Work and Public Health Workers
Size and Distribution of the Public Health Workforce
Composition of the Public Health Workforce
Public Health Worker Ethics, Skills, and Competencies
Conclusion
Public Health Occupations and Organizations
Characteristics of Public Health Occupations
Occupational Classifications
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Public Health Organizations and Agencies
Conclusion
Public Health Administration
Occupational Classification
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Conclusion
Environmental and Occupational Health
Occupational Classification
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Conclusion
Public Health Nursing
Occupational Classification
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Conclusion
Epidemiology and Disease Control
Occupational Classification
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Conclusion
Public Health Education and Information
Occupational Classification
Public Health Practice Profile
Important and Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Workplace Considerations
Salary Estimates
Career Prospects
Additional Information
Conclusion
Other Public Health Professional Occupations
Nutritionists and Dieticians
Public Health Social, Behavioral, and Mental Health Workers
Public Health Laboratory Workers
Public Health Physicians, Veterinarians, and Pharmacists
Public Health Dental Workers
Administrative Judges and Hearing Officers
Additional Information
Conclusion
Public Health Program Occupations
Public Health Program Specialists and Coordinators
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinators
Public Health Policy Analysts
Public Health Information Specialists and Analysts
Community Outreach and Other Technical Occupations
Additional Information
Conclusion
Looking to the Future
Public Health Workforce Growth
Public Health Workforce Distribution and Composition
Public Health Workforce Skills and Competencies
Public Health Workforce Development
Conclusion
Appendices
Council on Linkages Between Academia and Practice Core Competencies with Skill Levels
Core Public Health Worker Competencies for Emergency Preparedness and Response
Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Core Competency Development Project Version 1.2
Accredited Schools of Public Health and Public Health Programs
Public Health Training, Continuing Education, and Employment Resources for Public Health Workers
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