Introduction to Health Care and Careers

ISBN-10: 1582559007
ISBN-13: 9781582559001
Edition: 2011
Authors: Roxann DeLaet
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 5/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.476
Language: English

Introduction to Health Care & Careersprovides students beginning their health care education with the fundamentals they need to develop their personal and professional skills, understand their chosen profession, and succeed in the world of health care. It meets the growing market demand for a book that gives the best of both worlds-skill development and career choice information. The text begins with today#x19;s health care system, health care economics, and law and ethics, providing important context for the personal, professional, and workplace skills that follow. From there, students move on to an overview of careers in health care and detailed profiles of the most in-demand professions. The book closes with brief chapters on anatomy and physiology to prepare students for the rest of their health care education. With its student friendly approach, Introduction to Health Care & Careersis the essential resource for introductory health care courses, striking the perfect balance between skill development and up-to-date career choice information#x13;everything health care students need to succeed.

The World Of Health Care
Today's Health Care System
Health Care Economics
Law, Ethics, and Professionalism
Professional Skills
Personal Qualities and Skills for Success
Health Care Communication
Diversity in the Workplace
Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
Teamwork and Leadership
Workplace Skills
Computers and Technology
Medical Terminology Basics
Medical Documentation
Medical Math
Safety and Infection Control
Body Mechanics
Measuring Weight, Height, and Vital Signs
First Aid and Emergency Procedures
Career Profiles
Overview of Health Care Careers
Patient Care: Medical and Surgical
Patient Care: Nursing
Patient Care: Dental
Laboratory and Pharmacy Services
Diagnostic and Imaging Services
Therapy and Rehabilitation
Health Information and Administration
Essentials Of Human Anatomy
The Body as a Whole
Movement and Support
Coordination and Control
Circulation and Body Defense
Energy Supply and Use
Reproduction and Development
Preparing for a Successful Interview
Professional and Government Resource Organizations
Metric Conversion Table
Abbreviations
Glossary
References

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