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Health Science Career Exploration

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ISBN-10: 1401858090

ISBN-13: 9781401858094

Edition: 2004

Authors: Louise M. Simmers

List price: $162.95
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Health Science Career Exploration is based on another book by the author, Introduction to Health Science Technology. It will introduce students to the health care industry and will give students an overview of the many career choices that exist within the health care industry.
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Book details

List price: $162.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/5/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

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History and Trends of Health Care
History of Health Care
Trends in Health Care
Health Care Systems
Private Health Care Facilities
Government Agencies
Voluntary or Nonprofit Agencies
Health Insurance Plans
Organizational Structure
Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker
Personal Appearance
Personal Characteristics
Effective Communications
Professional Leadership
Time Management
Careers in Health Care
Introduction to Health Careers
Dental Careers
Diagnostic Services
Emergency Medical Services
Health Information and Communication Services
Hospital/Health Care Facility Services
Medical Careers
Mental and Social Services
Mortuary Careers
Nursing Careers
Nutrition and Dietary Services
Therapeutic Services
Veterinary Careers
Vision Services
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Legal Responsibilities
Patients' Rights
Advance Directives for Health Care
Professional Standards
Cultural Diversity
Culture, Ethnicity, and Race
Bias, Prejudice, and Stereotyping
Understanding Cultural Diversity
Respecting Cultural Diversity
Medical Terminology
Using Medical Abbreviations
Interpreting Word Parts
Medical Math
Basic Calculations
Roman Numerals
Systems of Measurement
Temperature Conversion
Military Time
Computers in Health Care
What Is a Computer System?
Computer Applications
Using the Internet
Promotion of Safety
Using Body Mechanics
Preventing Accidents and Injuries
Observing Fire Safety
Infection Control
Understanding the Principles of Infection Control
Washing Hands
Observing Standard Precautions
Maintaining Transmission-Based Isolation Precautions
Vital Signs
Measuring and Recording Vital Signs
Measuring and Recording Temperature
Measuring and Recording Pulse
Measuring and Recording Respirations
Measuring and Recording Apical Pulse
Measuring and Recording Blood Pressure
First Aid
Providing First Aid
Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Providing First Aid for Bleeding and Wounds
Providing First Aid for Shock
Providing First Aid for Poisoning
Providing First Aid for Burns
Providing First Aid for Heat Exposure
Providing First Aid for Cold Exposure
Providing First Aid for Bone and Joint Injuries
Providing First Aid for Specific Injuries
Providing First Aid for Sudden Illness
Applying Dressings and Bandages
Preparing for the World of Work
Developing Job-Keeping Skills
Writing a Letter of Application and Preparing a Resume
Completing Job Application Forms
Participating in a Job Interview
Determining Net Income
Calculating a Budget
Career and Technology Student Organizations (CTSOs)
Suggested References