Introduction to Health Care

ISBN-10: 1435487559

ISBN-13: 9781435487550

Edition: 3rd 2012

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List price: $166.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Dakota Mitchell, RN, MSN, MBA has a Master of Science Degree in Nursing, MSN, from the University of California, San Francisco and a Master in Business Administration Degree, MBA, from the University of Santa Clara. The combination of the advanced nursing and business degrees provides a framework for understanding and functioning within the rapidly evolving world of health care today. Dakota has 30+ years of experience in health care, including education, management, and curriculum consultation. Besides many years in classroom and clinical teaching, she has developed and implemented unique and innovative health care programs at both the vocational and associate degree levels. Dakota has written and/or served as content expert on numerous health care instructional projects for Cengage Delmar Learning.

Health Care Today
Your Career in Health Care
Current Health Care Systems and Trends
Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
The Language of Healthcare
Medical Terminology
Medical Math
The Human Body
Organization of the Human Body
Structure and Function of the Human Body
Growth and Development
Personal and Workplace Safety
Body Mechanics
Infection Control
Environmental Safety
Behaviors for Success
Lifestyle Management
Lifelong Learning
Communication in the Health Care Setting
The Patient as an Individual
The Communication Process
Written Communication
Computers and Technology in Health Care
Documentation and Medical Records
Health Care Skills
Physical Assessment
Emergency Procedures
Business of Caring
Controlling Health Care Costs
Performance Improvement and Customer Service
Securing and Maintaining Employment
Job Leads and the Resume
Interview, Portfolio, and Application
Successful Employment Strategies
Health Care Professional Organizations
Useful Spanish Expressions for Health Care Professionals
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