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Top 100 Health-Care Careers :your complete guidebook to training and jobs in allied health, nursing, medicine, and more / by Saul Wischnitzer and Edith Wischnitzer.

Wischnitzer, Saul. (Author). Wischnitzer, Edith. (Added Author). Wischnitzer, Saul. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 159357178X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781593571788 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, : JIST Works, [2005]

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General Note: Previous ed. published in 2000 under title: Health-care careers for the 21st century.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt.1. Choosing and planning a health-care career -- 1. The health-care field : where the jobs are -- Employment sites -- Employment opportunities -- 2. Choosing the best health-care career for you -- Step 1 : choosing to pursue a career in health care -- Step 2 : choosing a health occupation group -- Step 3 : identifying your specific career -- Confirming your career choice -- 3. Planning your education -- Sources of health-care education -- Choosing a program -- Getting in -- Admission/aptitude tests -- Financial aid --
pt. 2. Health professionalism -- 4. The health-care professional -- Your education -- The professional as a helper -- The professional's personal life -- 5. Understanding the patient -- The impact of hospitalization -- Patient status -- Patient privileges -- Post-hospitalization anxiety -- Patient adjustment -- The outpatient -- 6. The professional-patient relationship -- Communicating effectively -- Cultural influences -- The nature of the relationship -- Maintaining professionalism -- Caring for the young -- Caring for active adults -- Caring for the elderly --
pt. 3. The job search -- 7. Preparing for your job search -- Defining your goals -- Identifying prospective employers -- 8. Finding a job -- Your resume -- Your cover letter -- Job applications -- Job examinations -- The interview --
pt. 4. Health-care career descriptions and education programs -- 9. Diagnosing and treating practitioners -- Chiropractors -- Dentists -- Optometrists -- Physicians -- Podiatrists -- Veterinarians -- 10. Associated health-care careers -- Dental hygienists -- Dietitians -- Genetic counselors -- Licensed practical nurses -- Nurse anesthetists -- Nurse-midwives -- Nurse practitioners -- Nutritionists -- Pharmacists -- Physician assistants -- Registered nurses -- Surgeon assistants -- 11. Adjunctive health-care careers : technologists, technicians, assistants, and aides -- Anesthesiologist assistants -- Blood bank technologists and specialists -- Cardiovascular technology personnel -- Clinical laboratory technicians -- Clinical laboratory technologists -- Cytotechnologists -- Dental assistants -- Dental laboratory technicians -- Diagnostic medical sonographers -- Dietetic technicians -- Electroencephalography technicians -- Electroencephalograph technologists -- Emergency medical technicians -- Food technologists -- Histology technicians -- Medical assistants -- Mental health assistants -- Nuclear medicine technologists -- Nurse's aides -- Ophthalmic assistants -- Ophthalmic laboratory technicians -- Ophthalmic technicians -- Ophthalmic technologists -- Opticians -- Optometric assistants -- Optometric technicians -- Orthoptists -- Orthotists and prosthetists -- Perfusionists -- Pharmacy technicians -- Phlebotomists -- Pulmonary function technologists -- Radiation therapy technologists -- Radiological technologists -- Surgical technologists -- Veterinary assistants -- 12. Rehabilitation careers : therapists, therapy assistants, and aides -- Art therapists -- Dance/movement therapists -- Home health aides -- Horticultural therapists -- Music therapists -- Occupational therapists -- Occupational therapy assistants -- Patient representatives -- Physical therapists -- Physical therapy assistants -- Psychiatric aides -- Recreational therapists -- Rehabilitation counselors -- Respiratory therapists -- Respiratory therapy aides -- Respiratory therapy technicians -- Social service aides -- Speech-language pathologists and audiologists -- Substance abuse counselors -- 13. Administrative health-care careers -- Admitting officers -- Coordinators of health wellness -- Directors of hospital public relations -- Directors of nursing home activities -- Directors of quality assurance -- Directors of volunteer services -- Geriatric care managers -- 14. Affiliated health-care careers : medical scientists, educators, and information workers -- Biomedical engineers -- Biomedical equipment technicians -- Biomedical photographers -- Biomedical writers -- Certified athletic trainers -- Child life specialists -- Dietary managers -- Environmental health scientists -- Food service workers -- Geriatric social workers -- Health educators -- Health information technicians -- Health sciences librarians -- Health services administrators -- Health sociologists -- Instructors for the blind -- Medical and psychiatric social workers -- Medical illustrators -- Medical secretaries -- Mental health workers --
Appendices -- A. Health-care education admission tests -- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) -- Dental Admission Test (DAT) -- Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) -- Optometry Admission Test (OAT) -- Graduate Record Examination -- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) -- Miller Analogies Test -- B. Health-care professional organizations -- C. Job search resources -- General sources -- Web sources -- Journals -- Index.
Subject: Medicine > Vocational guidance > Forecasting.
Health Occupations.
Vocational Guidance.
Médecine > Orientation professionnelle > Prévision.

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