Health Careers Today

Hardcover | January 20, 2016

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Find the health career that's right for you!Health Careers Today, 6th Edition offers a practical overview to help you make an informed decision in choosing a profession. Not only does this book discuss the roles and responsibilities of various occupations, it provides a solid foundation in the skills that each health career requires. Clear explanations of anatomy and physiology provide essential knowledge of the human body and show how A&P applies to different careers. From experienced educator Judith Gerdin, this edition adds three new chapters, and an Evolve companion website includes new health career videos, animations, exercises, and more.

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Find the health career that's right for you!Health Careers Today, 6th Edition offers a practical overview to help you make an informed decision in choosing a profession. Not only does this book discuss the roles and responsibilities of various occupations, it provides a solid foundation in the skills that each health career requires. C...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 20, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323280501

ISBN - 13:9780323280501

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Table of Contents

Unit I: Career Foundation
1. Health Care of the Past, Present, and Future
2. Interpersonal Dynamics, Systems, and Communications
3. Safety, Health, and Environmental Practices
4. Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
5. Culture and Health Care
6. Employability and Career Development
7. Academic Foundation
8. Wellness, Growth and Development
9. ProfessionalismNEW!
10. Medical MathematicsNEW!
11. Medical TerminologyNEW!
Unit II: Anatomy and Physiology
12. Body Organization
13. Integumentary System
14. Cardiovascular System
15. Circulatory System
16. Respiratory System
17. Skeletal System
18. Muscular System
19. Digestive System
20. Urinary System
21. Endocrine System
22. Nervous System
23. Sensory System
24. Reproductive System
Unit III: Career Pathways
25. Biotechnology Research and Development Careers
26. Clinical Laboratory and Medical Forensics Careers
27. Imaging Careers
28. Emergency Health Careers
29. Information and Administration Careers
30. Environmental Careers
31. Nursing Careers
32. Medical Careers
33. Dental Careers
34. Complementary and Alternative Careers
35. Veterinary Careers
36. Community and Social Careers
37. Mental Health Careers
38. Rehabilitative Careers