Health Careers Today

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Item#: 9780323280501
Edition 06
Author Gerdin, Judith
Cover Hardback
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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.

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