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cover image - Health Careers Today Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323789691
Publication Date: 03-08-2022
Page Count: 704
Imprint: Mosby
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Health Careers Today Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

by Judith Gerdin, BSN, MS

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cover image - Health Careers Today Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323789691
Publication Date: 03-08-2022
Page Count: 704
Imprint: Mosby
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Help your students make informed decisions in choosing a healthcare profession! Health Careers Today, 7th Edition provides a complete overview of the most popular careers in health care. Not only does this book discuss the roles and responsibilities of different occupations, it provides a solid foundation in the skills and competencies that each health career requires. Clear explanations of anatomy and physiology, disease processes, and treatments provide essential knowledge of the human body and show how health concepts apply to the work of various professionals. This edition adds new coverage of skills and the changing healthcare environment; an Evolve website includes anatomy animations, videos of skills and careers, and time-saving instructor resources.

    • Chapters on health careers focus on allied health professions and careers in high demand, including commonly performed skills, education requirements, and potential earnings of each.
    • Skill Activities provide the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience, with detailed instructions on how to perform crucial tasks.
    • Case studies let you practice critical thinking by solving real-world questions and problems.
    • Health Careers in Practice boxes include profiles of working healthcare professionals and the pros and cons of specific careers.
    • Brain Bytes reinforce concepts with facts and points of interest relating to the chapter content.
    • Review questions in each chapter allow you to assess your understanding of the material.
    • Additional resources include information on professional associations, accreditations, and government agencies for each healthcare profession.
    • NEW! New and updated content covers health care systems, professionals, and patient workflow, including the latest reimbursement models and a discussion of future trends.
    • NEW content on fundamental healthcare skills includes topics such as basic accounting, health insurance, and use of electronic health records.
    • NEW! Expanded content addresses cultural competency, diversity awareness, and bias.
  • Unit I: Healthcare Today
    1. Healthcare in the United States
    2. Healthcare Facilities and Organizations
    3. Healthcare Delivery and Patient Workflow
    4. Healthcare Workforce
    5. Healthcare Law and Ethics
    Unit II: Healthcare Fundamentals
    6. Medical Terminology and Body Systems
    7. Medical Mathematics and Calculations
    8. Health Insurance and the Revenue Cycle
    9. Healthcare Technology and HER
    10. Basic Accounting and Finance
    11. Wellness, Growth, and Development
    12. Safety and Health Practices
    13. Professionalism and Effective Communication
    14. Cultural Competence and Workplace Diversity
    15. Employment and Career Development
    16. Academic Foundation
    Unit III: Healthcare Careers
    17. Physicians and Clinical Support Professionals
    18. Nursing Professionals
    19. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Support Staff
    20. Respiratory Care Professionals
    21. Surgical Technologists
    22. Physical and Occupational Therapy Careers
    23. Diagnostic Imaging Careers
    24. Phlebotomists and Dialysis Technicians
    25. Clinical Laboratory Technicians
    26. Biotechnology Research and Development Professionals
    27. Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
    28. Dieticians and Nutritionists
    29. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
    30. Health Information Professionals
    31. Health Insurance Professionals
    32. Dental Professionals
    33. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Careers
    34. Forensic and Mortuary Science Professionals
    35. Social and Mental Health Professionals
    Appendix I: Medical Milestones
    Appendix II: Common Prefixes, Word Roots, and Suffixes
    Appendix III: Abbreviations and Symbols
  • Judith Gerdin, BSN, MS, Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, AZ
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