Career Opportunities in Health Care (Hardcover) Third Edition

By: Field, Shelly; Kemper, Lori

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Among today's fastest-growing and most exciting career areas is health care, and the good news is that one doesn't need to be a doctor to enter the field. Thousands of people already work in this industry, and employment opportunities are expected to grow faster than most businesses in the near future. Health care jobs demand people with talents and skills of all types, and offer numerous possibilities to those interested in joining this rewarding field. Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition profiles more than 80 specific jobs--seven new to this edition--in 18 key branches of this field, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, administration, clinical laboratory services, therapy, geriatrics, pharmaceuticals, radiology, education, and speech and hearing. Each profile has been updated to reflect the latest trends in training, job duties, salaries, advancement prospects, and more. The glossary and extensive appendixes listing schools, associations, organizations, publications, and periodicals have also been completely updated.

Title: Career Opportunities in Health Care (Hardcover) Third Edition

Author Name: Field, Shelly; Kemper, Lori

Categories: Other,

Edition: 3

Publisher: U.S.A., Ferguson Publishing Company: 2007

ISBN Number: 0816068283

ISBN Number 13: 9780816068289

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Ex-Library

Seller ID: 023036

Description: Very good condition. No interior writing or highlighting. Ex-Library copy. Career Opportunities in Health Care (Hardcover) Third Edition By Field, Shelly; Kemper, Lori Product Details: Grade 7 Up-This handy volume presents clear, concise information on some 80 careers, grouped in 16 topical areas. Arranged on a spread with two columns per page, each entry opens with a career profile, listing duties, salary, prospects, prerequisites, and a potential career ladder. The text itself includes detailed descriptions of the work performed, the salary range, employment and advancement prospects, education and training required, personality traits and experience/skills necessary, unions or associations connected with the job, and practical tips for entering the field. Appendixes include degree and nondegree programs for a variety of medical careers, a list of associations and unions, a bibliography by topic, a concise glossary, and an extensive (and probably unnecessary) index. This book updates the 1997 volume and should be popular with students and career counselors. Product Details Hardcover: 291 pages Publisher: Ferguson Publishing Company; 3 edition (October 30, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0816068283 ISBN-13: 978-0816068289 Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.7 x 0.8 inches

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