Introduction to Health Care

Introduction to Health Care

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INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, 3E provides learners with an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. This redesigned and updated new edition offers a comprehensive but introductory survey of basic clinical health care skills for learners entering health care programs or for those that think they may be interested in pursuing a career in health care. Core competencies shared by all health care professions such as communication, infection control, and professionalism are provided to expose learners to the reality of practice. This book emphasizes developing critical thinking skills through a five-step problem solving model that teaches how to assess a situation, consider alternatives, choose an appropriate alternative, evaluate the results, and revise as needed. This resource demonstrates how to think like a health care professional and is a terrific first step towards a rewarding career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.He has enrolled to start classes in September at a local community college that offers many health care programs. ... He is also unsure how to best go about making a decision that will significantly affect his life. ... the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care will generate 3.2 million new jobs in the 10-year period between 2008 and 2018. ... Medical Assistant 35% Pharmacy Technician 32% Physical Therapist Assistant 32% Dental Hygienist 30% Dental Assistant 29% Physician Assistantanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Health Care
Author:Dakota Mitchell, Lee Haroun
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-02-23


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