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Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition

Praise for the previous edition:

"…provides a good starting place for researching careers in the health industry…This guide deserves a place on a guidance or career counselor's shelf. It is a go… (See Below for Full Description)
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Praise for the previous edition:
"…provides a good starting place for researching careers in the health industry…This guide deserves a place on a guidance or career counselor's shelf. It is a good source for the beginning stages of research…"—American Reference Books Annual

"This handy volume presents clear, concise information…should be popular with students and career counselors."—School Library Journal

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.

Career profiles include:
  • EKG technician
  • Home health aide
  • Medical writer
  • Mental health counselor
  • Nurse-midwife
  • Nutritional counselor
  • Optometrist
  • Patient advocate
  • Personal trainer
  • Physician assistant
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Social worker
  • and more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6828-9
ISBN-10 816068283
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-1073-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Career Opportunities
Author Shelly Field; Foreword by Lori Kemper, D.O.
Publication Date 10/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Ferguson
Specifications Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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