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Career Development for Health Professionals

by Lee Haroun

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This engaging text teaches all the necessary skills for achieving success in school and beyond.
It is designed to provide health care students with the necessary tools to achieve the following four important goals: 1) complete their educational programs; 2) think like health care professionals; 3) find the right jobs; 4) attain long-term career success. The book is divided into two major sections. The first introduces students to the world of health care and teaches the life management and study skills essential for learning and working successfully. The second section focuses on job search skills and how to achieve and maintain career success. New features such as On the Job boxes and Building your resume exercises also help students achieve career success.Straightforward, easy-to-read style provides practical information, hints, and tips in bulleted/numbered lists.Take a Moment to Think questions encourage students to explore their own ideas about important concepts.Prescription for Success exercises offer a wide variety of opportunities to apply the ideas presented, collect additional information, and develop skills.Detailed Learning Objectives focus on the most important success skills.Key Terms and Concepts include detailed definitions to ensure understanding.Samples of test-taking techniques and examples of different test questions help students to practice and apply what they have learned.Reviews of basic Math and English are integrated where appropriate.More application exercises, including new and expanded items, give students more opportunities to apply the material.Success Tips suggest ways to apply ideas presented in the text.On the Job boxes contain specific examples of how various skills and concepts are used or applied in health care work.To Learn More at the end of each chapter provides a list of books or resources containing information about major topics.Spanish translations are provided in parentheses with the English words and definitions, wherever possible.Building Your Resume exercises in every chapter provide opportunities to use resume-writing to guide actions while in school and to create a resume over time.Internet Activities at the end of every chapter build research skills while taking advantage of the vast amount of online resources. Students will be directed to utilize the Evolve Learning Resources to accompany the text.

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