Author: Roxann DeLaet Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning ISBN: 1284322297 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 593
Introduction to Health Care & Careers provides students beginning their health care education with the fundamentals they need to develop their personal and professional skills, understand their chosen profession, and succeed in the world of health care.
Author: Lee Haroun Publisher: Cengage Learning ISBN: 0357123123 Category : Health & Fitness Languages : en Pages : 640
Preparing you for real-world practice, Haroun/Mitchell's INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fifth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. Emphasizing core health care competencies -- communication, infection control and professionalism -- the text delivers thorough coverage of both the soft skills and basic clinical skills needed by those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. Its unique five-step problem-solving model helps you think like a health care professional and sharpen your critical thinking skills, while numerous hands-on activities enable you to put chapter concept into practice. Completely up to date, it reflects the latest research and includes expansive coverage of such emerging issues as the opioid crisis, precision/personalized medicine, suicide prevention, health disparities, patient rights and much more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Dakota Mitchell Publisher: Cengage Learning ISBN: 113341852X Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 576
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.
Author: Louise M Simmers Publisher: Cengage Learning ISBN: 1111797846 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 656
Based on the best-selling Diversified Health Occupations, Introduction to Health Science Technology provides the health science technology student with basic entry level knowledge required for a variety of health care careers, including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, computer training, leadership, team building skills and in-depth medical math. It is also a highly practical resource that covers the core information needed to pursue a career in health care, from an introduction to the health care industry to descriptions of health-related careers to legal and ethical responsibilities of health care workers. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the second edition includes updated information on the Food Guide Pyramid, infection control information, standards for blood pressure that concur with AMA and AHA recommendations, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Cross Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers ISBN: 128409880X Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 489
The Seventh Edition of the text outlines more than 75 careers and touches on every major facet of the field including a description of the profession, typical work setting; educational, licensure and certification requirements; salary and growth projections and internet resources on educational programs and requirements for licensure and/or certification. In addition, this resource provides a thorough review of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, managed care, health care financing, reimbursement, insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and the impact of new technology on healthcare services. All chapters are updated to reflect current demographics and new policies.
Author: Nanna Cross Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning ISBN: 1284219453 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 594
"Introduction to the Health Professions provides comprehensive coverage of all the major health professions. The Eighth Edition includes the 75 careers and touches on every major facet of the field. Training requirements, job responsibilities, and salaries are also described. In addition, this resource provides a thorough review of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, managed care, health care financing, reimbursement, insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and the impact of new technology on healthcare services"--
Author: Bernard J. Healey Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 1118450159 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 480
A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challengesin U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges offers new insights into the most important sectorsof the United States' health care industry and the many challengesthe future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive andup-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers themany facets of health care delivery and details the interaction ofhealth, environments, organizations, populations, and the healthprofessions. Written by authors with decades of experience teachingand working in health care administration and management, the bookexamines the current state and changing face of health caredelivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learningobjectives and discussion questions that help guide and engagedeeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing acomprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstratinginnovations in the delivery of health care services are alsopresented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding ofthe multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of healthcare in the United States. At the same time, it is important forstudents to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policymakers, providers, and patients in the struggle to balance cost,quality, and access. Introduction to Health Care Services:Foundations and Challenges is an in-depth examination of themajor health care issues and policy changes that have had an impacton the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care tocost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers,insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in thefuture, including physician shortages, quality care, and thechronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and theeffects will ripple across every sector of the industry.Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges gives students a complete introduction tounderstanding the issues and ramifications.
Author: Peggy S. Stanfield Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers ISBN: 1449600557 Category : Education Languages : en Pages : 513
Stanfield, who works in dietetics, et al. introduce all the major health professions, including about 75 careers, and their training requirements, job responsibilities, and salaries, for healthcare students. Introductory chapters cover categories of health services; payment; aging, health, and long-term care; and healthcare planning. This edition has a new chapter on athletic trainers; expanded discussion of public care, including Medicaid, Medicare, and the Children's Health Insurance Program; a new section on reforms due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; updated coverage of state implementation of reforms; information on the evolving roles and responsibilities of health careers and the impact of future demographic and socioeconomic changes on healthcare needs; information on educational grants and loan repayment programs; rewritten and revised chapters based on data from the most recent Occupational Outlook (2010-2011); and links to online videos of professionals.