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Title:
Exploring health care careers.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ferguson, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
2 volumes (xi, 937 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
The health care industry is one of the fastest-growing areas of todayʼs job market. Over the next decade, this dynamic field will offer more than 3.5 million new jobs, many of which offer good pay and relatively short training periods. Exploring Health Care Careers covers more than 100 careers in the health care field, including expanded coverage of careers in alternative medicine. Informed by interviews with people working in careers related to health care, each article contains an in-depth look at a particular job, including typical responsibilities, the training and skills required, salary and job outlook information and much more.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Acupuncturists -- Allergists/Immunologists -- Anesthesiologists -- Aromatherapists -- Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists -- Ayurvedic Doctors and Practitioners -- Biofeedback Therapists -- Biomedical Engineers -- Biomedical Equipment Technicians -- Cardiologists -- Cardiovascular Technologists -- Child Life Specialists -- Chiropractors -- Clinical Nurse Specialists -- Colon and Rectal Surgeons -- Creative Arts Therapists -- Cytotechnologists -- Dental Assistants --Dental Hygienists-- Dental Laboratory Technicians -- Dentists -- Dermatologists -- Diagnostic Medical Sonographers -- Dialysis Technicians -- Dietetic Technicians -- Dietitians and Nutritionists -- Dispensing Opticians --

Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists -- Electroneurodiagnostic Technicians -- Emergency Medical Technicians -- Emergency Room Doctors -- Endodontists -- Epidemiologists -- Ergonomists -- Gastroenterologists -- General Practitioners -- General Surgeons -- Genetic Counselors -- Geriatricians -- Grief Therapists -- Health Advocates -- Health Care Managers -- Health Physicists -- Hematologists -- Herbalists -- Histologic Technicians -- HIV/AIDS Counselors and Case Managers -- Holistic Physicians -- Home Health Aides -- Homeopaths -- Horticultural Therapists -- Hospice Workers -- Human Services Workers -- Hypnotherapists -- Kinesiologists -- Licensed Practical Nurses -- Massage Therapists -- Medical Assistants -- Medical Ethicists -- Medical Illustrators and Medical Photographers -- Medical Laboratory Technicians -- Medical Laser Technicians -- Medical Record Technicians -- Medical Technologists -- Myotherapists -- Naturopaths -- Neurological Surgeons -- Neurologists -- Nuclear Medicine Technologists -- Nurse Anesthetists -- Nurse Assistants -- Nurse-Midwives -- Nurse Practitioners -- Nursing Specialists -- Obstetricians/Gynecologists -- Occupational Health and Safety Workers -- Occupational Therapists -- Occupational Therapy Assistants -- Oncologists -- Ophthalmic Technicians -- Ophthalmologists -- Optics Technicians -- Optometrists -- Oriental Medicine Practitioners -- Orthodontists -- Orthopedic Surgeons -- Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians -- Osteopathic Physicians --

Pathologists -- Pediatricians -- Pedorthists -- Perfusionists -- Periodontists -- Pharmacists -- Pharmacologists -- Pharmacy Technicians -- Phlebotomy Technicians -- Physical Therapists -- Physical Therapy Assistants -- Physician Assistants -- Physiologists -- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons -- Podiatrists -- Psychiatric Technicians -- Psychiatrists -- Psychologists -- Public Health Workers -- Radiologic Technologists -- Radiologists -- Recreational Therapists -- Reflexologists -- Registered Nurses -- Rehabilitation Counselors -- Respiratory Care Workers -- Science and Medical Writers -- Social Workers -- Special Procedures Technologists -- Sports Physicians -- Surgical Technologists -- Thoracic Surgeons -- Toxicologists -- Transplant Coordinators -- Urologists.
ISBN:
9780816064489
Format :
Book