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Master the skills you need to succeed in the classroom and as a health care professional! Filled with tips and strategies, Career Development for Health Professionals, 4th Edition provides the skills required to achieve four important goals: 1) complete your educational program, 2) think like a health care professional, 3) find the right jobs, and 4) attain long-term career success. This edition includes a new chapter on professionalism and online activities challenging you to apply what you've learned. Written by respected educator Lee Haroun, this practical resource helps you maximize your potential and grow into a competent, caring, well-rounded member of the health care team. Self-paced format with interactive exercises, stop-and-think review, and end-of-chapter quizzes allows you to work through the text independently. Conversational, easy-to-read style helps you understand concepts and skills by delivering information in small, easily absorbed chunks. Chapter objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter preview the material to be learned while reading the chapter. UPDATED on-the-job strategies and Success Tips focus on professional certification exams, the use of social media, general job requirements, online classroom learning, employment laws, and necessary skills and National Health Care Skill Standards. Prescriptions for Success and Resume Building Blocks emphasize the importance of a resume and how it is a 'work in progress' from the first day of a student's education.Prescription for Success exercises let you apply what you've learned to on-the-job situations. Useful Spanish Phrases appendix provides a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in today's workplace. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include activities providing a chance to use critical thinking skills and apply content to health care jobs. NEW Becoming a Professional chapter defines professionalism as it relates to health care occupations, emphasizes its importance, and presents examples of professionals in action. NEW! Full-color photos and illustrations bring concepts and health care skills to life. NEW case studies offer a real-life look into school, job-search, and on-the-job situations. NEW study and job-search strategies explain how to study for classes, job applications, resumes and resume trends, guidelines to preparing different types of resumes (print, scannable, plain text, and e-mail versions), protecting against job scams, online job searching, and preparing for the job interview. NEW reference chart on the inside front cover provides an outline to the book's content, making it easy to find the information you need.
Turbulent changes in worldwide economies and decreases in overall quality of life have led to a re-evaluation of the current state of health services. Improvements in this sector will allow for more efficient healthcare delivery to the public, as well as increased patient satisfaction. Effective Methods for Modern Healthcare Service Quality and Evaluation is an authoritative reference source for the latest research on emerging tools and methodologies for the design of healthcare models, providing expert analyses on trouble-shooting specific problems in the industry and creating optimal hospital environments. Highlighting various perspectives across a range of relevant health services, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, researchers, upper-level students, and practitioners.
This atlas of postmortem angiography provides a summary of techniques that have been developed and used in order to visualize the human vascular system. The indications, advantages, limitations, and pitfalls of the different techniques are explained in detail through the use of examples from real cases and a wealth of informative images, as well as knowledge from the latest scientific works. Helpful recommendations are made concerning interpretation of the obtained radiological images, which will allow readers to start their own work in the field of post-mortem angiography or to ease and improve their practice. The atlas has been edited and written by members of an international working group created in 2012, Technical Working Group Post-mortem Angiography Methods (TWGPAM), who for the first time summarize their experiences concerning this new approach. Since findings explaining the reasons for both natural and traumatic death are often hidden within the vascular system, post-mortem angiography is of the highest importance in elucidating cause of death and may represent the key to minimally invasive autopsy.
This atlas leads the reader through the adult autopsy process, and its common variations, with a large number of high-quality macroscopic photographs and concise accompanying text. It provides a manual of current practice and is an easy-to-use resource for case examination for consent, medico-legal and radiological autopsies. External realities and checks are discussed at the beginning of the book, which goes on to cover specific body cavities and organ systems in detail. The book ends with chapters on topics including forensic autopsies, specialist sampling, toxicology analyses and the radiological autopsy. Atlas of Adult Autopsy is aimed at practicing pathologists, particularly those in training grades. It may also be of interest to anatomical technicians in autopsy suites, as well as parties with a legal interest in autopsy practice.
Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional - make sure you're prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 4th Edition! From the testing experts at HESI, this user-friendly guide walks you through the topics and question types found on admission exams, including: math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. The guide includes hundreds of sample questions, step-by-step explanations, illustrations, and comprehensive practice exams to help you review the subject areas and hone your test-taking skills. Plus, the pre-test and post-test help identify your specific areas of weakness so you can focus your study time on the subjects you need most. If you want to pass the HESI Admission Assessment Exam or any other admissions assessment exam for health professions that you may encounter, there's no better resource than HESI's Admission Assessment Exam Review. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. Step-by-step explanations and sample problems in the math section show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Sample questions in all other sections prepare you for the questions you will face on the A2 Exam. User-friendly vocabulary chapter covers more of the medical terminology that you will face on the A2 Exam. Easy to read format with consistent section features includes an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted summary to better help you organize your review time and understand the information. Full-color layout and illustrations visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. NEW! 25-question pre-test at the beginning of the text helps you assess your areas of strength and weakness before using the text. NEW! 50-question comprehensive post -test is included at the back of the text and covers all of the text's subject areas. The questions will also include rationales for correct/incorrect answers. NEW! Evolve companion site with two comprehensive practice exams helps hone your review and preparation for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. NEW! Physics review questions have been added to ensure you are thoroughly prepared in this subject area.
Reinforce your understanding of health care skills and careers with practical exercises! Corresponding to the chapters in Health Careers Today, 6th Edition by Judith Gerdin, this workbook includes fun and engaging activities to support important concepts. With vocabulary and abbreviations exercises, concept applications, laboratory exercises, coloring and labeling, online activities, and more, Workbook for Health Careers Today is an excellent tool for mastering textbook material and preparing for exams. Key terms and medical terminology activities in each chapter make it easy to learn health care terminology. Abbreviations exercises help you learn medical abbreviations and acronyms, along with their definitions. Concept application exercises cover key information and help in applying knowledge to the real world. Laboratory exercises offer hands-on activities to hone your lab skills and learn pharmacology. Critical-thinking activities build your decision-making skills. Coloring and labeling exercises help you learn key concepts and understand anatomical structures. Online activities offer practice with finding information and conducting research on the Internet. NEW! Three new chapters cover professionalism, medical mathematics, and medical terminology, offering the practice and repetition you need to master the basics of health care.
Even if you've never studied chemistry or biology before, this straightforward text makes microbiology easy to learn and helps you understand the spread, control, and prevention of infections. Content is logically organized and reflects just the right level of detail to give you a solid foundation for success, enabling you to connect concepts to real-world practice and confidently apply your scientific knowledge to patient care. Focuses on just the necessary information the introductory microbiology student needs to know, saving time and allowing you to focus on what is most important. UNIQUE! Why You Need to Know boxes put material in perspective, helping you to understand the history, impact and future of the topics under discussion. UNIQUE! Life Application boxes provide fun facts on how chapter topics apply to real world situations and events. UNIQUE! Medical Highlights boxes share anecdotal information about various pathological conditions. UNIQUE! Healthcare Application tables focus on pathogens as they relate to topics discussed in the chapter. Chapter outlines and key terms provide a framework for every chapter, enabling more efficient and effective learning. Learning objectives clarify chapter goals and guide you through content that needs to be mastered. Twenty review questions at the end of each chapter test you retention and help you identify areas requiring further study. UPDATED! Additional micrographs and cellular photos from author's collection help engage you. NEW! Appendix on key human bacterial pathogens arranged by body system with text page references provides a quick reference to diseases, organisms, and their characteristics.
Specially designed to parallel material in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the pharmacology concepts you need to master for a successful career in pharmacy technology. Its user-friendly format and engaging learning exercises make it easy to understand both basic and advanced pharmacologic concepts. Practical application activities provide valuable practice in applying what you learn to real-world scenarios. Comprehensive review makes this a perfect resource for preparing for certification exams. Learning exercises include terms and definitions, multiple-choice, matching, true/false, critical thinking, and research activities. Engaging workbook is ideal for in-class review, remediation, or homework assignments. Updated content matches the textbook and provides a review of the ASHP content requirements for pharmacology and anatomy and physiology.
Comprehensive yet approachable, PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS provides just the right type and level of pharmacology information you need for successful practice. With coverage of body systems structure, as well as patient scenarios, anatomy and physiology refreshers, drug monographs with pill photos, and much more, this book presents an often-challenging subject in a practical way to make learning easier. Overviews of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body system unit provide a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology to help you understand how drugs work in the body. Mini drug monographs in every body system and drug classification chapter contain valuable drug information and pill photos for quick reference. Summary drug tables with generic/brand name, usual dose and dosing schedule, and warning labels offer at-a-glance access to information about specific drugs. Helpful Tech Notes enhance your understanding of the practical knowledge needed in the pharmacy setting and help you relate new concepts to practical use. Tech Alerts offer critical reminders and warnings to help you learn to identify and avoid common pharmacy errors. Technician's Corner critical thinking exercises prepare you for on-the-job situations by providing a set of facts and asking you to reach a conclusion. Updated drug information ensures you are familiar with the latest drug approvals and therapeutic considerations. Additional learning resources on the companion Evolve website include: Certification practice exam to better prepare you for the PTCB or ExCPT exam. More recall exercises and games to help you retain complex information.
Contains thorough explanations and descriptions Offers clear informative diagrams and photographs Aimed at pathologists in training, medical students, and mortuary technicians Thoroughly revised 2nd edition includes the most recent guidance to an accurate mortem diagnosis from the Royal College of Pathologists and from the College of American Pathologists
Perfect for everyday reference, on-the-job training, or education, this handy pocket guide includes a wealth of information you need to succeed in health unit coordinating. This new edition includes even more lists and tables containing step-by-step procedures, practical tips, bulleted lists, and thumb tabs for quick reference! Includes practical tips for carrying out job responsibilities in the work environment. Find information on both paper charts and electronic medical records in the Maintaining the Patient's Chart chapter. Step-By-Step Procedures provide a quick guide to your daily tasks. Transcribing Doctors' Orders chapter provides instructions on transcription and recognizing the many types of orders. Staying organized is easy with a personal record-keeping section that includes telephone number and time management pages. More lists and tables make finding information quick and easy. Add your own notes on the blank pages provided in the back of the guide. Two appendices - Medical/Diagnostic/Surgical Terms and Commonly Ordered Medications - provide even more practical information on topics you'll see in practice.
For most of us, a visit to the Mortuary will be on a gurney, in no fit state to learn about how our society deals with bodies involved in suspicious deaths. Thanks to Ms Williams then for showing us what happens in an ordinary mortuary department where death can be very extraordinary. Enlivened with some extremely black humour, she outlines the work she does, the care and commitment of the technicians, the bizarre ways in which people can die and some of the tragedies she encounters in her first year. Like for Like ReadingA Paramedic’s Diary: Life and Death on the Streets, Stuart Gray