Introduction to Health Occupations

Introduction to Health Occupations : Today's Health Care Worker

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For courses in health care occupations and medical occupations.This text provides students with basic information and skills needed to enter the health care field. It equips students with the skills necessary to research many different occupations in the health care field and to become effective health care workers. Follows the National Health Care Skills Standards.show more

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  • Hardback | 724 pages
  • 208.28 x 276.86 x 35.56mm | 1,746.32g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130131474
  • 9780130131478

Table of contents

I. BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS. 1. Introduction to Being a Health Care Worker. 2. Finding the Right Occupation for You. 3. Medical Ethics and Law. 4. Meeting Your Needs and the Needs of Others. 5. Effective Communications. 6. Medical Terminology. 7. Medical Math. 8. Your Body and How It Functions. 9. Human Growth and Development. 10. Nutrition. 11. Measuring Vital Signs. 12. Controlling Infection. 13. Patient and Employee Safety. 14. Employability and Leadership. II. MULTI-DISCIPLINARY SKILLS. 15. Nurse Assistant/Patient Caregiver. 16. Home Health Aide. 17. Electrocardiogram Technician. 18. Laboratory Assistant/Medical Assistant Laboratory Skills; Phlebotomist. 19. Physical Therapy Aide. 20. Central Supply/Central Processing Worker. 21. Environmental Services Technician/Housekeeper. 22. Health Information Technician. 23. Clinical Medical Assistant. 24. Dental Assistant.show more