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Careers in Focus: Health Care Providers
  • Authored by: Ferguson
  • From the Series: Careers in Focus
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  • ISBN-10: 1438153651
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-5365-0
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  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 06/01/2014
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Ferguson's Careers in Focus books are a valuable career exploration tool for libraries and career centers. Written in an easy-to-understand yet informative style, this series surveys a wide array of commonly held jobs and is arranged into volumes organized by specific industries and interests. Each of these informative books is loaded with up-to-date career information presented in a featured industry article and a selection of detailed professions articles. The information here has been researched, vetted, and analyzed by Ferguson's editors, drawing from government and industry sources, professional groups, news reports, career and job-search resources, and a variety of other sources. For readers making career choices, these books offer a wealth of helpful information and resources.


Each profession article includes:

  • Quick Facts: a snapshot of important job facts
  • Overview: briefly introduces duties and responsibilities
  • History: describes the origins and history of the job
  • The Job: describes primary and secondary goals and duties
  • Earnings: discusses salary ranges and typical fringe benefits
  • Work Environment: looks at typical work conditions and surroundings associated with the job
  • Exploring: offers suggestions on how to gain experience and knowledge about—or even test drive—a career before making a commitment
  • Education and Training Requirements: discusses required high school and post-secondary education and training
  • Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements: explains recommended and required certifications or prerequisites for the job
  • Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits: summarizes the personal traits and skills and professional experience needed to get started and succeed
  • Employer Prospects: gives an overview of typical places of employment and the best ways to land a job
  • Advancement Prospects: presents an expected career path and how to travel it
  • Outlook: summarizes the job's potential growth or decline in terms of the general economy and industry projections
  • Unions and Associations: lists essential and helpful professional groups
  • Tips for Entry: additional tips for preparing for a career and getting a foot in the door
  • For More Information: lists organizations that provide career information, networking, and professional development
  • Sidebars: short features showcasing stats, trivia, and insight about a profession or industry

Careers in Focus: Health Care Providers covers the following 107 jobs:

  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Allergists/Immunologists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Biomedical Equipment Technicians
  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiovascular Technologists
  • Child Life Specialists
  • Chiropractors
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Community Health Nurses
  • Creative Arts Therapists
  • Critical Care Nurses
  • 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 Technologists
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Emergency Nurses
  • Endodontists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Ergonomists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • General Practitioners
  • Geriatric Nurses
  • Geriatric Psychiatrists
  • Geriatric Social Workers
  • Geriatricians
  • Grief Therapists
  • Health Advocates
  • Hematologists
  • Holistic Physicians
  • Histologic Technicians
  • Home Health Care Aides
  • Home Health Care and Hospice Nurses
  • Hospice Workers
  • Kinesiologists
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Medical Technologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Music Therapists
  • Neonatal Nurses
  • Neurologists
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nurse Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse-Midwives
  • Obstetricians/Gynecologists
  • Occupational Health Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides
  • Oncological Nurses
  • Oncologists
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Oriental Medicine Practitioners
  • Orientation and Mobility Specialists
  • Orthodontists
  • Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Osteopaths
  • Pathologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Pedorthists
  • Periodontists
  • Perfusionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacologists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Phlebotomy Technicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Podiatrists
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Psychiatric Technicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists and Technicians
  • School Nurses
  • Senior Care Pharmacists
  • Social Workers
  • Special Procedures Technologists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • Sports Physicians
  • Sports Psychologists
  • Surgeons
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Toxicologists
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Urologists

 

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