Career Development for Health Professionals

Career Development for Health Professionals

Success in School & on the Job

Book - 2011
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Elsevier Science and Technology

From life management to job search skills, discover the first steps toward navigating your health care career! Packed with tips and suggestions, this practical guide teaches the skills needed to achieve success in school and beyond with an encouraging, up-beat tone. This text is designed to help you attain four important goals as a health care student:

1) Complete your educational program

2) Think like a health care professional

3) Find the right job

4) Attain long-term career success.

  • Self-paced format allows you to work through the text independently

  • Small units with self assessment facilitates a self-paced approach and makes the content less intimidating
  • Illustrations, photos, and cartoons provide visual aid to catch and keep your attention

  • Key terms and objectives provides goals and a basis of knowledge before reading the chapter
  • Focus on resume building emphasizes how to build a successful resume from the first day of your education
  • On The Job boxes and Prescription for Success exercises reinforce how the skills presented relate to your career in health care
  • Expanded useful Spanish phrases offers a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in the workplace
  • UNIQUE! Chapter focusing on non-traditional students adds further guidance to this growing population in health careers education
  • UNIQUE! Summaries of short interviews with employers and working professionals provide first hand information about how to prepare for the future
  • UNIQUE! Tips from recent graduates who are successfully employed help you apply successful skills for both school and your career


Book News
This text's coverage of study skills, life management, and job search skills will help students in postsecondary allied health care programs get the most from their education. The text is written in a conversational tone, and contains workbook style pages with space for written reflective journal entries, as well as sample goals, personal plans, and affirmations, resume-building exercises throughout, and Internet activities. An appendix lists professional organizations for health care occupations. This third edition contains a chapter focusing on the needs of nontraditional students, such as adult students, non-native English speakers, and students with learning disabilities, and updated job-search techniques using electronic technology. The book is illustrated with b&w photos and two-color illustrations. Haroun is regional director of education for Quest Education Corporation. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Elsevier

From life management to job search skills, discover the first steps toward navigating your health care career! Packed with tips and suggestions, this practical guide teaches the skills needed to achieve success in school and beyond with an encouraging, up-beat tone. This text is designed to help you attain four important goals as a health care student:

1) Complete your educational program

2) Think like a health care professional

3) Find the right job

4) Attain long-term career success.



  • Self-paced format allows you to work through the text independently

  • Small units with self assessment facilitates a self-paced approach and makes the content less intimidating
  • Illustrations, photos, and cartoons provide visual aid to catch and keep your attention

  • Key terms and objectives provides goals and a basis of knowledge before reading the chapter
  • Focus on resume building emphasizes how to build a successful resume from the first day of your education
  • On The Job boxes and Prescription for Success exercises reinforce how the skills presented relate to your career in health care
  • Expanded useful Spanish phrases offers a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in the workplace


  • UNIQUE! Chapter focusing on non-traditional students adds further guidance to this growing population in health careers education
  • UNIQUE! Summaries of short interviews with employers and working professionals provide first hand information about how to prepare for the future
  • UNIQUE! Tips from recent graduates who are successfully employed help you apply successful skills for both school and your career


Elsevier Health

From life management to job search skills, discover the first steps toward navigating your health care career! Packed with tips and suggestions, this practical guide teaches the skills needed to achieve success in school and beyond with an encouraging, up-beat tone. This text is designed to help you attain four important goals as a health care student:

1) Complete your educational program

2) Think like a health care professional

3) Find the right job

4) Attain long-term career success.



  • Self-paced format allows you to work through the text independently

  • Small units with self assessment facilitates a self-paced approach and makes the content less intimidating

  • Illustrations, photos, and cartoons provide visual aid to catch and keep your attention

  • Key terms and objectives provides goals and a basis of knowledge before reading the chapter

  • Focus on resume building emphasizes how to build a successful resume from the first day of your education

  • On The Job boxes and Prescription for Success exercises reinforce how the skills presented relate to your career in health care

  • Expanded useful Spanish phrases offers a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in the workplace


  • UNIQUE! Chapter focusing on non-traditional students adds further guidance to this growing population in health careers education

  • UNIQUE! Summaries of short interviews with employers and working professionals provide first hand information about how to prepare for the future

  • UNIQUE! Tips from recent graduates who are successfully employed help you apply successful skills for both school and your career


Publisher: Maryland Heights, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2011
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781437706734
1437706738
Characteristics: xvii, 397 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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