Provides information about 104 careers in the health care field including job descriptions, education and licensing requirements, salary, advancement opportunities, and employment outlook.
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Gr 7 Up--An introduction to more than 100 health-care occupations. Entries such as acupuncturist, cardiologist, dentist, hospice chaplain, nurse-midwife, pharmacist, and optometrist demonstrate the wide variety of coverage. Organized alphabetically by career, the articles average eight pages and include definitions and descriptions of the professions; alternative job titles; salary ranges; educational and licensing requirements; scholarships and grants available; job outlook, placement, and career advancement; applicable high school subjects; and necessary interests, abilities, and personality traits. Sidebars define terminology specific to each profession and add interesting facts. A list of appropriate books and periodicals for each entry provides current information. Professional organizations to contact for more information are also supplied. Though the text is filled with facts and details, it is presented in a pleasant, easy-to-navigate format. The insertion of personal accounts from people actually working in the fields makes the book more readable. A solid resource for career collections.
Diane P. Tuccillo, Mesa Public Library, AZ
Copyright 1998 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description Ferguson Pub, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0894342177