Introduction to Health Care

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9781401891558: Introduction to Health Care

Introduction to Health Care, Second Edition provides a comprehensive introduction for learners entering health care programs or for those that think they may be interested in pursuing a career in health care. Core competencies shared by all health care professions such as communication, infection control, and professionalism are provided to expose you to the reality of practice. This book emphasizes developing critical thinking skills through a five-step problem solving model that teaches you to assess a situation, consider alternatives, choose an appropriate alternative, evaluate the results, and revise as needed. This resource will demonstrate how to think like a health care professional and is a terrific first step towards a rewarding career.

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Joyce Mitchell, RN, MSN, MBA has a Master of Science Degree in Nursing,MSN, from the University of California, San Francisco and a Master in Business Administration Degree, MBA, from the University of Santa Clara. The combination of the two degrees provides a framework for understanding and functioning within the rapidly evolving world of health care today. Joyce has 29 years of experience in health care, including education, management, and curriculum consultation. Besides many years in classroom and clinical teaching, she has developed and implemented unique and innovative health care programs at both the vocational and associate degree levels. Joyce has written and/or served as content expert on numerous health care instructional projects for Delmar Learning.

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I really like the Web activities. I think this is a very strong feature. - Linda Miedema, Academic Dean, Health Sciences, Brevard Community College

I was impressed to see that most issues facing health care workers today are covered. - Ingrid Sidorov, Program Director Massage Therapy and Integrated Health Studies, Harcum College

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