Essential Skills for Health Career Success

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Essential Skills for Health Career Success strengthens the basic academic skills such as reading, writing, science, and math that students need for a successful career in healthcare. Used for a stand-alone course or as a supplement, this text is ideal for students who need a basic skills boot camp and for students enrolled in bridge courses. In addition to basic skill development, the text provides an overview to the healthcare industry; critical safety and infection control procedures; and legal and ethical considerations. Students are also introduced to basic medical terminology and the body systems that they will study in more detailed A&P courses at a later date. As an added plus, chapters on study skills and employability skills increase students’ likelihood for success in the classroom and in the workplace.

  • Real-life scenarios form the basis of practice problems that enhance student math, writing, and reading skills.
  • Self-assessment opportunities allow students to gauge their skill level to determine which skills need further practice.
  • Companion and mobile websites provide a variety of interactive activities to supplement the text and allow students to study on the go.

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For 35 years, Jacquelyn Rhine Marshall, BA, CLS, MA, has been a medical professional; a medical careers instructor for Regional Occupational Programs, California; a medical writer; and a consultant/writer for the Center for Occupational Research and Development in Austin, Texas. Ms. Marshall has authored several textbooks and written medical course curriculum for the state of California. She has also developed several instructor guides and has edited or contributed to three medical series. Ms. Marshall holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley; California State University, Hayward; and Notre Dame de Namur University.
 
Kay Lynette Stevens, Contributing Editor, BA, MA, RN, is a professor and Department Chairperson of the Medical Assistant Program, and Insurance and Coding at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Prior to joining the faculty at Saddleback College, she worked at hospitals as a critical care nurse and clinical educator. She also worked as a Program Coordinator teaching a variety of allied health courses to high school students and adults. She was a Professional Development Consultant and a Health Careers Master Teacher Trainer for the California State University Consortium and California Polytechnic University for 10 years. She has authored a textbook and has been the creator/editor of several additional texts in the Health Sciences.

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