Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions / Edition 7 available in Paperback
Now in full color, the Seventh Edition of Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions provides comprehensive coverage of all the major health professions. This valuable resource is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a health-related career but are still exploring and have not yet decided on a career. The Seventh Edition outlines more than 75 careers and touches on every major facet of the field including a description of the profession and typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs.
In addition, this text provides a thorough review of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, managed care, health care financing, reimbursement, insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and the impact of new technology on healthcare services. Information on career preparation and development is also included. All chapters are updated to reflect current demographics and new policies. Each section has also been thoroughly updated to reflect current training requirements, responsibilities, and salaries, as established in the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Healthcare System in the Unit ed States Chapter 1 U.S. Health Care Chapter 2 Categories of Health Services Chapter 3 Paying for Health Services Chapter 4 Aging, Health, and Long-Term Care Chapter 5 Health Care Reform Chapter 6 Medical and Health Information Technology Part 2 Jobs and Careers Chapter 7 Health Career Planning Chapter 8 Career Development Part 3 Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians Chapter 9 Physicians, Surgeons, and Podiatrists Chapter 10 Physician Assistant Chapter 11 Nursing Chapter 12 Dentistry Chapter 13 Dietetics Chapter 14 Pharmacy Chapter 15 Optometry Chapter 16 Communication Impairment Professionals Chapter 17 Physical Therapy, Orthotics, and Prosthetics Chapter 18 Occupational Therapy Chapter 19 Athletics Trainers and Exercise Physiologists Chapter 20 Mental Health Professionals Chapter 21 Social Workers Chapter 22 Genetic Counselors Chapter 23 Health Education Chapter 24 Health Services Administration Chapter 25 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Chapter 26 Radiation Technology Chapter 27 Diagnostic and Related Technology Chapter 28 Respiratory Care Practitioners Part 4 Healthcare Support Personnel Chapter 29 Clinical Lab oratory Personnel Chapter 30 Massage Therapists and Recreational Therapists Chapter 31 Health Information Personnel Chapter 32 Medical and Nursing Assistants Chapter 33 Home, Personal, and Psychiatric Aides Part 5 Health-Related Professions Chapter 34 Veterinary Medicine Chapter 35 Occupational Health and Environmental Science Appendix A Salaries for Health Professionals Appendix B Sources of Career Information Appendix C How to Create an Effective Résumé