Career Success for Health Care Professionals Student Theater: An Interactive Video Program

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Prepare learners for their externships and the workforce by teaching skills in career preparation, success, and professionalism. This interactive and engaging CD-ROM provides the self-study option that instructors have been asking for — without using precious classroom time! Students will watch video that models correct behaviors, play games that reinforce concepts, and answer critical thinking questions. Vocabulary sections promote understanding of language integral to subject matter covered in video clips. ...

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Overview

Prepare learners for their externships and the workforce by teaching skills in career preparation, success, and professionalism. This interactive and engaging CD-ROM provides the self-study option that instructors have been asking for — without using precious classroom time! Students will watch video that models correct behaviors, play games that reinforce concepts, and answer critical thinking questions. Vocabulary sections promote understanding of language integral to subject matter covered in video clips. Also, an online companion website provides instructors with ideas for integrating this into a program. Quizzes with automatic scoring and immediate feedback reinforce "soft" skills and can be printed by students as homework. To view demo click: http://www.delmarlearning.com/companions/index.asp?isbn=1435439945 Modules 1 Focusing on the Patient. 2 Communicating on the Job. 3 Thinking Like a Health Care Worker. 4 Doing the Right Thing. 5 Professionalism for the Health Care Worker. 6 Getting a Job in Health Care.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435439948
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/15/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Product dimensions: 0.21 (w) x 0.29 (h) x 0.02 (d)

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1. FOCUSING ON THE PATIENT. Importance of the Health Care Worker in Making a Difference in the Lives of Patients. Respect for All Patients as Individuals of Worth. Empathy. 2. COMMUNICATING ON THE JOB. Using Communication to Show Respect and Empathy. Clear Communication Between Health Care Workers. Active Listening. Asking Effective Questions. Using Appropriate Feedback. Nonverbal Communication. 3. THINKING LIKE A HEALTH CARE WORKER. Being Aware and Considering the Facts. Knowing When to Ask Questions. Knowing When to Ask for Help. Knowing When to Report Information to a Supervisor. Taking Responsibility for Actions. Identifying Problems and Using a Structured Problem-Solving Process. 4. DOING THE RIGHT THING. Patient Confidentiality. Working Under Supervision and Following Facility Policies. Working Within Your Scope of Practice and Training. Teamwork and Cooperation. Impact of Negative Employee Behavior, Such as Theft. 5. PROFESSIONALISM FOR THE HEALTH CARE WORKER. Appropriate Behavior on the Job: Keeping Personal Problems out of the Workplace, and Never Complaining about Your Employer. Being a Proactive Employee. Professional Appearance for Health Care Workers. 6. GETTING A JOB IN HEALTH CARE. The Importance of Organization and Preparation for a Successful Job Search. Effective Interviewing. Learning About the Employer Before the Interview. Professional Appearance and Self-Presentation. Listening During the Interview. Answering Interview Questions Effectively. Responding to the Employer's Needs. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.
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