Careers In Health Care / Edition 5

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Overview

Careers in Health Care details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for the health care field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071438506
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 3/31/2005
  • Series: Professional Careers Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 338
  • Sales rank: 1,268,687
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

About the Author x
Preface xi
Introduction xii
1. Anesthesiologist Assistant 1
2. Art Therapist 4
3. Biological Photographer 8
4. Biomedical Communicator 12
5. Biomedical Engineer 16
6. Biomedical Equipment Technician 21
7. Cardiovascular Technology Personnel 26
8. Certified Athletic Trainer 30
9. Child Life Specialist 34
10. Cytotechnologist 39
11. Dance/Movement Therapist 42
12. Dental Assistant 47
13. Dental Hygienist 52
14. Dental-Laboratory Technician 55
15. Diagnostic Medical Sonographer 58
16. Dietetics Professions 62
17. Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist 68
18. Emergency Medical Technician 72
19. Food Technologist 77
20. Genetic Counselor 80
21. Health Advocate 84
22. Health Information Management Personnel 88
23. Health Sciences Librarian 95
24. Health Sociologist 98
25. Histologic Technician and Histotechnologist 101
26. Home Care Aide 105
27. Horticultural Therapist 109
28. Medical Assistant 113
29. Medical Illustrator 118
30. Medical Social Worker and Psychiatric Social Worker 122
31. Medical Technologist and Medical Laboratory Technician 127
32. Music Therapist 133
33. Nuclear Medicine Technologist 137
34. Nurse 142
35. Nurse-Midwife 156
36. Nursing Aide and Psychiatric Aide 161
37. Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant 164
38. Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician 169
39. Ophthalmic Medical Personnel 172
40. Optician 175
41. Optometric Technician and Optometric Assistant 178
42. Orientation and Mobility Specialist for the Blind or Visually Impaired 181
43. Orthoptist 184
44. Orthotist, Prosthetist, and Orthotic-Prosthetic Technician 187
45. Perfusionist 192
46. Pharmacist 196
47. Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant 200
48. Physician Assistant 205
49. Pulmonary Function Technologist 211
50. Radiation Therapist 214
51. Radiographer 218
52. Rehabilitation Counselor 222
53. Respiratory Therapist 228
54. Social and Human Service Assistant 233
55. Specialist in Blood Bank Technology 236
56. Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist 241
57. Surgical Technologist 245
58. Therapeutic Recreation Specialist 249
Index 252
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