Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional / Edition 1

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The Elements and Style of Writing for the Allied Health Professional is the first text to exclusively address the writing concerns of health professionals, as well as students preparing for employment. the text applies the fundamentals of the writing process and English grammar to the sentence and paragraph structures used in medical reporting, charting and documentation. chapter exercises place emphasis on proofreading medical documents, a key skill for all health care workers. Lessons relate to activities routinely performed in a health care setting, illustrating the relevance between education and job performance. *Includes brief explanations of medical documents and reports such as SOAP notes, the History and Physical, Operative, Consultation, Radiography, Pathology Reports and Discharge Summary *Emphasis on grammar provides health care workers and students with a solid foundation to write and proofread medical documents effectively *Works as a text or office reference *Easy to use due to clear, concise writing and explicit examples
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766812598
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/3/2001
  • Series: Allied Health Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.18 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Doreen Villemaire, M.Ed, RN, CMA possesses a vast range of experiences as an intravenous, PACU, ICU, and pediatric nurse. As a health administrator, she was involved in initially developing an IV department, hypermentaliation program and procedures for effective patient treatment. She integrated her nursing skills and teaching experiences from both private and public schools to teach courses in health education on the college level.

Lorraine Villemaire, B.A., M.A. Adult Basic Education Consultant ¿ Massachusetts Career Development Institute, Springfield, MA Lorraine has years of experience as an elementary, high school, English as a Second Language, adult education and college teacher. Her other areas of expertise include the development of Competency-Based Vocational Educational (CBVE) curricula on numerous topics, an administrator of vocational/occupational schools and experience in personnel work and career transitions.

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Table of Contents

Section One: Grammar Overview. Chapter One: Nouns. Chapter Two: Pronouns. Chapter Three: Verbs. Chapter Four: Adjectives. Chapter Five: Adverbs. Chapter Six: Prepositions and Conjunctions. Section Two: Phrases, Clauses, Sentences and Paragraghs. Chapter Seven: Phrases and Clauses. Chapter Eight: Sentences. Chapter Nine: Punctuation. Chapter Ten: The Paragraph. Section Three: Writing Skills. Chapter Eleven: Additional Guidelines for Effective Writing. Section Four: Applications. Chapter Twelve: Medical Office Correspondence. Chapter Thirteen: Charting and Documentation. Chapter Fourteen: Introduction to Medical Reports. Chapter 15: Additional Writing Applications..
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