Introduction to Health Care / Edition 1

Introduction to Health Care / Edition 1

by Lee Haroun, Joyce Mitchell
     
 

Introduction to Health Care addresses the core competencies needed by all health care professionals. Topics common to all health care professions such as communication, infection control, environmental safety, controlling health care costs and professionalism in the workplace are presented in a "job authentic" manner that emphasizes the importance of developing the

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Introduction to Health Care addresses the core competencies needed by all health care professionals. Topics common to all health care professions such as communication, infection control, environmental safety, controlling health care costs and professionalism in the workplace are presented in a "job authentic" manner that emphasizes the importance of developing the thinking skills and human compassion necessary to a career in health care. Medical math, written communication, lifestyle management, customer service and tips for securing and maintaining employment are given expanded coverage within the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766814400
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/02/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Health Care Today: Chapter 1: Your Career in Health Care. Chapter 2: Current Health Care Systems and Trends. Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. The Language of Health: Chapter 4: Medical Terminology. Chapter 5: Medical Math. The Human Body: Chapter 6: Organization of the Human Body. Chapter 7: Structure and Function of the Human Body. Chapter 8: Growth and Development. Personal and Workplace Safety: Chapter 9: Body Mechanics. Chapter 10: Infection Control. Chapter 11: Environmental Safety. Behaviors for Success: Chapter 12: Lifestyle Management. Chapter 13: Professionalism. Chapter 14: Lifelong Learning. Communication in the Health Care Setting: Chapter 15: Foundations of Communication. Chapter 16: Oral Communication. Chapter 17: Written Communication. Chapter 18: Electronic Communication. Health Care Skills: Chapter 19: Physical Assessment. Chapter 20: Emergency Procedures. Business of Caring: Chapter 21: Risk Management and Quality Assurance. Chapter 22: Customer Service. Chapter 23: Financial Issues. Securing and Maintaining Employment: Chapter 24: Portfolio, Application, & Resume. Chapter 25: Interviewing Techniques. Chapter 26: Successful Employment Strategies.

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