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Diversified Health Occupations, 5th edition / Edition 5

Diversified Health Occupations, 5th edition / Edition 5

by Louise M Simmers


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Diversified Health Occupations, 5th edition / Edition 5

This textbook provides students with the core knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in a variety of health occupations. In addition to the core knowledge, it offers extensive subject matter on selected professions such as dental, medical and nurse assistants, as well as an overview of the many health-related careers that students might choose. An accompanying workbook allows students to apply knowledge and skills through assignment sheets and step-by-step procedures. All necessary materials for instruction and evaluation are provided in a Teacher's Resource Kit. Supplements Computerized Testbank 0-7668-1824-1 Instructor's Manual 0-7668-1823-3 - 8 1/2" x 11", 840 pages, 4 color, HA Instructor's Resource Kit 0-7668-1821-7 Student Workbook 0-7668-1822-5 - 624 pages Diversified Health Occupation Activity Software 2E 0-7668-2789-5

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766818200
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/05/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 8.78(w) x 11.19(h) x 1.52(d)

About the Author

Louise Simmers received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and a Masters degree in Education from Kent State University. She has worked as a public health nurse, a medical-surgical nurse, coronary care nurse and an instructor of Practical Nursing and Diversified Health Occupations. Louise has received the Vocational Educator of the Year award and the Diversified Health Occupations Instructor of the Year Award for the state of Ohio.

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Health Care Concepts and Skills. Unit 1: Health Care Systems. Unit 2: Careers in Health Care. Unit 3: Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker. Unit 4: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. Unit 5: Medical Terminology. Unit 6: Anatomy and Physiology. Unit 7: Human Growth and Development. Unit 8: Cultural Diversity. Unit 9: Geriatric Care. unit 10: Nutrition and Diets. Unit 11: Computers in Health Care. Unit 12: Promotion of Safety. Unit 13: Infection Control. Unit 14: Vital Signs. Unit 15: First Aid. Unit 16: Preparing for the World of Work. Part 2: Special Health Care Skills. Unit 17: Dental Assistant Skills. Unit 18: Laboratory Assistant Skills. Unit 19: Medical Assistant Skills. Unit 20: Nurse Assistant Skills. Unit 21: Physical Therapy Skills. Unit 22: Business and Accounting Skills.

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