Top 100 Health-Care Careers (Top 100 Health-Care Careers: Your Complete Guidebook to Training &)
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A career guidance manual, including how to choose the health-care career that is best for you, how to get the required education, and how to relate to patients. It contains a detailed overview of 100 jobs, including scope, activities, educational requirements, salary range, advancement, certification, and outlook, and a directory of education and training programs for each of the 100 featured careers -thousands of programs in all 50 states and Canada. Plus, there s a self-assessment for choosing the right career in the field, guidance on the common admissions tests for health-care programs, information on financial aid, and complete job search tips, including sample resumes and cover letters.
changed health needs necessitate it. Special Residential Facilities In addition to senior residences, more than 7,000 inpatient facilities serve the special needs of those who require ongoing assistance but do not need to be hospitalized. These include residential homes for mentally retarded, emotionally disturbed, and physically handicapped people, as well as those who are impaired due to alcohol or substance abuse. Such facilities not only provide living accommodations but also arrange for the
areas not covered in the preceding items. This may include your choice for working indoors or outside, in large or small cities, at a fast- or slow-paced activity, for small or large companies, or being lightly or heavily supervised. 8. Personal dislikes. Provide information on types of places, activities, and people you would find unacceptable. 9. Education/training commitment. Decide how much time you are willing to invest in education and training activities. Check the time commitment you
number, and e-mail address. • Your career goal. Carefully and precisely summarize the kind of job you are seeking. • Your education. Beginning with the most recent educational institution you’ve attended, list all your completed degrees, diplomas, and certificates going back to high school. List the name and address of each institution, the years you attended, the degree or diploma your received, and (where appropriate) your major. You can also include any specialized training you’ve received or
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independently. They work under the general oversight of an anesthesiologist, who usually supervises the entire department. Activities Nurse anesthetists select the proper anesthetic and the appropriate dosage for the specific procedure to be performed. They may assist with surgical, obstetric, or dental procedures. During their activities they monitor patients’ vital signs, note their conditions, and follow their postoperative course in the recovery room. 14 J8091 CH10 3.indd 175 7/1/10