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Careers in health care

Author: Barbara Mardinly Swanson
Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL : VGM Career Horizons, ©2000.
Series: VGM professional careers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [4th ed.]View all editions and formats
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Career seekers find all the information they need to investigate a field and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book gives an overview of the profession, outlines job options, and shows how to plan and prepare for a career. Ideal for college or college-bound students and anyone considering a career change. Details the responsibilities, education and training required, employment outlooks, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swanson, Barbara Mardinly.
Careers in health care.
Lincolnwood, IL : VGM Career Horizons, ©2000
(OCoLC)623041323
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Mardinly Swanson
ISBN: 0658000713 9780658000713 0658000721 9780658000720
OCLC Number: 43227294
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Anesthesiologist assistant --
Art therapist --
Biological photographer --
Biomedical communicator --
Biomedical engineer --
Biomedical equipment technician --
Cardiovascular technology personnel --
Certified athletic trainer --
Child life specialist --
Cytotechnologist --
Dance/movement therapist --
Dental assistant --
Dental hygienist --
Dental-laboratory technician --
Diagnostic medical sonographer --
Dietetics professions --
Electroneurodiagnostic technologist --
Emergency medical technician --
Food technologist --
Genetic counselor --
Health advocate --
Health information management personnel --
Health sciences librarian --
Health sociologist --
Histologic technician and histotechnologist --
Home care aide --
Horticultural therapist --
Medical assistant --
Medical illustrator --
Medical social worker and psychiatric social worker --
Medical technologist and medical laboratory technician --
Music therapist --
Nuclear medicine technologist --
Nurse --
Occupational therapy assistant --
Ophthalmic laboratory technician --
Ophthalmic medical personnel --
Optician --
Optometric technician and optometric assistant --
Orientation and mobility specialist for the blind or visually impaired --
Orthoptist --
orthotist, prosthetist, and orthotic-prosthetic technician --
Perfusionist --
Pharmacist --
Physical therapist and physical therapist assistant --
Physician assistant --
pulmonary function technologist --
Radiation therapist --
radiographer --
Rehabilitation counselor --
Respiratory therapist --
Social and human service assistant --
Specialist in blood bank technology --
Speech-language pathologist and audiologist --
Surgical technologist --
Therapeutic recreation specialist --
Index.
Series Title: VGM professional careers series.
Responsibility: Barbara Swanson.
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Career seekers find all the information they need to investigate a field and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book gives an overview of the profession, outlines job options, and shows how to plan and prepare for a career. Ideal for college or college-bound students and anyone considering a career change. Details the responsibilities, education and training required, employment outlooks, and advancement possibilities for dozens of careers. Includes employment trends, statistics, and salary ranges.

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