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    10 Reasons to Adopt Stanfield's Intro to Health Professions, 7e

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 27, 2017 10:00:51 AM

    Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition by Nanna Cross and Dana C. McWay provides a comprehensive introduction to over 75 health careers. Introduce your students to the world of health care and get them excited about choosing a profession! REQUEST A REVIEW COPY

    1. Comprehensive Coverage of 75+ Health Careers—Typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs
    2. 9 NEW Careers—Genetic Counselors, Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Phlebotomists, Community Health Worker, Substance Abuse and Behavior Disorders Counselors, Massage Therapists, Podiatrist, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Exercise Physiologist (Selected based on projected demand from U.S. BLS)
    3. Up-to-Date Information—Each section has been thoroughly updated to reflect current training requirements, responsibilities, and salaries, as established in the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook
    4. NEW Jobs & Career Section—Important information on job fulfilment and career preparation. Includes a comparison of educational requirements and expected salaries for the 13 fastest growing health careers
    5. 14 Interviews with Health Care Professionals—Practicing health professionals describe their training, job responsibilities and the challenges and rewards of their career. Includes a Frequently Asked Q/A Section
    6. NEW Additional Information Sections, Enrichment Activities and Issues for Discussion—Provide students with links to professional associations, academic programs and licensure and certification boards for additional information on each career
    7. Specific Focus on Careers—Addresses more careers than any other text and only provides the relevant information needed to select an appropriate career path
    8. NEW Chapter on Medical Information Technology
    9. Navigate 2 Advantage Access—included for FREE with every new book; unlocks access to a full eBook, student activities, assessments and more
    10. Robust Instructor Resource Package—You can plan less and teach more with access to a full Test Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Lesson Objectives, Suggested Student Activities, Discussion Questions, Chapter Quizzes, and Mid-Term and Final Exams

    Interested in this text? Learn More or Request a Review Copy

    Topics: allied health, health, Health, Health Professions, health careers, cross, health education, stanfield

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