Writing for the Health Professions

Author: Karl J. Terryberry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401841929
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness

Writing for the Health Professions teaches the principles of writing, writing for academic purposes and writing to help healthcare professionals in practice. Designed for those with a firm grasp of basic grammar, it leads the reader through the fundamentals of writing papers, documentation and writing research grants. This book can be used in a writing class for health care students, a reference for the student to use during their academic years or as reference for the practicing professional.

Writing in the Health Professions

Author: Barbara Heifferon
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UCSC:32106017878981
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Practical, applied, and up-to-the-minute, Writing for the Health Professions teaches students, healthcare professionals, and professional writers the essential skills in medical and health communications. Drawing on her extensive experience as a nurse, cardio-pulmonary technician, medical writer, and writing teacher, Barbara Heifferon addresses the communications requirements of the healthcare professions and those who write in these high-tech fields. This comprehensive text covers writing situations and documents common in hospitals, clinics, HMOs, health insurance companies, public health campaigns, and other healthcare environments. Special attention is given to visual and electronic forms of communication, including web sites and multimedia productions.

Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional

Author: Lorraine Villemaire
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401873745
Release Date: 2005-11-29
Genre: Medical

The rules and standards of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) make it more important than ever that health professionals be clear in their written communications. Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional, 2e applies the fundamentals of English grammar and the writing process to sentence and paragraph structures used in medical reporting, charting and documentation. This book focuses exclusively on the writing concerns of the health care worker and is perfect for you to use in class and as a reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing for Health Care Professions

Author: Desmond F. S. Cormack
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 0632034491
Release Date: 1994-01-06
Genre: Medical

This text has been extensively revised for health care professionals who wish to develop a variety of writing skills including writing for publications, talks, research proposals, curriculum vitae and book reviews. The roles and responsibilities of the author and publisher are explained, and a variety of publishing opportunities available to health care professionals are presented.

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions

Author: Martha Bradshaw
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284031003
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Genre: Medical

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Sixth Edition is focused on providing in-depth coverage around teaching, learning and evaluation strategies for Nurse Educators and health professionals. The text addresses different styles of learning, diversity in the classroom and critical thinking. Creative and innovative strategies and techniques are woven throughout the text with an emphasis on the importance of simulation in the classroom. The authors bring key concepts to life by including specific examples and suggestions for how to implement teaching strategies, how to identify types of learners as well as how to predict potential issues or challenges with each strategy. The Sixth Edition addresses specific teaching-learning strategies for traditional classroom settings, the clinical arena, and through the use of technology for both web-based and virtual simulation. The new edition focuses on the strategy behind the use of technology to help the students understand how it helps to promote learning and engagement. Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Sixth Edition is appropriate for all graduate level courses for health professions educators. A unique quality of this text is that it can be used in any health professions program other than nursing. No other Health professions education text acknowledges fields other than nursing. This text is widely used by students who practice and teach in a variety of health professions and is viewed as an integral resource for their professional development. Key Features: - Provides specific examples and suggestions for how or when to use particular teaching strategies according to type of learner in the classroom - Addresses trends in health care and education of health professionals (Reference is made to the 2003 report from the Institute of Medicine on health professions education. Examples throughout point to the changing nature of patient care and show how to prepare students to practice in diverse settings) - Discusses the use of Library Resources - Includes coverage of the education of health professionals New to this Edition: Clinical Reasoning Research and teaching the strategies of searching written by a Research Librarian Innovation of new teaching methods and technologies Emphasis on simulation Extensive revision of Concept Mapping chapter along with information on how to grade a student s map Teaching preparation and the use of resources Synchronous Learning"

Medical Terminology for Health Professions

Author: Ann Ehrlich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111543273
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Medical

Use a proven combination of learning principles and exercises to make teaching medical terminology easier . Now in its 7th Edition, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts - the common prefixes, suffixes and root words -- to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, the chapters begin with an overview of the terminology related to the body’s structures and functions, then proceed through diseases and disorders, and finally diagnostic procedures and treatments. This helps students master the necessary language to describe how the human body works, what goes wrong with it, and how we treat it. Every chapter engages learners with the See and Say pronunciation system, interactive exercises, real life medical scenarios and critical thinking exercises. An updated art program includes illustrations that reflect the latest terms and procedures, and multi-cultural /multi-generational photos that accurately portray today’s medical world. Built-in multimedia is included with the text on the StudyWare CD-ROM. This resource is packed full of activities that engage student with games, quizzes, animations, and an audio glossary ultimately helping students study , prepare for exams, and achieve success. Optional workbook and online courseware is also available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pathology for the Health Professions

Author: Ivan Damjanov
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 1416000313
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This pathology textbook has been written especially for health-related professionals. Designed for a one-semester pathology course, it prepares readers for clinical practice with an introduction to all major issues in pathology.

Assessment in Health Professions Education

Author: Steven M. Downing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135595296
Release Date: 2009-05-07
Genre: Education

Assessment in Health Professions Education provides comprehensive guidance for persons engaged in the teaching and testing of the health professions – medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and allied fields. Part I of the book provides a user-friendly introduction to assessment fundamentals and their theoretical underpinnings; Part II describes specific assessment methods used in the health professions, with a focus on best practices, assessment challenges, and practical guidelines for the effective implementation of successful assessment programs. Key features: Comprehensive – the first text to provide broad, single-source coverage of all aspects of assessment in the health professions. Accessible – while scholarly and evidence-based, the book is geared towards health professions educators who are not measurement specialists. Thematic – assessment validity is an organizing theme and provides a conceptual framework throughout the book.

Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Professions

Author: Ruth Woodrow
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285077888
Release Date: 2014-03-26
Genre: Medical

Now in its 7th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS is the best-selling resource for those preparing for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers. Clear, concise writing focused on need to know drug information gives readers the confidence to master pharmacology. Learn calculations quickly through a simplified step-by-step process. Part I chapters center on basic pharmacologic principles. Medication preparation, supplies, and specific information on each route of administration is covered. Administration checklists allow the learner to put the knowledge into practice. . Part II chapters organize drugs by classifications, and includes purpose, side effects, cautions, interactions, and contraindications. Patient education is highlighted for each category. Reference tables with each classification list the most commonly prescribed drugs according to generic and trade names, with dosage and available forms. The complete pharmacology resource for allied health professionals at every experience level, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 7th Edition also makes a great refresher and on-the-job reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mosby s Drug Reference for Health Professions

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323311045
Release Date: 2015-03-18
Genre: Medical

If you work as a health professional, this is the drug handbook you need! Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions, 5th Edition makes it easy to look up the drugs your patients and clients are taking and understand how those drugs may affect treatment. Over 900 concise drug monographs are organized alphabetically by generic name for quick access to the most important information on administering drugs and keeping your patients safe. This edition includes coverage of 49 new drugs plus an enhanced companion website which not only has new features on EMS drugs and the top 200 drugs, but is packed with practical resources for everyday use. No health professional should be without this portable drug guide! www.mosbydrugref.com companion website includes additional coverage of topics such as drugs of abuse, a full-color pill atlas, herbal remedy monographs, medication math exercises, audio pronunciations of generic drug names, and an audio glossary of terms and definitions, plus new coverage including EMS Drugs, the Top 200 drugs, and Vaccination/Immunization schedules. Alphabetical organization of drugs by generic name — and a two-color design — save time in finding need-to-know details for day-to-day practice. Precautions and Considerations sections include key information written specifically for health professions practitioners. Drug storage information identifies those drugs in which extra care is needed to maintain potency. Lifespan content provides the answers you need when working with elderly, pediatric, and adult populations. Useful appendices make it easy to look up topics including normal laboratory values and FDA pregnancy categories. Icons call attention to special drug information including high alert warnings and IV compatibilities/incompatibilities. NEW! 49 new drugs are added — for a total of over 900 drug monographs — supplying you with the most current and inclusive drug information. UPDATED drug list adds newly approved drugs and deletes drugs that have been recalled or discontinued to ensure that drug information is clinically accurate, relevant, and current.

Ethics and Law for the Health Professions

Author: Ian Kerridge
Publisher:
ISBN: 1862879095
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical ethics

Ethics and Law for the Health Professions is a cross-disciplinary medico-legal book, the first edition of which was widely used in the medical world. We believe it is also of immense use to the legal world when grappling with medico-legal issues. Its special features are its focus on a clinically-relevant approach and its recognition that health care professionals are often confronted with legal and ethical issues simultaneously. Health professionals have to satisfy both, and their legal advisers need to be aware of the dilemmas this can present. This book is careful to distinguish between ethics and law. Its chapters take account of all the health professions and their differing responsibilities, and the book covers a very wide range of the issues they face.

Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions

Author: David Kember
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470680285
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

This book deals with the nature of professional education and the need to produce professionals who are capable of reflection upon practice. It derives comprehensive guidelines for developing curricula and teaching methods that encourage reflective thinking. It is heavily research-based and the multiprofessional approach is unique to this subject matter. It will appeal to educators in all health science disciplines. The book includes an introduction to the concepts of reflection and reflective thinking and describes action research methodology used to carry out this study. Findings are presented in the form of case studies and the conclusions drawn are considered in the context of practical implementation.

A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L Kirschstein NRSA Grant

Author: Andrew D. Hollenbach
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124202368
Release Date: 2013-09-20
Genre: Medical

A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant provides F-Series grant applicants and mentors with insider knowledge on the process by which these grants are reviewed, the biases that contribute to the reviews, the extent of information required in an NRSA training grant, a deeper understanding of the exact purpose of each section of the application, and key suggestions and recommendations on how to best construct each and every section of the application. A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant is a solid resource for trainees and their mentors to use as a guide when constructing F30, F31, and F32 grant applications. Covers F30, F31, and F32 grant applications Detailed overview of the review process Key suggestions on how to best construct each section of the application Includes a checklist of required items