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My Pocket Mentor: A Health Care Professional's Guide to Success 1st Edition

Sandra Gaviola

  • Published
  • 288 Pages

Overview

My Pocket Mentor: A Health Care Professional's Guide to Success is written by a group of educators whose goal is to mentor learners throughout the educational process and well beyond the classroom. The book presents information on a number of practical elements such as public speaking, professional appearance and behavior, and interviewing the patient that supports personal and professional development. This resource is ideal for any allied health or nursing program to give learners all the tools they need to make the transition from student to health care professional.

Sandra Gaviola,

Sandra Gaviola, RRT. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and is a respiratory care practitioner and is employed by Select Specialty of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and by RT Temps Allied Health Staffing.
  • Professional Growth Tips emphasize main points in each lesson in a thought provoking way.
  • Cultural Awareness information is presented in Appendix B to improve the learner�s understanding of diverse �norms� of behavior.
  • Legal and Ethical Terms are presented and defined in Appendix C to introduce the learner to commonly used ethical and legal concepts.
  • Interviewing Guidelines in Chapter 8 provide insight into obtaining information from patients.
  • Outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow the learner to preview major topics to be presented.
Chapter 1: A Personal and Professional Transformation.
Chapter 2: An Instructor’s Good Advice.
Chapter 3: Write a Technical Paper? When is It Due?
Chapter 4: Those Role Models.
Chapter 5: Public Speaking? No Problem.
Chapter 6: Enthusiasm - Something Higher Than Ourselves.
Chapter 7: Professional Appearance and Behavior.
Chapter 8: Interviewing the Patient.
Chapter 9: What About My Health?
Chapter 10: Where Are My Earnings Going?

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  • ISBN-10: 1401835082
  • ISBN-13: 9781401835088
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $57.50
  • RETAIL $76.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Essentials of Medical Terminology

ISBN: 9781401890193
No prior exposure to medical terms? No problem! Designed for short medical terminology courses, this essentials-level learning resource uses simple language you can understand. Organized by body system, early chapters help you learn the foundation of medical word building with a basic analysis of medical terms, common anatomical roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Body system chapters present anatomy and physiology, terminology, common diseases, pronunciation, and abbreviations. Have fun while learning by taking quizzes, playing interactive games, and watching animations on the StudyWARE CD-ROM!

Electronic Classroom Manager

ISBN: 9781401890209
This powerful electronic resource is an essential classroom tool. Free to adopters of the book, this thorough instructor resource provides everything you need to prepare for, teach, and test medical terminology content.

FOR STUDENTS

Essentials of Medical Terminology

ISBN: 9781401890193
No prior exposure to medical terms? No problem! Designed for short medical terminology courses, this essentials-level learning resource uses simple language you can understand. Organized by body system, early chapters help you learn the foundation of medical word building with a basic analysis of medical terms, common anatomical roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Body system chapters present anatomy and physiology, terminology, common diseases, pronunciation, and abbreviations. Have fun while learning by taking quizzes, playing interactive games, and watching animations on the StudyWARE CD-ROM!