Great Careers with a High School Diploma: Health Care, Medicine, and Science, 1st Edition

  • Deborah Porterfield
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  • ISBN-10: 1438120761
  • ISBN-13: 9781438120768
  • DDC: 331.702
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Those interested in improving the health and lives of the people in their community might consider a career in health care, medicine, or science. While some of these careers require certification in addition to on-the-job training, others require little or no previous training. The 11 careers explored in this helpful new resource have good opportunities for advancement. Career profiles include:

  • Dental assistant
  • Dialysis technician
  • Dispensing optician
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Nurse aide
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Physical therapist aide
  • Veterinary assistant
  • And more