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Health Science Fundamentals, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Shirley Badasch, Doreen Chesebro

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Aug 13, 2008

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Health Science Fundamentals provides students with the skills they need to become competent,and productive health care workers throughout their careers, with a strong emphasis on employability skills such as teamwork, effective communication professionalism, and medical ethics. 


 A thorough update of the best-selling Introduction to Health Occupations by  Badasch and Chesebro, Health Science Fundamentals has maintained the popular readability, simplicity, and comprehensive coverage of clinical procedures while making important improvements to ensure student success as they train to become Health Science professionals.  


To emphasis career skills the text is devided into two parts

  1. Becoming a Health Care Worker includes basic information all health care workers must have to attain success in any health care field
  2. Health care Knowlded adn Skills, covers the technical concepts and clinical skills students need to gain employment in a variety of entry-level occupations.

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Health Science Fundamentals, Badasch


Table of Contents


Part 1 Becoming a Health Care Worker


Chapter 1 Introduction to Being a Health Care Worker

Chapter 2 Understanding Health Care Systems

Chapter 3 Finding the Right Occupation for You

Chapter 4 Employability and Leadership

Chapter 5 Understanding Legal Obligations

Chapter 6 Medical Ethics

Chapter 7 Wellness

Chapter 8 Teamwork

Chapter 9 Effective Communications


Part 2 Health Care Knowledge and Skills


Chapter 10 Medical and Dental Terminology

Chapter 11 Medical Math

Chapter 12 Measurements and the Scientific Process

Chapter 13 Your Body and How It Functions

Chapter 14 Human Growth and Development

Chapter 15 Mental Health

Chapter 16 Nutrition

Chapter 17 Measuring Vital Signs and Other Clinical Skills

Chapter 18 Therapeutic Techniques and Sports Medicine

Chapter 19 Medical Assisting and Laboratory Skills

Chapter 20 Controlling Infection

Chapter 21 Patient and Employee Safety

 Chapter 22 Dental Assistant Skills


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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-608003-9