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Health Care Careers Directory 2011-2012
AMA
ISBN 13: 
9781603595971
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781603592239
ISBN 10: 
160359597X
Category: 
Directories
Edition: 
39
Publisher: 
American Medical Association
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Affiliation: 
American Medical Association
Audience: 
Undergraduate
Dimensions: 
10.8 x 1.3 x 8.3 in
Pages: 
586
Weight: 
2.9
Retail Price: 
70.00
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The 2011-2012 edition of the Health Care Careers Directory, published by the American Medical Association (AMA), provides detailed information on more than 8,600 educational programs at 2,800 institutions encompassing 82 different health care occupations. The most authoritative resource for anyone pursuing a career in health care today, this resource provides indispensable information on accredited educational programs in all 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Canadian provinces, and other countries. Each career description includes: * History -- gives information on the development of the profession over time * Career description -- lists duties of the profession within the context of the health care environment and provides an in-depth depiction of the day-to-day activities of workers in the profession * Employment characteristics -- explains in detail the workplace, facility, or physical location where the profession's duties are typically performed * Salary ranges and employment outlook -- projects demand, growth, and staffing needs * Educational programs -- gives further background on specific subjects of study in the profession's educational programs and lists basic information such as course length, prerequisites, and typical course work * Licensure, certification, and registration -- provides legal and/or professional requirements for practicing in a chosen profession * Inquiries -- contains names, addresses, and other contact information for national professional associations, accrediting bodies, certifying agencies, and related information resources Educational programs are listed alphabetically by state and city, and include the name and address of the program's location and Web site address. An informative data chart in each section shows each program's class capacity, month(s) classes begin, program length(s), yearly tuition cost, stipend, academic award(s) granted, availability of evening/weekend courses and distance ed

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