A Practical Approach Becoming a Health Care Professional

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2011-01-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This is a complete guide on how to become a health care professional. This book is also#xA0;meant to be a tool for professionals#xA0;as they continue in their own pursuit of lifelong involvement in their chosen#xA0;healthcare profession, as well as students they will be supervising in the clinical arena. With comprehensive assignments in each chapter, no other resource is needed to succeed as a healthcare professional!#xA0; #xA0; Topics include: Health Care Professional Programs; Membership in Professional Organizations; Attending Conferences, Workshops, Seminars & In-Services; Participation in Health Related Events; Make Your Thoughts and Opinions Known; Advocacy & Lobbying Efforts; Self Appraisal

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Reviewer Listp. viii
About the Authorp. ix
Students in Health Care Professional Programsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Study Tipsp. 3
Professional Behaviorsp. 5
Professional Behaviorsp. 6
Interviewp. 7
Checklistp. 8
Membership in Professional Organizationsp. 11
Student Organizationsp. 11
Professional Organizationsp. 12
Professional Organizationsp. 15
Report of a Professionp. 16
Attending Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, and In-Servicesp. 17
Continuing Educationp. 17
In-Servicep. 19
Seminarp. 20
Workshopp. 20
Conferencep. 21
Conclusionp. 23
Workshops, Seminars, and Conferencesp. 23
Websitesp. 24
Leadership and Participation in Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, and In-Servicesp. 25
Leadershipp. 25
Presenting at a Conference, Seminar, or Workshopp. 26
The Proposalp. 26
Poster Sessionsp. 28
Collaborationp. 28
Other Ways to Participatep. 29
Conference Proposalp. 30
Group Compositep. 30
Class In-Servicep. 31
Participation in Health-Related Eventsp. 33
Community Involvementp. 34
Support Groupsp. 34
Community Involvementp. 35
Posterp. 36
Support Groupp. 36
Make Your Thoughts and Opinions Known: Group Workp. 37
Groupsp. 38
Writingp. 39
Being a Group Memberp. 40
Community of Scholarsp. 41
Commentaryp. 42
Advocacy and Lobbying Effortsp. 43
Advocacyp. 43
Lobbyingp. 44
Strategiesp. 45
Letter Writing, Phone Calls, and Visitsp. 46
Sample Letterp. 47
Cultural Diversity in Health Carep. 48
Debatep. 48
Movie Reportp. 49
Self-Appraisalp. 51
Strengths and Challengesp. 51
Valuesp. 52
Moralsp. 52
Ethicsp. 53
Self-Assessmentp. 53
Characteristicsp. 54
Characteristicsp. 55
Strengths and Challengesp. 55
Professional Development Planp. 56
Professional Activities As An Upperclassmanp. 59
Mentoringp. 59
Role of Facultyp. 60
Client-Professional Interactionp. 60
Conflict Resolutionp. 61
Professionalismp. 62
Activitiesp. 63
Assignmentsp. 63
Grant Writingp. 63
Agency In-Servicep. 64
Strategies for Stress and Time Managementp. 64
Resume, Job Search, and Interviewingp. 67
Resumep. 68
Cover Letterp. 69
Job Searchp. 70
Interviewp. 71
Conclusionp. 72
Website Searchp. 73
Cover Letterp. 73
Resumep. 75
Beyond Collegep. 79
Conclusionp. 80
Glossary of Key Termsp. 81
Works Citedp. 83
Indexp. 85
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