Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-05
  • Publisher: LWW
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This unique guide shows health professions students how to "win at the game of school." Working with content that is fun and easy to learn, you'll gain the skills needed to succeed in your studies and in your career as a health professional.This book introduces you to four main characters: three students and one health professional. You'll easily identify with the challenges these characters face in trying to manage their time, discover their personal learning styles, make the most of their studying, and prepare for tests. By mimicking their actions, you can overcome any obstacle that stands in your way to success.Features to Help You Succeed Playing for real scenariosshow how chapter content is applied to real-life situations in the classroom and in clinical practice. Tips from the prosoffer expert advice and proven strategies for overcoming study and test-taking problems. Keeping score questionsat the end of each chapter challenge you to consider how you will apply the chapter content. Winning strategy listsat the beginning of each chapter set forth the objectives you should meet upon completing the chapter. The finish line summariesat the end of each chapter highlight the key concepts and skills that you need to master. A companion Website on thePoint, LWW's innovative online learning site, offers a host of extra features, including a student planner, sample resumes, and links to health career sites. LiveAdvise Student Success, an online tutoring service, lets students connect with experienced educators for help with studying, doing homework, and preparing for exams. TheSelf-Paced Online Courseis offered for free with purchase of the text. This online course walks students through the content of each chapter by utilizing visual and auditory content, as if having the content presented by an instructor. Each online chapter integrates fun learning activities such as flashcards, process/ordering drag and drops, jeopardy, and other activities. TheSelf-Paced Online Courseconcludes with a randomized final exam based on all the content in the text. Each exam will generate a certificate that can be either printed or e-mailed to instructors as proof that the students have mastered the student success skills.

Table of Contents

Winning Strategiesp. 1
Setting Goals for Successp. 3
Special Section: Stressed?! Who's Stressed?!?p. 25
Winning Tactics for the First Day of Classp. 35
Practical Planning and Time Managementp. 53
Special Section: What's My Score?p. 81
Sharpening Your Skillsp. 89
Learning - What's Your Style?p. 91
Advancing Through Listening, Speaking, Writing, and Critical Thinkingp. 127
Strategic Studyingp. 159
Insider Test-Taking Tipsp. 190
Special Section: Mastering Mathp. 214
Game Onp. 223
Clinical Rotation Ground Rulesp. 225
Your Future Successp. 249
Answers to Keeping Score Questionsp. 268
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