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AHA Guide to the Health Care Field. Washington, DC: American Hospital Association, annual.

Careers in Health Care, 5th ed., Barbara Swanson. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Career Opportunities in Health Care, 2nd ed., Shelly Field. New York: Facts on File, 2002.

Careers in Alternative Medicine Career Resource Library, Alan Steinfeld. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 2003.

Diversified Health Occupations, 6th ed., Louise Simmers. Albany, NY: Thomas Delmar Learning, 2003.

Exploring Health Care Careers, 2nd ed., Carole Bolster, ed. New York: Ferguson Publishing Company, 2001.

Health Care Career Starter, 2nd ed., Cheryl Jean Hancock and Brigit Dermott. Sewickley, PA: Learning Express, 2002.

Health Careers Today, 3rd ed., Judith Gerdin. St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby, 2003.

Health Professions Career and Education Directory, American Medical Association. Chicago: AMA, annual.

Introduction to Health Occupation: Today's Health Care Worker, 6th ed., Shirley Badasch and Doreen S. Chesbro. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Introduction to the Health Professions, 3rd ed., Peggy Stanfield and Y. H. Hui. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2002.

Job Opportunities in Health Care, Princeton, NJ: Peterson's annual.

Opportunities in Allied Health Careers, Alex Kacen. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Opportunities in Gerontology and Aging Services Careers, 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Petersons Job Opportunities for Health and Science Majors. Princeton, NJ: Petersons, annual.

Top 100 Health Care Careers: Your Complete Guidebook to Training and Jobs in Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine, and More, Saul Wischnitzer and Edith Wischnitzer. Indianapolis, IN: Jist Publishing, 2005.

The Yale Guide to Careers in Medicine and the Health Professions: Pathways to Medicine in the 21st Century, Robert Donaldson, Kathleen Lundgren, and Howard Spiro, eds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.

Internet Sites

Allied Health Careers

American College of Nurse-Midwives

American Dental Hygienists Association: Education and Careers

Career Builder

Career Planner

Center for Health Careers


Health Career Network



Monster Healthcare

National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Education Life Works

Nurse Options USA

Pharmaceutical Online

Pharmacy Week

Physicians Employment


Psych Web



Audiovisual Materials

Career Cluster 1 Series: Health Services. DVD. Cambridge Research Group, 2002.

Careers: Scientific Occupations. Video. New York: Delphi Productions.

Dental Assistants Dentists and Dental Technicians


Dental Assistant (Career Exploration), Rosemary Wallner. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2000.

Opportunities in Dental Care Careers, Bonnie Kendall. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Pre-Dental Guide: A Guide for Successfully Getting into Dental School, Joseph S. Kim. Lincoln, NE: Writers Club Press, 2001.

Technicians Medical Assistants and Technologists


Critical Careers: A Guide to Opportunities in Medical Equipment Service, Roger A. Bowles. Glen Rose, TX: Upstream Press, 2001.

Getting into the Physician Assistant School of Your Choice, Andrew Rodican. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing, 2003.

Medical Technicians (Careers in Focus), 3rd ed., Ferguson Publishing Staff, eds., New York: Ferguson Publishing Company, 2001.

Opportunities in Clinical Laboratory Science Careers, 2nd ed., Karen Karni. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Opportunities in Medical Imaging Careers, revised ed., Clifford J. Sherry. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Opportunities in Paramedical Careers, Alex Kacen and Terence J. Sacks. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.

Opportunities in Physician Assistant Careers, 2nd ed., Terrance J. Sacks and Ann L. Elderkin. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.



Advancing Your Career: Concepts of Professional Nursing, 3rd ed., Rose Kearney Nunnery. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Co., 2004.

Careers in Nursing, 2nd ed., Terence J. Sacks. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

LPN to RN Transitions, 2nd ed., Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry, and Felix S. Chew. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers, 2002.

Mosby's Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student's Road Survival Kit, 4th ed., Melodie Chenevert. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, 2002.

The Nursing Experience: Trends, Challenges, and Transitions, 4th ed., Lucie Young Kelly and Lucille A. Joel. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2001.

101 Careers in Nursing, Jeanne M. Novotny, Doris T. Lippman, Nicole K. Sanders, and Joyce J. Fitzpatrik, eds. New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2003.

Opportunities in Nursing Careers, 2nd ed., Keville Frederickson. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Resumes for Nursing Careers, 2nd ed., editors of VGM. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Your Career in Nursing: Manage Your Future in the Changing World of Healthcare, Annette Valano. Chicago, IL: Kaplan, 2002.

Audiovisual Materials

Careers: Nursing—Get the Facts. Video. CEV Multimedia, 2003.



Careers with the Pharmaceutical Industry, 2nd ed., Peter D. Stonier, ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2003.

Opportunities in Pharmacy Careers, Fred Gable. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Pharmacy Technician Career Starter, Felice Devine. New York: Learning Express, 2002.

Physicians and Specialized Practitioners


Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools, 9th ed., Saul Wischnitzer and Edith Wischnitzer. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2000.

Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World, Tara L. Kuther and Robert D. Morgan. Florence, KY: Wadsworth Publishing, 2003.

Exploring Psychology, 5th ed., David G. Myers. New York: Worth Publishers, 2001.

Great Jobs for Psychology Majors, 2nd ed., Julie Degalan and Stephen Lambert. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Opportunities in Eye Care Careers, Kathleen M. Belikoff. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Opportunities in Physician Careers, Jan Sugar-Webb. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 1999.

Opportunities in Psychology Careers, Donald E. Super and Charles M. Super. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Brian Freeman. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2003.

Rehabilitation Therapists


Careers in Physical Therapy, Trisha Hawkins. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.

Opportunities in Nutrition Careers, Marguerite Duffy and Carol Coles Caldwell. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.

Opportunities in Occupational Therapy Careers, Marguerite Abbott, Marie-Louise Franciscus, and Zona Roberta Weeks. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Opportunities in Sports and Fitness Careers, William Ray Heitzmann. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Occupations for Occupational Therapists, Matthew Molineux, ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2004.

Opportunities in Physical Therapy Careers, Bernice R. Krumhansl. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.

Careers in Physical Therapy, Trisha Hawkins. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.

Audiovisual Materials

Career as a Respiratory Therapist. DVD. Educational Video Network, Inc., 2004.

Additional topics

Job Descriptions and Careers, Career and Job Opportunities, Career Search, and Career Choices and ProfilesHealth & Medicine