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Resources—Health

General

Books

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
http://www.AlliedHealthCareers.com/

American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.midwife.org/

American Dental Hygienists Association: Education and Careers
http://www.adha.org/careerinfo/index.html

Career Builder
http://www.careerbuilder.com/

Career Planner
http://www.careerplanner.com/

Center for Health Careers
http://chc.hcwp.org/

EDphysician.com
http://www.edphysician.com/

Health Career Network
http://www.healthcareernet.com/

HealthCareerWeb.com
http://www.healthcareerweb.com/

MedZilla
http://www.medzilla.com/

Monster Healthcare
http://healthcare.monster.com/

National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Education Life Works
http://science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks.nsf/

Nurse Options USA
http://www.nurseoptions.com/

Pharmaceutical Online
http://www.pharmaceuticalonline.com

Pharmacy Week
http://www.pweek.com

Physicians Employment
http://www.physemp.com/

PracticeLink
http://www.practicelink.com

Psych Web
http://www.psywww.com

RadWorking.com
http://www.radworking.com

RehabWorld
http://www.rehabworld.com

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

Books

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

Books

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.

Nursing

Books

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.

Pharmacy

Books

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

Books

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

Books

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.

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