by Richard Reece


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Do you have a passion for caring for others? Do you love knowing how the body works? Maybe a career in medicine is for you!

It is never too early to start thinking about your future! Explore the different career options within a single field with Inside the Industry. Through self-discovery and aptitude assessment, you can determine if a particular field is right for you. Chapters discuss a typical work environment as well as what classes and levels of education are needed, what personality and skill types fit well within each job, and what the future of each market looks like for job opportunities. In addition to plenty of real-life examples and up-to-date information, the engaging text is filled with tips to help you get Inside the Industry!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617148026
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Inside the Industry Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Is a Job in Medicine for You? 6

Chapter 2 What Is a Physical Therapist? 16

Chapter 3 Would You Make a Good Physical Therapist? 28

Chapter 4 What Is a Pharmacist? 38

Chapter 5 Would You Make a Good Pharmacist? 50

Chapter 6 What Is a Neonatal Nurse? 56

Chapter 7 Would You Make a Good Neonatal Nurse? 68

Chapter 8 What Is a Neurosurgeon? 76

Chapter 9 Would You Make a Good Neurosurgeon? 88

Get Your Foot in the Door 96

Professional Organizations 98

Market Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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