Medicine eBook

Medicine eBook

by Richard Reece

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This title examines the positions of physical therapist, pharmacist, neonatal nurse, and neurosurgeon. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of professionals in each occupation, readers will get the sense of the medical professional's life. Readers will learn about daily life in the medical field, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in medicine, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective caregiver's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617589607
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Inside the Industry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 11 - 18 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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