Health Careers & Education
See also: Jobs, Careers & Education
Profiles jobs in the complementary and alternative health care industry such as Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Ayurvedic doctors and practitioners, Chiropractors, Herbalists, Massage therapists, and more. This book is also available online.
This book offers descriptions of 29 types of physicians, including Sports Physicians, Oncologists, Neurologists, Geriatricians, Allergists/Immunologists.
Mosby's Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student's Road Survival Kit
JCEC RT73.C49 2011
Provides students with a realistic description of the stressful situations that nursing students typically encounter, offering practical advice and guidance for coping with these problems and for making the most of the nursing school experience.
Introduction to Health Care & Careers
JCEC q R838.D44 2012
Introduction to Health Care & Careers provides students beginning their health care education with the fundamentals they need to develop their personal and professional skills, understand their chosen profession, and succeed in the world of health care.
JCEC q RK60.5.D424 2009x
This comprehensive study guide provides two complete practice exams, targeted review and strategies for the written comprehensive test and in-depth preparation for all the required specialty tests.
McGraw-Hill's Nursing School Entrance Exams
q RT73.E88 2009
This entrance exam study aid explains the verbal skills, reading comprehension, mathematics, and scientific knowledge needed to enter nursing school, offers a diagnostic test to identify weak areas.
Becoming a Medical Doctor: Is It the Right Career Choice for You?
JCEC R690.F275 2008x
This practical guidebook offers potential medical students an inside look into the world of medicine and provides valuable insight on the pros and cons of choosing medicine as a career.
So You Want to Be a Physician Assistant: Your Guide to a New Career
JCEC R697.P45 G75 2009x
Grivett, a practicing physician's assistant, discusses the profession, covering everything from choosing the right PA program to understanding the issues that the profession faces as health care delivery changes.
JCEC R697.A4 H3815 2008
Designed to help job seekers, career changers, and students decide on and plan for a career in healthcare, this book/DVD package describes the tasks, pay, job outlook, and settings of 72 different healthcare jobs.
On Becoming a Doctor: Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization and Practice
JCEC R690.H4375 2009
Pediatrician Heller offers a guidebook to the whole process of becoming a doctor, including medical school requirements, financing studies, and residency. Includes profiles of 22 specialties.
Barron's DAT: Dental Admission Test
(JCEC)q RK76.L44 2009
Updated and supplemented with a brand-new CD-ROM, this manual prepares dental school applicants across the United States and Canada to pass the required admissions test.
Your Career in Nursing
Annette T. Vallano, an experienced career coach for nurses, answers your questions and offers new ways of envisioning your nursing career. Vallano outlines a plan for developing an empowered attitude and describes how and why this is important to your career mobility, as well as your professional fulfillment.
Top 100 Health Care Careers: Your Complete Guidebook to Training and Jobs in Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine, and More
JCEC q R690.W565 2011
Health-care jobs are on the rise and this book will show you how to choose the health-care career best suited for individual goals, how to get the required education, and how to relate to patients.
Browse the Catalog
For library materials on this topic, browse these subject headings in the library catalog:
- Allied health personnel - Vocational guidance
- Medicine - Vocational guidance
- Nursing - Vocational guidance
- Physicians -- Vocational guidance
- Dental assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Dentistry Ability Testing
- Dentistry -- Examinations, questions, etc
- Dentistry - Vocational Guidance
- Dietitians -- Vocational Guidance
- Medical assistants -- Vocational guidance
- Medical Colleges
- Medical education
- Physicians' assistants -- Education
- Physicians' assistants -- Vocational guidance
Health Careers Web Portal
The Health Careers Web Portal is a web site built by Health Careers Futures to inform middle and high school students about health careers, improve students' perceptions of health careers and help students prepare for a health career in Southwestern Pennsylvania, where the healthcare industry is one of the largest economic sectors and employs over 165,000 people.
American Red Cross, SW PA Chapter
Offers health and safety courses for the general public.
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC): Health-Related Career Programs
CCAC offers more than 30 Associate of Science and certificate programs in Health Careers. It also has Fast Track Programs, ones that have great job potential and can be completed in nine months or less.
Duquesne University School of Health Sciences
The John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences offers programs in Athletic Training (B.S.), Health Management Systems (B.S., M.H.M.S.), Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.), Physical Therapy (D.P.T.), Physician Assistant (M.P.A.), Speech Language Pathology (M.S.L.P.), and Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science.
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Offers a traditional B.S. program and also a masters in three distinctive areas of specialization: Family Nurse Practitioner, Forensic Nursing and Nursing Education.
Temple University School of Medicine at West Penn Allegheny Health System
West Penn has teaching affiliations with the School of Medicine of Temple University.
University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy
Formerly the Pennsylvania Governor's School for Health Care, this is a four week program held in June and July for 110 students from across the state who are interested in learning more about health care and health care careers. Application deadline is in February.
University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences
Pitt has extensive programs in the health sciences.
Last updated January 07, 2013