Synopses & Reviews
Among today's fastest-growing and most exciting career areas is health care, and the good news is that one doesn't need to be a doctor to enter the field. Thousands of people already work in this industry, and employment opportunities are expected to grow faster than most businesses in the near future. Health care jobs demand people with talents and skills of all types, and offer numerous possibilities to those interested in joining this rewarding field. Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition profiles more than 80 specific jobs--seven new to this edition--in 18 key branches of this field, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, administration, clinical laboratory services, therapy, geriatrics, pharmaceuticals, radiology, education, and speech and hearing. Each profile has been updated to reflect the latest trends in training, job duties, salaries, advancement prospects, and more. The glossary and extensive appendixes listing schools, associations, organizations, publications, and periodicals have also been completely updated.