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Working in Health Care: What You Need to Know to Succeed

ISBN: 9780803609655 | 0803609655
Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/1/2002

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Your students have the technical competency needed for a health-care career, but are they prepared for the real work world? Few people really understand how management works, the role of the manager, or how to foster effective coworker relationships. Written by a health and business educator, this friendly book addresses topics from the employee's perspective. It provides the information students need on management and organizational styles and effective communication skills, while guiding them toward a greater understanding of the working world, how it affects them, and how to succeed in a health-care career. How health-care organizations functionHow to work well with othersHow management worksThe power of both verbal and nonverbal communicationHow to overcome resistance to changeHow to best manage stress Use this book in your management or capstone course to put your students on the fast track to success and increase their promotability! "While this book may be most relevant for readers in the early stages of their careers, therapists of any 'vintage' would benefit from the conscious reflection and self-examination encouraged in the exercises." -- Mary Edwards, Volume 70, Number 1, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, February 2003 Tackles topics such as:

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