Succeeding in the Practicum: A Preparation Guide for Medical Assisting and Allied Health, 3rd edition

  • Kimberly Bender

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Succeeding in the Practicum offers a full picture of the practicum experience for the future allied health professional. It describes the value and purpose of practicum, expectations for the journey, and the benefits and opportunities it presents. You'll learn how to handle new challenges and develop professionally.

You'll not only read; you'll actively engage. Self-prep questions will prompt you to consider how to respond in certain situations, while a journal lets you record and reflect on you experience. A role-play scenario in each chapter guides you in evaluating the behavior of participants.

The 3rd Edition builds on practical guidance for job searches, interviews and effective communication.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136872962

Subject: Medical Assisting

Category: Professionalism in Healthcare


Brief Table of Contents

  1. The Link Between Your Education and Your Career
  2. Meeting and Exceeding Expectations
  3. Practicum Site Placement Interviews
  4. Attitudes and Perceptions
  5. Etiquette and Professional Manners
  6. Communication and Developing Professional Relationships
  7. Fulfilling the “Student” Role During the Practicum
  8. Benefits of Successful Practicum Completion
  9. Performance Evaluation and Your Grade
  10. Allied Health Practicum: Case Studies
  11. Beyond the Practicum: Beginning Your Job Search

Appendix: Selected Allied-Health Certification and Credentialing Resources

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