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

  • Kimberly Bender

Published by Pearson (May 18th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

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A companion for practicum, for the future allied health professional
Succeeding in the Practicum offers a full picture of the practicum experience, including its value and purpose, the expectations for all aspects of the journey, and the benefits and opportunities it presents. Students gain the skills they need to handle new challenges, act responsibly, and develop professionally as they prepare to move into the workforce. Critical thinking, journaling, and role-play activities help learners optimize and reflect on their practicum as they go. With a new MyLab, the 3rd edition builds on practical guidance for job searches, interviews, and effective communication.

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0134880102 / 9780134880105 Succeeding in the Practicum: A Preparation Guide for Medical Assisting and Allied Health Plus MyLab Health Professions with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 3/e

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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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