ERIC Number: ED110782
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Careers Planning. A Comprehensive Guidance Manual on world-Wide Opportunities for Education, Training, Employment and Financial Assistance in All Fields of Medicine and Allied Health Professions.
Naseem, Attia; Mustafa, Kamil
The manual was designed to offer a comprehensive and unified source of information on professional career planning in all fields of medicine and the allied health vocations. Section 1 deals with the fundamental question, "How does one prepare oneself to become a physician?" Beginning with the high school level, factual information is presented to qualify as a licensed physician. Relevant data are presented on some of the world's major medical institutions and North American medical schools are described regarding: admission, tuition, financial aid, living expenses, and academic and scholastic matters. Separate chapters deal with post graduate specialty programs; medical education opportunities abroad; medical education financing; and immigration, training, and employment information for foreign physicians. Section 2 discusses major types of health service organizations and facilities; choosing a health career; provides occupational information for 200 health care job categories specifying duties and education, training, and experience requirements; professional affiliations; and job relationships. Appended are lists of 100-bed hospitals, referral agencies, placement agencies, major pharmaceutical companies, State agencies on aging, major U. S. voluntary health organizations, career information sources, State and local health careers programs, and health career films. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Directories, Educational Finance, Educational Opportunities, Educational Programs, Employment Qualifications, Guides, International Education, Job Analysis, Medical Education, Medical Schools, Medical Students, Nursing, Nursing Education, Occupational Information, Physicians, Professional Education
Bureau of Health and Hospital Careers Counseling, Lincoln Medical Center, P. O. Box 238, Scarsdale, New York 10583 ($49.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.