ERIC Number: ED137015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Health Careers Recruitment Program Handbook.
Pike, Bill, Ed.
Designed to encourage Native American students in Colorado and New Mexico to pursue health careers, this handbook presents the following information: (1) statistics documenting the need for American Indian health professionals; (2) current career opportunities in the health professions (descriptions of the many health fields and descriptions of professional practice and health service agencies, including such careers as environmental aide, school health, research, occupational therapist, etc.); (3) preparing for the health professions (secondary school preparation, college level training and preparation, admission into the health professions schools, special Indian programs, and financial planning); (4) where to obtain additional assistance (counseling and advice, additional sources of information, recommended reading list, and glossary). Among the more important specifics presented in this handbook are: lists of professions requiring and those not requiring a college degree; lists of new and emerging health professions; a selected list of four-year colleges and universities in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain states; a list of New Mexico technical-vocational schools; a list of organizations offering special Indian programs; a budget for first year students at U.S. medical schools (estimated minimum expenses for 1975-76); and information on grants, scholarships, etc. (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: All Indian Pueblo Council, Albuquerque, NM.; New Mexico/Colorado Intertribal Health Authority, Albuquerque.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado; New Mexico