ERIC Number: ED178781
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Health Careers Guidebook. Fourth Edition, 1979.
Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.; Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
This guidebook provides a listing of individual health careers and descriptions. Proceeding that is a brief overview of the health field followed by suggestions and procedures for effective career planning and a section regarding the use and availability of financial aid with suggestions for application. There is also a health careers calendar which gives the number of years of required training beyond high school level for each occupation. Each career description, listed under its preferred occupationsl title, is divided into four basic sections: (1) alternate titles, job duties, areas of specialization in the field, (2) job requirements, (3) future employment outlook and opportunities for advancement, and (4) sources of additional information and current Dictionary of Occupational Titles code numbers. Category headings for the occupations are clinical laboratory services, dentistry, dietetics and nutrition, education, health information and communication, health services administration, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, science and engineering, social work, technical instrumentation, therapists, veterinary medicine, and vision care. A salary chart, showing starting rate range and maximum rate range for the various occupations, and a list of addresses of sources of additional information are also included along with a financial aid and student loan source list. (FP)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Careers, Employment Qualifications, Health Occupations, Information Sources, Occupational Information, Salaries, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 029-000-00343-2)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.; Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
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