Health Careers Today, 5th Edition

Health Careers Today

5th Edition

By Judith Gerdin, BSN, MS, Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, AZ


Unit 1: Core Knowledge

1. Health Care of the Past, Present, and Future

2. Interpersonal Dynamics and Communications

3. Safety Practices

4. Legal and Ethical Principles

5. Culture and Health Care

6. Employability Skills

7. Foundation Skills

8. Wellness, Growth, and Development

Unit 2: Anatomy and Physiology

9. Body Organization

10. Integumentary System

11. Cardiovascular System

12. Circulatory System

13. Respiratory System

14. Skeletal System

15. Muscular System

16. Digestive System

17. Urinary System

18. Endocrine System

19. Nervous System

20. Sensory System

21. Reproductive System

Unit 3: Career Clusters

22. Laboratory Careers

23. Imaging Careers

24. Nursing Careers

25. Medical Careers

26. Dental Careers

27. Complementary and Alternative Careers

28. Veterinary Careers

29. Community and Social Careers

30. Mental Health Careers

31. Rehabilitative Careers

32. Emergency Health Careers

33. Information and Administration Careers

34. Environmental Careers

35. Biotechnology Research and Development Careers

Appendix I: Common Prefixes, Word Roots, and Suffixes

Appendix II: Medical Charts, Graphs, and Forms

Glossary