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Healthcare Careers

STEM Careers: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics


Becoming A Medical Doctor: Is It The Right Career Choice For You?
Becoming A Medical Doctor: Is It The Right Career Choice For You?

This book discusses good and bad reasons for choosing a career in medicine, and helps you determine if you are suited for the medical profession. Then it breaks down a variety of fields, specializations, and other career choices, and explains how to get there.


Disease-Hunting Scientist: Careers Hunting Deadly Diseases
Disease-Hunting Scientist: Careers Hunting Deadly Diseases

This book profiles six epidemiologists and the diseases they study. Learn how these "disease detectives" are coming up with new ways to fight disease, and find out if you have what it takes to become an epidemiologist, too!


Careers In Focus: Alternative Health Care
Careers In Focus: Alternative Health Care

Learn about alternative career paths in healthcare, including biofeedback therapists, creative arts therapists, and kinesiologists. Each chapter explores a particular job, including the requirements at each level of your education, and contact information for related organizations.


Careers In Focus: Medical Technicians
Careers In Focus: Medical Technicians

Technician positions can require fewer years of training, but offer the same rewards as any STEM career. Jobs covered in this book include dental laboratory technicians, nuclear medicine technologists, and prosthetic technicians. Each chapter explores a particular job, including the requirements at each level of your education, and contact information for related organizations.


Careers In Focus: Physicians
Careers In Focus: Physicians

Many medical professionals fall into the category of physicians, including anesthesiologists, dermatologists, and sports physicians. Each chapter explores a particular job, including the requirements at each level of your education, and contact information for related organizations.


Job Surfing: The Sciences - Research and Medicine
Job Surfing: The Sciences - Research and Medicine

Whether you want to do cutting-edge genetic research or pursue a future in chemical engineering, the sciences offer some of the hottest areas for job growth now and in the near future. Whatever your dream job in science may be, this is the book to help you get it.


Opportunities In Biotechnology Careers
Opportunities In Biotechnology Careers

Recent hot topics in biotechnology include genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and the study and treatment of HIV / AIDS. A special section in this book discusses "succeeding on the job," including coping with frustrations, and being sensitive to public perceptions of controversy.


Opportunities In Dental Care Careers
Opportunities In Dental Care Careers

This book covers everything, from the "Incredible History of Dentistry," through "Setting up the Dentist's Office," to "Principles for Dental Assistants to Follow." If you're not excited about a career in dentistry after reading this book, then it probably wasn't meant to be.


Opportunities In Eye Care Careers
Opportunities In Eye Care Careers

Have you ever wanted to know the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? Did you know there are part-time jobs available in eye care? Find out what it takes to join the "Eye care team." And even if your career ambitions lie elsewhere, this book also explains "what everyone should know about healthy eyes and good vision."


Opportunities In Holistic Health Care Careers
Opportunities In Holistic Health Care Careers

The category of holistic health care includes acupuncture, midwifery, massage therapy, and yoga. Find out how you become qualified in these techniques, what the working conditions are like, and some general words of advice about the holistic health care industry.


Opportunities In Laser Technology Careers
Opportunities In Laser Technology Careers

Industrial lasers. Holograms. Laser defense. Lasers on the moon. Interested? You will need to prepare wisely. Read this book, and a career in laser technology will soon be yours.


Opportunities In Nutrition Careers
Opportunities In Nutrition Careers

Nutrition is an area of growing public concern, and there is a need for qualified professionals in schools, hospitals, and sports settings. The fitness industry also uses nutritionists to develop food, drinks, and other products. The book also mentions job satisfaction, not just salary.


Opportunities In Psychology Careers
Opportunities In Psychology Careers

There are endless specialties in psychology, and they don't necessarily involve a doctor's office: developmental psychology and social psychology are two examples. Read "Planning a Career in Psychology for advice on networking and doing freelance work.