Your guide to researching and planning a career in health care. This new 32nd edition gives pinpoint information on 6,500 educational programs at 2,400 institutions, enrolling more than 200,000 students. With the addition of Dance Therapist and Massage Therapist, this valuable resource now provides key data from 22 accrediting agencies on 64 different health care occupations. Students, job seekers, career counselors, researchers, and advisors will learn about each profession's work environment including: History of the profession over time; Occupational descriptions that detail the general duties of the profession; Job descriptions that give an in-depth look into day-to-day activities; Employment outlook that offers projections for demand; Employment characteristics that describe the workplace, facility, or physical location; Educational programs which give the length, prerequisites, typical coursework, and specific subjects of study; Licensure, certification, and registrations that specifies the legal and/or professional requirements and; Inquiries which lists names, addresses, and other contact information for national professional associations.
Educational programs are listed alphabetically by state and city, and include name and address, telephone and fax number of program director, class capacity, month classes begin, and much more.
Publisher: American Medical Association