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Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy : Made Incredibly Easy (Paperback) - Olrech

Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy

Made Incredibly Easy (Paperback)

By: Olrech

Paperback Published: 16th February 2011
ISBN: 9781609137847
Number Of Pages: 326

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To reach their career goals, health professions students will travel through an obstacle course of classes, skills practice labs, and clinical rotations or externships. Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy is designed to help students through this process with practical study tips that will make them confident and successful students—as well as valuable members of the health professions team—by helping them understand the rules of the game and the skills and strategies they need to win it. The book uses the popular "Incredibly Easy" style to make learning enjoyable with a Light-hearted, humorous approach to presenting information. Even when the tone is light, however, the concepts and tips are quite serious!

Features for Success

-Self-paced Online Course with activities and final exam.

-Winning Strategy Lists set forth the objectives for the chapter.

-Playing for Real Scenarios show how content is applied to real-life situations in the classroom and in clinical practice.

-Tips from the Pros offer expert advice and proved strategies for overcoming study and test-taking problems.

-The Finish Line Summaries highlight the key concepts and skills that students need to master.

-Keeping Score Questions challenge students to consider how they will apply the content.

New in the 2nd Edition

While retaining the popular Made Incredibly Easy look and student-friendliness of the 1st edition, the 2nd edition has been reorganized to place topics in groupings that can be individualized to fit into any student success course, with a structure that makes information easy to find, teach, and learn. Following are just a few examples of new material in this edition:

-Financial management arid budgeting—to ensure students can afford to complete their program

-The importance of cultural diversity—and how to celebrate it

-Increased coverage of learning styles and tips for using one's personal style

-Fuller discussion of note taking, including the Cornell method

-Reading skills and finding one's way around a textbook arid supplementary materials nth

-Guidelines for success in online courses

-More information about health care professions, including personal and professional traits appropriate for different careers

Prefacep. iii
Principles of Student Success
Focusing on Successp. 3
Why You're Herep. 4
Obstacles You May Facep. 5
Ingredients for Success: Attitude and Motivationp. 6
Setting Goalsp. 15
Academic Characterp. 21
Getting Organized and Managing Your Timep. 27
Organizing for Classesp. 28
Getting Organized on Campusp. 34
Organizing Your Timep. 39
Prioritiesp. 53
Procrastination Pitfallsp. 55
Maintaining Your Health and Well-Beingp. 59
Stressed?! Who's Stressed?!?p. 60
A Healthy Body Means a Happier Youp. 66
Have a Life!p. 71
Staying Safep. 72
Financial Well-Beingp. 72
Interacting with Othersp. 80
Getting to Know Your Instructorsp. 80
Participating in Classp. 83
Networking with Other Studentsp. 87
Academic Advisors and Counselorsp. 92
Campus Lifep. 92
Diversityp. 94
Sharpening Your Skills
Making the Most of Your Learning Stylep. 103
Learning Stylesp. 103
What's Your Style?p. 107
Critical Thinking and Learningp. 112
Listening, Taking Notes, and Readingp. 117
Listening Skillsp. 117
Learning in the Classroomp. 124
Effective Note Takingp. 130
Academic Readingp. 137
Communication Skillsp. 147
Speakingp. 148
Writing for Classesp. 155
Researching for Writing or Presentationsp. 166
Group Projectsp. 171
Computer Communicationp. 173
Study Skillsp. 177
What Are You Going to Study?p. 177
Getting Organized to Studyp. 179
Studying 101p. 181
Study Groupsp. 197
More Resources for Studyingp. 201
Study Skills for Math and Sciencep. 204
Test-Taking Skillsp. 211
Health and Stress Managementp. 211
Test Anxietyp. 212
Preparing and Planning Aheadp. 217
Test-Taking Strategiesp. 222
Succeeding on Math Testsp. 233
Calculating Gradesp. 236
Certification and Licensure Examsp. 242
Entering a Health Profession
Preparing for Your Career Pathp. 247
The Health Professionsp. 248
Exploring Majors for Health Care Careersp. 252
Personal and Professional Traits and Skillsp. 255
Clinical Rotationsp. 265
Welcome to the Real World of Health Care!p. 266
Personal and Professional Codes of Ethicsp. 269
Planning Aheadp. 280
Succeeding in Your Futurep. 285
Building on Your Accomplishmentsp. 285
Meeting Challengesp. 288
Go-o-o-al!p. 288
Carrying Your New Skills into the Futurep. 291
Getting Your First Professional Jobp. 295
A Parting Wordp. 302
Appendix: Answers to Keeping Score Questionsp. 304
Indexp. 31
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ISBN: 9781609137847
ISBN-10: 1609137841
Series: Made Incredibly Easy (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 16th February 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 19.05  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised