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Basic Infection Control For Health Care Professionals 3rd Edition

Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Third Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. Written at a level that assumes no prior knowledge of infectious disease, this book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what to do in case of infectious exposure. This book is equally applicable for any healthcare field, including medical assistant, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, nursing assistant, dental professionals, respiratory therapy, diagnostic imaging, long-term care, massage therapy, and emergency medicine. Other occupations with potential exposure to infectious disease, such as tattoo artists, law enforcement, food service, corrections, fire service, childcare, and education, will benefit from the clear and concise discussions of the disease process, protection from communicable disease, and post-exposure protocols. Background information such as legal issues and the immune system provide a clear context regarding exposure and infectious diseases. The blend of fundamental infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for anyone at risk of occupational exposure to infectious disease. Read More

Michael Kennamer

©2021

Introduction To Health Care 5th Edition

Preparing you for real-world practice, Haroun/Mitchell's INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fifth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. Emphasizing core health care competencies -- communication, infection control and professionalism -- the text delivers thorough coverage of both the soft skills and basic clinical skills needed by those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. Its unique five-step problem-solving model helps you "think like a health care professional" and sharpen your critical thinking skills, while numerous hands-on activities enable you to put chapter concept into practice. Completely up to date, it reflects the latest research and includes expansive coverage of such emerging issues as the opioid crisis, precision/personalized medicine, suicide prevention, health disparities, patient rights and much more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Lee Haroun| Dakota Mitchell

©2021

3-2-1 Code It! 2020 8th Edition

Learn the keys to successful medical coding with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2020 EDITION. Today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders with the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT® as well as HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language, and clearly defined terms help you master concepts, while extensive exercises and computer-assisted coding cases let you practice and prepare to earn professional coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. Clear coverage introduces both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding and separate coverage of general and specific guidelines. HCPCS level II and CPT® coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap digital resources further reinforce coding skills for career success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Becoming A Helper 8th Edition

Considering a career in the helping professions? Corey and Corey's BECOMING A HELPER, Eighth Edition, is a must read! Drawing from years of experience in the classroom and in real-world practice, the authors focus on the struggles, anxieties and uncertainties students often encounter on the road to becoming effective helpers. The book provides an overview of the stages of the helping process as it equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful helping professional. Emphasizing self-reflection, the authors give you a candid insider's look at the demands, strains and challenges of the field -- helping you determine if a helping professions career is the right choice for you. In addition, MindTap empowers you with anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions to help you maximize your course success. Read More

Marianne Schneider Corey| Gerald Corey

©2021

Legal And Ethical Aspects Of Health Information Management 5th Edition

Gain a critical, thorough understanding of the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management (HIM) with McWay's LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 5E. Designed to help you successfully navigate today's legal issues, this edition focuses on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. You examine the latest information on the role of social media in health care as well as future legal and ethical trends in health care IT. Expanded coverage explores developments and regulations impacting data privacy and protection, substance abuse, patient rights, and patient confidentiality. New critical-thinking exercises, case studies, and enrichment activities emphasize the practicality of what you are learning while helping you refine problem-solving skills. All content reflects current CAHIIM standards. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, this edition with MindTap digital learning resources provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. Read More

Dana C. McWay

©2021

The Pharmacy Technician 4th Edition

Master the latest knowledge and skills you need to work successfully with today's licensed pharmacists in a variety of clinical or retail settings. Moini's THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 4E provides readings that explore the latest medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and techniques. You examine critical topics, such as sterile compounding, record keeping, law, ethics, insurance, and billing. In addition, effective learning tools help you master medical and pharmaceutical terminology and avoid today's most common errors, all while strengthening your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. In addition, MindTap online learning resources are available to immerse you in today's typical pharmacy setting for hands-on practice with virtual pharmacy activities. Designed for entry-level students, this edition is invaluable for experienced pharmacy technicians pursuing continuing education or for anyone preparing for national certification exams. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2021

Understanding Current Procedural Terminology And HCPCS Coding Systems - 2020 7th Edition

Master today's most current 2020 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with the most trusted source available -- Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2020 EDITION. Updated every year to reflect the most current code sets and developments in the field, this edition integrates new case studies and new coding assignments drawn from actual professional experiences. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect procedural coding skills for all medical specialties and prepare you for today's certification exams. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools help you further prepare for procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Understanding Health Insurance 15th Edition

Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and insurance processing or revenue management with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE: A GUIDE TO BILLING AND REIMBURSEMENT, 2020 Edition. This comprehensive, inviting presentation explains the latest medical code sets and coding guidelines as you learn how to complete health care claims and master revenue management concepts. This edition focuses on today’s most important topics, including managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care; ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Helpful workbook exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. In addition, MindTap digital learning tools offer hands-on practice. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 5th Edition

Master the latest 2020 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2020 ICD-10 codes with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 2020 EDITION. This unique, hands-on worktext is updated every year to provide the latest comprehensive coverage of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system. This edition's detail, yet easy-to-follow approach is packed with proven learning features and helpful tools to reinforce understanding. You immediately apply what you've learned with numerous professionally focused exercises, actual coding assignments and real case studies. Vivid color illustrations and the latest digital links to medical research websites demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Use this trusted resource to prepare for various certification exams as well as diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Essentials Of Testing And Assessment 3rd Edition

Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett's ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOICAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, ENHANCED, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding. Read More

Edward S. Neukrug| R. Charles Fawcett

©2020

Principles Of Radiographic Imaging 6th Edition

Fascinated by X-rays and medical imaging technology? Drawn to work that helps others? PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART AND A SCIENCE, 6th Edition reveals the inner workings of radiography careers, including radiologist assistants, radiologic technologists, ultrasound techs, CT and MRI techs, and other imaging roles in health care. Some books dump too much on you too fast, but this one moves at your pace, delivering the math and physics behind radiology before advancing to complex subjects. And it’s designed around actual job skills like creating the beam, running scans and tests, and analyzing images--so you can pass accreditation exams and work in emergency rooms and hospitals. Reader-friendly yet packed with information, this text offers all you need to know about digital radiography systems, digital exposure factors, instrumentation and so much more! Read More

Richard R. Carlton| Arlene M. Adler| Vesna Balac

©2020

Assisting In Long-Term Care 7th Edition

ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE, 7th Edition is the perennial choice among top Certified Nursing Assistant programs. This user-friendly, all-in-one resource delivers skills and confidence to help students compete for top jobs in long-term care and sub-acute hospital settings. Helpful discussions include professional communication, roles and responsibilities, job search, and an overview of care settings. And, to prepare students for CNA certification exams, this resource addresses daily clinical processes, residents' rights, nutrition and hydration, restorative care, resident mobility, and patient safety—all according to federal OBRA standards for nursing home care. ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE is available in hardcopy and eBook formats, includes supportive study features, and offers a full suite of online learning and course preparation tools. Read More

Leann Miller| Mary Jo Mirlenbrink Gerlach

©2020

Mental Health Nursing 1st Edition

Mental Health Nursing: Applying Theory to Practice covers how you treat and manage people suffering from mental illness. You’ll learn how to work practically, and how to carry out a Mental State Examination (MSE) and risk assessment. You’ll also go through the Mental Health Act (2014). The text outlines contemporary issues relating to a range of disorders, and links diagnostic criteria with practice and critical thinking. Also covered is the therapeutic use of self when providing care. Read More

Gylo (Julie) Hercelinskyj| Louise Alexander PhD

©2020

Health Services Research Methods 3rd Edition

Solve the big problems in health services delivery with Health Services Research Methods, 3rd Edition! This easy-to-follow text balances classic research methods with the newest approaches to improve service delivery and management in health care settings. To support you every step of the way, chapters cover the groundwork first, then follow with the ins and outs of research—from identifying issues and designing the research study to data sampling and statistical analysis. You’ll even discover how to apply research findings in ways that make health services organizations run more efficiently. Designed for your success, this text also includes research tools, plenty of examples and illustrations, skills-based practice problems and optional MindTap digital resources for learning on your own terms. Read More

Leiyu Shi

©2020

Shortell & Kaluzny's Health Care Management 7th Edition

Confidence. Leadership skills. Insights from health care pros. To manage health care organizations, you need it all. SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR was written by a “who’s who” of experts to prepare you to lead in the modern age. Exposing the issues health care organizations face every day, the authors challenge you to step up, take a position, and act using the skills you’re building in your course. This book also packs the newest research, public policies, government regulations, payment models, key procedures and more into every page -- so you’re ready to take charge of the situation no matter what comes your way. Read More

Lawton Burns| Elizabeth Bradley| Bryan Weiner

©2020

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 7th Edition

Prepare for a career as a leading respiratory therapist with the solid foundation in anatomy and physiology found in Des Jardins' best-selling CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: ESSENTIALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, 7E. This extremely reader-friendly presentation delivers the most complete, accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system. Clear and concise coverage presents even complicated concepts in an understandable format using full-color design and proven learning features that guide you in applying what you've learned to your professional career. Thirteen new Clinical Connections add to the book's total 141 Clinical Connections that link chapter content to today's clinical setting and highlight actual situations that respiratory therapists encounter every day. These features also direct meaningful discussion and strengthen your critical-thinking skills. Read More

Terry Des Jardins

©2020

Law And Ethics For Pharmacy Technicians 3rd Edition

Protect your patients and thrive in your career with LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 3nd Edition! Using real-life case studies, this one-of-a-kind resource lets you explore health care liabilities without risk as you develop confidence with state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). And to keep your momentum going, the end-of-chapter questions, highlighted references, and other features reinforce learning and keep you focused on what matters most. This book also includes a detailed glossary and appendices and in-depth information on medication errors, state boards, and other key reference topics for any stage of your career. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2020

Basic Allied Health Statistics And Analysis, Spiral Bound 5th Edition

Think statistics is just for statisticians? Think again! BASIC ALLIED HEALTH STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS, 5th Edition shows how Health Information Management (HIM) professionals wield the power of data to improve patient care delivery every day. To build a foundation for your success, this practical work-text demystifies stats by first demonstrating how to use calculations and then by offering practice in clinical case studies and practice problems. You’ll think through the big issues in health care today, consider available data, choose the best statistical analysis, and then make recommendations--just like the pros. And once you have the basic math and stats down, nothing will hold you back! You can master applications such as vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and more, all while meeting CAHIIM curriculum and competency standards. Read More

Lorie Darche| Gerda Koch

©2020

3-2-1 Code It! 7th Edition

Discover today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide, written specifically for beginning coders. Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 7E presents the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language and clearly defined terms help you master each concept, while extensive exercises, reviews and coding cases let you practice concepts and prepare to earn coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. You’ll find clear coverage of both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding. HCPCS level II and CPT coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap interactive digital tools further reinforce the coding skills you need for success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2020

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 4th Edition

Gain an understanding of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system, including the latest 2019 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2019 ICD-10 codes, with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 4E. Using a unique, extremely hands-on approach, this worktext provides comprehensive, detailed coverage packed with applications. Numerous learning features and helpful tools reinforce understanding within each chapter. You can immediately practice what you learn with professionally focused exercises, genuine coding assignments and actual case studies. Vivid color illustrations throughout this edition also demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Trust this hands-on resource for diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2020

Health Assessment And Physical Examination 3rd Edition

Health assessment is a process that evaluates the whole person as a physical, psychosocial and functional being, whether they’re young or old, well or ill. This market-leading text presents health assessment, physical examination information and skills for health professionals who complete these types of assessments. Health Assessment and Physical Examination takes you from basic concepts to more advanced health assessment. It uses the ENAP (Examine–Normal–Abnormal–Pathophysiology) approach to allow you to collect useful information. A case study at the end of each chapter walks you through an assessment example. The text includes advanced topics as well as ‘Urgent findings’, which highlights serious or life-threatening signs and critical assessment findings that need immediate attention. Read More

Pauline Calleja| Pauline Calleja| Theresa Harvey| Theresa Harvey

©2020

Introduction To Sports Medicine And Athletic Training 3rd Edition

France's INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3rd Edition, equips you with a solid understanding of the functional concepts of the human body and then teaches you how to apply that knowledge to real-life practice. It combines comprehensive coverage of Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Kinesiology and therapeutic modalities with the latest research, concussion protocols and guidelines for First Aid, CPR and AED. An all-new section is devoted to athletes with disabilities and their right to participate, and an entire chapter is dedicated to special challenges that athletes face. Vivid illustrations, photos, artwork and diagrams bring chapter concepts to life. In addition, insight into a wide range of careers in the Sports Medicine field helps you plan for the future. It's the ideal text for anyone interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. Read More

Robert C France

©2020

Health Services Assistance 2nd Edition

Health Services Assistance provides complete coverage of core and elective units for nursing work in acute care. Exercises throughout the text provide you with the means to self-assess and extend your skills and knowledge. Foundation skills are developed early, underpinning your understanding of the specialist acute care chapters that follow. You are encouraged to reflect on your learning and to practise techniques in small groups. Learning activities are included throughout the text to help you apply the knowledge you have gained. Self-check, extension activities and discussion questions help you to learn. Read More

Kathryn Austin

©2020

The Disability Support Worker 3rd Edition

The Disability Support Worker will help you adopt a person-centred approach in your work. It includes information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and other reforms consistent with the United Nations convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This text contains examples and activities that link theory to the workplace, as well as revision questions and extension activities to help you reflect on learning. Read More

Geoff Arnott| Geoff Arnott

©2020

Essentials Of Health Information Management 4th Edition

Get in the know and learn in the now with ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, FOURTH EDITION! Electronic health records are the norm in health care today, so you must master technology and legislative changes as they come. This book delivers all the latest updates, mapping key content directly to CAHIIM standards for data and information governance, electronic health records, data integrity and security, ICD-10-CM implementation, HIPAA rules, and more. Plus, the readings are designed to engage and inspire you as much as they inform. If you’re ready to take learning to the next level, use the included lab manual with electronic health record activities for EHR Go software (subscription required), or get the available MindTap learning system with interactive features and self-quizzing. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2019

A Guide To Crisis Intervention 6th Edition

Handle any crisis situation with the help of this practical, nuts-and-bolts guide. A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 6th Edition covers the fundamentals of situational and developmental crises, how they occur and how you can manage them. Author Kristi Kanel discusses traditional counseling models as they relate to crisis intervention, and shows how they're incorporated into her ABC Model of Crisis Intervention--which you can use in any mental health setting with anyone in crisis. Examples illuminate the psychological and behavioral dynamics associated with crisis situations. Cases and scripts help you learn exactly what to say to clients, whether the crisis is developmental; related to trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse or other factors; or arises from personal victimization. You'll also learn how to conduct suicide assessments and mental status exams. Read More

Kristi Kanel

©2019

Concepts Of Chemical Dependency 10th Edition

From inhalants and alcohol to synthetic drugs and opiates, CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, 10th Edition, reflects the explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification and treatment of substance use disorders. Author Harold Doweiko also examines the use and misuse of tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine and hallucinogens as well as chemicals frequently left out of other books--such as aerosols, steroids and over-the-counter analgesics. One thing you won't find is a judgmental approach preaching that "drugs are bad for you." By studying the facts and concepts in this book, you get the information you need to understand relevant research related to misused substances and help your clients overcome substance misuse challenges. Read More

Harold E. Doweiko

©2019

An Introduction To Human Services 9th Edition

Interested in a practical introduction to the human service profession? If the answer's yes, then AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES, 9th Edition, is for you. Drawing on their extensive experience, the authors define human services, review the historical development of advocacy, and examine service delivery models and processes. They thoroughly explore the current state of this rapidly evolving profession as well as the essential skills you need to succeed within it. You'll gain a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, understanding multicultural influences, and empowering clients. Detailed case studies give you frontline perspectives -- and prepare you to effectively address issues you're likely to encounter as a helping professional. Read More

Marianne R. Woodside| Tricia McClam

©2019

Empowerment Series: The Reluctant Welfare State 9th Edition

Social welfare programs often get blamed for the nation's budget woes. Is that fair? Gain insight into our "reluctant" social welfare system from a top scholar on the subject. Bruce Jansson analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to the present--placing social policy in its political, cultural and societal context. Rather than passively reading, you'll interact with the issues, oppressed populations, ethical choices, social and ideological conflicts, advocates and policies in preceding eras and in the contemporary period. You'll see how vulnerable populations and social reformers have achieved progressive reforms through policy advocacy. THE RELUCTANT WELFARE STATE also helps you develop the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Read More

Bruce S. Jansson

©2019

Body Structures And Functions Updated 13th Edition

Written and designed specifically for allied health students, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS UPDATED, 13th edition, equips you to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It provides a clear introduction to life functions, medical terminology and phonetic pronunciations as well as a thorough review of human development and body processes. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. A media link feature connects you to 3-D anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology animations that bring chapter concepts to life, while detailed Career Profiles give you an inside look at the many health care professions available today. In addition, hands-on activities and case studies emphasize clinical applications, giving you a realistic view of situations you will face on the job. This edition is aligned with Precision Exams' Health Science Career Cluster. Read More

Ann Senisi Scott| Elizabeth Fong

©2019

The Paperless Medical Office 2nd Edition

Why lecture when you can empower? This reader-friendly text walks users through the Harris CareTracker system, a fully integrated, CCHIT® and ONC-ATCB certified Practice Management and Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. Book chapters offer the context students need to get started, with coverage in key areas such as patient demographics, registration, appointment scheduling, EMR clinical duties, billing, and collections while online access to the live electronic medical record system emerges students in essential features, functions, and workflows. Case studies elevate confidence with even more perspective, challenging students to work through common problems in health care environments, understand the rapidly growing field, and even become expert users of the system. Far more than a book, THE PAPERLESS MEDICAL OFFICE: USING HARRIS CARETRACKER transcends your classroom to launch careers. Read More

Harris Care Tracker| Virginia Ferrari

©2019

Cultural Diversity 6th Edition

Author Jerry Diller's practical text offers you a balance of clinical and theoretical information, focusing on effective methods of providing cross-cultural services. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: A PRIMER FOR THE HUMAN SERVICES, 6th Edition, covers the general principles of cultural diversity, the process of cross-cultural service delivery and cultural information on specific client populations. You'll also find practical clinical suggestions and cautions through interviews with professionals from different ethnic backgrounds. Finally, you'll gain a better understanding of your own prejudices so that you can be a more effective counselor when working with clients from different cultures. Read More

Jerry V. Diller

©2019

Issues And Ethics In The Helping Professions 10th Edition

This contemporary and practical text helps you discover and determine your own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS is the relied-upon, essential resource for students in any helping field -- the book many students return to well into their professional careers. The authors discuss central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and present opportunities for you to refine your own thinking and actively develop your own informed position. The tenth edition can be purchased with MindTap, which brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools. Read More

Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Cindy Corey

©2019

Substance Abuse Counseling 6th Edition

This book provides a practical and comprehensive overview of substance abuse counseling--great to keep as a reference after you complete your course. SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING, 6th Edition, focuses on empirical studies and the importance of treating clients with a collaborative and respectful approach. These values lay the foundation for individualized treatment planning, attention to the client's social environment, a multicultural perspective and client advocacy. Personalized assessment, treatment planning and behavior change strategies show you how to meet your clients' needs and select the most effective treatment modalities for each individual. And in the MindTap digital learning solution, you can read an ebook version of the text and download useful forms and questionnaires. Read More

Judith A. Lewis| Robert Q. Dana| Gregory A. Blevins

©2019

Human Diseases 5th Edition

Designed specifically for future allied health professionals, HUMAN DISEASES, 5e delivers everything you need to know about the diseases and disorders health care providers see and treat the most. Making pathology fully accessible, this best seller is packed with the most current research available and reflects the latest practices from the field. Following a basic review of anatomy and physiology, chapters present each disease's description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention as well as detailed, full-color photos to ensure your thorough understanding. The fifth edition covers emerging disorders, ICD-10 progress, pharmacology concerns, herbal and nontraditional remedies, current statistics, and much more. In addition, real-life cases and interactive learning tools give you hands-on experience putting what you learn into practice. Read More

Marianne Neighbors| Ruth Tannehill-Jones

©2019

Essentials Of Pharmacology For Health Professions 8th Edition

Best-selling ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 8e is the ideal resource to help you prepare for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers. Focusing on "need to know" drug information, it gives you the confidence to master pharmacology. Extremely reader friendly, this clear, concise book simplifies material into engaging and manageable chapters. By stressing clinical application, it also ensures you understand the "why" behind what you learn. Part I provides a solid foundation in basic pharmacologic principles. Part II covers drugs, sources, legal concerns, and medical uses. Chapters organize drugs by classifications and include their purpose, side effects, interactions, and precautions or contraindications. Patient education is highlighted for each category, while numerous reference tables help pull everything together for you by listing the most commonly prescribed drugs, dosages, available forms, and special considerations. Read More

Bruce Colbert| Ruth Woodrow

©2019

Understanding Health Insurance 14th Edition

Prepare for a career in health information management and medical billing and insurance processing with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE, 14E. This comprehensive, inviting book presents the latest code sets and guidelines. Examine today’s most important topics, such as managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care, including changes to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare); ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Workbook exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies, as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. Read More

Michelle Green

©2019

The Successful Internship 5th Edition

THE SUCCESSFUL INTERNSHIP: PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND CIVIC DEVELOPMENT, 5th Edition, is more than a resource for finding and interviewing for internships--it covers the entire internship experience, how you fit into it and how you can get the most out of it. It addresses the concerns, emotions, needs and unique personal challenges that you'll experience and focuses on the internship as a vehicle for your development as a civic professional. The authors detail the path that you'll embark on and the challenges you'll face along the way. A four-stage model of the internship process--anticipation, exploration, competence and culmination--places the material in a framework that helps you understand the work you'll be doing. Read More

H. Frederick Sweitzer| Mary A. King

©2019

The Skilled Helper 11th Edition

THE SKILLED HELPER has taught thousands of students a proven, step-by-step counseling process that leads to increased confidence and competence. Internationally recognized for its successful approach to effective helping, the text emphasizes the collaborative nature of the therapist-client relationship and uses a practical, three-stage framework that drives client problem-managing and opportunity-developing action. This eleventh edition emphasizes the "power of basics," like decision-making skills, which are the key ingredients of successful therapy. You'll also gain a feeling for the complexity inherent in any helping relationship--but don't let that reality intimidate you. The authors show you how to adopt a helping process to the needs of your clients. You'll learn not just what you need to know and understand--but also what you need to DO to be an effective helper. Read More

Gerard Egan| Robert J. Reese

©2019

Current Psychotherapies 11th Edition

Now in its eleventh edition and used in top Counseling, Psychology and Social Work programs, CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES helps you learn, compare and apply the major systems of psychotherapy in a way that will be meaningful in your future practice. Every chapter is written by either an originator or a leading proponent of a system. Each of these distinguished figures describes the basic principles of the system and highlights how it differs from other systems. A case example in every theory chapter guides you through the problem, evaluation, treatment and follow-up process. A companion volume, CASE STUDIES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, is available in this title's MindTap; it offers detailed cases that illustrate the basic techniques and methods of each theory. Read More

Danny Wedding| Raymond J. Corsini

©2019

Surgical Instrumentation, Spiral Bound Version 2nd Edition

Scrub in with SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION, 2nd Edition! This text helps you understand surgical instruments, how and when to use them, the common instrument sets you’ll assemble for different types of surgeries, how to clean and disinfect instruments, and much more. Packed with hundreds of crisp, full-color instrument photos organized logically by surgery type, this book depicts common instruments alone, in collections, and disassembled with close-up views of key parts, making it easy for you to tell a scalpel from a lancet and create the ideal instrument sets for the surgery at hand. Be an unstoppable force in any surgical discipline with SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION, 2nd Edition! Read More

Nancymarie Phillips

©2019

DHO Health Science Updated, Soft Cover 8th Edition

The highly respected DIVERSIFIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is now DHO HEALTH SCIENCE UPDATED. The Eighth Edition of this trusted text continues to provide an all-in-one resource for introductory coursework in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the text opens with foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, including infection control, first aid, legal requirements, and professionalism. The second part covers fundamental entry-level skills for a range of specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised, the updated Eighth Edition includes information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, new nutritional guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, updates that correlate with the enhanced Enhanced National Healthcare Foundation Standards, and more to prepare you for success in today’s high-demand health science careers. Read More

Louise Simmers, M.Ed.| Karen Simmers-Nartker, B.S.N.| Sharon Simmers-Kobelak, B.B.A.

©2019

AE Current Psychotherapies 11th Edition

CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES, 11th Edition, helps students learn, compare and apply all major systems of psychotherapy in a way that's meaningful to their classroom experience and their own practice. Used in top Counseling, Psychology and Social Work programs, the book features an outstanding group of contributors--each of whom is either an originator or a leading proponent of one of the systems. These distinguished figures include Albert Ellis, Carl Rogers, Aaron Beck, Martin Seligman, John Norcross, Larry Beutler and Irvin Yalom. Each contributor presents the basic principles of a system, including how it compares with other systems. A case example in every theory chapter guides students through the problem, evaluation, treatment and follow-up process. Read More

Danny Wedding| Raymond J. Corsini

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AE Issues And Ethics In The Helping Professions 10th Edition

Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical best seller provides students with the basis for discovering their own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. Respected authors Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, and Cindy Corey raise what they consider to be central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and provide opportunities for students to refine their thinking and develop an informed position. With new material in every chapter and an emphasis on critical thinking, ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, 10th Edition, is useful for students as well as practicing professionals. This edition features MindTap®, the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers and successful helpers. Read More

Gerald Corey| Marianne Schneider Corey| Cindy Corey

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Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS Update 3rd Edition

Completely updated to the 2017 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and packed with practical applications, UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS Update: A Worktext, 3E delivers a comprehensive presentation of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system. Extremely hands-on, this unique worktext offers engaging, detailed coverage, while numerous learning tools help you thoroughly review the concepts in each chapter. You can immediately begin putting what you learn into real-world practice through timely exercises, meaningful coding assignments, and actual case studies. Vivid color illustrations emphasize how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes will positively impact your coding accuracy. Trust this hands-on resource to prepare you for diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. This updated printing of the third edition includes new 2017 ICD-10 codes. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2018

The Skilled Helper 2nd Edition

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Gerard Egan

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Administrative Medical Assisting 8th Edition

Develop 21st century skills with ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, 8e! This streamlined learning package delivers step-by-step procedures in front-office medical assisting along with the critical thinking and job skills you need to tackle allied health-related issues in the real world. This proven package addresses fundamental administrative competencies, including professional responsibilities, interpersonal and written communications, records management, financial administration, and managing the office. Simulated test questions, mapped competencies, and updated certification standards add depth to every chapter and prepare you for certification exams. Updated content keeps you abreast of the newest requirements for electronic technology, insurance regulations, coding, health care reform, legal compliance, and much more. Robust and reader-friendly, ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, 8e is essential for medical assistants who want to succeed in today’s allied health careers. Read More

Linda L. French

©2018

Hillcrest Medical Center 8th Edition

This innovative text uses a simulation approach to give readers interested in healthcare documentation and medical transcription careers a working knowledge of medical reports common in both acute and chronic care settings. Readers have access to transcription of 107 patient medical reports, including 56 new reports exclusive to the Eighth Edition. This edition also features 20 new speech recognition technology/medical editing (SRT) reports, as well as information on electronic health records (EHRs), quality assurance (QA), and scribes to keep readers up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. Organized by body system, the text includes full-color anatomy and physiology illustrations to make medical terminology easier to master. In addition, the authors have included a review of proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with the AHDI's BOOK OF STYLE, and a master glossary list compiles key terms in one section for convenient study and quick reference. Read More

Patricia A. Ireland| Carrie Stein

©2018

Ethics Of Health Care 4th Edition

Designed for students pursuing careers in a variety of health care programs, ETHICS OF HEALTH CARE: A GUIDE FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE, 4e, equips you with the tools you need to make legal and ethical decisions in real-world practice. The text teaches you the language of the legal system and biomedical ethics while emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving and professional behavior. The first four chapters provide the foundational knowledge you need to understand the legal system and ethical theory as it relates to health care practice. Later chapters build on these concepts as you explore ethical and legal health care controversies through a wide variety of issues such as reproductive health, organ donation, physician assisted dying, ethical allocation of health care, cloning, genetics, and human enhancements. Each chapter also includes legal and ethical case studies to help you put what you learn into practice. Read More

Raymond S. Edge| J. Randall Groves

©2018

Medical Assisting 8th Edition

Clear and easy to understand, MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES UPDATE, Eighth Edition delivers all of the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors required for an entry-level medical assistant, including a comprehensive updated section on the structure and function of body systems. The book has been streamlined and updated to include the latest in Nutrition, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ICD-10, updated electronic health records throughout the entire text, as well as personal effectiveness topics such as, professionalism, teamwork and time management. Updated and innovative, the 8th edition of Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies uses multiple in-text features and exclusive technology products to prepare you for a successful career in medical assisting, and give you an advantage in today's competitive marketplace. The updated printing of the eighth edition includes new ICD-10 coding information, as well as revised and updated coding content. Read More

Michelle Blesi

©2018