Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy

Publication Date: 2011
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609137847


This Second Edition of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Student Success for Health Professionals Made Incredibly Easy has been revised and updated with a more user-friendly organization and design, but retains the health professions focus, the concise and approachable narrative, the fun features and art, and the self-paced online course of the first edition. It is still the first and only student success text designed specifically for health professions students and programs!
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  • --Self-Paced Online Course with activities and a final exam
  • --Winning Strategy Lists set forth the objectives for the chapter
  • --Playing for Real Scenarios show students how content is applied to real-life situations in the classroom and in clinical practice
  • --Tips from the Pros offer expert advice and proven 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 and Activities challenge students to consider how they will apply the content

Edition: 2
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609137847
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Pages: 326
Pub Date: 2011
Weight: 1.34
Part One: Principles of Student Success
Chapter 1: Focusing on Success
    Why You're Here
    Obstacles You May Face
    Ingredients for Success: Attitude and Motivation
    Setting Goals
    Academic Character
Chapter 2: Managing Your Time
    Organizing for Classes
    Getting Organized on Campus
    Organizing Your Time
    Procrastination Pitfalls
Chapter 3: Maintaining Your Health and Well Being
    Stressed? Who's Stressed?
    A Healthy Body Means a Happier You
    Have a Life!
    Staying Safe
    Financial Well Being
Chapter 4: Interacting with Others
    Getting to Know Your Instructors
    Participating in Class
    Networking with Other Students
    Academic Advisors and Counselors
    Campus Life

Part Two: Sharpening Your Skills
Chapter 5: Making the Most of Your Learning Style
    Learning Styles
    What's Your Style
    Critical Thinking and Learning
Chapter 6: Listening, Taking Notes, and Reading
    Listening Skills
    Learning in the Classroom 
    Effective Note-Taking
    Academic Reading
Chapter 7: Communication Skills
    Writing for Classes
    Researching for Writing or Presentations
    Group Projects
    Computer Communication
Chapter 8: Study Skills
    What Are You Going to Study?
    Getting Organized to Study
    Studying 101
    Study Groups
    More Resources for Studying
    Study Skills for Math and Science
Chapter 9: Test-Taking Skills
    Health and Stress Management
    Test Anxiety
    Preparing and Planning Ahead
    Test-Taking Strategies
    Succeeding on Math Tests
    Calculating Grades
    Certification and Licensure Examns

Part Three: Entering a Health Profession
Chapter 10: Preparing for Your Career Path
    The Health Professions
    Exploring Majors for Health Care Careers
    Personal and Professional Traits and Skills
Chapter 11: Clinical Rotations
    Welcome to the Real World of Health Care!
    Personal and Professional Codes of Ethics
    Planning Ahead
Chapter 12: Succeeding in Your Future
    Building on Your Accomplishments
    Meeting Challenges
    Carrying Your New Skills Into the Future
    Getting Your First Professional Job
    A Parting Word
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