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Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Nanna Cross, PhD, RD, LDN, Cross and Associates
  • ISBN-13: 9781284098808
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     476 pages      © 2017
Price: $99.95 US List
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Now in full color, the Seventh Edition of Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions provides comprehensive coverage of all the major health professions. This valuable resource is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a health-related career but are still exploring and have not yet decided on a career. The Seventh Edition outlines more than 75 careers and touches on every major facet of the field including a description of the profession and typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs.

In addition, this text provides a thorough review of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, managed care, health care financing, reimbursement, insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and the impact of new technology on healthcare services. Information on career preparation and development is also included. All chapters are updated to reflect current demographics and new policies. Each section has also been thoroughly updated to reflect current training requirements, responsibilities, and salaries, as established in the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Breakdown of the Seventh Edition:

  1. The Health Care System in the United States
       •Thoroughly updated to reflect changes to the healthcare system, including the Affordable Care Act  
       •Includes a new chapter on Health Information Technology
  2. Jobs & Careers (NEW): This new section focuses on Job Preparation and Fulfillment as well as Career
  3. Health Care Practitioners and Technicians (NEW): This new section contains over 20 chapters 
      covering health careers that involve direct patient contact and care
  4. Healthcare Support Personnel: This section contains four chapters covering health careers that support
      or supplement other health professionals in providing ongoing care for patients
  5. Health Related Professions: This section focuses on health related professionals that usually do not
      have direct contact with human patients but often have an impact on human     health

Updates to the Seventh Edition:
  •Now in FULL COLOR!
  •Interview with 14 Healthcare Professionals (Including a Frequently Asked Quention/Answer Section)
  •Learning Portfolios including: Study Points, Issues for discussion, and Enrichment Activities
  9 New Careers
     -Orthotics and Prosthetics
     -Exercise Physiologist
     -Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorders Counselor
     -Genetic Counselor
     -Community Health Worker
     -Board Certified Behavior Analyst replaced Educational Therapist
     -Massage Therapist

Instructor Resources:
  •Test Bank
  •Slides in PowerPoint Format
  •Chapter Quizzes, Mid Term, and Final Exams
  •Instructor’s Manual with the following components:
     -Chapter Overview
     -Lesson Objectives
     -Suggested Lecture Outline
     -Discussion Questions
     -Suggested Learning Activities
     -Homework Assignments

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Learn more here: Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition

(Some eBooks and electronic versions do not include access to Navigate 2 Advantage resources. Navigate 2 Advantage Access may be purchased separately.)

Part  1  The Healthcare System in the United States
  Chapter  1  U.S. Health Care
  Chapter  2  Categories of Health Services
  Chapter  3  Paying for Health Services
  Chapter  4  Aging, Health, and Long-Term Care
  Chapter  5  Health Care Reform
  Chapter  6  Medical and Health Information Technology
Part  2  Jobs and Careers
  Chapter  7  Health Career Planning
  Chapter  8  Career Development
Part  3  Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
  Chapter  9  Physicians, Surgeons, and Podiatrists
  Chapter  10  Physician Assistant
  Chapter  11  Nursing
  Chapter  12  Dentistry
  Chapter  13  Dietetics
  Chapter  14  Pharmacy
  Chapter  15  Optometry
  Chapter  16  Communication Impairment Professionals
  Chapter  17  Physical Therapy, Orthotics, and Prosthetics
  Chapter  18  Occupational Therapy
  Chapter  19  Athletics Trainers and Exercise Physiologists
  Chapter  20  Mental Health Professionals
  Chapter  21  Social Workers
  Chapter  22  Genetic Counselors
  Chapter  23  Health Education
  Chapter  24  Health Services Administration
  Chapter  25  Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  Chapter  26  Radiation Technology
  Chapter  27  Diagnostic and Related Technology
  Chapter  28  Respiratory Care Practitioners
Part  4  Healthcare Support Personnel
  Chapter  29  Clinical Laboratory Personnel
  Chapter  30  Massage Therapists and Recreational Therapists
  Chapter  31  Health Information Personnel
  Chapter  32  Medical and Nursing Assistants
  Chapter  33  Home, Personal, and Psychiatric Aides
Part  5  Health-Related Professions
  Chapter  34  Veterinary Medicine
  Chapter  35  Occupational Health and Environmental Science
Appendix  A  Salaries for Health Professionals
Appendix  B  Sources of Career Information
Appendix  C  How to Create an Effective Résumé

Nanna Cross, PhD, RD, LDN-Cross and Associates


The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284098808

Additional Resources for Instructors
Angel ready Test Bank
Answers to In-Text Questions
BlackBoard ready Test Bank
Canvas-ready Test Bank
Case Studies
Desire to Learn ready Test Bank
Lecture Outline
Moodle ready Test Bank
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank
Transition Guide


Bundle ISBN: 9781284128161
This bundle includes a print copy of Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition and an access code to Learning Blocks for The U.S. Health Care Industry.

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