Ch 26: Career Planning in the Health Care Field

About This Chapter

This chapter goes into various considerations related to planning a career in the health care field. You'll learn about what to take into account when weighing a career's cost and benefits as well as topics such as time management, career assessments, and more.

Career Planning in the Health Care Field - Chapter Summary

This chapter guides you through several facets of planning a career in health care. You'll review different forms of evaluating potential careers, resources for health care teaching, as well as related terminology to be familiar with. Subjects examined in this chapter include student portfolios, employing technology in the classroom, and all of the following:

  • Defining and exemplifying education stakeholders
  • TEKS health science planning
  • Assessing employment opportunities
  • Professional development goals and activities for teachers

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10 Lessons in Chapter 26: Career Planning in the Health Care Field
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Evaluating a Career's Cost and Benefits

1. Evaluating a Career's Cost and Benefits

Choosing a career takes a lot of thought. One way to consider different careers to to compare the cost and benefits of them. Watch this lesson to figure out how to determine the return on investment for different careers.

Evaluating Employment Opportunities in the Health Care Field

2. Evaluating Employment Opportunities in the Health Care Field

New healthcare legislation has improved access to healthcare for many Americans, thus increasing the number of available jobs. Continue reading to learn more about healthcare career options that are available to you!

What is a Student Portfolio? - Ideas & Examples

3. What is a Student Portfolio? - Ideas & Examples

In this lesson, you'll discover the value of student portfolios for assessing student learning. Identify innovative ideas and best practice examples of student portfolios for elementary, middle, and high school students.

What Is a Stakeholder in Education? - Definition & Examples

4. What Is a Stakeholder in Education? - Definition & Examples

Each stakeholder in the education system is essential to the success of educational goals. In this lesson, you will learn who is considered a stakeholder in education and why each stakeholder is important.

What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

5. What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

There are more options today than ever before for ways to spend our time - or waste it! Read on to learn why and how we can better manage our most scarce resource.

Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

6. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

There are many career choices out there. How do you decide which one is right for you? In this lesson, we'll examine the different types of career assessments and how they can help you choose the best career.

TEKS Health Science Planning for Teachers

7. TEKS Health Science Planning for Teachers

In this lesson, we will discuss how the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS, for health science can help teachers plan curriculum that will prepare students for the field of healthcare.

Using Technology in the Classroom

8. Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology has become much more prevalent and available in the classroom. This lesson will offer some guidelines and strategies for using technology in the classroom.

Teacher Professional Development Goals

9. Teacher Professional Development Goals

This lesson discusses the importance of having robust professional development goals and shares tips for achieving those goals. In addition, reasons for pursuing the goals mentioned below are discussed.

Teacher Professional Development Activities

10. Teacher Professional Development Activities

In this lesson, we will discuss why professional development is essential for teachers and types of professional development activities. We will also briefly cover state requirements and paying for professional development.

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