What if you ignore the rules or violate a policy or a law? What if you let your skills slip and don't keep up on a new procedure or piece of equipment? What effect will an "I don't care" attitude have on your job performance? Designed for students pursuing all types of health professions Professionalism in Health Care: A Primer for Career Success, Second Editionis grounded in the philosophy that it's not the job you do that makes you a professional, it's how you do itthat counts. It examines these questions and a variety of concepts aimed to broaden a health care worker's mastery of ethics, communication skills, and other professional challenges. Concepts, application, self-examination, multi-media, and instructional support comprise this powerful learning system. Features of the second edition include: Free interactive video CD-ROM--Correlated to the chapters of the text, the video features short scenarios - each demonstrating both professional and unprofessional behaviors. After viewing each video clip, learners are challenged with critical thinking review questions. Coverage of HIPAAand its impact on health care professionals. Chapter 6: The Practicum Experience--A new chapter that addresses what often serves as a student's first major exposure to a professional setting. An expanded section on the job search process,including interviewing and resume writing. Thought-provoking self assessments, "What-If Scenarios," and review questions in each chapter that challenge students to examine their personal professionalism. For educators, an instructor's guide is available, containing answers to all in-text questions, plus an array of helpful teaching hints and other resources.Makely, Sherry is the author of 'Professionalism in Health Care A Primer for Career Success', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131145092 and ISBN 0131145096.