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Description - Preparing for Professional Practice in Health and Social Care by Anita Atwal

Preparing for Professional Practice in Health and Social
Care is the ultimate companion for students and newly qualified
practitioners in occupational therapy, physiotherapy and other
allied health professions.
A multi-professional team of qualified and experienced
contributors explain key concepts in professional practice within
the contexts of health, social care and education systems. Topics
range from law, ethics and client-centred practice to
interprofessional working, team-building, communication skills and
reflective practice. Further chapters provide practical guidance on
writing a CV, applying for jobs and interview technique, as well as
offering advice on career-planning and continuing professional

clear definitions of key concepts

case studies and examples from clinical practice

summaries of key points

self-assessment exercises

references and further reading

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405175937
ISBN-10: 1405175931
Format: Paperback / softback
(248mm x 179mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anita Atwal

EDITORS Anita Atwal (PhD) Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Department of Health and Social Care, Brunel University. Module leader for MSc modules. Clinical experience with older people. Expert in interprofessional working. Clinically based research. Written papers for international peer publication and a book on older people 'Occupational Therapy and Older people' (Blackwell). Mandy Jones Lecturer Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London. She has a Doctoral Degree in Physiology from Imperial College of Medicine, Science and Technology, a Masters in Physiology from University College London and a Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy. Her career has included extensive clinical experience in critical care and respiratory medicine plus physiotherapy education. She published an applied physiology text book aimed at physiotherapists which is now core text nationally at undergraduate level. She wrote the curriculum and co-ordinated the first multi-professional MSc in adult critical care. Her special interest is the influence of sleep on respiratory physiology, which continues to be her research focus.

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