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Social and Behavioral Science for Health Professionals

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Author: Hinote, Brian P.

Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Edition: Second

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 370

Release Date: 30-12-2019

Details: Product Description Now in its second edition, Social and Behavioral Science for Health Professionals has been revised to further emphasize the ways in which medical, nursing, and allied health education are increasingly integrating social and behavioral science into their curricula. The expansion of courses in various professional programs to include fields like sociology and psychology attests to this shift, as do the most recent core competencies and content standards articulated by the major accrediting bodies in these fields.Among a range of insights from medical sociology, the authors have also included a chapter on bioethics; a summary of the history of medicine and the emergence of modern health care practice; a discussion of interviewing strategies that emerge from the counseling literature; and detailed material on behavior change that more typically resides in psychology. Together, these cross-disciplinary social science insights respond to the needs of both current and future practitioners who are increasingly seeking this material in their fields of study and practice. In recognition of the shift to include the social and behavioral sciences in medicine, nursing, and allied health curricula, this edition provides information directly related to the core competencies articulated by the following accrediting bodies: AAMC (allopathic medicine) AACOM (osteopathic medicine) ADEA (dentistry) CODA (dentistry) ARC-PA (physician assistants) AACN (nursing) ACPE (pharmacy) CCE (chiropractic) About the Author Dr. Brian P. Hinote is an Associate Professor and Administrative Fellow at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In addition to clinical and research experience in areas as diverse as pediatrics, neurology, and cell biology, Dr. Hinote’s interdisciplinary work appears in multiple books and peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences, nursing, and medicine. With previous research stretching across multiple continents, his most recent work focuses on the various ways that social and behavioral science perspectives intersect and inform health care delivery and policy, clinical practice, and the work of various health professions. As a researcher and experienced educator, Dr. Hinote possesses valuable expertise working with students in various health fields, as well as health professionals already in the workforce. Dr. Jason Adam Wasserman is Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine where he serves as course director for Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics. He also teaches a variety of courses in bioethics and medical sociology and serves as Faculty Advisor on Professionalism. His scholarly work has focused moral reasoning patterns in clinical ethics, the medicalization of homelessness, the sociological impacts of the epidemiological transition on medicine, and the influences of neighborhood infrastructures and community networks on health outcomes among the urban poor. His 2010 book, At Home on the Street, explored sociological phenomena surrounding street homelessness and was awarded honorable mention for the Annual Book Award from the Association for Humanist Sociology. He also co-directed a documentary film entitled American Refugees: Homelessness in Four Movements (2011).

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 6.9 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English