Description : Answers questions about eligibility and test strategy, introduces the types of questions on the test, shares tips and strategies to build a personalized study plan, and offers sample exams.
Description : This mini ebook features a sample chapter from Mark Henderson’s brilliant new book THE GEEK MANIFESTO: why science matters. The geeks are coming. And our world needs them. We live in a country where: -A writer can be forced into court for telling the scientific truth. -The media would rather sell papers by scaremongering about the MMR vaccine or GM crops than reporting the facts. -A government advisor was sacked for a decision based on science rather than public opinion. -Only one of our 650 MPs has ever worked as a research scientist. It is time to entrench scientific thinking more deeply into politics and society. To fight for policy based on evidence. The full book is available from 12th May 2012.
Description : The e-book guide for publishers: how to publish, EPUB format, ebook readers and suppliers. An electronic book (also e-book, ebook, electronic book, digital book) is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and readable on computers or other electronic devices. An e-book can be purchased/borrowed, downloaded, and used immediately, whereas when one buys or borrows a book, one must go to a bookshop, a home library, or public library during limited hours, or wait for a delivery. Electronic publishing or ePublishing includes the digital publication of e-books and electronic articles, and the development of digital libraries and catalogues. EPUB (short for electronic publication; alternatively capitalized as ePub, ePUB, EPub, or epub, with "EPUB" preferred by the vendor) is a free and open e-book standard by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). Self-publishing is the publication of any book or other media by the author of the work, without the involvement of an established third-party publisher. One of the greatest benefits brought about by ebooks software is the ability for anyone to create professional ebooks without having to fork out thousands of dollars to design and publish a book. People can easily become authors overnight and earn income from selling online ebooks.
Description : ESSENTIALS OF PARALEGALISM, FIFTH EDITION, introduces the beginning paralegal student to this still relatively new legal career. It presents the main regulatory and employment issues in the field, as well as strategies for finding a job. The author provides students with the basic skills they will need to succeed in the field including interviewing, investigation and analysis at an introductory level. Concrete examples from the working lives of on-the-job paralegals help the students get a feel for what they can expect in the work setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : WORKING, 5E gives users a solid grasp of how to prepare for work and life through career planning, money management, and independent-living techniques. This text spans the entire life/work cycle from career exploration all the way through planning for retirement. By also expanding academic connections and adding 21st Century Skills coverage, we provide a text that is matching the needs of industry and education. Written in engaging and flexible content, this edition has new features such as coverage of today’s hottest careers, easy-to-remember rules for improving study skills, and strong emphasis on 21st Century Skills. Access to Gale’s online Career Transitions is available with each text at no additional charge. This career search and resume building tool allows students to immediately apply what they learn in the classroom. Most chapters contain an activity that guides the student through the Career Transitions program. With comprehensive coverage and special sections that focus on diversity, listening skills, problem solving, and time management, this text provides the tools needed to excel and succeed in both academic and professional careers. This revision has a more concise format with a one-column classroom preferred internal design and 22 chapters instead of the previous editions 32 chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Covering the financial topics all nurse managers need to know and use, this book explains how financial management fits into the healthcare organization. Topics include accounting principles, cost analysis, planning and control management of the organization's financial resources, and the use of management tools. In addition to current issues, this edition also addresses future directions in financial management. Nursing-focused content thoroughly describes health care finance and accounting from the nurse manager’s point of view. Numerous worksheets and tables including healthcare spreadsheets, budgets, and calculations illustrate numerous financial and accounting methods. Chapter opener features include learning objectives and an overview of chapter content to help you organize and summarize your notes. Key concepts definitions found at the end of each chapter help summarize your understanding of chapter content. Suggested Readings found at the end of each chapter give additional reading and research opportunities. NEW! Major revision of chapter 2 (The Health Care Environment), with additions on healthcare reform, initiatives to stop paying for hospital or provider errors, hospice payment, and funding for nursing education; plus updates of health care expenditure and pay for performance; provide a strong start to this new edition. NEW! Major revision of chapter 5 (Quality, Costs, and Financing), with updates to quality-financing, Magnet organizations, and access to care, provides the most up-to-date information possible. NEW! Reorganization and expansion of content in chapter 15 (Performance Budgeting) with updated examples better illustrates how performance budgeting could be used in a pay-for-performance environment. NEW! Major revision of the variance analysis discussion in chapter 16 (Controlling Operating Results) offers a different approach for computation of variances that is easier to understand. NEW! Addition of comparative effectiveness research to chapter 18 (Benchmarking, Productivity, and Cost Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis) covers a recently developed approach informs health-care decisions by providing evidence on the effectiveness of different treatment options. NEW! Addition of nursing intensity weights, another approach for costing nursing services, to chapter 9 (Determining Health Care Costs and Prices), lets you make decisions about what method works best for you.
Description : Developers looking to enhance Web and other applications with dynamic PDF document generation and/or manipulation will find this book unique in content and readability.