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Collection Development Manual

Health Occupations


Definition:
All health and allied health professions and the professional issues related to them.
Discussion
The health occupations encompass a broad spectrum of activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease; the provision, administration and management of health services; the development of policy; and biomedical research, scholarship and education.
Scope and emphasis:
Collected comprehensively. This includes but is not limited to topics such as recruitment, training, and compensation; characteristics and behavior of health professionals; patient-provider relationships; practice management; professional associations and organizations; standards and ethics.
See also:
4/6/04
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