Release on 2009 | by Patrick Craig Alguire,American College of Physicians,Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine
Author: Patrick Craig Alguire,American College of Physicians,Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine
Pubpsher: ACP Press
A collaboration of the American College of Physicians and the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, this new edition was written by authors who helped design the internal medicine curriculum and who are actively involved in teaching students on the Internal Medicine clerkship. Prepare for internal medicine clinical rounds and the end-of-rotation exam with the fully revised and updated Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students 2! This new edition is organized around the major training areas included in the nationally recognized Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide
Like its best-selling predecessor, this invaluable guide demonstrates to students how to care for patients, prepare for clinical rounds, and study for the end of rotation examination. Organized around the major training areas included in the nationally recognized Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide, IM Essentials contains 10% more content than the second edition, over 250 additional differential diagnosis tables and treatment algorithms, and over 70 color plates. Its usefulness is enhanced by links to over 460 pages of online materials, including new clinical photographs, tables, screening tools, and other instruments. To further enrich your learning, each chapter of IM Essentials is fully integrated with its companion volume, MKSAP for Students 5, which features more than 450 self-assessment questions. IM Essentials contains content that can answer all the questions in MKSAP for Students 5. Features: * Covers the common problems and disorders a student is likely to encounter * 10% more content * Over 250 additioanl differential diagnosis tables and treatment algorithms * Over 70 color plates * Enhanced with over 460 pages of online materials * A unique resource that provides medical students with the skills they need to enhance learning during the third-year internal medicine clerkship
Essentials of Financial Management is designed to introduce the subject to the readers in a systematic way for developing a basic understanding of the concepts and techniques underlying financial management. The book talks about financial analysis and how to manage corporate funds and liquidity. It focuses on financial decision making and the role of the finance manager as an efficient user of financial resources. It introduces readers to the basic concepts of time value of money, return and risk and portfolio theory and discusses important financial topics like the cost of capital, capital budgeting, debt-equity mix, sources of finance, dividend policy, working capital management, and financial planning, in a simple and lucid way. KEY FEATURE • Chapter Summaries • Keywords • Quick-check Concepts • Solved Problems • Quiz Exercises • Use of Excel NEW IN THE FOURTH EDITION • Complete text revisited • Many difficult concepts simplified • Additional chapter on Financial Statement Analysis • Additional text in the chapter on Capital Budgeting • Cash budgeting models added in the chapter on Cash Management • Questions from the past examinations of BCom (Hons) included for practice
Release on 2012-05-29 | by Wendy Foster,Paulina Christensen,Anne Fox
Author: Wendy Foster,Paulina Christensen,Anne Fox
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Foreign Language Study
The core concepts you need to write and speak German Learning a new language is a fun and challenging feat for students at every level. Perfect for those just starting out or returning to German after some time away, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical introductory German course. From adjectives and adverbs to understanding tenses and asking questions, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of German Essentials For Dummies. Designed for students (and parents) who want the key concepts and a few examples—without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotal content—German Essentials For Dummies is a perfect solution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference. Focuses on everything from grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations to verb forms and tenses Perfect for a refresher or a quick reference Aids you in writing assignments, tests, and conversational German If you have some knowledge of German and want to polish your skills, German Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively.
Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association of American Colleges and Universities as having been widely tested and shown to be beneficial to college students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Organized in an accessible question-and-answer format, the book responds clearly and completely to the most common questions and concerns about service-learning. Each chapter addresses issues related to individual practice as well as to the collective work of starting and developing a service-learning center or program, with examples drawn from a variety of disciplines, situations, and institutional types. The questions range from basic to advanced and the answers cover both the fundamentals and complexities of service-learning. Topics include: Determining what service-learning opportunities institutions should offer How to engage students in critical reflection in academic courses and in cocurricular experiences Best practices for developing and sustaining mutually beneficial campus-community partnerships Integrating service-learning into the curriculum in all disciplines and at all levels, as well as various areas of student life outside the classroom Assessing service-learning programs and outcomes The dilemmas of service-learning in the context of power and privilege The future of service-learning in online and rapidly globalizing environments Service-learning has virtually limitless potential to enable colleges and universities to meet their goals for student learning while making unique contributions to addressing unmet local, national, and global needs. However, in order to realize these benefits, service-learning must be thoughtfully designed and carefully implemented. This easy-to-use volume contains everything faculty, leaders, and staff members need to know about service-learning to enhance communities, improve higher education institutions, and educate the next generation of citizens, scholars, and leaders.
Release on 2012-01-15 | by Mary Ellen Guffey,Dana Loewy
Author: Mary Ellen Guffey,Dana Loewy
Pubpsher: Cengage Learning
Category: Business & Economics
ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 9TH EDITION presents a streamlined approach to business communication that includes unparalleled resources and author support for instructors and students. ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION provides a four-in-one learning package: authoritative text, practical workbook, self-teaching grammar/mechanics handbook, and premium Web site. Especially effective for students with outdated or inadequate language skills, the Ninth Edition offers extraordinary print and digital exercises to help students build confidence as they review grammar, punctuation, and writing guidelines. Textbook chapters teach basic writing skills and then apply these skills to a variety of e-mails, memos, letters, reports, and resumes. Realistic model documents and structured writing assignments help students build lasting workplace skills. The Ninth Edition of this award-winning text features increased coverage of electronic messages and digital media, redesigned and updated model documents to introduce students to the latest business communication practices, and extensively updated exercises and activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.