Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles, Books a la Carte Edition

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Lourdes P. Norman-McKay - 2018 - 768 pages

ISBN: 0134796209, 9780134796208

This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives students the flexibility to take only what they need to class and add their own notes--all at an affordable price. For pre-nursing and allied health students (including mixed-majors courses). Building tomorrow's healthcare leaders ... Lourdes Norman-McKay wrote Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles to equip tomorrow's allied health professionals with necessary critical thinking skills. In the first and only introductory microbiology text developed from the ground up for allied health professionals, Norman-McKay teaches not only the fundamentals of microbiology, but also how to apply critical thinking to real-world healthcare scenarios. The author introduces her unique "S.M.A.R.T." problem-solving framework (Summarize known and unknown, Make connections, Avoid distractors, Read and re-read, Thoroughly answer) that helps students tackle clinical cases online and throughout the book. This textbook is the first on the market written to align with the American Society of Microbiology's Allied Health Learning Outcomes, featuring NCLEX/HESI/TEAS-style questions and emphasizing topics that are medically relevant. The author's conversational writing style employs accessible analogies and humor to engage students in their reading, while the artwork incorporates new research-based learning design principles to focus learners on what is truly important. Online videos of clinical cases, tutorials, and animations coach students through tough concepts in Mastering(tm) Microbiology, complementing Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles and helping students think clinically and critically. Also available with Mastering Microbiology Mastering(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. An expanded, robust Mastering Microbiology program works with the text to provide an interactive and personalized learning experience that ensures students learn microbiology both in and out of the classroom. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(tm) Geography does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Geography, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the loose-leaf version of the text and Mastering Geography, search for: 0134812832 / 9780134812830 Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringMicrobiology with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 1/e

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