Medical Assistant Exam Review / Diann L. Martin

Call number: R728.8 .M378 2013

Medical Assistant Exam Review provides targeted review and practice for the Certified Medical Assistant and Registered Medical Assistant exams, as well as a guide to the certification process.
Full-length practice test with 300 questions
Diagnostic test to target areas for score improvement
Detailed answer explanations for the practice test and chapter quizzes
ICD-10-CM implementation guidelines

150 Best Jobs for the Military-To-Civilian Transition / Laurence Shatkin

Call number: UB357 .S53 2013


eterans face many challenges as they seek civilian jobs. This one-of-a-kind book based on a survey of 15 million veterans helps today’s returning military find the best job matches for their training, interests, personalities, genders, and more. With 45 best jobs lists and 150 detailed job descriptions, the book covers the best-paying and fastest-growing occupations held by recent veterans. Veterans can transition to these jobs using the skills they learned during their service; some occupations may require additional training or licensure, and this information is explained as well.

Best jobs lists include “Most Popular Jobs for Veterans” and Jobs in Which Veteran Status Confers Biggest Earnings Advantage.” Each in-depth job description gives information on veterans earnings compared to earnings of non-veterans; veterans’ employment by economic sector, specific information on for-profit, nonprofit, government, education, and self-employment positions; related military specialization; job growth and annual job openings; skills and knowledge required; career cluster; personality type; working conditions; and much more. (From Barnes & Noble)

2014 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market / Mary Burzlaff Bostic (Editor)

Call number: N8600 .A76 2014

2014 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market is the must-have reference guide for any artist who wants to establish or expand a career in fine art, illustration or graphic design. Thousands of successful artists have relied on us to help develop their careers and navigate the changing business landscape. The 2014 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market introduces a whole host of new features and guarantees the most up-to-date, individually verified market contacts possible. (From Barnes & Noble)

Precision Farming: Soil Fertility and Productivity Aspects / K. R. Krishna

Call number: S494.5 P73 K75 2013

Precision farming involves soil fertility and crop growth monitoring, electronic equipment, remote sensing, global information and positioning systems, computer models, decision support systems, variable-rate technology, and accurate recordkeeping. This book on precision techniques provides valuable information on instrumentation and methodology. It discusses the impact of precision techniques on soil fertility, nutrient dynamics, and crop productivity and highlights the application of GPS techniques to regulate fertilizer supply based on soil nutrient distribution and yield goals set by farmers. The book considers advances and examples from different agroecosystems from all continents.

The Foreclosure Survival Guide: Keep Your House or Walk Away With Money in Your Pocket / Stephen Elias Attorney

Call number: KF697 .F6 E43 2013

Bankruptcy attorney Elias targets the estimated two million American homeowners who are currently in default on their mortgages. Elias explains how foreclosure works, what options there may be for keeping a home when in default, and what to do when that is not possible. He includes instruction on negotiating a workout with a lender as well as chapters on how to use bankruptcy to avoid foreclosure. Elias’s section on fighting foreclosure in the courts helps readers understand the circumstances in which they may be able to delay or stop a foreclosure action. The appendixes provide summaries of each state’s foreclosure laws, a glossary, and information on finding and working with lawyers and bankruptcy petition preparers. Straightforward and timely, this is recommended for most public libraries. ( Library Journal )

Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Familiies / Alan D. Wolfelt

Call number: BF575 .G7 W65 2013

Beloved grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt compassionately explores the common feelings of shock, anger, guilt, and sadness that accompany a stillborn child, offering suggestions for expressing feelings, remembering the child, and healing as a family. Ideas to help each unique person—mother, father, grandparent, sibling, friend—are included, as are thoughts from families who experienced a stillbirth. This new addition to Dr. Wolfelt’s popular series is a healing companion to families when they need it most. (From Barnes & Noble)

Any Given Monday: Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches / James R. Andrews

Call number: RD 97 .A55 2013

Every year more than 3.5 million children will require medical treatment for sports-related injuries, the majority of which are avoidable through proper training and awareness. Dr. James Andrews, an orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine pioneer, and consultant to some of the fiercest teams in college and professional sports, distills his practical wisdom and professional advice to combat a growing epidemic of injury among sports’ most vulnerable population: its young athletes.
Any Given Monday is a sport-by-sport guide to injury prevention and treatment, written specifically for the parents, grandparents, and coaches of young athletes. Dr. Andrews covers every major sport, including football, gymnastics, judo, basketball, tennis, baseball, cheerleading, wrestling, and more. From identifying eating disorders to preventing career-ending ACL tears and concussions, Dr. Andrews reveals how young athletes can maximize their talent and maintain a lifetime of health—both on the field and off. (From Barnes & Noble)