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The Health Professions in Contemporary Nigeria
Evolutions and Emerging Paradigms

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ISBN 9780367482091
December 30, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
240 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book is an authoritative source of information on training and distribution of the health professionals, including the evolutionary developments of the established and emerging disciplines in Nigeria.

The book begins by providing a brief overview of the Nigeria nation, the fundamentals of health, composition vis-à-vis the functions of the health care team, health care services, and health professions’ regulatory boards in Nigeria. Other crucial topics covered are the dynamics of the contemporary health care system, professionalism in health care, ethics, and values. The book discussed the modern developments and challenges associated with training health care professionals. It also chronicled the evolution of the different health professions and occupations in Nigeria as well as describes the significant metamorphosis and breakthroughs within the realm of traditional and alternative medicine.

This book will be of interest to students, scholars and practitioners in healthcare related disciplines.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Fundamentals of Healthcare Education

Chapter 2: The Art of Teaching Healthcare Education Students

Chapter 3: Teaching and Modeling Professionalism in Health Professions

Chapter 4: Administration of Healthcare Education Departments Chapter 5: The Evolution of Healthcare Education in Nigeria

Chapter 6: Pioneer Nigerian Healthcare Academicians

Chapter 7: Emerging Paradigms in Nigeria’s Healthcare Education

Chapter 8: Contemporary Challenges in Nigeria’s Healthcare Education System

Chapter 9: Reforming Nigerian’s Healthcare Education System 

Chapter 10: Elite Nigerian Healthcare Academics in Diaspora  

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Joseph A. Balogun is Emeritus Professor of Physiotherapy and Associate Director of Research Development and Innovation at the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria.