Practicing Psychology in Hospitals and Other Health Care Facilities
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
Psychologists interested in hospital practice must be prepared to contribute to the facility and to the community at large. The purpose of this consolidated and updated text is to provide information and strategies that will help promote effective utilization of psychologists within hospitals and other health care facilities. Psychologists who wish to gain access to and recognized standing in hospitals, whether as members of salaried staff or on a fee-for-contract basis, will find in the pages of this book a wealth of information about pertinent hospital issues such as staff privileges; organized staff membership; roles for psychologists; and legal, legislative, and regulatory matters that have an impact on such practice. This volume is sure to stimulate discussion and action promoting the hospital practice of psychology.