Category Archives: Sharon Buchbinder Blog

Reducing the Angst of Group Projects

By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition Does any of this sound familiar? “I hate group projects! This is a waste of my time!” “Why can’t you just give us individual assignments?” “Suzy … Continue reading

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5 Classroom Assignments That Revive the Art of Letter Writing

By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition Once upon a time, before computers, Internet, email, and texting, there was something known as the “letter.” This ancient form of communication provided people who did … Continue reading

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8 Student Assignments to Help You Navigate Politics in the Classroom

By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition As we roll into the second month of a new administration in Washington, D.C., many of our previously held beliefs are being challenged on all levels. … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Webinar Recordings Now Available

Wednesday October 19, 2:00 pm EDT Topic: Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing Description: Join author and Nursing instructor, Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN for an informative and interactive webinar around the hot topic of Quality Improvement in Nursing. … Continue reading

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Diversity and Online Learning

by Sharon B. Buchbinder, RN, PhD Diversity and inclusion are two words we are incorporating in our face to face teaching at all levels of higher education. From the early concepts of race and ethnicity, dimensions of diversity have blossomed … Continue reading

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Re-Emerging Outbreaks: Ebola, Measles, Now Zika! What’s Next?

Join Sharon Buchbinder and Nancy Shanks in this free webinar on Thursday Oct 21 at 1 pm EDT as they examine re-emerging outbreaks from the perspective of health care managers and administrators including: The rise of vaccine-preventable outbreaks and the … Continue reading

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Vaccinations and Health Care Managers

With the Zika virus pushing now vaccine preventable Ebola virus off the center stage in world health, it is easy to forget old diseases and debates. Vaccinations created by man, not by natural disease processes, have historically engendered controversy. According … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Author Webinars Just Announced

Wednesday October 19, 2:00 pm EDT Topic: Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing Description: Join author and Nursing instructor, Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN for an informative and interactive webinar around the hot topic of Quality Improvement in Nursing. … Continue reading

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Wanted: Public Health Workers!

Much has been written in the popular press about the looming shortage of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals (Corwin, 2015; Grant, 2016; Mishoe, 2004). Comparatively little ink, however, has been used to discuss the looming shortage of public health … Continue reading

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The Syllabus: The Program Building Block

As undergraduate and graduate healthcare management education programs move to a competency based framework for curricula, one of a program’s hurdles is assessment of student achievement of those competencies. The basis for this assessment begins in the very building block … Continue reading

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