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    Childhood Vaccines - A Best Buy in Global Health

    Posted by Richard Skolnik on Aug 9, 2021 10:01:53 AM

    Vaccines are a “best buy” in global health and all of us should be familiar with global vaccine efforts against childhood illness.

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    Topics: teaching tips, childhood vaccines, vaccines, vaccine hesitancy

    COVID-19 - The Quintessential Global Health Issue and Teaching Tool

    Posted by Richard Skolnik on Jun 22, 2021 9:59:46 AM

    COVID-19 is the quintessential global health problem. One virus, and the disease that relates to it, manifest all of the major issues in global health. I comment further below on how COVID-19 does this and how one might use COVID-19 as an, especially valuable teaching tool.

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    Topics: teaching tips, COVID-19, global health education

    Connie Henke Yarbro: Oncology Nurse, Author, Founder, Mentor, and Living Legend

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 14, 2021 2:28:59 PM

    Connie Henke Yarbro, RN, MS, FAAN, has had a long career caring for patients during the most difficult time in their lives. Her nursing career started in the ER and progressed to include many other titles -  oncology nurse, educator, author, editor, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) founder, treasurer, and president, as well as board member of numerous cancer nursing associations.

    In between writing and updating chapters for her best-selling oncology nursing texts and references, Connie shared with us some of the most memorable highlights in her career and the advancements in oncology nursing.

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    Topics: Author, oncology nursing, Interview

    Enhancing the Health of Girls and Women Globally

    Posted by Richard Skolnik on May 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Mother’s Day in the United States is Sunday, May 9. It is another reminder of the importance of women’s well-being to all of us. In this light, I offer some comments below on the health of girls and women globally.

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    Advancing Racial Equity

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 6, 2021 3:45:58 PM

    By Patti R. Rose, MPH, Ed.D

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    Topics: NPHW, Patti R. Rose, health disparities, National Public Health Week (NPHW), Patti Rose, health equity, racial equity

    Training Health Professionals to be 'Knowledge Workers': Preparing Students for 21st Century Practice

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Mar 11, 2021 8:09:47 PM

    Authors and informatics experts, Dr. Dee McGonigle of Chamberlain University and Dr. Kathy Mastrian of Pennsylvania State University and they discussed the importance of educating all healthcare professionals on informatics. Here are the top 5 takeaways from their presentation.

    Catch the replay full on our YouTube channel. 


    "Thank you ..this was excellent and I have shared it with my faculty."
       - Nursing Faculty Webinar Attendee


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    Global Pandemics & the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    Posted by Joanna Lyn Grama on Feb 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    The current COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the United States in many ways. Understanding how to respond to and control the virus includes studying the data of persons who were infected with the virus. Sharing this type of data for research and public health purposes almost immediately raises security and privacy issues because medical information is among the most sensitive types of personal information.

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    Topics: cybersecurity

    Celebrating Black History Month

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 17, 2021 10:40:08 AM

    As we celebrate Black History Month we reflect on the many contributions made by African Americans to space exploration, science, mathematics, computing as well as nursing and medicine. These amazing individuals have made extraordinary contributions to their fields and our day-to-day lives. We want to take this time to recognize and honor each of them.

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    Topics: Biological Science, computing, Mathematics, clinical nursing, General Medicine, Black History Month, African Americans

    The Potential Health Implications of School Closures on  K-12 Education

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Feb 11, 2021 4:04:06 PM

    By Patti R. Rose, MPH, Ed.D and Courtney E. Rose, M.Ed, Ed.D

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    Topics: hybrid learning, Patti R. Rose, health disparities, Patti Rose, virtual learning, impact of school closures

    Regulating the 'Internet of Things' in the United States

    Posted by Joanna Lyn Grama on Jan 28, 2021 3:20:12 PM

    Everyday devices that connect to the Internet to provide us with functionality and convenience, continue to proliferate. CISCO predicts that, in 2021, there will be 27.1 billion networked devices in use across the globe, up from 17.1 billion devices just 4 years ago1. That’s about 3.5 networked devices for every man, woman, and child on earth. As processors grow smaller and less expensive, and networking technologies become more available, this number can only be expected to rise.

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    Topics: cybersecurity

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