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    5 Star Review for Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 28, 2018 3:37:51 PM

    Great news-- Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy by Kelly Kane and Kathy Prelack recently received a 5-star review. According to Taylor Durkin, BS, from the University of Chicago Medical Center, writing for Doody's Review Service,

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nutrition

    Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition Earns 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 12, 2018 3:44:32 PM

    The definitive Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition by Glen R. Hanson, Peter J. Venturelli, and Annette E. Fleckenstein just received a 5-star review from Doody's Review Service. According to Nicholas Greco IV, MS, BCETS, CATSM, from C3 Education and Research, Inc.,

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    Topics: health education, Doody's Review Service

    Meet Ann Kummer, Author of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Conditions

    Posted by Michael Sullivan on Jul 24, 2018 4:35:36 PM

     

    What prompted you to originally write Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Conditions: A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management?

    AK: In 1998, I started teaching the Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Course at the University of Cincinnati. As I was preparing my PowerPoints, test bank, and lectures, I was frustrated because the only textbook available simply focused on theories and research studies and was not clinically focused; therefore, not suitable for my students. Because I am a passionate clinician and have a great deal of practical clinical experience with this population, I decided to write a practical book for students and practicing clinicians alike. My goal was and continues to be, sharing with students what I had learned through years of experience working in the clinics exclusively with patients with cleft palate and craniofacial conditions.

    How have you seen the field grow and change during your time as Senior Director, Division of Speech-Language Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center?

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    Topics: Craniofacial, Cleft Palate, SLP, Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Nutrition Research Wins 2018 New England Book Show College, Single

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 11, 2018 12:28:21 PM

    We're so proud to announce that Nutrition Research: Concepts & Applications by Karen Eich Drummond and Alison Murphy-Reyes won Best in Category: College, Single at the recent New England Book Show.

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    Topics: nutrition, New England Book Show

    Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, 3e is “an excellent resource”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 22, 2018 4:04:07 PM

    The recently published Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Third Edition by Craig L. Scanlan, Al Heuer, and Narciso E. Rodriguez just received 5 stars and a score of 100 from Doody’s Review Service.

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    Topics: Respiratory Care, Doody's Review Service

    Review: "one of the finest offerings on stress and stress management"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 26, 2018 3:14:41 PM

    Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, Ninth Edition by Brian Luke Seaward, already deemed the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, just received 5 stars from Doody’s Review Service.

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    Topics: Health Science, Brian Luke Seaward

    Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig to Speak at Special Breakfast

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2017 4:18:21 PM

    On December 13, 2017, authors Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig will be conducting a special breakfast talk on health care management and the law. Hammaker and Knadig, who serve on the faculty at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, are co-authors of two Jones & Bartlett Learning texts, including Health Care Management and the Law, Second Edition and Health Care Ethics and the Law.

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    Topics: health care law, health care management

    4 Stars for Leading Evidence-Based Practice Text for Physical Therapy

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 17, 2017 10:51:54 AM

    Physical therapy students need both the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. They find both in Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition by Dianne V. Jewell, the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy. In a recent 4-star review, Monique Serpas, PT, DPT, OCS, from Touro Infirmary, writes for Doody's Review Service that it is a "comprehensive introduction."

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    Topics: physical therapy, Doody's Review Service

    4 Scenarios and Tips for Managing Conflict in Online Learning

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Oct 10, 2017 10:41:00 AM

    By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD
    Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition

    Teaching online is convenient and access is fast. However, that same convenience and speed of access can also create unwanted conflicts that might not occur in a face to face classroom. This month, I am going to follow up on my November post about Diversity and Online Learning with some conflict scenarios that revolve around diversity. These are not for students, however, they are for faculty who teach online. I have categorized the conflicts by Student/Student, Student/Faculty, and the dreaded Group Project. Sample solutions are at the end.

     

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    Topics: Sharon Buchbinder Blog, Health Administration

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Featured in ASHA Article on PhD Programs in Communication Sciences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 6, 2017 12:41:26 PM

    Ronald B. Gillam, co-author of Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition, recently published an article for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) entitled "ASHA Report: PhD Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Innovative Models and Practices of PhD Education." In the featured piece, Gillam discusses a report from the Academic Affairs Board (AAB) of ASHA following interviews in fall 2016 from "73 of the 76 directors of PhD programs in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in the United States."

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    Topics: Health, Health Professions, ASHA

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