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    Informatics for Health Professionals is "an effective introduction to informatics"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 21, 2017 3:10:24 PM

    Informatics for Health Professionals by Kathleen Mastrian and Dee McGonigle recently received a 4-star review. David M. Liebovitz, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine, writes for Doody's Review Service that it is,

    "…an effective introduction to informatics for a broad audience of allied health professionals. The pairing of the online site with the book…augments the high quality through reinforcing key concepts."

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    Topics: allied health, Health, informatics, Dee McGonigle, Doody's Review Service, health professionals, Kathleen Mastrian, Review

    Reducing the Angst of Group Projects

    Posted by Sophie Teague on May 9, 2017 12:44:47 PM

    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 was lazy and didn’t pull her weight!”
    “Johnny didn’t get his work in on time!”
    “No one could agree on a plan. It was a nightmare!”
    “Jane was bossy and wouldn’t listen to anyone else’s ideas.”
    “I had to do all the work. No one followed my instructions!”

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    Topics: allied health, Author, health administration, Sharon Buchbinder Blog

    Webinar: Health Care Leadership

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 24, 2017 10:00:05 AM

    Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday May 3rd at 2pm EST. In this webinar, you’ll hear from Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow, PhD, MHA, FACHE, author of Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition, about how he created and incorporated his “Focused Content Cycling” model into the text. Learn best practices for teaching complex leadership principles to your health care students.

    Register today at: go.jblearning.com/Leadershipwebinar

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    Topics: allied health, Health, health administration, Webinar, Leadership, ledlow, webinar, health care leadership, leadership for health professionals

    5 Star Review: Leadership for Health Professions, Third Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 14, 2017 10:00:24 AM

    We are pleased to announce that Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications, Third Edition by Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens has just received a perfect, 5-star review. Cynthia L Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service, says:

    “I loved this book. It is easy to follow with an excellent discussion and flow of topics. The book would be an excellent resource for anyone interested in healthcare leadership.”

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    Topics: allied health, Doody's Review Service, health administration, New Text, Review, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership, leadership for health professionals, stephens

    Improving Patient Communication in Pharmacy

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 10, 2017 10:00:33 AM

    Communication is a vital part of any patient-provider relationship. Not unlike doctors and nurses, pharmacists also need to be able to effectively communicate with their patients. Patient Communication for Pharmacy: A Case-Study Approach on Theory and Practice is a practical guide that develops readers’ understanding of the unique communication dynamics between pharmacists and patients and assists them in strengthening the communication skills necessary for providing optimal patient outcomes.

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    Topics: allied health, Pharmacy, Liu, Pharmaceutical sciences, Patient Communication for Pharmacy, pharmacist education, Pharmacists, pharmacy communication

    Pharmacy Technician Education

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 7, 2017 9:00:02 AM

    In today's health care environment, more and more is being asked of the pharmacy technician. As such, standards and qualifications for entry-level practice have come into question. In an effort to reach a consensus on these standards, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) brought together professionals and educators for the Pharmacy Technician Stakeholder Consensus Conference in February. Recognizing the need for consistent, quality standards of practice, these leaders came together to make their recommendations to PTCB.

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    Topics: allied health, PTCB, Pharm tech, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, peshek, Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy technician certification board, pharmacy technician stakeholder consensus conferen, weiss, zentz, gallagher, pharmacy technician education, silverman, tipton

    A Unique Perspective on Aging

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 5, 2017 10:43:55 AM

    At a time when many people are living longer, more creatively and functionally, historic notions of what it's like to grow old are changing. Aging Wisely… Wisdom of our Elders is a unique resource that reflects the ideas, opinions and experiences of a diverse group of senior citizens. Each story provides a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and social aspects of growing old from those who have made the journey. 

    Each chapter presents an aspect of aging including a discussion of physical changes, emotional losses, and financials, as well as what contributes to satisfaction and happiness in later years. Every personal story closes with “Reflections for the Readers”, a series of questions correlated to the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Core Competencies.

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    Topics: allied health, geriatrics, New Text, gerontology, AGHE, Personal Health, siegel, aging, aging wisely, association for gerontology in higher education, silverman

    10 Reasons to Adopt Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Exam, 2e

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 3, 2017 1:00:59 AM

    Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, Second Edition  by Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSc, OCS provides physical therapy students and clinicians with the necessary tools to determine what questions to ask and what tests and measures to perform during a patient exam.  

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, physical therapy, fruth, Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination, PT, PTA

    Coming Soon: Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 31, 2017 11:30:57 AM

    Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition is specifically written for the speech-language pathologist working with hearing impaired populations. This accessible text incorporates the expertise of audiologists along with the knowledge and experience of speech-language pathologists. 

    SECOND EDITION UPDATES
    • NEW chapter on Audiological Diagnoses, Etiologies, and Treatment Considerations
    • NEW chapter on Audiological Screening, including instructions for young children and difficult to test populations

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, fundamentals of audiology, speech-language pathology, ukstins, audiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, slp, Speech Language Hearing, welling

    Coming Soon: New Edition of Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 29, 2017 11:00:31 AM

    This accessible resource teaches the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. This valuable reference explains the fundamentals of medical research and how to determine which studies are useful in practice. As the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy, this is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, evidence-based practice, New Text, physical therapy, physical therapy, Dianne V. Jewell, Guide to Evidence-Based PT Practice, Jewell, PT, pt research

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