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    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

    10 Reasons to Adopt Stanfield's Intro to Health Professions, 7e

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 27, 2017 10:00:51 AM

    Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition by Nanna Cross and Dana C. McWay provides a comprehensive introduction to over 75 health careers. Introduce your students to the world of health care and get them excited about choosing a profession! REQUEST A REVIEW COPY

    1. Comprehensive Coverage of 75+ Health Careers—Typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs
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    Topics: allied health, health, Health, Health Professions, health careers, cross, health education, stanfield

    New COTA Exam Guide Coming Soon

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 24, 2017 9:00:13 AM

    Preparing for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting by Dr. Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller and Dr. Fredrick D. Pociask provides a comprehensive overview for occupational therapy assistant students preparing to take the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) exam.

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    Topics: allied health, Navigate TestPrep, COTA, dizazzo-miller, exam prep, nbcot, occupational therapy, occupatoinal therapist assistant, ot, OTA

    10 Reasons to Adopt Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 22, 2017 10:53:38 AM

    Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications, Third Edition by Dr. Gerald "Jerry" Ledlow and Dr. James Stephens is the first textbook of its kind to apply classical knowledge of leadership theory and time-honored best practices of industry leaders to a health organization context.

    Here are 10 reasons to adopt this text:

    1. Comprehensive and Well-Organized—Grounded in real-world applications of theoretical concepts and focused on practical examples of leadership in actual healthcare scenarios
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    Topics: allied health, health, Health, New Edition, Health Professions, New Text, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership, health leadership, leadership for health professionals

    2017 General Health Professions Catalog

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 16, 2017 10:32:27 AM

    New in Health Professions

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Catalog, Health Professions, allied health, health education

    2017 Communication Sciences & Disorders Catalog

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 7, 2017 2:57:15 PM

    See what's new in Communication Sciences & Disorders

    View the 2017 Catalog 

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, Catalog, new edition, speech-language pathology, allied health, audiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, CSD, SLP, Speech Language Hearing

    Author Recognition - Eric Shamus & Arie J. van Duijn

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 2, 2017 11:30:30 AM

    We are pleased to share that Jones & Bartlett Learning authors Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD and Arie J. van Duijn, PT, EdD, OCS have been chosen as the 43rd honorees of the Florida Gulf Coast University Author Series. Each month, one textbook written or contributed by an FGCU faculty member is selected for recognition. In March 2017, they will recognize Manual Therapy of the Extremities.

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    Topics: allied health, Author, author, physical therapy, manual therapy, physical therapy, shamus, PT, van duijn

    Aphasia Rehabilitation: Live Webinar March 1st

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Feb 24, 2017 10:00:31 AM

    Join us for a Discussion of Contemporary Clinical Aphasiology: 
    Wednesday, March 1st 2PM EST

    Hear from authors and experts Patrick Coppens, PhD, CCC-SLP and Janet Patterson, PhD, CCC-SLP as they discuss important clinical issues in aphasia rehabilitation. The speakers will provide a broad overview of current, evidence-based clinical thinking on a variety of topic areas, as well as advice and examples for implementation in clinical practice. Several treatment components will be discussed, with special focus on Generalization and Treatment Intensity. This webinar is an ideal learning opportunity for clinicians, instructors and students.


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    Topics: allied health, Webinar, patterson, webinar, allied health, Aphasia, aphasia rehabilitation, audiology, Coppens, SLP

    NBCOT Exam Study Tips & Skills

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Feb 16, 2017 10:00:18 AM

    Are you preparing to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam?

    These study tips and skills will help you stay focused, organized and motivated as you study for your exam.

    • Maintain Focus, Endurance, and Motivation

    • Maintain and Bolster Self-Confidence

    • Actively Monitor Learning and Comprehension

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    Topics: allied health, nbcot exam, dizazzo-miller, exam prep, nbcot, occupational therapy, ot, study skills

    Developing Future Health Care Leaders

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Feb 13, 2017 10:00:18 AM

    Regardless of his/her official title, it is imperative in today's health care environment that every professional posses the skills and abilities needed to be an effective leader. Developing future health care leaders requires introducing students to key leadership principles, applications and constructs.

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    Topics: allied health, Health care, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership

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