Public responses to social distancing and face mask requirements as preventive measures against the novel coronavirus, SARS-COV-2 (the organism that causes COVID-19), hearken back to similar reactions to laws related to raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products, requirements to wear seat belts, bans on indoor smoking, and laws regarding motorcycle helmets. The reasons for resistance given by our patients when discussing preventive measures often center on the issue of autonomy. An evidence-based motivational interview (EBMI) offers helpful strategies to educate patients in a manner that respects their self-determination while prompting healthy behaviors.
Topics: Health Professions
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."
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
- Comprehensive Coverage of 75+ Health Careers—Typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an introductory text for students enrolled in their first communication sciences and disorders course. This text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses.
Topics: allied health, Health Professions, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Third Edition, Ronald B. Gillam, SLH, Thomas P. Marguardt, Communication Sciences and Disorders, CSD, Health Profession, Speech Language Hearing
Great news—we’ve created a new microsite for Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Third Edition by Dean R. Hess. Written specifically for students in respiratory care, it is a complete exploration of the technical and professional aspects of respiratory care.
Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is now available.
Topics: allied health, Health, Legal and Ethical Issues, New Edition, Author, Health Professions, navigate, George D. Pozgar, legal and ethical issues for health professionals, allied health professional, Pozgar
In January, Northern Essex Community College opened El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center in Lawrence to help health care students learn by simulating life-like health care and emergency situations.
Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, and the fundamentals of aseptic technique in an accessible manner to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students as well as to professionals.