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    Evidence-Based Motivational Interviewing: Applications to Social Distancing and Face Mask Usage

    Posted by Bernadette Howlett, Ph.D. on Jul 9, 2020 9:00:00 AM

    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.

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    Topics: Health Professions

    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

    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

    Just Published: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Third Edition

    Posted by charlottes on Aug 21, 2015 11:01:35 AM

    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.

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    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

    New: Microsite for Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

    Posted by charlottes on Apr 30, 2015 8:58:52 AM

    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.

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    Topics: Dean R. Hess, Health Professions, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Respiratory Care, Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice

    Just Published: Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition

    Posted by charlottes on Dec 5, 2014 1:50:44 PM

    Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is now available.

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    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

    A New High-tech Health Care Education Center Prepares Students for Careers

    Posted by Tory Jones on Jun 6, 2014 10:38:06 AM

    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.

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    Topics: allied health, education, health, health professionals, Health Professions, learning, Health care, simulated learning, technology center, allied health

    Just Published: Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 19, 2014 11:57:10 AM

    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.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, New Text, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Medication, Pharmaceutical sciences

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