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    Review: Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician is "the most valuable reference and educational tool available for pharmacy technicians"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 11, 2016 12:41:07 PM

    The recently published Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician by Stephanie C. Peshek just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. Jennifer L. Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA, from Temple University School of Pharmacy, writing for Doody's Review Service, calls it,

    “…the most valuable reference and educational tool available for pharmacy technicians. [It] stands out [because it acknowledges] advancing technology and…the need to integrate pharmacy technicians as valued members of the healthcare team.”

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    Topics: Health, Doody's Review Service, Health Professions, Pharmacy Technician, Review, Stephanie C. Peshek

    5-Star Review for Respiratory Care: Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 13, 2015 4:49:46 PM

    Terrific news to share-- Respiratory Care: Patient Assessment and Care Plan Development Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by David C. Shelledy, PhD, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, FASAHP, and Jay I. Peters, MD, just received 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service.

    According to Steven K Hamick, AAS, BIS, William Beaumont Hospitals, writing for Doody’s Review Service,

    "This is an outstanding book [that] is well written and easy to read. It should be required for all respiratory therapy programs and available in all departments of respiratory care."

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    Topics: Health, David C. Shelledy, Doody's Review Service, Health Professions, Jay I. Peters, Respiratory Care, Review

    New Report Stresses the Importance of Interprofessional Health Care Teams

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 4, 2014 11:23:43 AM

    As the Affordable Care Act continues to add millions of Americans to the health care system, providers are struggling to balance the increased demand for quality health care with shortages of nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals. As a result, many organizations are beginning to adopt a team-based approach to care. In a recent blog post from the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, Barbara Brandt writes that,

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    Topics: Donna Weiss, Marlene J. Morgan, Brookings Institute, Felice Tilin, Health Professions, interprofessional health care, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and, nursing

    Effective and "Smart" EHR Training More Important Than Ever

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 17, 2013 3:40:55 PM

    In a recent article in Healthcare IT News called "Nurses demand delay of EHR rollout," Associate Editor Erin McCann outlines the importance of effective electronic health record (EHR) training and implementation in hospitals across the nation.

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    Topics: EHR, electronic health records, Health Professions

    New Review of the "truly novel" Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 12, 2013 2:05:01 PM

    In a recent review, Doody's Review Service deemed Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice by Colleen Doherty Lauster and Sneha Baxi Srivastava "a truly novel book on the practical concepts of pharmacy practice." According to reviewer Michael C. Barros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, from Temple University School of Pharmacy, the text "is a well-developed and well-organized book [that] serves a previously unmet need in pharmacy education."

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    Topics: Colleen Doherty Lauster, Doody's Review Service, Health Professions, Review, Sneha Baxi Srivastava

    Don't Miss Our Navigate Respiratory Care Webinar

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 7, 2013 4:16:28 PM

    We think you're going to love Navigate Respiratory Care, our comprehensive 10-course online curriculum to transform students into successful respiratory therapists. On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, we're hosting a webinar demonstration at 3:00 p.m. EST - 4:00 p.m. EST. The webinar will help you learn how to increase engagement and learning outcomes in your respiratory care courses. Register now!

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    Topics: Health Professions, navigate, Navigate, Online Learning, online respiratory care curriculum, Respiratory Care

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Authors Awarded 2012 School of Health Professions’ Publications Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2012 5:24:34 PM
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    Topics: Author, Health Professions, health professions, J. Dennis Blessing, J. Glenn Forister, Research and Medical Literature, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Wins AAPA's Highest Honor

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 7, 2012 3:48:09 PM
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    Topics: Eugene A. Stead Jr. Award, AAPA, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Author, Health Professions, PA, Physician AssistantX Ruth Ballweg, The Preceptor’s Handbook for Supervising Physician

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