FREE CONTACT HOUR: JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 10, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The Aspen Group Debuts Its TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence, Providing Free Dental Care to Underserved Illinois Residents
First-of-its-kind oral care center celebrates ribbon-cutting ceremony with Stanley Bergman, Henry Schein Chairman, and CEO; Rahma Samow, EVP& Global Head DSO, Straumann GroupFree, comprehensive dental care to be offered to estimated 2,500 underserved patients annuallyCHICAGO, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG - The Aspen Group, a nationwide leader in consumer health care, today debuted its TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence – a state-of-the-art clinic designed to provide comprehensive dental care at no cost to underserved Illinois residents." We ' re thrilled to officially open the TAG Oral Care Center aft...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 29, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

HR Leadership Award Winner 2022: Patricia Kenney, Oregon State University Foundation
“We continuously work with our supervisors on professional development and skill building. They’re essential to our ability to hire and retain talent." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 28, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Denise Szott Source Type: news

FREE CONTACT HOUR: JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 13, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

A critical review of the professional development literature for paraprofessionals supporting students with externalizing behavior disorders - Reddy LA, Alperin A, Glover TA.
The present paper serves as the first systematic review of the training, methodologies, and outcomes reported in the professional development (PD) literature for paraprofessionals working with students with or at risk for externalizing behavior disorders. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An initial evaluation of the helping students at risk for suicide professional development workshop - Nickerson AB, Breux P, Schaffer GE, Samet M.
Youth suicide is an urgent public health problem. However, schools often lack standardized protocols for suicide intervention, and many school-based mental health professionals are not prepared adequately to assess and respond to students at risk for suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

New RPS Core Advanced curriculum published
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published its new Core Advanced Pharmacist Curriculum to enable professional development towards advanced pharmacist practice. This follows an intensive programme (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 27, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

WHO and IOM discuss diaspora engagement in health and health workforce shortages
Cairo, 28 June 2022 – The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) today held a regional dialogue on diaspora engagement in health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. They highlighted the shortage in the health workforce, especially of the most skilled and qualified health professionals, that is being driven by migration in low-income countries in the Region as a result of low wages, poor working conditions and lack of professional development opportunities, instability and security concerns in some countries of the Region.  Such shortages, resulting in a significant lack ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 26, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

IntraHealth Continues to Support USAID ’s Local Partner Transition for PEPFAR Funded Projects through a New Contract
June 22, 2022Through a bridge award from USAID, IntraHealth International has begun phase two of the Accelerating Support to Advanced Local Partners II(ASAP II) project and will continue to provide support and capacity-building services to local partners in sub-Saharan African countries. ASAP II builds on the successes of ASAP I and will rapidly prepare local organizations and government entities to have the capabilities and resources to serve as prime partners for USAID and US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) programming.IntraHealth International will lead the USAID project with con...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Africa Accelerating Support to Advanced Local Partners II (ASAP II) HIV & AIDS Leadership and Governance Health Workforce Systems Management and Performance Source Type: news

As a Health Worker, Here ’s Why Advocacy Is Important to Me
By Mary Peter, 2022 IntraHealth-UNC Summer FellowJune 17, 2022I knew I wanted a career in medicine as early as elementary school. My passion was born out of curiosity. My younger brother had recurrent difficulty breathing and needed emergency hospital care often. I wanted to know why these attacks kept occurring. But I also wanted to know why we had to wait long hours to get emergency care and why the hospital had no electricity or was out of medications or essential health care products.Growing up in such a dysfunctional health care system fueled my passion.I wanted to help others so they wouldn’t have to go throu...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Policy & Advocacy Health Workers Physicians Source Type: news

I'm a Health Worker —Here's Why Advocacy Is Important to Me
By Mary Peter, 2022 IntraHealth-UNC Summer FellowJune 17, 2022I knew I wanted a career in medicine as early as elementary school. My passion was born out of curiosity. My younger brother had recurrent difficulty breathing and needed emergency hospital care often. I wanted to know why these attacks kept occurring. But I also wanted to know why we had to wait long hours to get emergency care and why the hospital had no electricity or was out of medications or essential health care products.Growing up in such a dysfunctional health care system fueled my passion.I wanted to help others so they wouldn’t have to go throu...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Policy & Advocacy Health Workers Physicians Source Type: news

Author Q & A: Does treatment for gum disease help people with diabetes control blood sugar levels?
We spoke to  Cochrane Oral Health Author Terry Simpson about the updated review Treatment of periodontitis for glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitus.  He explains the results of this review and what it means for the research community as well as medical, nursing, and dental professionals - with thanks also to Josh Twigg, Ambrina Qureshi, Sarah Wild, Ian Needleman and Laura MacDonald.Terry, can you tell us about this updated Cochrane Review?Our review of studies evaluating the impact of treatment of periodontitis (gum disease) on glycaemic control in people with diabetes was originally published in 2010 (...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

As professors struggle to recruit postdocs, calls for structural change in academia intensify
Some content has been removed for formatting reasons. Please view the original article for the best reading experience. Dmitry Kovalchuk/iStock When Jennifer Mason posted an ad for a postdoc position in early March, she was eager to have someone on board by April or May to tackle recently funded projects. Instead, it took 2 months to receive a single application. Since then, only two more have come in. “Money is just sitting there that isn’t being used … and there’s these projects that aren’t moving anywhere as a result,” says Mason, an assistant professor in genetics at Clemson U...
Source: ScienceNOW - June 13, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Reproductive Coercion
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - June 1, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Two Kansas City-area hospitals earn spots on national ranking of best places to work in health care
Three Kansas City-area health care facilities earned a spot on the Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 top places to work in health care. Workplaces were chosen based on benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful careers above and beyond the average health care provider or company, according to Becker's. They also encourage professional development, promote leadership from within and offer benefits that promote a w ork/life balance. North Kansas City hospital and The University… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Ellen Cagle Source Type: news