The impact of professional development on collective efficacy beliefs to prevent and manage behaviour problems in elementary school - Bernier V, Guadreau N.
This article presents the results of a study measuring the impact of the in-service training program Regard neuf on collective efficacy beliefs regarding the prevention and management of students' behavioral difficulties. A pre-experimental design was used... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Benefit of Continuing Professional Development for CPE The Benefit of Continuing Professional Development for CPE
In this commentary, the authors explore the concept of a Continuing Professional Development approach to continuing pharmacy education, why it is needed, and how it can advance one's practice.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities and Your Impact: 2018 AIBS Writing for Impact and Influence Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the general public, with a ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Considering a career in academia? Workshop for all disciplines.
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Congratulations to Rachael Lebo, Professional Development Awardee!
Congratulations are in order!  Rachael Lebo has been funded through the GMR office to attend the 2018 Medical Library Association meeting later this month in Atlanta.  As a first time attendee she is looking forward to taking advantage of some evidence based medicine instruction.  This knowledge will support the library’s participation in the objective structured clinical examination at her home institution, the University of South Dakota.  We are looking forward to seeing Rachael and hopefully you at MLA 2018 this year. So, how about you?  Are you thinking of attending a conference in the ne...
Source: The Cornflower - May 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Connect with MAR at an Upcoming Conference
MAR coordinators would love the chance to speak with you in person about your projects, and opportunities for potential partnership! Below are details on conferences and workshops where you could have the chance to meet and greet with our staff. If you have additional questions or would like to know about other in-person events, please contact us. MAR at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair – Calling K-12 educators in the Pittsburgh area! MAR Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda and other MAR staff will be engaging middle and high school students in hands-on health activities as ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: In the Region Source Type: news

Congratulations to Margaret Hoogland, Professional Development Awardee!
Let’s hear it for Margaret Hoogland!  As another recipient of the GMR’s professional development award, she plans on attending the Medical Library Association Research Training Institute in Chicago this summer.  She hopes to utilize the mentoring and instruction offered there to complete her research project on the use and access of point of care tools by health professional students.  This research will assist her tenure-track work at the University of Toledo.  We wish her luck! Do you have ambitions for getting the most out of your career?  The NNLM-GMR would love to help get you...
Source: The Cornflower - May 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Funding Source Type: news

Save the date! Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium August 13-14, 2018
The Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium is a low-cost professional development opportunity for librarians and research data specialists. August 13-14 at the University of Colorado Boulder for the inaugural Mountain West Data Librarian Symposium! Registration will be under $30 and open in June. The symposium will consist of morning workshops and afternoon unconference sessions. They are currently seeking workshop proposals for the symposium. Proposals are due Tuesday, May 22. Workshops may run 55, 90 or 120 minutes. They are seeking hands-on training sessions that focus on active attendee participation. Proposals should ...
Source: MCR News - May 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Data Science Health Sciences Source Type: news

Big Data for Hospital Librarians – Are We There, Yet?
In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not, explain why. You may also combine a “should/should not” approach if you would like to argue both sides. NNLM will feature responses from different participants over the coming weeks. Written by Elanor Pickens, Medical Librarian, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmou...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Data Science Source Type: news

Increase Your Career Opportunities and Your Impact: 2018 AIBS Writing for Impact and Influence Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the general public, with a ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NASEM Report Calls for Reforms to Support Young Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has released a new report entitled “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through,” which examines the policy and programmatic steps to ensure successful and sustained careers for scientists, particularly postdoctoral researchers. The report calls for substantial reforms to “strengthen the U.S. Biomedical Research System for the next generation of scientists” and urges Congress, federal agencies, universities, and other research institutions to take significant steps to empower early caree...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Belt and road advanced professional development program in power and energy
(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) The Silk Road International School of Engineering (SRISE) jointly set up by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Xi'an Jiaotong University has rolled out its first university-industry collaboration project. Partnering with State Grid Corporation of China and The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited, SRISE has launched the Belt and Road Advanced Professional Development Programme in Power and Energy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Considering a career in academia? Workshop for all disciplines.
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Wiley partners with World Scientific to offer affordable digital content in Asia
John Wiley and Sons Inc., today announced a new partnership with World Scientific Publishing, a leading international independent publisher of books and journals for the scholarly, research and professional communities. The partnership will provide access to Wiley’s library of over 8,000 digital textbooks increasing to over 9,000 including the World Scientific collection in Asia. There are 10 subject areas that include Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Business, Finance and Accounting. The strategic partnership, which commenced in March 2018, aims to boost both the quality and quantity...
Source: News from STM - April 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Healthcare staff to press government and trusts for ‘vital’ CPD funds
Healthcare workers belonging to a major union are to lobby employers and the government for access to “vital” continuing professional development training, following funding cuts of around 60% in the past two years in England. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

To fill or not to fill: a qualitative cross-country study on dentists ’ decisions in managing non-cavitated proximal caries lesions
ConclusionsDecisions on managing non-cavitated proximal lesions were influenced by numerous factors, some of which could be targeted by interventions for implementing evidence-based management strategies in practice. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 17, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Registration Open for 2018 AIBS Writing for Impact and Influence Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the general public, with a ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community PLA Pre-Conference Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, March 20, 2018
Written for Midwest Matters by Sherri McConnell What happens when a roomful of librarians get together to talk, eat and breathe health and wellness for a day? You get enthusiastic conversation, lots of ideas and determination to create programming at their home libraries. On March 20 over 80 librarians from all over the country got together at a Public Library Association pre-conference workshop to learn about health information from knowledgeable NNLM staff and to learn from each other. Participating in the workshop and doing a little homework earned you the Consumer Health Information Specialist certification from the M...
Source: The Cornflower - April 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Public Libraries libs4health PLA2018 public libraries and health stand up for health Success Stories Source Type: news

Lakers ’ coach Luke Walton and UCLA Health team up to help students live healthy, balanced lives
With the personal and financial support of Los Angeles Lakers ’ head coach Luke Walton,UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind opened its newest state-of-the-art fitness center at El Sereno Middle School in Los Angeles.Sound Body Sound Mind donates fitness equipment, professional development for staff and a curriculum that uses high-intensity intervals targeting aerobic fitness and muscular endurance to middle and high schools in the Los Angeles area.El Sereno received all new equipment including 27 spin bikes, three rowers, three steppers and three KRANKcycles, plus a full set of fitness accessories, including sand bells,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

National CPD budget set to initially remain frozen by HEE in 2018
Health Education England intends to freeze its national budget for continuing professional development training for nurses, despite its recent commitment to MPs that funding cuts would be reversed. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting Focuses on Scholarly Publishing at the Crossroads
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) 40th Annual Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago, May 30-June1, 2018. The theme for this year’s meeting is Scholarly Publishing at the Crossroads: What’s working, what’s holding us back, where do we go from here? “Chicago has been the crossroads of America for over 150 years,” said Laura Ricci, co-chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee. “Like the diverse influences that have fostered Chicago’s dynamic culture, scholarly publishing involves the blended efforts of a variety of stakeholders. Th...
Source: News from STM - April 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Registration Open for 2018 AIBS Writing for Impact and Influence Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the general public, with a ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 2, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Considering a career in academia? Workshop for all disciplines.
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 28, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

AAFP Credit System Reconsiders Functional Medicine Topics
Effective immediately, the AAFP Credit System will begin approving functional medicine topics in accordance with its eligibility requirements and topic-specific guidance from the Commission on Continuing Professional Development. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 28, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Adrian Killebrew Jr., business development executive, Axxess
In addition to his daily tasks as a business development executive at health care company Axxess, Adrian Killebrew Jr. founded IRON or Initiating Relationships to Organize New Beginnings. IRON is a volunteer-run nonprofit organization that focuses on providing recently relocated African Americans to Dallas a sense of community through personal and professional development programs and connections to seasoned professionals. Under Killebrew ’s leadership, IRON has served more than 500 millennials… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Roberson Source Type: news

HSLANJ Spring 2018 Group Licensing Offer
All medical librarians in a 20-state area including the NNLM’s Middle Atlantic (MAR), Southeastern/Atlantic (SE/A), and New England (NER) Regions are welcome to participate in the technology-sharing, cost-cutting consortium organized by the non-profit Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey’s Group Licensing Initiative (HSLANJ GLI). Deadline to participate in the Spring Offer is Friday, April 27. Due to the online ordering system, no exceptions can be made regarding the deadline. The HSLANJ GLI greatly appreciates and welcomes early orders. The HSLANJ GLI is recognized by the National Network of Libra...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - March 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: In the Region Source Type: news

The impact of professional development on collective efficacy beliefs to prevent and manage behaviour problems in elementary school - Bernier V, Gaudreau N.
This article presents the results of a study measuring the impact of the in-service training program Regard neuf on collective efficacy beliefs regarding the prevention and management of students' behavioral difficulties. A pre-experimental design was used... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Nurse leaders appeal for enough CPD funds and pay rises to aid retention
The director of nursing at an NHS regulatory body and a nurse peer have stressed more funding for continuing professional development (CPD) is needed to help stop nurses from leaving their jobs  – and also changes to nurse wage rises. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 8, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

AIBS Receives Major Gift to Support Graduate Student Program
The American Institute of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce that it has received a $15,000 gift in support of its Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA) program. An AIBS individual member who has asked to remain anonymous made the gift. This generous donation ensures that AIBS can support the professional development of more biology graduate students for years to come. Through the EPPLA program, each year AIBS recognizes graduate students who demonstrate leadership and the potential to successfully work at the intersection of science and public policy. Past awardees have gone on to hold faculty positions...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Targeted training leads to significant increase in the delivery of alcohol interventions in primary care, new study shows
New research published today (8 February) shows a marked increase in the delivery of alcohol brief interventions in primary care settings where nurse mentors are specifically trained, bringing significant benefits to those at risk of alcohol harm. The research, funded by Alcohol Research UK and conducted by Substance Misuse Management Good Practice (SMMGP), highlights the key role that nurse mentors can play in leading the implementation of alcohol brief interventions. By offering brief advice to those at risk, clinicians are able to advise patients on effective strategies to reduce their drinking. Key findings from the st...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - February 8, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: Julie Symes Tags: News brief interventions identification and brief advice Source Type: news

Recruitment and Retention: What's Influencing the Decisions of Public Health Workers? (February 2016)
Report summarizes a 2010 survey conducted by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice which explored recruitment and retention within the public health workforce. The survey considered factors that influenced individuals'decisions to take and remain in jobs in the public health field, as well as their satisfaction with elements of the environments in which they worked, including organizational leadership, management, and professional development. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HEE should support trusts 'to fund CPD in line with priorities'
A health minister has said that continuing professional development (CPD) funding is the “responsibility of employers”, but has also suggested the government arm’s-length body Health Education England should have a greater say on how ongoing training is prioritised. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 2, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Care for your family by caring for your heart
February is American Heart Month — a time for us all to think about keeping our hearts as healthy as possible. Heart health is an important goal: according to the American Heart Association, heart disease accounts for nearly 801,000 deaths in the U.S., every year — that’s about 1 of every 3 deaths. As parents, it’s not always easy to take the time to be heart-healthy, especially when caring for a sick child. But making small changes can have a big impact on your ability to remain healthy and strong — and at your very best to care for a sick child. Take charge of your diet Spending time in the ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - February 2, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Eva Gomez Source Type: news

Public Health Educational Opportunities in February
Each month, check the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) training schedule for free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information at your library, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and providing reliable health information to older adults: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – February 5, 2018 to March 30, 2018- This course will help health sciences l...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Health Professionals Public Health Source Type: news

Why Cardiostim is Cancelled This Year
The cardiac electrophysiology community has lost an opportunity for professional development and networking that typically drew thousands from the sector to Nice, France every two years. The organizers of Cardiostem, which was expected to take place in June, have pulled the plug on the meeting.  The driving factor in the decision to cancel Cardiostim seems to be a recent decision by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), part of the European Society of Cardiology, to end its 12-year partnership with Cardiostim. The EHRA has decided to host its own annual congress instead, called Europace, which is schedule...
Source: MDDI - January 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Upcoming Funding Opportunities – Get Ready for Spring!
The GMR funded a number of health information projects this year, awarding over $450,000 to public libraries, academic institutions, public health agencies, health sciences library organizations, and community health organizations across the ten-state region. While our funding is exhausted for this year, it’s time to start thinking about applying for our next funding cycle! Using feedback from our advisory groups, our office is making changes to our awards coming out in the spring. These changes include: A new funding level of $20,001 – $50,000 for large health information outreach projects, with a deadline fo...
Source: The Cornflower - January 29, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Fielding School of Public Health to start program to increase diversity in the workforce
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has a received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Minority Health and Health Equity to launch a training program for undergraduate students to pursue careers in public health.TheUCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program will be part of the larger CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars program network. The UCLA program provides undergraduate students committed to working with populations that are underserved and underrepresented the opportunity to explore the field of public health through hands-on training, struct...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

HSC: CPD cuts must be reversed to stop nurses from leaving jobs
Cuts to continuing professional development budgets for nurses should be reversed as part of efforts to retain an often “overstretched” and “struggling” workforce, a group of MPs has concluded in a major report. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

CMSC Annual Meeting presents latest advances in multiple sclerosis diagnosis and treatment
(Consortium of MS Centers) The CMSC Annual Meeting, taking place May 30-June 2, 2018, at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, serves as the largest educational conference and professional development event for healthcare clinicians, researchers, scientists and professionals in training engaged in the multiple sclerosis field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Participate in the 2018 AIBS Congressional Visits Day
Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences for our annual Congressional Visits Day in Washington, DC. This event is an opportunity for scientists to meet with their members of Congress about the importance of federal support for biological research and education. Event participants advocate for federal funding for biological, life, and environmental sciences research. This event builds support federal research funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation. This year’s event will be held on April 17-18, 2018 in Washington, DC. During the afternoon of April 17, individuals will participate in a...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 23, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Managing Director of Cochrane Canada - Hamilton, Ont., Canada
Cochrane Canada is the Canadian arm of Cochrane, an independent global network of over 30,000 healthcare practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, working to translate systematically reviewed evidence into useful information for health care decision making. The Managing Director is a high profile position for McMaster University. This role will represent McMaster in the global health sciences community and will be pivotal to advancing the aims of Cochrane Canada and, by extension, the global Cochrane network.The Cochrane Canada Centre at McMaster will lead research on improving the systematic review process...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

AIBS 2017 Policy Annual Report
The AIBS Public Policy Office has released its annual report for 2017. Read about our achievements in science policy. Highlights include: Taught 14 professional development workshops that trained 411 scientists and graduate students to successfully communicate their research with decision-makers and reporters, to improve their writing skills, or to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams. Facilitated 133 meetings with federal and state lawmakers. Opposed policies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency barring agency-funded scientists from serving on scientific advisory panels and a proposal for a “red...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 8, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Participate in the 2018 AIBS Congressional Visits Day
Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences for our annual Congressional Visits Day in Washington, DC. This event is an opportunity for scientists to meet with their members of Congress about the importance of federal support for biological research and education. Event participants advocate for federal funding for biological, life, and environmental sciences research. This event builds support federal research funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation. This year’s event will be held on April 17-18, 2018 in Washington, DC. During the afternoon of April 17, individuals will participate in a...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 8, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Zambia Expands Leadership Training Nationwide for Rural Nurses and Midwives
January 04, 2018Last month, the Board of Education in Zambia approved a nationwide scale-up of the Primary Health Care to Communities (PHC2C) Certification in Leadership and Management Practice for all nurses and midwives who lead frontline teams in rural health facilities. This cross-cadre, continuing professional development program is designed to help facility heads manage effectively through team-based approaches that help them deliver high-quality, people-centered primary health care.Improving primary health care at the community level is crucial to achieving Zambia ’s goal of universal health coverage, and the ...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Public Policy Manager
Location AIBS Public Policy Office, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Description The Public Policy Manager works with AIBS leadership and membership to develop and implement the organization’s science policy and communications agenda, which is focused on promoting informed decision-making that advances the biological sciences for the benefit of science and society. The position requires the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including congressional and executive branch officials. The Manager is responsible for promoting and maintaining an efficient workflow in the office ...
Source: AIBS Classifieds - December 28, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Classifieds Tags: AIBS Positions Available Source Type: news

Teaching a Nursing Workshop with the Help of a Professional Development Grant from NNLM GMR
This Fall Semester 2017, for the first time, I connected with nursing faculty at a brown bag tailored for the University of Akron’s School of Nursing faculty.  The brown bag series are usually well attended, and after getting in touch with the coordinator of the sessions, I offered my first one-hour workshop for the School on September 18th. I had been preparing for the workshop and wanted to share the information I learned in the systematic review (SR) workshop I had attended in July at the University of Pittsburgh. With a Professional Development Award from GMR/NNLM, I was able to participate in the SR worksho...
Source: The Cornflower - December 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: hspielbauer Tags: Funding Training Source Type: news

Participate in the 2018 AIBS Congressional Visits Day
Join the American Institute of Biological Sciences for our annual Congressional Visits Day in Washington, DC. This event is an opportunity for scientists to meet with their members of Congress about the importance of federal support for biological research and education. Event participants advocate for federal funding for biological, life, and environmental sciences research. This event builds support federal research funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation. This year’s event will be held on April 17-18, 2018 in Washington, DC. During the afternoon of April 17, individuals will participate in a...
Source: Public Policy Reports - December 23, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news