Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.Education, Medical, Graduate: Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Education, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.Education, Pharmacy, Graduate: Educational programs for pharmacists who have a bachelor's degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree entering a specific field of pharmacy. They may lead to an advanced degree.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Education, Dental, Graduate: Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.Education, Nursing, Graduate: Those educational activities engaged in by holders of a bachelor's degree in nursing, which are primarily designed to prepare them for entrance into a specific field of nursing, and may lead to board certification or a more advanced degree.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Education, Medical, Undergraduate: The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Education, Distance: Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Competency-Based Education: Educational programs designed to ensure that students attain prespecified levels of competence in a given field or training activity. Emphasis is on achievement or specified objectives.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.United StatesTeaching: The educational process of instructing.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.Models, Educational: Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Education, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.Osteopathic Medicine: A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.Education, Pharmacy, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Certification: Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.Education, Veterinary: Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.Faculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate: A four-year program in nursing education in a college or university leading to a B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). Graduates are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).Computer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Nutritional Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Education, Premedical: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.Vocational Education: Education for specific trades or occupations.Students, Health Occupations: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.Dentists: Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Mentors: Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Schools: Educational institutions.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Education of Hearing Disabled: The teaching or training of those individuals with hearing disability or impairment.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Preceptorship: Practical experience in medical and health-related services that occurs as part of an educational program wherein the professionally-trained student works outside the academic environment under the supervision of an established professional in the particular field.Societies: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.Dental Hygienists: Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Students, Nursing: Individuals enrolled in a school of nursing or a formal educational program leading to a degree in nursing.Audiovisual Aids: Auditory and visual instructional materials.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Educational Technology: Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Licensure, Medical: The granting of a license to practice medicine.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Dental Research: The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Credentialing: The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Internship, Nonmedical: Advanced programs of training to meet certain professional requirements in fields other than medicine or dentistry, e.g., pharmacology, nutrition, nursing, etc.Pharmacists: Those persons legally qualified by education and training to engage in the practice of pharmacy.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Physicians, Women: Women licensed to practice medicine.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Career Mobility: The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Health Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Physiology: The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.CaliforniaSchools, Health Occupations: Schools which offer training in the area of health.Self Care: Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.Mainstreaming (Education): Most frequently refers to the integration of a physically or mentally disabled child into the regular class of normal peers and provision of the appropriately determined educational program.American Medical Association: Professional society representing the field of medicine.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Schools, Veterinary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of veterinary medicine.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.Aspirations (Psychology): Strong desires to accomplish something. This usually pertains to greater values or high ideals.Great BritainGeneral Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Biological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.International Educational Exchange: The exchange of students or professional personnel between countries done under the auspices of an organization for the purpose of further education.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.General Practice, Dental: Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.Biology: One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Anatomy: A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.Staff Development: The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Specialties, Dental: Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Inservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Periodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth, and of the treatment and prevention of disease affecting these tissues.Academic Medical Centers: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Self-Evaluation Programs: Educational programs structured in such a manner that the participating professionals, physicians, or students develop an increased awareness of their performance, usually on the basis of self-evaluation questionnaires.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Programmed Instruction as Topic: Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Faculty, Nursing: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a nursing school.Osteopathic Physicians: Licensed physicians trained in OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE. An osteopathic physician, also known as D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy), is able to perform surgery and prescribe medications.Societies, Dental: Societies whose membership is limited to dentists.Dental Clinics: Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Geriatrics: The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.Surgery, Oral: A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.Student Dropouts: Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.BrazilClinical Clerkship: Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.Licensure: The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.Salaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Evidence-Based Dentistry: An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Cultural Competency: Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.IndiaPublic Health Dentistry: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.Information Science: The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Marital Status: A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
  • Because abuse allegations from complaints and facility-reported incidents in Oregon were investigated primarily by the state's APS agency through October 2018, CMS may have missed patterns of abuse, failed to impose federal fines for nursing homes with serious abuse, and continues to have incomplete information on nursing home quality indicators for both internal CMS purposes and Oregon consumers. (gao.gov)
  • An Oregon policy change effective October 29, 2018, requires the state survey agency to investigate all complaints and facility-reported incidents of abuse in nursing homes. (gao.gov)
  • Employment data indicates that Licensed Vocational and Licensed Practical Nurses made an hourly median wage of $22.23 and a yearly median wage $46,240 in 2018. (excite.com)
  • We often hear that "nurses are at the heart of healthcare" and indeed Licensed Practical Nurses are at the heart of healthcare and have been for 60 years! (issuu.com)
  • Whether you want to mentor new nurses or train healthcare staff, this specialization prepares you to teach and inspire learners of all backgrounds in a nurse educator role. (waldenu.edu)
  • Engage with other healthcare professionals through Walden Facebook groups, our alumni associations, and Phi Nu, our chartered chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing . (waldenu.edu)
  • In 2010, the Institutes of Medicine reported that "the ways in which nurses were educated in the 20th century are no longer adequate for dealing with realities of healthcare in the 21st century. (americannursetoday.com)
  • And in 2016, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) issued a report, Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, creating a new vision for nursing leaders to work collaboratively to better integrate nursing education, research, and practice. (americannursetoday.com)
  • Multiple agencies are utilized for clinical experience including Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center and Shady Grove Medical Center, Adventist Behavioral Health, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Children's National Hospital, Washington DC VA Medical Center, University of Maryland Capital Region Health, Adventist Home Health, and other various skilled nursing facilities. (wau.edu)
  • Students receive hands-on experience and build their confidence during student nurse externship programs at healthcare institutions. (wau.edu)
  • The acquisition of competency based knowledge, skills and attitudes prepare future nurses to meet the healthcare needs of a diverse population. (une.edu)
  • The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, employs such a DEU model for its students, working with Partners Healthcare in Boston. (rwjf.org)
  • The mission of the School of Nursing at Stanislaus State is to improve the health and wellness of diverse populations through the advancement of nursing science, promotion of excellent clinical scholarship and practice, and the development of leadership in the healthcare environment. (csustan.edu)
  • Apply leadership concepts, abilities, and decision making in the provision of high quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings. (csustan.edu)
  • Implement holistic, patient-centered care that reflects an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical and nursing management across the health-illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings. (csustan.edu)
  • Delivered through both didactic (hybrid) and experiential components, the curriculum includes advanced courses leading to competencies in the areas of theoretical nursing, evidence-based practice, health assessment, critical thinking, clinical theory and practice, health care of populations, leadership, management, teaching and learning. (une.edu)
  • Specifically, this program fulfills the School of Nursing's mission to educate nurses who advocate and promote the health and wellness of diverse populations through implementation of evidence-based practice, continuous quality improvement, and utilization of information and health technology. (csustan.edu)
  • 2 Volume 21 Issue 2 Summer 2007 News and Views is a quarterly publication and is the official publication of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta. (issuu.com)
  • National structures and standards that achieve greater consistency in the role and responsibilities of Practical Nurses across Canada. (issuu.com)
  • Message from Honourable Dave Hancock, Q.C. Minister of Health and Wellness On behalf of the Government of Alberta, I would like to sincerely thank all Licensed Practical Nurses in the province for continued dedication during this 60th anniversary. (issuu.com)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses play a vital role in enhancing the wellness of Albertans, and helping Albertans realize a healthy future. (issuu.com)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) assist doctors in carrying out various tasks such as operating medical apparatus, guiding the patients about different medical issues, and conducting diagnostic tests. (excite.com)
  • The American Association of Medical Colleges is supporting legislation to increase the number of Medicare-funded residency slots, but even if the President signs the legislation, the shortfall of residency slots will persist at least through 2017. (amazonaws.com)
  • However, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science will deliver some in-person, on-campus laboratory instruction for select courses in the fall 2020 semester that include a laboratory component. (mun.ca)
  • 5 While trends show increasing numbers of doctors across both metropolitan and rural areas 6 and increasing numbers of nurses in all but very remote areas, 7 the changing aspirations and work patterns of recent graduates explain why the number of effective full-time workers does not show a commensurate increase. (mja.com.au)
  • The exhibit, housed on the first floor of the UAB School of Nursing, was made possible by a generous gift from Barrett and Rick MacKay and the Harry B. and Jane H. Brock Foundation. (uab.edu)
  • Every factor you listed is awful--and the age of nurses at the bedside is going up, because I suspect that new nurses have wised up and just won't do it. (allnurses.com)
  • This subscription package is aimed at student nurses, offering advice and insight about how to handle every aspect of their training. (nursingtimes.net)