Monthly Archives: August 2012

Posted on August 29, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Our recently published ...
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Posted on August 27, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including...
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Posted on August 23, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Dr. Tener Goodwin Veenema, Senior Advisor to the American Red Cross and former Senior Consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services, believes that global climate change is the greatest impending threat to public health. Her new book, Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, the third edition of the gold standard, award-winning...
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Posted on August 20, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic...
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Posted on August 13, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions--including a basic description, educational requirements,...
Posted on August 10, 2012 by | 2 comments
For over 30 years, I have focused on promoting and integrating computer technology in the nursing profession.  Now, with the new healthcare legislation, is the time to make nursing visible in our electronic health record systems (EHRs).  My call to action is for professional nurses and nursing organizations to require that the electronic healthcare industry integrate the unified, coded, national nurse-friendly language – Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System – for the...
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Posted on August 8, 2012 by | 1 comment
One of the greatest losses a Hispanic immigrant experiences is the loss of their homeland. Ignoring this loss could have negative consequences on their adjustment to a new country and their assimilation into a new culture. My book, Counseling Hispanics through Loss, Grief, And Bereavement: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals, addresses this loss among others, and explores...
Posted on August 3, 2012 by SpringBoard | 2 comments
Thirty years ago, when the first recorded outbreaks of AIDS occurred, the world knew next to nothing about the disease. Speculation about the disease sparked paranoia, leading to doctors refusing to treat patients for fear of being infected themselves...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
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