Monthly Archives: October 2012

Posted on October 31, 2012 by Carmen Inoa Vazquez | 0 comments
Dr. Carmen Inoa Vazquez is a Springer Publishing author whose title, Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture for Clinicians, addresses culturally specific and diverse narratives of loss in order to illustrate cultural revelations in the grief process and the clinical assessment of denial and spirituality. Dr. Vazquez takes a moment to discuss spirituality and religion and their...
Posted on October 29, 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,...
Posted in: Public Health
Posted on October 26, 2012 by Marty Lewis-Hunstiger | 0 comments
When I was a college freshman I learned about the concept of internal and external locus of control. The metaphor used by David Riesman in his book ...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on October 24, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. With 54-60 million people in the United States, and 1 billion worldwide living with one or more disability, the importance of this issue stretches beyond politics. As such, since the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and a recent executive order signed in 2010 which increases the hiring and retention of disabled employees, our country has been working...
Posted in: Nursing, Rehabilitation
Posted on October 23, 2012 by Arianna Bush | 1 comment
It’s no secret that America is facing a serious shortage...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on October 22, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on October 22, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Although the atmosphere for men in nursing is changing, prejudice towards male nurses remains with us today. The common assumption that nurses are female has often made it difficult for males to embrace the nursing profession. In fact, a May 2011 report by the American Nurses Association shows that only 6.8% of nurses of the 3.1 million RNs employed in the United States are men. However, in somewhat encouraging...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on October 19, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
More and more healthcare professionals are making their presence known in social media outlets. In fact, 1,264 health-related organizations are on Facebook Close to 1,500 hospitals use social media Social media is revolutionizing the way we network, share material, and connect with others. Not...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on October 18, 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,...
Posted on October 17, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In recognition of International Infection Prevention Week Springer Publishing Company is doing our part to raise awareness. As of October 17th, 247 cases of a rare form...
Posted in: Public Health
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