Monthly Archives: December 2012

Posted on December 31, 2012 by Shannon Hodges | 0 comments
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 skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! ...
Posted on December 28, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
What cautions should nurses using social media consider? How can a nurse begin to incorporate social media into her work? How should you advise patients on identifying credible health care information online? We recently talked with the authors of Social Media for Nurses: Educating Practitioners and Patients in a Networked World to find out more. Take a listen to this Q&A...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 24, 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, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! ...
Posted in: Public Health
Posted on December 21, 2012 by Jose Alejandro | 1 comment
The recent elections, which will influence the implementation of Affordable Care Act (ACA), dominated the news, social media, and conversations...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
Posted on December 19, 2012 by Ruth Wittmann-Price | 1 comment
I vividly remember how much I loved to hear stories when I was young. I still remember many of those stories because there was an element in the narrative or a personality attribute in the character to which I could relate. Many times I remember being able to experience the emotions and feelings of the characters in the story. Those emotions ran the gamut from proud to happy, all the way to terrified and sad. Becoming a nurse sometimes elicited the same feelings for me. As I learned to...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 17, 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, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! ...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 15, 2012 by Kathy Seifert | 0 comments
In light of the shooting that occurred this week, Dr. Seifert offers her insights on the connection between mental illness and violence.  Not all mentally ill people are violent and not all violent people are mentally ill. Mental illness and violence are separate concepts. Assessments and interventions for these are different also. However, there is some overlap. Systems that address procedures for managing violence in others need to improve on identifying violence and taking...
Posted on December 14, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Springer Publishing Company recently attended the 32nd annual National Academy of Neuropsychology conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The 2012 conference emphasized groundbreaking science and state-of-the art clinical procedures at the intersection of neuropsychological practice and medicine. Dr. Igor Grant, an internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, spoke about the interplay of brain-behavior interactions and medicine in his keynote address, "Medicine, Brain, and Behavior: Neuropsychology's...
Posted in: Psychology
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