Posted on January 29, 2013
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational...
Posted on January 28, 2013
A new Springer Publishing Company survey reveals high tablet and smartphone use among behavioral and health sciences professors. The annual survey polled about a thousand participants on their ownership and usage of smartphones, eBook readers, tablet computers, apps, and social media.
Among survey respondents, 69% owned a smartphone, 45% owned a tablet computer, and 42% owned an eReader. Tablet and eReader ownership rates were particularly high, and about double that in the general population,...
Posted on January 25, 2013
One thing nurses need to learn early in their careers is how to compartmentalize the emotional reactions we feel as we work with people who suffer. If we break down while listening to their stories, we are not much use to them. The traumatic events experienced by survivors of sex trafficking are not unlike the experiences of victims of state-sanctioned torture. Injuries sustained during exploitation leave scars on the body and the spirit that can prevent the survivor from having any semblance...
Posted on January 23, 2013
Answers about cancer that you never wanted to know.
Understanding why elderly couples fight, with insights from...
Posted on January 18, 2013
A sign of the changing health care landscape, a new book on social media and nursing is the first to offer a comprehensive guide on the subject. Social Media for Nurses: Educating Practitioners and Patients in a Networked World; by Ramona Nelson, Irene Joos, and Debra M. Wolf; explores the social media platforms available to health care practitioners and offers the knowledge, principles, and skills needed...
Posted on January 16, 2013
Springer Publishing Company recently completed a survey which reveals key findings concerning the use of tablets, eReaders, and smartphones among nursing professors. The annual survey polled 1,281 nurses on their ownership and usage of mobile devices, their preferences for nursing and medical apps and eBooks, and their social media use. View the infographic of its key findings below!
Posted on January 14, 2013
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements,...
Posted on January 11, 2013
The onset of winter brings an unwelcome visitor, the common cold. For most of us cold viruses are a nuisance, a minor inconvenience. For premature infants, colds caused by Respiratory...
Posted on January 7, 2013
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!
The Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) serves as the point person for all hospital compliance activities. The CCO needs to be a person of high integrity, and...
Posted on January 4, 2013
Recently, at the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Conference, we sat down with Chad Noggle, co-editor of Springer Publishing Company's Contemporary Neuropsychology Series. Noggle discusses the series in two short interviews:
Part 1: Chad Noggle and the Contemporary Neuropsychology Series:
Part 2: Chad Noggle and the Contemporary...