Monthly Archives: July 2013

Posted on July 31, 2013 by Laura Choate | 0 comments
As a counselor and mother of an 8-year old daughter, I talk to many parents who are wondering, “What is happening to our girls?”, “Why is my young daughter already begging...
Posted on July 30, 2013 by Vasiliki Douglas | 0 comments
When I arrived at the College of New Caledonia to teach, I had already spent some years as an active researcher in Aboriginal health issues.  My entrance in the field was initially stimulated through meeting Aboriginal women and their families in women’s shelters and was sustained through marriage and subsequent Aboriginal family ties.  Few non-Aboriginal Canadians are aware either of the fundamental role that Aboriginal peoples have played in Canadian history, the unique health issues that...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
Posted on July 29, 2013 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 July 26, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Today's girls face more cultural pressures than ever before, and are struggling with greater mental health issues at earlier ages. We talked with Dr. Laura Choate, author of Adolescent Girls in Distress: A Guide for Mental Health Treatment and Prevention, about her new book. Watch the video interview below to hear Dr. Choate discuss the distinct pressures young girls face today: ...
Posted on July 25, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Congratulations to four Springer Publishing authors who will be inducted into the AAN 2013 Class of Fellows: Leslie Neal-Boylan, Nelma Shearer, Sandra Ryan, and Mary Ellen Glasgow! The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) selected 172 nurse leaders for induction as...
Posted on July 24, 2013 by Brian Kean | 0 comments
This blog post is a re-posted article from Ethical Human...
Posted in: Psychology
Posted on July 23, 2013 by Keith Whitfield | 0 comments
Over the last 25 years, there has been a growing emphasis in the field of Gerontology to study issues related to cultural diversity.  While the emphasis on cultural diversity in general has increased, there has not been a recent comprehensive review of the significant increases in knowledge regarding behavioral, social, biological aspects of minority aging.  More importantly, there has not been a recent text focusing on cardinal public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans. With...
Posted in: Gerontology
Posted on July 22, 2013 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,...
Posted in: Public Health
Posted on July 19, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Below is an excerpt from our recently published title Proposal Writing for Nursing Capstones and...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on July 18, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Teamwork is an undisputed asset for reducing nursing and medical errors, improving quality of patient care, resolving workload issues, and avoiding burnout. In these video clips, Dr. Cynthia Persily, author of Team Leadership and Partnering in Nursing and Health Care, the first text to focus in depth on teamwork in health care, discusses the significance of the health...
Posted in: Nursing
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