Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Posted on February 27, 2015 by John Hamel | 1 comment
In its January 2015 issue, Partner Abuse, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Springer Publishing Company, focuses on intimate partner abuse (PA) among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities.  Contemporary research finds rates of PA to be comparable or between same-sex and opposite-sex couples, and therefore a problem worthy of serious attention.  According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual...
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Posted on February 23, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
This year, the American Journal of Nursing named eight of our books as winners of the 2014 AJN Book of the Year awards in their respective categories. Thanks to our nursing authors, Springer Publishing had more individual books honored this year than any other winning publisher, and tied for the most awards won by a single publisher. This weekly feature showcases our winning authors and their outstanding titles.  Family...
Posted in: News, Nursing
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Posted on February 23, 2015 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! Mediation and conflict resolution have become very popular in community settings, and some colleges and universities have created ombudsman positions. The ombudsman has many functions, and chief...
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Posted on February 20, 2015 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
The road to heart disease starts in childhood. To prevent it, we need to do the same. In this excerpt from the ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology, authors Benjamin Oldfield,...
Posted in: Uncategorized
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Posted on February 16, 2015 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! Job Description The job title isn’t glamorous, but hazardous waste inspectors have very important jobs. They ensure that manufacturers meet local and national guidelines for the...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on February 16, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
This year, the American Journal of Nursing named eight of our books as winners of the 2014 AJN Book of the Year awards in their respective categories. Thanks to our nursing authors, Springer Publishing had more individual books honored this year than any other winning publisher, and tied for the most awards won by a single publisher. This weekly feature showcases our winning authors and their outstanding titles. The...
Posted in: Gerontology, Nursing
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Posted on February 12, 2015 by Fred Murphy, MSHyg, MPIA | 0 comments
How should morality work in practice? This has become a challenging concept in communities throughout the globe. Parents don’t trust children, or children their parents; church members don’t trust their pastors, and vice versa; patients don’t trust their doctors; and community residents don’t trust law enforcement officials. One only needs to read or access social media to realize explore the moral deficiency existing in villages in...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on February 9, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
This year, the American Journal of Nursing named eight of our books as winners of the 2014 AJN Book of the Year awards in their respective categories. Thanks to our nursing authors, Springer Publishing had more individual books honored this year than any other winning publisher, and tied for the most awards won by a single publisher. This weekly feature showcases our winning authors and their outstanding titles. ...
Posted in: News, Nursing, Public Health
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Posted on February 9, 2015 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! Basic Description A community health nurse is someone who delivers nursing care for individuals and families where they live, work, or go to school. The...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
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Posted on February 2, 2015 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! Job Description The Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the efficient operation of the hospital pharmacy. The Director establishes standards of quality, productivity,...
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