Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Posted on March 30, 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 Physician Relations directs and oversees programs designed to foster positive relations between physicians and the hospital or healthcare facility....
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Posted on March 26, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout the month, we'll be sharing selected excerpts from our imprint Demos Medical's title Brain Injury Medicine, Second Edition. Today's excerpt is adapted from the chapter "History of Acute Care and Rehabilitation of Head Injury," by Graham Teasdale and George...
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Posted on March 23, 2015 by Shannon Hodges | 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 skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! Because most counseling programs are located in Colleges of Education, it is likely that relatively few professors of counselor education have become deans of the college. As Colleges of Education...
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Posted on March 19, 2015 by Douglas I. Katz | 0 comments
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout the month, we'll be sharing selected excerpts from our sister imprint Demos Medical's title Brain Injury Medicine, Second Edition. Today's excerpt is adapted from the chapter "Clinical Continuum of Care and Natural History," by Douglas I. Katz, Nathan D....
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Posted on March 18, 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 Hydrologists study the occurrence, movement, and distribution of water on and within the earth, and the relationship between that water and the surrounding...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on March 18, 2015 by Marily Oermann | 0 comments
Writing well is an essential skill for nurses at all levels, but far too many students graduate from nursing programs without developing writing competency. In many nursing programs, written assignments consist of progress notes about patients, care plans, concept maps, and various types of short papers. Too few assignments require preparing a variety of types of papers, writing drafts, receiving feedback on those drafts, and rewriting them. Too few graduates of nursing programs develop the ability...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on March 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. Workplace...
Posted in: Nursing, Psychology
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Posted on March 13, 2015 by Kelly Niles-Yokum PhD, MPA | 0 comments
Chances are that you or someone you know is a caregiver of an older adult. A survey conducted by AARP found that about 62% of all workers between the ages of 45 and 74 are helping an older adult with their care needs.  The imputed value of the time these caregivers provide is reported to be approximately $450 billion.  This means that the American...
Posted in: Gerontology, Nursing
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Posted on March 12, 2015 by Victor G. Coronado | 0 comments
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout the month, we'll be sharing selected excerpts from our sister imprint Demos Medical's title Brain Injury Medicine, Second Edition. Today's excerpt is adapted from the chapter "Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology and Public Health Issues," by Victor G. Coronado,...
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Posted on March 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. Nursing...
Posted in: Nursing
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