Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Posted on April 28, 2015 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
Do we have health reform in the US, or don’t we? As of February 3, 2015, the US House of Representatives voted for the 56th time to repeal or restrict the Affordable Care Act of 2010, otherwise known as health reform.  A current Supreme Court case will decide whether...
Posted in: News, Nursing
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Posted on April 27, 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 Rehabilitation Services sets and implements guidelines for programs such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. The...
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Posted on April 20, 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! A large number of counselors work in community or governmental agencies. Many counselors work in state employment departments and in federally funded position created by the Jobs Training Partnership...
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Posted on April 13, 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 Environmental health nursing could be considered a subset of public health nursing. These nurses...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
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Posted on April 10, 2015 by Raymond Goldsteen | 0 comments
April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. In honor of Friday's theme of "Building on 20 Years of Success" and the week's overall theme of Healthiest Nation 2030, we present this list, adapted from Chapter 2 of Introduction to Public Health, Second Edition, by Raymond L....
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on April 9, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. In honor of Thursday's theme of "Building Broader Communities" and the week's overall theme of Healthiest Nation 2030, we present this article, adapted from Chapter 9 of Community-Oriented Health Services, by Elias Mpofu, Phd, Ded, CRC. The...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on April 8, 2015 by Frederick G. Murphy, MSHyg, MPIA | 0 comments
April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. In honor of Wednesday's theme of "Building Momentum" and the week's overall theme of Healthiest Nation 2030, we present this list, adapted from Chapter 3 of Community...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on April 7, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
April 6-12 is National Public Health Week. In light of Tuesday's theme of "Starting from Zip," focusing on geographical disparities in health, and the week's overall theme of Healthiest Nation 2030, we present this article, adapted from Chapter 1 of the award-winning Rural Public Health, edited by Jacob Warren, Ph.D....
Posted in: Public Health