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Posted on November 16, 2014 by Demos Health | 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 The circulating nurse, an integral part of the perioperative team, serves as an advocate for patients who are under anesthesia and/or sedation. Responsibilities include...
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Posted on November 14, 2014 by Demos Health | 0 comments
In this monthly feature, we collect a few excerpts from reviews of our books.  Here is a sampling of our October book reviews: Androgen Deprivation Therapy: An Essential Guide for Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones, by Richard J. Wassersug, PhD; Lauren M. Walker, PhD; John W. Robinson, PhD, R Psych “This is an excellent resource for individuals who are both being treated by and caring...
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Posted on November 9, 2014 by Demos Health | 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 Pastoral Care develops and manages services designed to meet the religious and/or spiritual needs of patients and their families, as well...
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Posted on November 2, 2014 by Demos Health | 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! Counselors working in a college or university career center will have a very different role compared with counselors providing mostly personal or mental health counseling. Collegiate career centers,...
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Posted on October 27, 2014 by Glen Getz | 0 comments
As I was driving into work a couple of weeks ago, I heard on the radio a story about a Division I college football coach at a large University who was being questioned and criticized regarding his decision to allow his quarterback back into a football game after possibly sustaining a concussion. The discussion focused on how it was difficult to understand how this coach could make this apparent mistake given the recent improvement of sports-related concussion management and wide-spread media attention...
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