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Posted on October 20, 2014 by Sten H. Vermund | 0 comments
On October 15, we solicited your questions about the Ebola outbreak. Our author Sten Vermund, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Amos Christie Chair and Director at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Institute for Global Health has graciously taken the time to answer your questions. Sharon Slockbower, RN, asked: ...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
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Posted on October 19, 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 Medical Records is responsible for maintaining the records of patients, in accordance with federal government regulations regarding patient...
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Posted on October 14, 2014 by SpringBoard | 5 comments
The 2014 Ebola outbreak is now one of the greatest global health crises in recent history. The past few days have brought forth a slew of alarming headlines: In Dallas, a nurse, Nina Pham, has become the first recorded case of Ebola transmission in the United States. Pham contracted the disease while treating a Liberian man, who died last week. A...
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Posted on October 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! BASIC DESCRIPTION  The childbirth educator provides informational and educational classes for expectant parents. Classes include information...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on October 9, 2014 by Raymond Goldsteen | 0 comments
Ebola hemorrhagic fever - its name strikes fear in most people, even those who live far from its epicenter in West Africa where the World Health Organization estimates there have been 5,800 cases so far.  Ebola often starts with symptoms of fever, fatigue, headache, joint/muscle/abdominal pain, and loss of appetite—symptoms similar to a number of other ailments, including the flu. But Ebola is not the flu—it is much more lethal, killing at least sixty percent of the people it infects.  So...
Posted in: News, Public Health