Posted on April 9, 2015
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.
Posted on February 12, 2015
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 on February 9, 2015
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 community health nurse is someone who delivers nursing care for individuals and families where they live, work, or go to school. The...
Posted on May 5, 2014
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...
Posted on March 13, 2014
The PROSE Awards have been bestowed annually to the best books, journals, and electronic content in professional and scholarly publishing in more than 40 categories since 1976. Introduction to Aboriginal Health and Health Care in Canada, written by Dr. Vasiliki Douglas, was the recipient of the 2013 PROSE Award in the Nursing & Allied Health Sciences category. In this...