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Research shows patients must re-learn going from sitting to standing after total knee replacement

... pattern that could not be resolved without retraining by a physical therapist, usually beginning 4-6 ... but is less stable and could lead to falls. The retraining would involve teaching the patient to rise up ... to the development of future knee osteoarthritis, retraining may be an important prevention strategy," ...

Aging Isn't About Slowing Down, Experts Say

... continue being physically active well into old age. Each attribution retraining session was followed by a one-hour exercise class that included strength, ... sleep. "The exciting part is that, to our knowledge, this attribution retraining component hasn't been tested in a physical activity intervention," ...

Hispanic Workers Ages 50+ May Help Employers Solve Potential Future Labor Shortages

... workers who are not fluent in English. Use media outlets and other recruiting channels that serve the Hispanic community. Implement retraining programs to help older workers in physically demanding jobs transition into positions that require less physical exertion. Consider offering ...

Career Step Approved to Train Military Spouses with Department of Defense CAA Funds

... to pursue rewarding new careers," said Mike Wilstead, Career Step's CEO. "In this economic environment many individuals are interested in retraining and education to expand their skills sets. Now, military spouses can prepare for careers in the growing medical transcription and medical coding and ...

Rigorous Visual Training Teaches the Brain to See Again After Stroke

... some vision, according to scientists who published their results in the April 1 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience . Such rigorous visual retraining is not common for people who suffer blindness after a stroke. That's in contrast to other consequences of stroke, such as speech or movement ...

DeVry University announces Employment Gap Scholarship program to aid displaced workers

... that will strengthen their career prospects in a competitive job market." DeVry University enables students to obtain the new skill sets and retraining required for positions in high-growth fields. For example, its College of Engineering and Information Sciences provides undergraduate degree programs ...

Wanted - Past Players of Dr. Deming - Red Bead Experiment

... lessons of past players so they may be shared with the next generation of willing workers. The lessons learned from the past may have a key role in retraining workers to take on new jobs, as the world recovers from the current economic crisis. The use of current Internet social networking technology ...

VA Implementing National Safety 'Step-Up'

... continue during the Step-Up at all VA facilities, but with extra emphasis on safety and proper processing protocols. Specific efforts will include retraining on reprocessing endoscopes, establishment of easily tracked accountability for instrument processing, and training on standard operating procedures ...

ACL Injury Prevention Program is First in Nation to Tackle Growing Problem

... specific stretching, strengthening, flexibility and balance exercises that have been shown to significantly reduce injury rates. "PEP works by retraining the nervous and muscle system in female athletes to be more efficient, and as a result, reduce the potential for non-contact ACL tears," said Andy ...

Recession-Proof Your Career: High Job Growth Expected for Rehab Therapists

... license, earn an average salary of $42,000. More than 300 colleges and universities offer programs in the therapy disciplines, and job retraining can take as little as 18 months. The shortage of rehabilitation therapists has prompted many companies to offer educational benefits and student ...

Most inactive physicians retain licenses, return to practice without competency review

... have been inactive in the state where they are licensed for at least a year, and most states do not require them to undergo competency tests or retraining when they return to actively practicing medicine. Because of the lack of regulation, patient safety could be compromised in some instances, say ...

AHCA/Alliance Detail Components of Long Term Care Economic Recovery, Jobs Plan

... therapists, licensed practical nurses and aides, with countless more unfilled positions within other areas of the post-acute/long term care sector. retraining dollars and other incentives designed to expand the available labor pool would translate into immediate jobs. Any work force development initiatives ...

Patient management: Quality of life and beyond

... used simple written forms to focus attention during clinical breast exams, the rate of breast mass detection from the previous year doubled without retraining clinicians, thus affirming the importance of clinician attentiveness. This finding, researchers say, can be applied to all aspects of medicine and ...

Premier Inc Automates their Compensation Management Processes, Chooses HCR Software's CompensationXL Product

... Premier, a PeopleSoft HRMS User, researched the available options and found many choices. However, most of the solutions required complete retraining of their managers which presented additional headaches. Ultimately, Premier identified a vendor that could automate their existing process while ...

Stroke Patients at High Risk for Falls

... and as part of ongoing rehabilitation in the home," Kerse said. Fall prevention strategies should include: Lower leg strengthening, balance retraining and exercise programs. Assessment of fall hazards in the home and improvements such as appropriate lighting, removal of obstacles and installation ...

Farm Bill Provision Will Disrupt MaineCare Program

... A private contractor works with the state of Maine to process and deliver benefits associated with it's ASPIRE (Additional Support for People in retraining and Employment) program, which provides assistance and work opportunities to an average of nearly 27,000 Mainers each month. "As someone who has ...

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Responds to ACLU Lawsuit

... on February 13, 2007 that it had expanded the hospital's "on call" social services staff to cover off-hour placement of homeless patients and begun retraining emergency room personnel on the critical role of the hospital's clinical social workers and the special needs of the homeless. After thorough ...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

... the discomforts may make working routines impossible or negatively affect normal daily life. Doctor Heitzmann has recommended TRT (Tinnitus retraining Therapy) treatment based on the neurophysiological model - for those suffering from tinnitus. She points out that it is a treatment the aim of which ...

Brain's Filing System Uncovered

... were retrained to group the same visual patterns into two new categories. Parietal cortex activity was completely reorganized as a result of this retraining and encoded the visual patterns according to the newly learned categories. “This research helps to further the understanding of how the brain ...

Scotland Faces Shortage Of GPs

... research fellow at the University of Edinburgh and a practising GP, identifies action must be taken, regarding hiring more doctors from overseas, retraining nurses to carry out advanced duties currently performed by GPs and giving women doctors with families more support to work longer hours, whereas ...

An appeal by an epilepsy doctor in UK against his hospital

... Court of Appeal. "I am slightly stunned - we understood that not many conditions were put on him - and he was virtually free to continue his retraining and go back into the wide world. We will go to the appeal hearing and put forward our views. Other parents are equally stunned - they thought they ...

New Two-Drug Regime To Tackle Malaria

... will be another 2-3 months before the drugs are available in the public health network. Experts also believe the real challenge will lie in retraining the doctors, nurses and paramedic staff like Anganwadi workers. "It all looks very easy on the paper, but what about the implantation? There ...

Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers

... has shown that providing workers with drugs is cheaper than paying for absenteeism, loss of productivity, hospitalization, funerals and replacing and retraining staff. However the government of South Africa has said it would be impossible for it to provide free HIV drugs through public health system. This ...
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