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New School Curriculum Addresses Rx and OTC Drug Abuse

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- A new school curriculum that counters abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs was the topic of conversation at a press conference today in Washington, D.C. The curriculum is comprised of components for students as well as presentations f...

IEA and DMEC Announce New Certified Professional in Disability Management Curriculum

SANTA ANA, Calif. and SAN DIEGO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Insurance Educational Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional education, has introduced a completely revised Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM) curriculum. The new curriculum was honored today...

Positive behavior support training curriculum

Authors Dennis H. Reid and Marsha Parsons bring you a best-selling competency-based training curriculum that is helping providers nationwide enhance the quality of care provided to people with intellectual disabilities. The Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum (PBSTC) teaches direct su...

Cognitive Skills Focused Curriculum may Lessen Kids' Behavioural Problems

A recent research has found that curriculum focused on cognitive skills may improve child behaviour. According to a recent study in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences children who were taught a curriculum that focused on self-discipline and consideration of their own and others' em...

Problem-Based Learning Curriculum a Success for Medical School

Knowledge in the medical field changes so rapidly that by the time students graduate, many are already behind in the latest medical knowledge. //In an effort to address this issue, the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine adjusted its curriculum 13 years ago, and a recent study has sh...

Medical community worried that new curriculum will 'Promote Quackery'

Leading medical bodies in India have criticized the recent announcement of health minister to change the undergraduate medical curriculum. Mr.Vinay Agarwal, Secretary of Indian medical Association // that has over 150,000 doctors as members said: "The idea of adding ayurveda, unani and homoe...

Medical Curriculum in India to change says Health Minister

Union Health Minister in India proposes to change the curriculum for medicine by integrating modern and traditional practices and hopes to implement it within two years. "Today's medical curriculum is outdated. We are working // towards integration of both the modern and traditional practices...

HIV/AIDS Prevention in Caribbean Schools Curriculum

Education ministers from the Organization of East Caribbean States (OECS) have said schools// of member-countries will add HIV/AIDS prevention studies to their respective curricula. Arsen James, education minister of St. Lucia, said the pandemic has raised concern of great magnitude in the re...

Yoga, to Be Included in Schools as Part of the Curriculum

There is some good news in the air. To tackle obesity in school children, and inculcate the practice of yoga from very young, a proposal to include yoga in the// school curriculum was put forward, which has received the green signal from the HRD ministry. While announcing this piece of good n...

Students in Pakistan Protest Against Dance, Music in Curriculum

Eight Pakistani student organisations have launched a campaign against Punjab University's (PU) move to introduce studies in dance, music and theatre, saying //'enlightened moderation' is sought to be injected into Islamic society at the behest of 'foreign masters'. Posters and handbills, anno...

Substance Abuse Prevention Messages Better Received Among Teenagers in the Form of Media Campaigns and Curriculum

According to the new study a well designed community campaign can dramatically cut marijuana and alcohol use among young teens. The study was conducted in 32 schools in 16 communities around the country.// As a result of this campaign half the number of students who began using marijuana and alcoho...

Omaha School of Massage Therapy Adds Healthcare Programs, Joins Herzing University, and Changes Name

...ng University in May 2009. The school name has been changed to Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University (OSMHC) to reflect the new curriculum and university integration. The new Medical Assisting program and Medical Billing and Insurance Coding program are both slated to begin classe...

New Book by Leading Authority Responds to National Initiative to Bring Undergraduate Public Health Education to All American Colleges and Universities

...an, is hard-wired to the Association of American Colleges and Universities' curriculum recommendations for an undergraduate course by the same name. The book is a...d Public Health initiative. Public Health 101 is hardwired to the AAC&U curriculum recommendations for a course by the same name. The book is the keystone...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

...olorado. In addition to serving as President of Eric Westacott Foundation, Eric sits on the board of Next Steps Foundation and assists with developing curriculum for Washington University's Program in Occupational Therapy. He is President of the Board for Adventures on Wheels, a charity dedicated to providing ...

URAC Launches New eLearning Courses for Health Care Management Accreditation

... both audio and video, and is guided by a URAC accredited reviewer. The addition of these new modules increases the number of eLearning curriculum that are currently available to seven courses. Core Standards, Understanding Quality Improvement Projects (QIP), URAC Scoring System, and Health Utili...

American Laser Centers Announces Launch of 'ALC University'

...rning and performance management system for the training of current and new technicians, clinic managers and corporate staff. This ongoing educational curriculum works to reinforce American Laser Center's best in class service and enhance the customer experience. Since its inception, ALC University h...

ISSA Announces New Specialist in Fitness Nutrition Certification

...erweight and obesity, reaching 70% of the US population," reports Dr. Sal Arria, CEO and founder of the ISSA . "The Specialist in Fitness Nutrition curriculum offers the fitness enthusiast and personal trainer a proper education, empowering them to become experts on a topic that raises much doubt and confusi...

Hartford's Camp Courant Gets a 'Brick' Up on Summer Thanks to $100,000 Grant From The LEGO(R) Children's Fund

... earmarked to replenish supplies and equipment for arts & crafts and athletic activities, to add new resources and programs to the camp's existing curriculum and to bolster educational and personal development activities. "This generous grant will go a long way toward making this summer both fun an...

American Society of Hematology awards grants to encourage novel medical training programs

... as pathology, lab medicine, and transfusion medicine, as well as providing for combined pediatric and adult hematology training." Each recipient's curriculum will integrate new advances and technologies into traditional hematology training programs. Specifically, Dr. Neufeld's grant will support training fo...

St. Jude Virologist Honored by the Royal Society

...ay as major reservoirs for influenza viruses and their role in the evolution of new pandemic strains for humans and lower animals. Webster's curriculum vitae contains more than 500 original articles and reviews on influenza viruses. In addition to his position at St. Jude, Webster has served as a cons...

CNI College Massage Therapy Students Experience Plastination & Cadaver Lab

...nts to be successful in the field of massage and to pass the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). The accredited curriculum encompasses the required sciences, massage techniques, wellness models, business planning, design and implementation, and a myriad of other topics wit...

University of Phoenix Expands Advanced Degree Programs; Adds Ph.D. in Nursing and Educational Specialist Degrees

...ders who will strategically manage and lead complex educational organizations. The program emphasizes leadership, with a focus on a specialization in curriculum and Instruction. "This degree is a vital step up for academic professionals who want to increase their own personal knowledge or skills, but wo...

B-Line Medical(R) and Mentice, Inc. Announce Data Integration Partnership

...ure to the powerful and highly automated SimBridge(R), B-Line Medical solutions maximize resources, allowing faculty and staff to focus on student and curriculum development. For more information visit www.blinemedical.com . About Mentice ( www.mentice.com ) Mentice is a leading developer and suppli...

B-Line Medical(R) and Surgical Science Sign Data Integration Agreement for LapSim(R) Simulator

...ure to the powerful and highly automated SimBridge(R), B-Line Medical solutions maximize resources, allowing faculty and staff to focus on student and curriculum development. For more information visit www.blinemedical.com . About Surgical Science ( http://www.surgical-science.com ) Surgical Science, es...

Ingenious Med Announces a New Coding & Compliance Tool, MasterCoder

...ous Med, is responsible for ensuring new physicians in his groups learn how to code correctly. New physicians are required to complete the Hospitalist curriculum from E/M University. This is a series of courses that help educate the physicians in proper coding and documentation. Zurcher states that while "IM M...

Simbionix Signs Agreement With the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery

...AES has acknowledged the necessity of developing a curriculum and objective assessment tools for standardizing t... field of education. The development of a training curriculum that can be easily adopted by every country and pr...n Community looks forward to the time when the LSS curriculum becomes the standard for teaching and evaluating i...

Al Copeland Day Lives on Through Efforts To Cure Merkel Cell Carcinoma

...chising was established at Louisiana State University . As part of the Eminent Scholars Program, the endowment provides for the development of a full curriculum of franchising studies at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Prior to his death, legendary restaurateur Al Copeland's last wish was for ...

CRH Medical introduces non surgical hemorroid removal to Gastroenterology Fellowship program

...g program into its Fellowship Program, University of South Alabama Professor of Medicine, Dr. Jack Di Palma said "This program enhances our training curriculum and enhances our Fellowship education program. I would encourage other Fellowship Programs to take advantage of it. Our Fellows enjoyed the training, ...

Case Western Reserve University Receives $5M From Third Frontier Commission for the Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

...nized throughout the international medical community for outstanding achievements in teaching. The School's innovative and pioneering Western Reserve2 curriculum interweaves four themes--research and scholarship, clinical mastery, leadership, and civic professionalism--to prepare students for the practice of ev...

Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation to Sponsor a Collaborative Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience and Delivery

... exception," says David Rosenman, M.D., a Mayo Clinic physician who practices Hospital Internal Medicine. He is the director of Mayo Clinic Innovation curriculum and the National Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience and Delivery. The public can follow symposium-related news and innovation at...

Social class, gender and ethnic group determine adolescents' sexual-affective education

...usion of this investigation from the great amount of information analysed "confirms the urgency of working on affective sexual education in the formal curriculum to promote, from formal education, sexual and gender equality, as the adolescents' collective imaginary is very far from these democratic and civic va...

Attention New Jersey Physicians Still Needing to Meet Cultural Competency Requirement by June 30

...g the following Promo Code at checkout: NJ_25. Quality Interactions(R) highlights the key elements of the nationally recognized, cross-cultural curriculum published by Drs. Betancourt, Green and J. Emilio Carrillo in the Annals of Internal Medicine ( Cross-Cultural Primary Care: A Patient-Based Approach....

Oracle Focuses on Health Sciences Partner Enablement, Growth, and Accreditation

... Oracle Health Sciences applications. For OPN partners, Oracle's new Health Sciences Guided Learning Paths provide a series of pre-defined curriculum and assessment tests for both pre-sales consultants and sales people, designed to help build and extend partners' expertise around Oracle Health Scien...

34 Outstanding Teachers and Schools Receive $10,000 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence

... with the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Education to judge the teaching awards in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The School's Department of curriculum and Instruction is consistently recognized as a leader in education, and their expertise aided in the selection of the strongest possible winners. ...

Herzing University, Minneapolis Receives Board of Nursing Approval

...n Slama. "This gets them working in their desired career field and maximizing their earning potential ASAP." The Herzing BSN program's innovative curriculum and class schedule are designed for students seeking a professional degree in a convenient format. Student applications are already being accepted. ...

Teens as Cardiologists in Training: Program Swaps Backpacks for Stethoscopes

...women in this country, the program also serves as an important reminder of why it's important to maintain good heart health throughout life." The curriculum of the Young Women's Leadership Academy has a specific focus on math, science and technology. "We developed this program to help foster the academic a...

American Dental Association, The Forsyth Institute Collaborate to Pilot Evidence-Based Dentistry Training Course

...activities throughout the week. Accommodating up to 30 students, the curriculum includes: Formulating clinical questions Searching ... Interested candidates must fill out a questionnaire and submit current curriculum vitae . Reviewed on a rolling admission process, notification of accepted ...

Simulation helps students learn dental implant procedures

...ring the third and fourth years of dental education, depending on the curricula of each institution. Dr. Cibirka hopes it will be part of MCG's dental curriculum soon. "We want the students that we graduate to be the best dentists they can be because they have learned better and feel more confident in the te...

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Releases New Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Guidelines

..., the AAPD guidelines also encourage health care professionals to talk to their patients about proper oral care. In addition, the AAPD recommends that curriculum at medical, nursing and allied health professional programs include education in perinatal and infant oral health. For more information on perin...

LA BioMed researcher honored for excellence in education

..."recognize outstanding dedication, innovation and sustained excellence in education." Dr. Stevens is a clinical professor of medicine, director of curriculum development and director of combined degree programs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He serves as director of Quality and Process Imp...
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