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$1 million grant to RI Hospital M.D. for primary care melanoma screening training program

Providence, RI Rhode Island Hospital dermatologist Martin Weinstock, MD, PhD, has received a $1 million, 2-year Team Science Award grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to serve as principal investigator to develop a training program for primary care physicians to improve melanoma screening i...

New Kodak Training Facility Showcases the Latest in Dental Technology, Solutions from Advanced Automation: Networking Solutions, Dental Practice Management and Dental X-Ray Integration

Advanced Automation partners in designing cutting-edge training facility for Kodak Dental Systems that features practice management integration and leading dental technologies such as dental digital x-ray Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- Advanced Automation, a lead...

Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Medical Device Regulatory Training for the University of Michigan's Medical Innovation Center

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Validation & Compliance Institute (VCI) is developing a series of training videos for the University of Michigan Medical Innovation Center (MIC). The videos will introduce University of Michigan researchers to the regulations that are required by ...

Eagles to Host 2nd Annual American Red Cross Training Camp Blood Drive

The Philadelphia Eagles are looking for 1,200 blood donors ready to "Bleed Eagles Green" and help save lives in our community PHILADELPHIA, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 8, 2009, The Philadelphia Eagles will team up with the American Red Cross to hos...

Attention Training Might Help Stroke Victims

Program to improve focus got mixed results, researchers say THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- The inability to focus is a common problem for stroke survivors, and a new study finds they might benefit from attention-training. New Zealand psychologists evaluated 78 stroke patients...

Two Years Remain for Physicians to Obtain Sleep Medicine Certification without Fellowship Training

Two years remain for physicians to bypass a year of area-specific training in their pursuit of Sleep Medicine Certification. The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology will offer a board review course for Sleep Board Certification from October 3-5, 2009, that stresses the knowledge that ...

iCRco Conducts 2009 Asia/Pacific Distributor Training Program

June 18th, 2009 - iCRco completed its annual Asia/Pacific distributor training program in Suzhou, China, with over 60 representatives in attendance. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2009 -- iCRco completed its annual Asia/Pacific distributor training program in Suzhou, Chi...

Justice Department Releases New Fact Sheet on the Rights of Persons With HIV or AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today released a new technical assistance fact sheet on legal requirements relating to admitting individuals with HIV or AIDS to occupational training schools and granting state licensure in occupations such as ba...

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

(WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009) The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announces that Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School, Thomas Shea, MD, of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Alvin Schmaier, MD, of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, will each receive ASH...

Easy Strength Training Exercise May Help Treat Tennis Elbow, Study Shows

People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their study results at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's A...

Bayer HealthCare Launches Hemophilia Self-Infusion Training Program

WAYNE, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals launched the BayCuff(TM) self-infusion training program, an educational initiative designed to make infusion of recombinant factor VIII easier for both patients with hemophilia A and for their caregivers. The centerpiece ...

DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland

BALTIMORE, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today opened its 100th DaVita Academy - the company's award-winning, leadership development and cultural orientation program for...

TrainingPeaks Selected As "Official Training Software" Of Bike MS And Joe Friel Selected As The "Official Coach"

Participants of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's 100 Bike MS® fundraising events can now map, plan and train for their rides with Joe Friel and TrainingPeaks.com. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) July 7, 2009 - TrainingPeaks.com has been selected as the "Offici...

Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York and Mentice, Inc. Announce the Successful Completion of Their 1st Trans-septal Cardiac Catheterization Training Course: A Comprehensive Hands-On Tutorial with Certification on June 12th and 13th 2009 in

NEW YORK and Evanston, Ill., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York (Lenox Hill) and Mentice, Inc. (Mentice) partnered to coordinate the 1st trans-septal specific training course which incorporated high fidelity endovascular simulation utilizing the Mentice VIS...

Validation & Compliance Institute, LLC, to Provide Dietary Supplement GMP Training for NSF International

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Validation and Compliance Institute (VCI), which provides a full range of compliance services for FDA regulated industries, will offer a series of Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) trainings for DBA Analytical (DBA), a division of NSF ...

AFIT Accelerated Flight & Instrument Training Announces New Accelerated Flight Training Programs For Cirrus Aircraft Equipped With New Perspective Avionics by Garmin (CSIP)

AFIT, Aviations Most Respected Name, and the nation's largest and most effective Accelerated Flight Training Organizations in the US today, announced New Accelerated Flight Training Programs across the U.S. For Cirrus Aircraft Equipped With the New Perspective Avionics by Garmin. ...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

Wetting alarm speeds up the potty process, researchers say FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- For countless generations, parents have been trying to get toddlers to pee in the toilet. Now, Belgian researchers think they have come up with a 21st century solution -- electronics. Rese...

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

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) and The Forsyth Institute announce the offering of an intensive, five-day training course in evidence-based principles and tools, including systematic reviews and application...

Sleep Training Provides Much-Needed Shut-Eye

Cognitive behavior therapy helps those with chronic insomnia: study FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Cognitive behavioral therapy can benefit people with chronic insomnia, according to a U.S. study. Researchers studied data from 115 patients, ages 14 to 81, with chronic onset ins...

San Francisco Symposium Provides Training for Communities Looking to Develop Arts Programs That Unite Generations

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show that older adults are healthier and happier when engaged with others -- especially the youth. The arts in particular can be a wonderful vehicle for uniting generations. Toward that end, the "NCCA MetLife Foundation Creativity Matters: C...

First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products

New Guide to be Unveiled by SharpBrains CEO on June 11th, during Games for Health Conference in Boston, MA SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- How can you take care of your brain when every week brings a new barrage of articles and studies which seem to contradict each other? Do supplement...

Can an Infection Knock Out Your Workforce? Fight Back with New Preventive Training Program from Moxie Media

New training programs focus on preventive techniques for avoiding MRSA and Staph outbreaks and also teach employees how to recognize the signs of serious infections. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 8, 2009 -- Each year, companies lose billions of dollars to infections. Whe...

ASH and EHA Jointly Announce Translational Research Training in Hematology Program

BERLIN, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to foster global biomedical research that will ultimately lead to new and improved treatments for patients with blood diseases, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Association (EHA) have collaborated to create ...

ASH and EHA jointly announce translational research training in hematology program

(BERLIN, June 5, 2009) In an effort to foster global biomedical research that will ultimately lead to new and improved treatments for patients with blood diseases, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Association (EHA) have collaborated to create the Translational ...

Fall Prevention/Protection - Slip and Fall Accredited Training for Legal Practices

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. announces two programs that will increase patient settlements, assist representation at trial, and bring Attorneys state of the art fall prevention and protection training. (PRWEB) June 2, 2009 -- Medical Nurse Training, Inc. announces two p...

International Food Protection Training Institute to Deliver Inaugural Training Course to Food Safety Regulators

'Managing Retail Food Safety,' SET FOR July 14-16 BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) announced today that it will deliver its inaugural training course -- the FDA's "Managing Retail Food Safety" -- on July 14-16, 2009 at ...

Taking a Bite Out of Rabies: Merial Provides Rabies Awareness and Prevention Training to Noah's Wish Pet Disaster Relief Organization

1,000 Volunteers Trained Across the US and Canada DULUTH, Ga., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to the welfare of animals and raising public awareness about rabies, Merial Pet Vaccines has partnered with Noah's Wish, an international, nonprofit pet disaster relief organizati...

Booty Camp(R) Potty Training Program as Featured in People Magazine is Launched on DVD

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Potty Training is a daunting task, and not one taken lightly by any parent. Registered Pediatric Nurse and Neonatal Specialist Wendy Sweeney has successfully potty trained over 650 children in her private practice during the last 6 years. As a result of o...

Simulation training improves skills for catheter insertion

New technology allows student doctors to practice operations and other procedures on simulators before trying them out on real patients, just as pilots practice for emergencies on aircraft simulators. Medical educators feel that this will increase patient safety, by avoiding first-time mistakes be...

CriticalPoint(TM) Training Rated 'Excellent' in Customer Satisfaction

Baxa Corporation and CriticalPoint, LLC, proudly announce positive results for the CriticalPoint training program from the Pharmacy Purchasing and Products 2nd annual national survey. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation announces the positive customer satisfaction result...

Thai Research Nurse Completes Scientology Volunteer Minister Training at the Church of Scientology of New York

The Church of Scientology of New York trained a research nurse from Thailand as a Scientology Volunteer Minister . In addition to her work in Thailand she will volunteer abroad in natural disaster relief and medical emergency response. New York City, NY (PRWEB) -- It i...

Study Shows Strength Training Beneficial for Young Athletes

Importance of a well-designed, adult supervised strength program emphasized. Rosemont, IL (Vocus) May 5, 2009 -- Participating in even a short-duration strength-training program during childhood and especially during adolescence may not only improve one’s body com...

Prescription Training Puts Docs in Shoes of Older Patients

Challenges for seniors on multiple meds better understood after taking hands-on approach FRIDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies show that specific training and tools can help young doctors do a better job of prescribing medications for their elderly patients. Seniors fac...

Medifecta Healthcare Training Launches Website with Educational Resources and Online Training for Caregivers

Healthcare training organization has revamped its website, featuring integrated search function and enhanced navigation tools, to provide family and professional care providers with access to educational resources and training options. Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) April 30, ...

Aesthetic Medical Educators Training Successfully Trains Over 2,000 Medical Professionals on Aesthetic Procedures

AUSTIN, Texas, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aesthetic Medical Educators Training (AMET) announces it has trained over 2,000 medical professionals on Aesthetic Procedures over the past five years. Medical professionals who have received training include physicians, nurses, physician assistants and...

Movero Delivers Over 10,000 Training Sessions for Physicians Using Mobile ePrescription Applications

One-on-One Training Sessions Accelerate the Adoption of Mobile Healthcare Technology and Lower Costs AUSTIN, Texas, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Movero Technology, a leading provider of managed IT services for enterprise mobility, today announced that it has delivered over 10,000 hands-on traini...

AVA Kicks Off 'Sowing Seeds' Scientific Assembly to Promote Better Training of Healthcare Professionals

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) launches its 2009 biennial scientific assembly tomorrow with the theme, "Sowing Seeds of Academic Change - Nurturing New Paradigms." ( http://www.avahealth.org ) The conference brings together medical, dental...

UCSF HIV/AIDS training program successfully promotes diversity

The Visiting Professor Program at UCSF is described as a national model for research training that promotes the success of scientists conducting innovative research in minority communities in a paper appearing in the April 2009 issue of the American Journal of Public Health . The program, base...

Hahnemann University Hospital Granted Surgical Fellowship Training Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders

PHILADELPHIA, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital is pleased to announce that the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) has granted approval for Drexel University College of Medicine's Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery three-year fellows...

Palliative care skills training needed for health-care staff in sub-Saharan Africa

A new study, led by Lucy Selman and colleagues from King's College London, has found that patients with incurable, progressive diseases and their family carers in sub-Saharan Africa often do not receive enough information about the patient's disease and its management, which impacts negatively on ...
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