Workers' Memorial Day Event to Stage Mock Public Funeral Procession to Pay Tribute to Fallen Workers
On An Average Day in the Workplace, 153 Workers Lose Their Lives,
Another 11,233 Are Injured
LOS ANGELES, April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers for the
annual Workers' Memorial Day sponsored by The Southern California Coalition
for Occupational Safety and Health (SoCalCOSH), UCLA-...
APEC to conduct mock bird flu exercise
In the event of an influenza pandemic set into action by mutations of the virus into a human flu strain, how equipped are we to handle// a mega crisis, and what plan of action can we rely on to control the spread? To test the responses to an epidemic, eight Asia Pacific countries are teaming up nex...
There Is No Way to Sugar Coat These Donuts
Owners Kipp Berdiansky and Jordan Zweigoron opened Psycho Donuts in March 2009 in Campbell, California. Inside the shop, customers experience a mock
padded cell, a straitjacket, employees dressed as nurses and eclectic donuts with names such as "bipolar," "massive head trauma" and "manic malt." The...
Bayer HealthCare Launches Hemophilia Self-Infusion Training Program
...healthcare provider. The program comes in a blue tote with all components, including the adjustable cuff, tubing veins containing non-toxic, washable mock
blood, pre-filled syringes and other materials required for infusion plus an instructional video and instructional manual for patients with hemophilia...
Study finds air traffic control tracking method reduces errors in trauma management
...al casualty tracking method of paper and clipboard in 18 four-hour casualty scenarios with six groups of senior medical students, each with five to 30 mock
casualties as part of training session at the Emergency Medical Support Level II facility at USUHS. The experimental control groups were alternated to...
Video: truth(R) Asks: 'Do You Have What it Takes?'
...arettes and possibly more."
Do You Have What it Takes? -- BACKGROUND and DETAILS
For its latest advertising campaign, truth (R) set up a mock
recruiting office in New York City and invited real-life job seekers to interview for executive-level positions. Once in the interview, the candidates...
To Be More Creative, Try Living Abroad
...s had spent living abroad, the more likely they were to come up with the creative solution, the study found.
In a second test, researchers used a mock
negotiation involving the sale of a gas station in which the minimum price the seller was willing to accept was higher than the buyer's maximum. A dea...
Mock CPR drills in kids show many residents fail in key skills, Hopkins study reveals
...r "codes," as they are medically known.
cardio-pulmonary arrests with life-size dummies, r...f response.
Hands-on training including monthly mock
drills on pediatric units and simulations with chi...rses required for all residents with:
codes on pediatric units
monthly resuscitation tr...
Benzene Litigation Conference July 24
...g benzene's ability to cause various hematologic cancers, and jury selection and persuasion in benzene cases."
Metzger noted there also will be a mock
expert examination and cross-examination and a corporate roundtable.
"Litigators will learn about new governmental action recognizing benzene as ...
Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
...d a frequent moderator of PCE symposia.
"PCE is delighted to be partnering with the RLS Foundation for this educational initiative," said Bradley mock
of PCE. "The RLS Foundation aims to increase knowledge and research about RLS, and PCE plans to accomplish this by educating the country's growing ran...
mock in Medical Definition
... lecture, discussion, “shadowing”, written exercises in interview and documentation, audiotapes analysis/critique, preceptor programs and role-play of mock
calls. Role-play is an excellent method to cumulatively integrate the new skills and tools (protocols and documentation form) and to simulate the actu...
mock in Medical Dictionary
... ... Although smooth muscle cell proliferation contributes to the vascular ... Cell- proliferation and ... Proliferation of the treated mock
transfectants was 144 ... effects of NEU3 on cell proliferation of cells on laminins and ... Cell proliferation and viability measurements a...
mock in Biological News
Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics
...g traffic in less than six hours. The contestant vehicles were unmanned and had to complete a simulated military supply mission, maneuvering through a mock
city environment, avoiding obstacles, merging into moving traffic, navigating traffic circles, and negotiating intersections -- all while conforming ...
Consumers more likely to identify healthy food using traffic light nutrition labels
...ystem for consumers. Four different approaches were tested on 790 Australians to determine their preferences and ability to compare the healthiness of mock
food products, using two variations of the traffic light system and two variations of the percentage daily intake system. Each person was exposed to o...
Texas Obesity Research Center at UH assembles researchers to discuss obesity
...isease Control and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation together to discuss the kinds of research and science that are being funded. A later session, a mock
study section review, allows researchers to become familiar with a new review process that will be implemented by the NIH.
"We're hopeful that thi...
19 researchers selected as 2008 Leopold Leadership Fellows
...ional academic audiences.
Each fellow will participate in two weeklong training sessions that include practice media interviews and testimony at a mock
congressional hearing. The fellowship also offers peer networking and mentoring through the Leadership Network of program advisers, trainers and 115 p...
VeCommerce's Voice Biometrics Wins Challenge
...cation using voice biometrics at
http://www.veverify.com . Visitors to the site can use their own voices to
authenticate the transfer of funds on the mock
VeCommerce Inc. is the North American subsidiary of VeCommerce Ltd, the
Australia-based global leader in the provision of voice self-s...
Ecologists, material scientists pursue genetics of diatom's elegant, etched casing
...indowsill that starts getting a lot more sunlight, mock
says. The new set of conditions will cause genes i...a but no one had a clue about the molecular basis, mock
Considering that 30 percent of the worlds...oncern about the efficiency of iron fertilization, mock
Along with helping scientists understand ...
Radioactive 'understudy' may aid medical imaging, drug development
...ecome the basis of a new standard reference material for this isotope. The next phase of this project involves working with RadQual to calibrate a new mock
syringe standard that would use germanium-68 embedded in an epoxy to simulate fluorine-18 in a syringe. This would help researchers more accurately de...
Doctors may be giving the wrong dosage of adrenaline in an emergency because of labelling
... dosage of adrenaline.
In order to determine whether the labelling was indeed the cause of the high number of dosing errors, the researchers set up mock
scenarios. They programmed a medical mannequin to look like it was having a life-threatening allergic reaction. They then gave the doctors ampoules o...
Plastic surgeons countdown first full facial transplantation
... a case-by-case basis."
In the studies, doctors used cadavers to perform mock
facial transplantations in order to outline the necessary steps to transpla...ring the procedure it took surgeons approximately five hours to perform the mock
facial transplantation, this did not include vessel and nerve repair. In l...
Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication
...hants in the United States, Zimbabwe and India. Using geophones buried in the soil, the scientists were able to confirm that low-frequency rumbles and mock
charges do, indeed, generate measurable seismic waves that travel along the surface of the ground. In 1999, the UC-Davis team developed a mathematical...
mock in Biological Technology
Investor Group Reconfigures Proposed Slate of Replacement Directors for Trinity Biotech
...m Reidy, speaking on behalf of
the group, announced that Robert S. Winter, the founding managing member of
daVinci Capital Group, would replace Steven mock
on its slate of proposed
In October, the investor group, who all hold company American Depository
Receipts ("ADRs"), demanded that ...
Looking to be Competitive? Try Speed Networking
..., participants got guidelines on dos and donts for speed networking. For example, inquiring about a job is not allowed, which was illustrated during a mock
session before the event began.
Once the ground rules are in place, the very serious game of networking can begin. Participants are teamed up acco...
Really Listening to Customers...AND Employees
...and how satisfied they are with the overall in-store experience.
Customers were invited to the companys facilities for one-on-one discussions in a mock
store setting (a nice touch if you want to connect viscerally with your customers). They were asked about their experiences purchasing from the compan...
UW Medical School to build Health Sciences Learning Center
...an double what it received 10 years before that.
In the 24 examination rooms of the buildings clinical assessment center, students will practice on mock
patients, then watch their own performance captured on video. And the entire building will offer wireless Internet access for students and staff who h...
Super advertising slogans, and super costs
...an, and the others in various imaginary titles from a CEO to shipper or an engineer to garbage collector, and so on.
Each participant had to make a mock
costume from a large tear sheet from the flip chart. 48 hours of role playing later, they came up with a distilled series of universally accepted word...
Games that make leaders: top researchers on the rise of play in business and education
...variety of other titles.
Gaming is old as dirt in military culture, Squire said. Now, though, video games are becoming a more viable alternative to mock
combats in the field.
Games such as Americas Army and Full Spectrum Warrior which is available commercially with a fraction of the features the Ar...
Who's that knocking at the door? Preparing for an FDA inspection
...response procedures after the inspection ends.
Inspections. Although a mock
inspection cannot fully prepare one for the real t...ss.
Regular review and updating of the SOPs and mock
inspections can help the organization improve its ...
Oshkosh robotic truck returns to desert
... to navigate all sorts of rough terrain, as well as populated villages and cities that could contain enemies. That's why the testing ground includes a mock
city, and obstacles are thrown in the vehicle's path.
The truck is a standard military vehicle of a type already in use; Oshkosh is responsible for...
Managing the nightmare of identity theft
...can find themselves in even when they take steps to prevent security breaches that result in lost, stolen, or damaged medical records.
Prior to the mock
trial, members of the audience learned that there are plenty of real life cases to draw lessons from, too. Attorney Paul Benson, a partner with Michae...
What if Jobs and Gates had teamed up?
...nd - most importantly - complete brain trust.
The awesome combination was evident as the two sat on stage. Steve was dressed in his trademark black mock
turtleneck, looking poised and healthy and hip enough to do the late-night talk show circuit. Bill was slouched and rumpled, his hair uncombed, lookin...