Health

Recent Trends in Nursing and the Need for Transformational Leadership

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Recent Trends in Nursing and the Need for Transformational Leadership
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Bradley University

Should Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority?

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Should Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority?
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Regis College

With a growing need for nurse practitioneres, full practice authority for nurse practitioners offers many benefits for hospitals and patient care as regulating models of practice limit their effectiveness. This graphic examines the pros and cons of regulatory models of practice and reasons nurse practitioners should be given full authority to practice. 

Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario

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Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario
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McMaster University, Ontario Canada

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Health and Caregiver-Friendly Workplace Research - Health Services Intervention. Research Applications are invited from relevant disciplines, including those across the social and health sciences. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to be engaged in CIHR-funded intervention research targeting family carers who are also juggling full-time employment in the health services sector. More information about the larger research program being led by Dr. Allison Williams, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work & Health can be found at: http://ghw.mcmaster.ca.

Nurse Practitioners and the Primary Care Shortage

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Nurse Practitioners and the Primary Care Shortage
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Regis College

Recent studies have indicated that there has been a steady decrease of primary care physicians across the United States. In fact, many primary care physicians have ceased operations — or retired due to the aging population. Similarly, many doctors have stopped practicing due to higher numbers of uninsured Americans across the country.

Using Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Healthcare in the United States

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Using Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Healthcare in the United States
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Rutgers University Online Master of Public Administration

Although the United States is one of the most technologically advanced nations on earth, its healthcare system ranks last out of 11 developed countries. This is according to data published in an extensive Commonwealth survey. More worryingly, the United States has consistently ranked last in this annual survey since 2004. As such, stakeholders in the United States healthcare industry should take urgent measures to improve service delivery and patient outcomes. 

Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations

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Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations
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Adventist University Online Masters in Healthcare Administration

Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

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Overview on the Medicare & Medicaid Eligibility Requirements
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Hofstra Law’s Online Master’s in Health Law and Policy program

The health care industry has been profoundly affected by recent laws. The impact on Medicare and Medicaid merits a closer look given the number of people who are affected. Under the Affordable Care Act, the criteria for eligibility to these programs have been modified.

10 Major Ways Acupuncture Supports Women's Health

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10 Major Ways Acupuncture Supports Women's Health
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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

A Guide to the Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

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A Guide to the Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
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Bradley University’s Online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) program

The enormous health benefits of breast-feeding for children and mothers cannot be disputed. However, all across the country, discrimination and shaming still plague women who do so, especially in the workplace and in public. Greater public awareness is necessary to increase acceptance.

Aging America - Americans Are Living Longer

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Aging America - Americans Are Living Longer
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University of Southern California Online Master of Arts in Gerontology & Master of Aging Services Management

The average life expectancy in America today is higher than in any other period in history. More specifically, data from a United Nations report shows that the number of people 65 years and older rose from 8% to 12% of the total population between 1950 and 2000. What’s more, this figure will rise to 20% by 2050 and is likely to continue rising steadily thereafter.

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