The draft review examines the link between cl
Media Impact on Public Perception of Health Policies - Dr John Lister
Dr John Lister is a health journalist and lecturer at Coventry University. He writes extensively on health services and health policy issues for trade union and other organisations. This includes research, writing, editing and designing tabloid newspapers for 12 major branches of UNISON, the UKs largest health trade union.
Here he discusses the 'Media Impact on Public Perception of Health Policies' at the 15th Annual IAHPE Conference that took place in Coventry.
E-learning for Public Health via Peoples-uni open for enrolment
Peoples-uni, semester 2, 2010 is now open for enrolment, and will start on September 20th. We welcome health professionals from all developing countries as students to Peoples-uni (http://peoples-uni.org), which attempts to help build Public Health capacity via e-learning, using volunteers and Open Educational Resources to keep costs low. New modules this semester include 'Evaluation of Interventions', 'Public Health Ethics', and 'Non-Communicable Diseases - CVD and Diabetes'. full list can be s
Medicine and Public Health in American History, Fall 2007
This course offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history.
Genetics and Genomics in Health Care
This overview and information is for health care professionals and students to understand and value the upcoming technology and medical advances related to genomics. It can be used in the classroom as a Powerpoint Presentation or assigned to students or health care staff for self-study.
Outbreak at Watersedge- A Public Health discovery game.
The site is an interactive game.The game shows a variety of people involved in halting an outbreak and only the intern can save them! The players receive case files, maps, visit locations, take samples and draw conclusions. Players not only try to solve the case, but learn about public health careers.A teachers guide and related links are included.Key words: Public Health, Epidemiology,case study, health sciences careers. To view a video of the award winning author, go to View Outbreak at Water
Understanding health - taster materials
Alcohol abuse, healthy living and Alzheimerâ€™s disease all regularly hit the headlines. This unit will take a brief look at these issues and introduces you to the type of issues that you would be asked to examine should you wish to study OU course Y158 U
Corporate Finance for Health Care Administrators, Fall 2008
HMP 607 is the third in a three-course sequence intended to impart to generalist administrators the knowledge of finance and accounting necessary to manage health care organizations. The first course, HMP 608, covers financial accounting. The second course, HMP 606, focuses on managerial accounting topics. This third course concentrates on corporate finance topics. It aims to impart an understanding of how finance theory and practice can inform the decision-making of the health care firm. A
Measuring Health Disparities
Measuring Health Disparities is designed to be accessible to a broad audience of practitioners across all sectors of the public health workforce. In contains audio and interactive elements and focuses on some basic issues for public health practice - how to understand, define, and measure health disparity. The material is divided into four parts.
Parts One and Two review what health disparities are, how they are defined, and provide and overview of common issues faced in measuring health dispar
HEALth Case Studies
This program was designed for dental hygiene and dentistry students to help them learn about evidence-based dentistry and its role in providing quality dental care. This program uses patient-based case studies combined with interactive tools and activities to help students become effective consumers of oral health research data. They learn to locate, evaluate, and use the outcomes of research studies to improve patient assessment, diagnosis, clinical decision making, and treatment planning, as w
Health is everywhere: unravelling the mystery of health
This unit considers two ideas: that health is an ever-present factor in our lives, and that health is something difficult to define. But how can we say that health is everywhere if it is so mysterious? How do we recognise health if it so difficult to defi
Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans (Health Care)
NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code) requires that every healthcare occupancy have written copies of a plan for the protection in the event of fire, for evacuating occupants to areas of refuge, and for their evacuation from the building where necessary. Further, the code requires all employees to receive periodic instruction. A refence developed by the Minnesota Department of Health and the state fire marshal.
Food Production, Public Health, and the Environment
This course provides an understanding of the complex and challenging public health issue of food security and in a world where one billion people are under-nourished while another billion are overweight. Explores the connections among diet, the current food and food animal production systems, the environment and public health, considering factors such as economics, population and equity. Case studies are used to examine these complex relationships and as well as alternative approaches to achievi
Agriculture and Public Health Gateway
The Gateway allows researchers, journalists, advocates and educators to explore the links between agriculture and public health by searching several databases simultaneously, or by browsing a vetted collection of reports, journal articles and other resources.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Title I of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. Visit this site to find out about pre-existing conditions and portability of health insurance coverage. Key Words: HIPPA
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