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After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • identify the different approaches and contributions staff make to care for health in a hospital setting;

  • evaluate the interpersonal relationships of those working together for health in a hospital setting;

  • appreciate how patients might experience care for health in a hospital setting.


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3.19 Key ethical issues for CAM practitioners: professional etiquette and whistleblowing

In the past, professional bodies cautioned their members against disparaging other members of the same profession in front of a user. In the UK many codes of ethics still discuss professional etiquette from the perspective of safeguarding the interests of the practitioner rather than the user. Sensitivity is required when treating a user who is dissatisfied with a previous practitioner, but this should not prevent a practitioner being critical of someone else's obviously unacceptable treatmen
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Kazu Kibuishi appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Kazu Kibuishi is the founder and editor of the "Flight Anthologies,"a critically acclaimed comics series, as well as the creator of "Daisy Kutter: The Last Train," a winner of the YALSA Best Books for Young Adults Award. Born in Tokyo, Kibuishi moved to the U.S. with his mother and brother when he was a child. He graduated from film school and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
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In this short video clip, the Kamchatka brown bear charges through a rushing river in to grab slippery Pacific salmon, and high-speed cameras capture the action. Each summer, the brown bears wait for the moment where the rivers team with salmon during the annual salmon spawn. A bear may catch and eat a salmon every 20 minutes, 90 lbs of fish in a single day. Shows predator/prey relationships.  Run time (02:11)
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Slide show of spelling words of animals in the barnyard. Student see a picture of the animal and the narrators says and spells the word.(2:00)
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Introduced in 1936, Social Security numbers have become increasingly vital. But the nine-digit number can tell you about the person as well. This video shows how each number means something. This is a good video to show students when teaching them about identity theft.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain how and why the optical spectrum of an active or starburst galaxy differs from that of a normal galaxy

  • explain how and why the broadband spectrum of an active or starburst galaxy differs from that of a normal galaxy

  • describe briefly the observed features of starburst galaxies and the four main classes of active galaxies (quasars, radio galaxies, Seyfert galaxies and blazars)

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5.1 Pollution and loss of biodiversity

Unfortunately, halting the disappearance of species cannot be achieved simply by measures such as putting fences around special habitats and asking people not to pick the flowers or disturb the breeding birds. Many species are vanishing because of pollution. You probably have a good understanding of the meaning of this term, but it is variously defined. The Open University has a course on environmental control and public health, in which pollution is defined as the introduction into th
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The author takes a semi-serious look at the world of computers, robots and androids in an attempt to find a recipe for the perfect machine. Described in this article are the possible attributes of the perfect machine and some of the problems it might raise
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This video discusses all the things you can do on your iPod and by using iTunes.  You don't need an iPod to use iTunes, iTunes are completely free.
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This two-minute video which is accompanied by upbeat music shows a series of different cloud types including Cirrus, Cumulus, Cumulonimbus, and Stratus clouds. This was a Featured Video on YouTube. (01:58)
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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This course will conduct a comparative study of the grand strategies of the great powers (Britain, France, Germany and Russia) competing for mastery of Europe from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Grand strategy is the collection of political and military means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. We will examine strategic developments in the years preceding World Wars I and II, and how those developments played themselves out in these wars. The following qu
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