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Boden, Carrie; Ward, Wendy L.; Wilson, Lindsey – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
High stress levels and burnout are common in the healthcare field today. Healthcare professionals (HCP) can protect themselves by remaining cognizant of preventive and intervention strategies to utilize when stress levels are threatening burnout. Within one's professional identity, developing resiliency skills and actively practicing self-care are…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Stress Management, Burnout, Allied Health Personnel
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem; Beach, Bennett H. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2012
This executive summary highlights several findings about healthcare. These are: (1) Healthcare is 18 percent of the U.S. economy, twice as high as in other countries; (2) There are two labor markets in healthcare: high-skill, high-wage professional and technical jobs and low-skill, low-wage support jobs; (3) Demand for postsecondary education in…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Allied Health Personnel, Economic Factors, Employment Level
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Campbell, S. Matt; Pardue, J. Harold; Longenecker, Herbert E., Jr.; Barnett, H. Les; Landry, Jeffrey P. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2012
A serious need exists for information systems workers who have an understanding of the healthcare environment. Traditional information systems degree programs do not adequately prepare students to enter the healthcare environment. In this paper, we propose a curriculum for a baccalaureate health informatics degree that combines the technical and…
Descriptors: Information Science, College Curriculum, Bachelors Degrees, Information Systems
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Breau, Lynn M.; Aston, Megan; MacLeod, Emily – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Children with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are frequent users of the healthcare system, yet nurses report they receive little education regarding specialized medical, social and relational needs of this population. Therefore, parents take on a greater burden of care while their child is in hospital than do parents of typically developing…
Descriptors: Children, Intellectual Disability, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Qualitative Research
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White Plume, Jessica – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2016
For tribal communities to overcome the health disparities that plague them, they need to honor Indigenous healthcare paradigms. The Horse Nation Initiative at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College embraces the people's historical connection to the horse as an avenue to wellness.
Descriptors: Tribes, Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Relevance, Health Services
Hardy, Alicen; Traut, Cameron; Begley, Cindy – National Association of School Nurses, 2019
In 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) identified the school nurse as the healthcare expert to manage students with chronic healthcare needs, including those with disabilities (ESSA, 2015). In 2011-2012 approximately 25% of children aged 6 to 17 years were reported to have a special health care need (Child Health USA, 2014). School nurses…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Extracurricular Activities, Field Trips, Intramural Athletics
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Dalgarno, Mark; Oates, Jennifer – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This study explored healthcare professionals' accounts of being practitioner trainers in a mental health Recovery College, where they worked with peer trainers, who were people with lived experience of mental illness, to co-produce workshops for mental health service users and staff. The aim of this study was to understand the process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Personnel, Trainers, Mental Disorders
Universities UK, 2012
Our universities are an indispensible part of the UK's healthcare system. This publication is the first in a series of Universities UK reports depicting the vital connections between higher education and healthcare. It illustrates the virtuous partnership between health providers and universities in supplying and developing the healthcare…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Patients, Educational Needs
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Nicolaidis, Christina; Raymaker, Dora M.; Ashkenazy, Elesia; McDonald, Katherine E.; Dern, Sebastian; Baggs, Amelia E. V.; Kapp, Steven K.; Weiner, Michael; Boisclair, W. Cody – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Our objective was to obtain an in-depth understanding of autistic adults' experiences with healthcare and their recommendations for improving care. Our academic-community partnership used a community-based participatory research approach to conduct semi-structured, open-ended interviews with 39 autistic adults and 16 people who had experience…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Health Services
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Gordon, Lisi; Rees, Charlotte; Ker, Jean; Cleland, Jennifer – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2017
Current theoretical thinking asserts that leadership should be distributed across many levels of healthcare organisations to improve the patient experience and staff morale. However, much healthcare leadership education focusses on the training and competence of individuals and little attention is paid to the interprofessional workplace and how…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Video Technology, Reflection, Health Services
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Gabriele, Edward F. – Research Management Review, 2015
In contemporary society, the fundamental nature of healthcare and healthcare-related research has come under particular scrutiny. While decidedly based upon human need and human care, a wide variety of historical developments often can collide not just with how these services are effected, but even more deeply as to their meaning in human culture.…
Descriptors: Health Services, Medical Research, Innovation, Administrator Role
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Crotty, Gerard; Doody, Owen – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
Healthcare delivery today reflects a history of change, which has responded to lifestyle changes, cultural diversity, population needs and expectations. In today's health-care environment it is crucial for health-care professionals to be mindful of cultural factors that affect health. These factors include the intricate interdependent biological,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Health Services, Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences
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Maltais, Julie; Morin, Diane; Tassé, Marc J. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Studies have reported unmet health needs in individuals with intellectual disability (ID). This study illustrated and analysed patterns of healthcare services utilization among people with intellectual disability and compared their use to that of the general population. Method: Participants (N = 791, aged 15-82) were mainly recruited…
Descriptors: Health Services, Intellectual Disability, Health Needs, Foreign Countries
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Groccia, James E.; Ford, Channing R. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2020
This chapter takes a brief look at this history of health professions education focusing on human medicine, pharmacy, and nursing. This is followed by a description of a model of university teaching and learning to provide a framework for understanding and enhancing healthcare education. Finally, challenges facing today's system for educating…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Pharmaceutical Education, Nursing Education, Medical Education
Coburn, Karen L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of the study was to determine whether the advent of healthcare information technology was a viable career pathway for the people of northeastern Kentucky. The qualitative study used the Delphi Method to conduct and examine interviews with nine experts in Kentucky's workforce development, economic development, education, and healthcare…
Descriptors: Health Services, Information Technology, Labor Force Development, Qualitative Research
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