JMIR Publications recently published “Web-Based Training for Nurses on Using a Decision Aid to Support Shared Decision-making About Prenatal Screening: Parallel Controlled Trial” in JMIR Nursing which reported that in this study, these authors aimed to assess the impact of a shared decision-making (SDM) training program on nurses’ intention to use a decision aid with pregnant women deciding on prenatal screening for Down syndrome.
A program called “Advancing Leadership in Times of Crisis” (ALTC) has helped to increase leadership skills and knowledge among public health professionals in Puerto Rico – preparing them to adapt and respond to the challenges posed by a series of public health emergencies, reports a study in a supplement to the September/October issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing $3 million in a new graduate student training program for aspiring scientists and educators who want to explore careers in quantum science at St. Louis-area research laboratories, private companies and other facilities.Sophia Hayes, vice dean of graduate education and professor of chemistry, and Kater Murch, professor of physics, both in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St.
fter Washington became the first state to require suicide prevention training for health care providers, the University of Washington worked with experts and organizations to develop the All Patients Safe program. A new study shows how All Patients Safe helped providers of all specialties learn how to identify and respond to patients at risk of suicide.
A 5K can serve as a perfect early milestone for novice runners, but safe training is key to success. With the help of an expert running and biomotion specialist, we’ve explored the topic of how to train safely for the best beginner’s race.
Irvine, Calif., June 21, 2022 — If you are skilled at playing puzzles on your smartphone or tablet, what does it say about how fast you learn new puzzles, or more broadly, how well can you focus in school or at work? In the language of psychologists, does “near transfer” predict “far transfer”? A team of psychologists from the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, Riverside reports in Nature Human Behavior that people who show near transfer are more likely to show far transfer.
The Mount Sinai Health System was ranked No. 5 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems list for 2022.
Chula opens a state-of-the-art innovation center for veterinary students to practice their clinical skills with a simulated and modern lab classroom to hone students’ skills and develop their expertise and a space for international training to promote veterinary and medical education.
The instructional models that are used to train police officers across the U.S. are in many cases antiquated, inadequate, and in critical need of immediate transformation, according to a new report by American University’s School of Public Affairs.
As President Biden continues to promote his infrastructure bill, concerns are rising as the U.S. faces a shortage of skilled workers to fill the positions needed in construction, transportation and energy. Art Wheaton, workplace and industry education specialist at Cornell’s School of Industrial…
As a key player in developing and transforming innovators into entrepreneurs that improve people’s lives, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will expand its entrepreneurship training programming and further equip faculty and student researchers with the skills and strategy needed to transition their discoveries into technologies and products, as a partner in the newly created NSF I-Corps™ Hub: Northeast Region.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded funding to two small businesses to develop non-contact, inexpensive machine learning training and classification technologies.
A gender inclusivity and anti-racism training—for students and by students—is building a stronger sense of belonging and community at WVU.
Find out how the CSU helps students launch their post-graduation careers.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of the state’s free, online Citizen Public Health Training Course, delivered by the state Department of Health in partnership with Cornell University.
DHS S&T recently conducted a virtual training on its Team Awareness Kit (TAK) that provides such features as video sharing, location tracking of fire equipment, fire perimeters from aircraft, and fire model forecasts.
Australian-based tennis players may have a once-in-a-lifetime court advantage at the 2021 Australian Open as many of their international counterparts endure lockdown restrictions in Melbourne hotels.
As the Rush Center for Excellence in Aging continues its commitment to improving the health of older adults, others are taking notice. Rush was designated a Center of Excellence Behavioral Health Disparities in Older Adults by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
By working with local industries, CSU campuses are ensuring their graduates are ready to enter careers and drive innovation in these regional sectors.
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) announced that its HEOR Short Course Program is now being offered virtually with 9 upcoming short courses in June and July.
In discussing how much and what types of physical activity are recommended according to national guidelines, Professor Riebe notes, “There are national guidelines for physical activity and there are guidelines both for cardiorespiratory activity and also for resistive activity. So,…
DHS S&T awarded $142,465 in Phase 1 funding to Cignal LLC of Ashburn, Virginia, to create high-fidelity synthetic data used to train artificial intelligence (AI).
Despite PPE use, reports show that many health care workers contracted COVID-19. A novel training technique reinforces the importance of using proper procedures to put on and take off PPE when caring for patients during the pandemic. Researchers vividly demonstrate how aerosol-generating procedures can lead to exposure of the contagion with improper PPE use. The most common error made by the health care workers was contaminating the face or forearms during PPE removal.
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 13, 2020) – Food safety certificate courses offered by Rutgers’ Food Innovation Center are now available via interactive virtual training, including face-to-face video conferencing. Specialty food industry manufacturers, retailers, distributors and individuals across the food supply…
LLNL and Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. have reached a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement that will facilitate the development of an ultra-realistic radiation simulator tool for first responders.
Baylor Scott & White Health opened a new facility designed to promote the community’s health while advancing sports medicine and injury prevention across the region.
CBP’s OFO Academy at DHS S&T and FLETC Training Innovations Division (TID) developed a new technology that uses eye tracking feedback to maximize officer performance in impostor identification and ID validation training.
When it comes to addressing California’s teacher shortage, recruitment is only half the story. Here’s how the CSU is making sure new recruits keep teaching.
The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) offers two, week-long, hand-on courses to help current or recent PhDs transition into biotechnology, medical technology, or pharmaceutical careers.
To help new investigators become effective and productive PIs and group leaders, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri have partnered to offer a discount on the intensive laboratory leadership courses created by the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
Canines are widely used by law enforcement agencies and first responders to protect the homeland in various ways. DHS S&T is studying how they might be used in new, non-traditional ways, like in active shooter scenarios, to detect potential explosive threats – clearing the way for responders to quickly engage hostile adversaries or administer aid to those who need it.
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s new rotational engineering program allows early-career engineers to receive a variety of training as they rotate through four different engineering areas during the two-year program.
A new training resource aimed at enhancing child-centred responses to violence against children, co-designed with children and young people, has been launched today (Monday 11 November) by academics from the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s University Belfast and Include Youth.