- Educating Medical Office Staff: Enhancing Diabetes Care in Primary Care Offices. Celeste-Harris, Sonya; Maryniuk, Melinda // Diabetes Spectrum;Spring2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p84
This article describes Joslin Diabetes SmartStart, a program through which the provision of educational materials and training to the office staff of primary care providers has resulted in improved clinical and behavioral patient outcomes. Certified diabetes educators provided participating...
- Design Research Outcomes of Collaborative Knowledge Building in a Web-based Continuing Education and Professional Development Program for Family Physicians. Lax, Leila; Singh, Anita; Tamber, Anoo; Hyon Kim // Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Learning;2009, p284
Introduction: The phenomenon of inert knowledge, identified by Alfred North Whitehead in 1929, continues to plague education. Translation of knowledge to practice has become a focal point in health professional education research. However, little emphasis was placed continuing education until...
- CLINICAL SUPERVISION IN THE 1980s. Snyder, Karolyn J. // Educational Leadership;Apr81, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p521
Deals with the increasing interest of school districts in the U.S. on clinical supervision (CS) services in 1981. Discussion on the concept of CS; Significance of CS to education; Areas in education which can be improved through CS.
- Terrific Tuesday. McMahon, Ruth // CM: Canadian Review of Materials;11/12/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p14
This article reviews the book "Terrific Tuesday," by Wendy Vale.
- Terrific Tuesday. McMahon, Ruth // CM: Canadian Review of Materials;11/19/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p12
A review of the book "Terrific Tuesday," by Wendy Vale is presented.
- Patient education does make a difference. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Mar98, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p16
Reports that clinical outcomes will improve when nurse educators take the time to educate arthritic patients on taking care of themselves. Information on a nurse-driven program; Results on patients who received these instructions.
- Mobilizing Residents for Action: The Role of Small Wins and Strategic Supports. Foster-Fishman, Pennie G.; Fitzgerald, Katie; Brandell, Cherise; Nowell, Branda; Chavis, David; Van Egeren, Laurie A. // American Journal of Community Psychology;Dec2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3/4, p143
Yes we can! is a community-building initiative funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation that aims to improve educational and economic outcomes in Battle Creek, Michigan by mobilizing low-income communities and resident leaders and building their capacity to influence the decisions and policies...
- A Look at System-Wide Data Collection Processes to Improve Patient Outcomes. Malaskovitz, Joyce; Hodge, Charlotte // Diabetes Spectrum;Fall2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p262
Inpatient diabetes programs have an opportunity to influence system-wide changes that can lead to improved quality and safety outcomes for patients. Data collection and analysis can lead to these improved outcomes through practice changes, development of protocols and order sets, and staff...
- Happier endings. // Nursing Standard;1/11/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p20
The article focuses on the new initiative by the Department of Health which aims to improve end-of-life care (EOLC) for patients and their caregivers in Great Britain. The program involves consulting patients and relatives about their needs and desires. Significantly, EOLC involves with...
- THE LEADERSHIP ROLE OF THE CNS IN ONCOLOGY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. Stephenson, Karen // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p480
This poster describes the Clinical Nurse Specialist's leadership role in building an oncology service line through the advancement of nursing practice, program improvement initiatives, and staff education. This advanced practice nurse leads efforts to develop staff and programs to provide...