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- Report Recommends Training BMETs in Low-Resource Countries. // 24x7;Sep2015, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p10
The article explains the importance of aiding the training of biomedical equipment technicians in low-resource nations, based on the GE Foundation study "BMETs in Low-Resource Countries."
- Usage and Maintenance of Medical Apparatus and Instruments of Human Factors Research. ZHANG Jin-liang // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 651-653, p1691
Medical equipment maintenance and use of personnel, is crucial. Used properly and rational division of engineering and technical personnel, strict management, to train engineering technical personnel with professional spirit, all-round for clinical medical services; To strengthen the training of...
- Florida hospital helps nonlicensed staff safely handle medications. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/15/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p281
The article focuses on the pharmacy-led training program and its significance to the competency of nonlicensed staff in handling medications. According to Kathleen A. Moorman, director of pharmaceutical services at the University Community Hospital (UCH), the concern has been focused on the...
- Teach your technicians to share (their expertise). Hyde, Lloyd L. // Health Facilities Management;Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p68
Focuses on the cross-training of biomedical technicians. Reasons for the need of cross-training; Approach in cross-training; Teams in cross-training programs.
- ...is designing tech-training CD ROM. // Drug Topics;3/2/98, Vol. 142 Issue 5, p7
Reports that CommuniTech, an interactive CD-ROM training program for technicians, is being developed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS). What this program is called; Why this program is being developed; Educational grants the associate received; When testing for...
- Drug history taking on admission to hospital. // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p10
Presents an abstract of the study `Drug History Taking on Admission to Hospital,' by MS. O'Mahony, S. Wooller and R. Cattell, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.
- On-line prescription review cuts over-medication risks. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;09/02/96, Vol. 32 Issue 35, p3
Reports on the results of a report by the General Accounting Office showing that automated prescription-review systems can improve patient safety while curbing Medicaid costs. Savings brought about by on-line, real-time screening for Medicaid eligibility and possible drug interactions; Features...
- Dump old prescription drugs into MedReturn units. // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the move of the Pendleton and Umatilla Tribal Police Departments to install the MedReturn Drug Collection Units in their lobbies, which allows residents to anonymously dispose their expired prescription drugs in a safe and secure manner in Oregon.
- Minnesota college teaches pharmacy techs from afar. Ukens, Carol // Drug Topics;Aug96, Vol. 140 Issue 15, p45
Reports that Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota is offering its Outpatient Pharmacy Technician Distance Learning Program. Modules of information and activities; Basic cost of the program.