Ppt on different occupations in a hospital

Red Lights and Sirens: Do We Need Them? Michael D. Curtis, MD, FACEP EMS Medical Director Saint Michael’s Hospital – Stevens Point Saint Clare’s Hospital.

The City of Denver 20% The Department of Health and Hospitals 20% The Department of Health and Hospitals 4% The Physician Medical Director 4% The Physician Medical /a specific disease with a given therapy in order to prevent one additional death The number needed to treat a specific disease with a given therapy in order to prevent one additional death The inverse of the ‘risk difference’ between alternative therapies The inverse of the ‘risk difference’ between alternative therapies The absolute change in/


workers to exposure and illnesses/ occ. disease could not be sent to hospital or any SSH and can not be labeled as occupational environmental victims. Certification requirement for OEH Practice in Pakistan The diagnostic methods and machines are either not available and if available at general hospitals doctors can not make a link of it to workplace, even if they are able to do,they/

Center for Health Workforce Studies December 2010 Health Workforce Planning in New York: Where are We? Where Do We Need to Go? Presentation to the Health.

in New York? In a 2009 survey of hospitals, nursing homes and home health agencies in the state, occupations that posed the most difficulty were:  Experienced registered nurses  Clinical laboratory technicians and technologists  Physical therapists  Occupational/  Geographic  New workers and/or new skill sets needed  Evaluation of the relative effectiveness of different workforce configurations Center for Health Workforce Studies December 2010 Health Workforce Planning: Who?  Governmental agencies, e/

The Sociable City Jim Peters Responsible Hospitality Institute May 21, 2014 Edmonton, Alberta.

that draws people to a hospitality zone. Hospitality Zones Hospitality Venue Types and Risk Dining Sharing of Food Primary Activity and Purpose of Venue Social Meeting and Socializing with Beverages and Limited Food Games and Sports TV Entertainment Music, Dance, Performance Primary Purpose Event Short Term Periodic Activity Creating Crowd/Occupancy District Life Cycles Hospitality leads development Crucial to revitalization The process evolves in four stages: – (Re/

1 An Evaluation of Hospital Capital Investment after Balanced Budget Act Tae-Hyun “Tanny” Kim, MPH Michael J. McCue, DBA Virginia Commonwealth University.

rate (%) 5.080 2.396 Operational factors Beds189.32179.78 Number of services33.53113.436 Occupancy rate 0.463 0.213 Case-mix 1.295 0.250 Financial factors Days cash on /in hospital capital investment - Hospitals may have not been able to or needed to incorporate market conditions in their investment decision - However, operational characteristics reflect market demand to some extent - The impact of market factors at the MSA level may be different 18 Discussions/implications  The results partially support a/

QESTRAIN –project Personnel training model for integrated quality-environment-safety managements system in hospitals and public health services 1st Internal.

–nursing quality group –environmental group and ”agents” of the departments –occupational health and safety organization –security group –management group Target groups at the health centre: –Health & family counselling / as group answer –Hospital wards / in connection with the work shops, group answers –Technical service (partly) / in connection with the work shop –Doctors Questionnaire possibly used in connection with the work shops at autumn?  reports 06/2003/

Principles of management of occupational and environmental diseases: prevention, compensation, and return-to-work Chung-Li Donald Du, Center for Management.

, vocational the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) Occupational health care & Management  In workers’ compensation, managed care must address a different objective-restoring a worker to health and productivity at the lowest cost. /ad hoc system to prevention, compensation & RTW integration  questionnaire and telephone interview to 390 patients occupational injury workers hospitalized  followed 3 to 6 months - cause of their injury, medical treatment process, rehabilitation condition, /

Degrees, Jobs and Status in Society – the Tensions between Meritocracy and Quality Contribution to the Joint EQUNET and DEP Symposium on Equity in Higher.

in the process of mass higher education (based on minute differences)  “Educational hospitalism” (declining competences not strongly shaped by formal education)  Do we need a “moderate educational meritocracy”? Ulrich Teichler: Degrees, Jobs and Status in/Degrees, Jobs and Status in Society 10 Changing Egalitarian Concerns  Parental occupational background, parental education, gender, ethnic minorities, migrants, etc  Changing proportion of the under- privileged: From the majority in the class society to/

1 Greening of the World of Work: Implications for O*NET-SOC and New and Emerging Occupations Recovering America’s Youth Summit Dallas, Texas 12-1-09 David.

run our factories. And we will transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age. All this we can do.” President Barack Obama January 20, 2009 4 Impact of the/Care –Homeland Security –Hospitality –Information Technology –Nanotechnology –Retail –Transportation Investigated 17 In-Demand Industries 10 O*NET New & Emerging Project New & Emerging Occupations: –Significantly different work from existing O*NET-SOCs –Not adequately reflected in current classification –Significant /

Greater New York Hospital Association Medicare Wage Index Improvement Program September 15, 2009.

for each CBSA. - Total National salaries and hours. - Divide each CBSA AHW by National AHW. Each hospital has an Occupational Mix Adjustment and each CBSA has a Rural Floor Budget Neutrality Factor. Impact of Wage Index Labor portion of DRG is: ‣ 62% if Wage/ Alabama. 7389 for Reimbursement of $5,587.84 Difference of $3,848.91 Cooperative Effort at a Regional Level All hospitals in each Core Based Statistical Area Are dependent on each others data. If one hospital has an error the whole CBSA has an error./

Experience of a NYC hospital with non- occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) Antonio Urbina 1, Georgina Osorio 1, Daniel Egan 2, Paul Galatowitsch.

a NYC hospital with non- occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) Antonio Urbina 1, Georgina Osorio 1, Daniel Egan 2, Paul Galatowitsch 3, Benjamen Riggan 1 ; Zachariah Hennessey 1 ; Victoria Sharp Center for Comprehensive Care, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA 1 ; St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital/ performed with surveillance labs. In ED, patient provided 4/-week f/u No significant differences seen for patients who completed nPEP/

Hotel Management Introduction. What is Hospitality? ▪ The reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers at resorts, clubs, conventions,

pper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Lodging is Part of Tourism Industry: A Brief History of Hotels (continued…) 1990 2000 Occupancy: 63% $97 billion in sales Occupancy: 64% $60.7 billion in sales Total hotel rooms: 3,065,685 45,020 properties Average / and increased education OUTLOOK FOR HOSPITALITY Concern with Sanitation ▪ Increases in foodborne illness has resulted in a raised concern on the part of consumers ▪ Raised concerns in the US probably began with the Jack-in- the Box incident in the 1970s ▪ More recent /


inter-state differences in hospitalization rates. Hospitalization STATE Policies MARKET Context NURSING HOME Context RESIDENT Characteristic s CONCEPTUAL MODEL Direct and indirect effects Hypotheses: direct effects Nursing home residents in states with Higher Medicaid rates experience fewer potentially preventable hospitalizations. Bedhold policies will be more likely to be hospitalized With casemix reimbursement will be more likely to be hospitalized because a hospitalization would result in change in per/

Translating Health and Safety Research into Action: Building Labor Management Capacity to Use Research to Improve Working Conditions Labor Occupational.

implementation LOHP Enhancing labor and management capacity to participate in injury and illness prevention “GROW” Study GRadients in Occupational Health in Hospital Workers Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco are conducting a study of work injuries among hospital workers at San Francisco General Hospital. The goal of this study is to determine how workplace factors relate to differences in health outcomes across job categories and pay levels. This/

Health Care Systems in NL, CZ & SK Assoc. Prof. JP van Dijk MD PhD Dept Community & Occupational Medicine University Medical Centre Groningen University.

different Health Care Systems NL, CZ & SK Bismarck systems: (Bismarck was the German Chancellor about 1870) The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia Health Insurance Companies [subtypes: public (CZ, SK) / private (NL)(CZ, SK)] have a major role in/Elements Diagnosis Related Group – expected effects Competition on price Exclusion by HIC Specialization Merger / strategic collaboration Smallest hospitals will disappear (outpatient clinic) Access to the System Lay referral system * enter after own decision the /

HOSPITAL SCORECARD. STEPS IN DOING the HOSPITAL SCORE CARD STEP 1: DETERMINE VISION & MISSION Vision and Mission must be communicated at all level Vision.


Sexual risk behavior and HIV among Male to female transgendered people accessing VCT services in Mumbai, India. Sameer Kumta *, Mark Lurie *, Alka Gogate.

use as a risk factor High rates of clinically diagnosed STIs, syphilis seropositivity and HIV prevalence; rates did not differ among those who reported sex work as occupation and those who did not – high risk is generalized in this population /of condom use albeit minimal Recall bias – number of partners in past 6 months No confirmatory tests for syphilis – no reports of yaw, pinta from Mumbai Acknowledgements Miriam Hospital/Brown University Grant 5D43TW000237 –13 Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society/NACO/

Insert Hospital Name Volunteers in Emergency Departments Training Session Insert Vision/Mission Statement.

the staff car park  Volunteers have the right to request Hospital security to escort them to their vehicle, regardless of their finishing time, or where the vehicle is located  Volunteers should understand that, requesting an security escort to their vehicle could result in a short time delay at the conclusion of their shift Occupational Health and Safety Emergency Procedures Location of protective and safety/

Andrew, Damitio, Schmidgall Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry ©2007 Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Chapter 5 Financial.

, Schmidgall Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry ©2007 Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Paid Occupancy Percentage  A non-financial key indicator of management’s success in selling rooms  Paid occupancy % =  Rooms sold include/ to a standard  Be careful when comparing financial ratios of different firms  Are they in the same industry?  Are they using the same or similar accounting procedures? Andrew, Damitio, Schmidgall Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry /

Fall Related Hospitalizations Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries William Buczko, Ph.D. Research Analyst Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

CC. 4.1% (N=3,358). Mean Resource Use for Medicare Stroke NOS Discharges by Age Group Length Physical Occup. Speech Inhalation Age Group Of ICU Therapy Therapy Therapy Therapy Stay Days Charges Charges Charges Charges 90 and Older 5.09/ differs markedly with age. Younger patients are more likely to be discharged to home. Older patients are more likely to be discharged to SNFs. In-hospital mortality for fall related hospitalization is relatively low. In-hospital mortality for fall related hospitalization /

© 2009 John Wiley & Sons Hoboken, NJ Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry Dopson & Hayes 1 Ratio Analysis.

 Managers © 2009 John Wiley & Sons Hoboken, NJ 07030 Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry Dopson & Hayes 6 Value of Ratios to Stakeholders  Each of these stakeholders may have different points of view of the relative value of each of the ratios calculated for a hospitality business.  Owners and investors are primarily interested in their return on investment (ROI), while lenders and creditors are mostly concerned/


& PT MD/shift FT DMD – EMC & DC OH Services Emergency Hospital – An employer need not put up an emergency hospital or dental clinic if there is a hospital or dental clinic which is not more than 5 km. away in urban areas & 25-min. travel in rural areas provided contracts are entered into with the said hospital or dental clinic & that the employer provides transportation facilities. However/

Where Are Health Care Jobs? The health care industry consists of the following nine segments: Hospitals Provide complete medical care Diagnostic services,

care industry provides a different mix of wage and salary health-related jobs Hospitals Employ workers with all levels of education and training Provides a wider variety of services than is offered by other segments of the health care industry 3 in 10 hospital workers is a registered nurse Also employ many physicians and surgeons, therapists, and social workers About 1 in 5 hospital jobs are in a service occupation Nursing Psychiatric/

College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference Glasgow 2003.

Specialist Occupational Therapist, Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital /a wider study Study included survey of parent and referrer satisfaction Extension of study examines outcome for children with DCD Collaborative working collaboration both between departments and staff in Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital & the Robert Gordon University (RGU) long term collaboration - grown over the years. joint working with OT department and Health Services Research Group, RGU. Features of collaborative working Different/

CHAE Review.

in Units ~ Divide the Fixed Costs by the Contribution Margin. To Get Break-Even in Sales Dollars ~Divide the Fixed Costs by the Contribution Margin Percentage Weighted Contribution Margin Percent Since the hospitality industries’ products have a different/Turnover Working Capital Turnover Property and Equipment Turnover Asset Turnover Paid Occupancy Percentage Complimentary Occupancy Average Occupancy Per Room Multiple Occupancy Profitability Ratios Profit Margin Operating Efficiency Ratio Return on Assets /

Introduction to Hospitality

Hospitality Industry In Activity 1, we learned about different types of products and services provided by the hospitality industry. The physical products of hospitality, e.g. food and drink in a restaurant or the actual hotel room, are products that are sold at a price to the guests or customers (e.g. the price a guest paid for renting a hotel room, or the price a customer paid for buying a meal in a/


Hospital ”Gå glad til mad” 2005 Highly specialized function Pediatrician, occupational therapist, nurse, play therapist, psychologist, social and healthcare assistant and ad hoc dietitian Mainly tube weaning, few eating disorders, extreme selective eating 6 month and up 2/3 have a diagnosis 4 weeks planned as in-patient , follow-up 3-4 months A/ in treatment. Difference in regard to diagnosis, in/outpatient treatment, timeframe, and pre examination/test of the child Follow-up: no general standards, different/

LABOR MARKET IN THE LONG RUN Long Run -- A period of time over which firms can enter and leave the market and existing firms can change all of their inputs.

m n Market Equilibrium in the Short Run WHY DO WAGES DIFFER ACROSS OCCUPATIONS ? Wage for a particular occupation will be high if the supply of workers in that occupation is small relative to the demand for workers. Wage for a particular occupation will be high if the supply of workers in that occupation is small relative to the demand for workers. WHY WOULD SUPPLY OF WORKERS IN A PARTICULAR OCCUPATION BE SMALL ? 1/

Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health

as High Risk Population Developing brain Different physiology Different diets Longer life span High risk behaviors Don’t make their own risk management decisions Children are not little adults A Child’s Environment Is All Around /Hryhorczuk, Peter Orris) UIC School of Public Health Great Lakes Center University Health Service (Occupational Medicine Clinic) Residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (Drs. Mark Mycyk, Steve Aks, Ann Naughton, RN) Division /

LANDAUER, INC. Investor Presentation May 2012

actual results to be different from what is anticipated today. These risks and uncertainties also may result in changes to the companys /hospitals for Occupational Radiation Monitoring provides significant cross-selling opportunities for Medical Physics business Total U.S. Medical Physics Market – $1,000 $800 $200 Medical Products Overview Provides high quality medical accessories used in/19 Current Dividend Policy and Outlook Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share /

Provincial Hospital Resource System How to update Resource Boards in the PHRS.

are especially important during disaster or crisis situations when a coordinated response is required. Medical Surgical Resource Board The Medical Surgical Resource Board will display all Hospitals in the LHIN with Critical Care Resources entered into CCIS The/are the same. The only difference is in Level Of Care Updating Neonatal Resource Boards Manually Updated 15 The number of RNs working is required if RN Workload is selected under ‘Factors Affecting Occupancy’ Required if Occupancy Status is not ‘Open’/

Anna Lewandowski, OTD, OTR/L St. Anthony Regional Hospital Carroll, Iowa *Featured guest speaker, Rod Peterson.

AgrAbility clients and local farmers  Most common location of pain  Chores that elicit pain View from a healthcare provider   AgrAbility’s mission correlates with occupational therapy!  This collaboration has the potential to benefit OT students and faculty  Rotation opportunities  Future practice in rural health  Providing a different knowledge base My experience with Nebraska AgrAbility   Primary prevention of injuries and/or musculoskeletal symptoms  Assistive technology  Ex/

Further Information: Tara Donovan References [1] Sepkowitz K. Occupationally acquired infections.

staff working in different areas within the hospital. This can assist in determining how potentially infectious diseases may be spreading between departments and provides enhanced early warning for communicable disease outbreaks among staff. Health care workers (HCWs) have an increased risk of exposure to infectious agents including (among others) tuberculosis, influenza, norovirus, and Clostridium difficile as a consequence of patient care[1,2]. Most occupational transmission/

Needle Stick Injury: Epidemiology from a Hospital Perspective Dr Blánaid Hayes, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

hospitals = 503,466 Add another factor of 0.29 for all mucocutaneous injuries = 649,471 100,000 in Ireland Crude estimate: = 4804 p/a = 6293 p/a = 6293 p/a = 8118 p/a = 8118 p/a But neither set of figures takes any account of underreporting How to interpret figures? Difficulty comparing data between countries and studies because of different/ patients positive for hepatitis C Ab were also PCR + Occupational Sharps Injuries in a Dublin Teaching Hospital. IMJ 2003;96(5): Procedure Involved Procedure Number (%)/

Sector Skills Insights: Health and Social Care

in Health and Social Care Employment overall is projected to grow by 1.3 per cent (social care +4.9%, health -1.3%) between 2010 and 2020 (below all sector average of 5.1 per cent). However, the expansion and retraction for different occupations reveals a/ of care. The wider health sector experiences reduced pressure for community nurses and through reduced hospital admissions because of a lack of capacity in care homes to provide appropriate care. Source - http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/about-us//

Everyone Sign Roster Sign-In Rosters Required for all CCVESA Providers. Please Print Name, MIEMSS I.D. #, and Company Affiliation All completed rosters.

declining this vaccine, I continue to be at risk of acquiring Hepatitis B, a serious disease. If in the future I continue to have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials and I want to be vaccinated with/ Several different viruses Most cases of meningitis are viral Meningococcal meningitis is the type that poses the greatest risk of death or serious disease. Immediately report to the Infection Control Officer any patient determined by you or reported by a hospital to possibly/

1 Overview of NPPTL Healthcare Respiratory Protection Surveillance and Intervention Research Debra A. Novak PhD, RN CDC/NIOSH National Personal Protective.

Procedures should be developed within the organization and in collaboration with community emergency preparedness agencies. Best practice healthcare organizations utilize a Respiratory Protection team approach (i.e. Occup.Health, Safety, IC, Emergency Preparedness). NPPTL Year Month Day Initials BRANCH 35 REACH I &II Common Findings Respiratory protection program plans exist on paper Response differences between HCWs, unit & hospital managers regarding operations of RPP. Most HCWs/

OCCUPATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COSTS Panagiotis V. Tsaklis, PhD Associate Professor Biomechanics – Tissue Mechanics School of Health.

occupational, psychological and speech therapy.  DME – includes items such as wheelchairs, beds, orthotics, exercise equipment, vehicle and home purchase or modifications Ѵ.  Medications and medical supplies – includes all medications and supplies (eg catheters, gauze, gloves) used outside of a hospital/in-patient rehabilitation setting.  Readmission – hospital/tetraplegia and low-tetraplegia cases were not found to be significantly different from one another….  when the major injury categories were /

Michigan health & hospital association

-10 replacing 2552-96 and instructions Also, the Wage Index Instruction Form Occupational Mix Survey Instructions and background August 19, 2013 Federal Register provisions includes /hospitals in different counties to each participate in countywide reclassification to different targets. All hospitals in an MSA should have the same wage index (statewide rural floor distorts this basic principle in MSAs that are low wage areas in more than one state). ADMINISTRATIVE FIXES 4. Allow a hospital to reclassify to a/


PREVENTION OF INFECTION IN THE HOSPITAL SETTING Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is a process, working together is a SUCCESS. Henry Ford Learning Objectives To understand the importance and implications of Prevention of Infection in the Hospital Setting To understand how Infection in the Hospital Setting can be prevented Consider Infrastructure, Education, Policies/procedures, Audit, Surveillance, Outbreak Management,Antimicrobial Policy, Occupational Health, Risk Management and Outcome /

Erasmus hospital in Brussels 10 years of smoke-free process Jacques Dumont, Hôpital Erasme Infirmier, Licencié en Education pour la santé, Tabacologue.

hospital of the free university of Brussels Years 70’ Golden years for smoking...in Erasmus hospital too Ashtrays available ++Ashtrays available ++ Smoking prohibited in rooms and laboratoriesSmoking prohibited in rooms and laboratories Smoking areas ++Smoking areas ++ Years 80’ Different officials prohibition law for smoking in hospitals/ first advertising for staff members - increasing the awareness of the sm by the occupational medicine service - (conferences) - (poster and leaflets) 1998 - Cease study /

Capacity Building for Occupational Health for Workers in South Africa

University of Technology Registration with the SA Nursing Council with minimum DoH nursing Qualification for Occupational Hygienists Registered Hygienist in 3 different categories with SAIOH in SA Hygiene Assistants Hygiene Technologists Hygienists Education and Training Requirements Occupational Hygienist Post Graduate Qualification 3 Universities offer a Diploma and Masters Degree in and PhD in Occupational Hygiene over two or three years (part time/ full time), Offered as DPH or MPH/

1 Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety Plan: SEAT BELT USE/OCCUPANT PROTECTION Dan Galanis Injury Prevention and Control Program Hawaii Department of Health.

fatally injured occupants, in Hawaii, by seat position, 2001-2005 5 Unrestrained occupants killed in traffic crashes in Hawaii, by county, 2001-2005 6 Characteristics of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Hawaii, 2001-2005 *indicates statistically significant difference between restrained / Nighttime crash (8 pm - 4 am)71%*42% 7 The “injury pyramid” for injuries to car occupants in Hawaii Deaths* 1 (67/yr.) Hospitalizations* 12 : 1 death (~810/yr.) Emergency department visits* 91 : 1 death (~6,100/yr.) /

Calculating & Reporting Healthcare Statistics

Calculating & Reporting Healthcare Statistics Second Edition Chapter 4 Percentage of Occupancy Inpatient Bed Count The number of available facility inpatient beds, both occupied and vacant, on any given day In a hospital this includes beds set up for normal use, whether or not they are occupied May be reported for the entire hospital or for any of its units ©2006 All rights reserved. Inpatient Bed Count/

Occupational exposure and protective devices

and protective devices For scatter dose the orientation of the C-arm is dominant in comparison with the entrance patient dose rate. Lecture 7: Occupational exposure and protective devices Lecture 7: Occupational exposure and protective devices Different C-arm angulations can modify the scatter dose rate in a factor of 5 Lecture 7: Occupational exposure and protective devices Personal dosimetry Personal dosimetry ICRP report 85 (2001) states/

Perceived Skills and Abilities Required by Athletic Trainers in Hospital and Clinical Management Positions: A Delphi Study Mike Huang 103.1.13 1.

trainer to have in a health care management position? context methodsresult discussion 2 Athletic trainer Sport team Hospitals and clinics Health and/in industrial- occupational setting? Questions: 6 7 Background University Professional sports team Clinics hospitals High schools Industry Athletic training settings 4 According to the expanding of the athletic training settings…... Is educational preparation adequate for ATs in different settings? 9 University Professional sports team Clinics hospitals/

Estimating the global burden of road traffic injuries Kavi Bhalla Harvard University Initiative for Global Health This work is supported by a grant from.

for Global Health This work is supported by a grant from the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility Harvard-WB * RTI metrics project Data Translation Algorithms Adjustment for different sources Scale up: local  national Fatalities /Validation Results: fraction of car occup. assigned correctly Rankings by frequency of occurrence Conclusions about Bayesian Inference Bayesian inference allows a rapid estimate of the distribution of external causes in large hospital datasets Performance –Works well for/

MEDICAL INFORMATION SPECIALISTS IN THE NETHERLANDS Heleen Dyserinck, Faridi van Etten, Hans Ket Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam VU University,

 Do you develop educational materials, websites or tutorials?  How do you communicate with your customers? Results of the questionnaire  Different hospitalsDifferent training  Different functions  Different tasks It is very hard to draw conclusions!!! Diversity in the Netherlands HIGHLIGHTS  But we present some highlights What’s in a name?  Medical information specialists (16)  Librarians (13)  Clinical librarians (12)  Medical librarians  Literature researchers  Head Medical Library TRAINING/

BLS 2014: Infectious Disease. Given the worldwide concern about infectious diseases—as an EMS provider and a citizen—you are responsible to help recognize.

Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) are a type of staphylococcus or "/in the northern hemisphere.  The structure of the virus changes slightly but frequently over time; this accounts for the appearance of different strains each year. Influenza (flu), continued  Transmission:  Coughed droplets  Touching contaminated surfaces (less common) Influenza (flu), continued  Pre-hospital Presentation  Sudden onset of:  High fever  Malaise  Headache  Dry cough  Body aches Influenza (flu), continued  Occupational/

 Protects the standard of living of the survivors  At the policy holder’s death, the insurance company pays survivors the face value of a life insurance.

– borrow part or all of cash value  Different kinds of cash value insurance  A policyholder pays a premium that stays the same throughout his/her lifetime /investments ◦ EX. Part of premium is used to invest in stock and the stock double in value, the cash value will be worth double  / occupation  Many people have to take a physical before taking out a policy  Older = higher cost  Dangerous occupations = higher cost  Protects against the cost of illness and accidents  Average cost of one hospital day/

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