This DVD reviews the case for evidence-based hospital design and how it increases patient and staff satisfaction and safety, quality of care, and employee retention, and results in a positive return on investment.
This DVD discusses the following:
- Evidence-based design
- Patient safety
- Patient satisfaction
- Quality outcomes
- Staff satisfaction and workforce retention
- Cost effectiveness
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The COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Learn More Breathe Better Resource Kit is designed to increase awareness of COPD as a serious lung disease. This tool kit contains materials an organization can use to spread the word about the Learn More, Breathe Better campaign in their communities.
This tool kit contains the following materials:
- Campaign backgrounder
- Fact sheets
- Speaker’s guide/presentation materials
- Radio public service...
These videos help mental health care and other providers prevent chronic mental health problems resulting from combat and other war-zone stress, promoting wellness in this returning group of veterans. It is available in both a provider perspective and a separate video for veterans, active duty service members, and their families.
This training program is designed to introduce pharmacists to the problem of low health literacy in patient populations and to identify the implications of this problem for the delivery of health care services. The program also explains techniques that pharmacy staff members can use to improve communication with patients who may have limited health literacy skills.
This program requires about two hours to present. A suggested agenda is included, along with the following materials:...
This PowerPoint presentation was developed for health professionals to educate others in the nutrition field. It details the background and development of MyPyramid.
This presentation addresses the following topics:
- History of USDA’s food guidance
- Reasons for revising—Updating the science
- Reasons for revising—Improving implementation
- Dietary reference intakes
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005
- Guiding principles—Unchanged...
This slide set “Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - Supplemental” may be used in conjunction with the slide set “Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - Core” and can be customized by inserting hospital-specific data.
This slide set addresses the reasons for health care workers to practice good hand hygiene and includes question and answer slides to be used in an interactive presentation.
This slide set provides an overall summary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2006 clinical practice guideline update of recommendations for the use of tumor markers in gastrointestinal cancer.
Medicines In My Home is an interactive educational program about the safe and effective use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. It includes materials geared to both students and adults.
This Web site is divided into four sections:
- Teachers’ room
- Course description and objectives
- Teachers’ kit
- Classroom lesson materials
- Medicines in my home: Information for students on using OTC medicines safely
- Classroom lesson on safe OTC...
- Classroom lesson materials
This slideshow summarizes the American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline on the use of larynx-preservation strategies in the treatment of laryngeal cancer.
This slideshow addresses the following topics:
- Guideline methodology
- Guideline questions
- What are the larynx-preservation treatment options for limited stage (T1, T2) primary site disease that do not compromise survival? What are the considerations in selecting among them?
Diabetes: The Numbers is a slide presentation that contains U.S. diabetes prevalence and incidence rates broken down by age, sex, and race/ethnicity. They are designed as a resource for health care professionals, diabetes educators, and students to educate about and help to manage the challenges of diabetes prevention and control. The slides can be downloaded as an entire presentation or used individually.