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Evidence-based care for breastfeeding mothers : a resource for midwives and allied healthcare professionals

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat30744
Maria Pollard, author. --Abingdon, UK: Routledge , c2011.
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Online
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Author
Pollard, Maria
Responsibility
Maria Pollard, author
Place of Publication
Abingdon, UK
Publisher
Routledge
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
256 p.
ISBN
9780203808931
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Breast Feeding
Lactation
Maternal Health Services
Midwifery
Contents
Putting breastfeeding into context -- Anatomy and physiology of lactation -- Essential skills for practice -- Good practice to promote, initiate, and support breastfeeding -- Management of common problems -- Supporting mothers with special needs -- Infants with special needs -- Alternative methods of infant feeding when breastfeeding is not possible -- Introducing solid foods -- Ongoing support for breastfeeding mothers -- Developing knowledge and skills to support breastfeeding mothers.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Health professions : education standards

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat36731
American Medical Association. --Chicago, IL: American Medical Association , 1999.
Call Number
WW 18 H4347 1999
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WW 18 H4347 1999
Corporate Author
American Medical Association
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
American Medical Association
Date of Publication
1999
Physical Description
442 p.
ISBN
0899709885
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmic Assistants
Allied Health Personnel
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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Integrating a palliative approach : essentials for personal support workers

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by Katherine Murray ; edited by Sarah Weber. --Victoria, BC: Life and Death Matters , c2014.
Call Number
WB 310 M982i 2014
Location
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Sub-Location
RESERVE
Call Number
WB 310 M982i 2014
Author
Murray, Katherine, 1957-
Other Authors
Weber, Sarah
Responsibility
by Katherine Murray ; edited by Sarah Weber
Place of Publication
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
vi, 232 pages
ISBN
9781926923048
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Notes
Accompanied by: Workbook.
Format
Book
Location
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Sub-Location
RESERVE
Loan Period
24 hour loan
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Integrating a palliative approach. Workbook : essentials for personal support workers

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by Katherine Murray ; edited by Sarah Weber. --Victoria, BC: Life and Death Matters , c2014.
Call Number
WB 310 M982i 2014 Workbook
Location
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Sub-Location
RESERVE
Call Number
WB 310 M982i 2014 Workbook
Author
Murray, Katherine, 1957-
Other Authors
Weber, Sarah
Responsibility
by Katherine Murray ; edited by Sarah Weber
Place of Publication
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Life and Death Matters
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
iv, 64 pages
ISBN
9781926923055
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Notes
Accompanies: Integrating a pallliative approach : essentials for personal support workers.
Format
Book
Publication Type
Problems and Exercises
Location
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Sub-Location
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Interprofessional Education in Patient-Centered Medical Homes : Implications from Complex Adaptive Systems Theory

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat39357
C. Scott Smith, Winslow G. Gerrish, William G. Weppner. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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Location
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This book discusses the application of complex adaptive systems theory to the design and evaluation of patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs). The three defining goals of PCMHs are to spread patient-care roles among healthcare team members, focus on disease prevention, and include the patient in the healthcare team. It explains why some PCMH pilots are highly successful while others do not show much benefit, covers specific sub-theories that allow for bracketing of different aspects of the clin…
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Author
Smith, C. Scott
Other Authors
Gerrish, Winslow G
Weppner, William G
Responsibility
C. Scott Smith, Winslow G. Gerrish, William G. Weppner
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 118 p. : 6 illus., 1 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319201580
9783319201573 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel - education
Interprofessional Relations
Nursing Homes - manpower
Patient-Centered Care - methods
Systems Theory
Abstract
This book discusses the application of complex adaptive systems theory to the design and evaluation of patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs). The three defining goals of PCMHs are to spread patient-care roles among healthcare team members, focus on disease prevention, and include the patient in the healthcare team. It explains why some PCMH pilots are highly successful while others do not show much benefit, covers specific sub-theories that allow for bracketing of different aspects of the clinic system, and highlights strategies by which institutions can engage in this process. Interprofessional Education in Patient-Centered Medical Homes is a valuable resource for faculty and managers of health professions teaching clinics, deans of medical and health professional schools, and medical administrators.
Contents
The Argument for Interprofessional Education -- The Argument for the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Replicating Good Primary Care -- A Brief Introduction to Systems -- The Training Clinic as a System -- SHED: Four Important Sub-Theories that Help Us to "Bracket" -- Implications for Design -- Implications for Evaluation -- Implications for Institutions.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Joint Commission guide to allied health professionals

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Joint Commission Resources Inc. --Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources , 2002.
Call Number
W 21.5 J74 2002
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
W 21.5 J74 2002
Corporate Author
Joint Commission Resources Inc.
Place of Publication
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Publisher
Joint Commission Resources
Date of Publication
2002
Physical Description
138 p.
ISBN
0866887342
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Medical assisting made incredibly easy : clinical competencies

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Buchman, Michelle. --Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2008.
Call Number
WB 102 B919m 2008
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 102 B919m 2008
Author
Buchman, Michelle
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
560 p.
Series Title
Medical assisting made incredibly easy
ISBN
9780781763455
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Competence
Allied Health Personnel
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Non-medical Prescribing in the United Kingdom

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Penelope Mary Franklin, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book explores key developments in Non-medical Prescribing in the UK. Addressing the needs of countries in the European Market and beyond, which have been closely watching UK developments and would be interested in embedding or developing counterparts of their own.á Featuring chapters by clinicians, leaders and practitioners in the UK Non-medical Prescribing arena, it identifies both current and potential future developments. Attention is paid to the different prescribing practices and gove…
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Other Authors
Franklin, Penelope Mary
Responsibility
Penelope Mary Franklin, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages) : 5 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319533247
9783319533230 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Drug Prescriptions
Nurses
Pharmacists
Professional Autonomy
Other Subjects
United Kingdom
Abstract
This book explores key developments in Non-medical Prescribing in the UK. Addressing the needs of countries in the European Market and beyond, which have been closely watching UK developments and would be interested in embedding or developing counterparts of their own.á Featuring chapters by clinicians, leaders and practitioners in the UK Non-medical Prescribing arena, it identifies both current and potential future developments. Attention is paid to the different prescribing practices and governance within the four countries constituting the United Kingdom. áMany lessons have been learned along the way and the purpose of this book is to share these lessons, tog ether with best practice examples in connection with the implementation of nurse/health professional led patient care, implementation of patient centered practice, and governance. Designated Registered Practitioners who have completed an enhanced training now receive a professional body qualification which enables them to prescribe within their scope of practice as Non-medical Independent Prescribers and, providing that they are competent, from anywhere within the British National Formulary independently of doctors; for Nurses, this also includes most controlled drugs. The book will be of interest to policy makers and to forward-looking professionals and practitioners in the diverse European Health and Social Care market.
Contents
1. Introduction to Non-medical Prescribing: An Overview—Including Non-medical Prescribing in England -- Part I: Non-medical Prescribing in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland -- 2. Non-medical Prescribing in Scotland -- 3. Non-medical Prescribing in Wales: Implementation and Governance -- 4. Non-medical Prescribing in Northern Ireland -- Part II: Non-medical Prescribing by Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals -- 5. Non-medical Prescribing by Pharmacists -- 6. Prescribing by Designated Allied Health Professionals: The AHP Experience -- Part III: The Practice, Art and Discipline(s) of Non-medical Prescribing -- 7. The Identity of Non-medical Prescribers -- 8. Non-medical Prescribing in Community Settings -- 9. Prescribing for Long-Term Conditions -- 10. Non-medical Prescribing in the Acute Setting -- 11. Non-medical Prescribers Within Substance Misuse Services -- 12. Non-medical Prescribing in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EOLC).
Format
e-Book
Location
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The Ophthalmic assistant : fundamentals and clinical practice

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Harold A. Stein, Bernard J. Slatt, Raymond M. Stein. (5th ed.) --St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby , 1988.
Call Number
WW 21.5 S83 1988
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WW 21.5 S83 1988
Responsibility
Harold A. Stein, Bernard J. Slatt, Raymond M. Stein
Edition
5th ed.
Place of Publication
St. Louis, MO
Publisher
C.V. Mosby
Date of Publication
1988
Physical Description
923 p., 10 p. of plates : ill. (some col.)
ISBN
0801649501
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Ophthamology - nurses' instruction
Ophthalmic Assistants
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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Paramedic : pathophysiology

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat22524
Pollack, Andrew N. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. --Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett , 2006.
Call Number
QZ 4 P222 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
QZ 4 P222 2006
Author
Pollack, Andrew N
Corporate Author
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Alternate Title
Pathophysiology
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
181 p.
ISBN
0763737658
Subjects (MeSH)
Pathology
Wounds and Injuries
Inflammation
Disease Progression
Allied Health Personnel
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Pharmacology clear & simple : a guide to drug classifications and dosage calculations

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat31357
Cynthia J. Watkins. (2nd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis , c2013.
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Location
Online
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Author
Watkins, Cynthia J
Responsibility
Cynthia J. Watkins
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Pharmacology clear and simple
Guide to drug classifications and dosage calculations
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
F.A. Davis
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
0803639686 (electronic bk.)
9780803639683 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Pharmaceutical Preparations - administration & dosage - Problems and Exercises
Allied health personnel - problems and exercises
Dosage Forms - Problems and Exercises
Drug administration routes - problems and exercises
Medication Errors - prevention & control - problems and exercises
Contents
History of pharmacology -- Basics of pharmacology -- Patient safety in medication administration -- Regulations -- Prescriptions and labels -- Basic review of mathematics -- Measurement systems -- Dosage calculations -- Enteral medications and administration -- Parental medications and administration -- Integumentary system medications -- Musculoskeletal system medications -- Nervous system medications -- Eye and ear medications -- Endocrine system medications -- Cardiovascular system medications -- Immunologic system medications -- Pulmonary system medications -- Gastrointestinal system medications -- Reproductive and urinary system medications -- Herbs, vitamins, and minerals.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care

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edited by Val Nixon. --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell , c2013.
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory…
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Other Authors
Nixon, Val
Responsibility
edited by Val Nixon
Alternate Title
Professional practice in paramedic, emergency & urgent care
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
228 p.
ISBN
9780470656150
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Ambulatory Care
Clinical Competence
Emergency Medical Services
Great Britain
Nurses
Abstract
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills; Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care; Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council. Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
Contents
History taking / Val Nixon -- Consultation and communication skills / Karen Gubbins and Val Nixon -- Clinical decision making / Jacqui Mason and Val Nixon -- Evidence based practice / Louise Perkinton and Val Nixon -- Reflection and reflective practice / Kay Norman and Val Nixon -- Professional and legal issues / Karen Latcham -- Anti-discriminatory practice / Matt Capsey -- Medicines management / Lorna McInulty -- Continuous professional development and portfolio development / Val Nixon.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
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Topics for the paramedic

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Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman. --Boston, MA: Pearson , c2013.
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Parame…
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Author
Batsie, Daniel A
Other Authors
Mistovich, Joseph J
Limmer, Daniel
Responsibility
Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Pearson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
404 p.
Series Title
Transition series
ISBN
9780137082452
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment
Abstract
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Paramedics.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Transition Support Workers (TSW)

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IWK. Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team, IWK. Acute Inpatient Unit (The Garron Centre), IWK. Intensive Community Based Treatment Team, IWK. Psychology, IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1002
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A Transition Support Worker (TSW) will be working with you during your child's stay at Children's Intensive Services (CIS). Their job is to help link our program to your home.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
IWK. Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team
IWK. Acute Inpatient Unit (The Garron Centre)
IWK. Intensive Community Based Treatment Team
IWK. Psychology
IWK. Social Work Team
Alternate Title
Patient / Family Guide
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent Psychiatry
Allied Health Personnel
Hospitalization
Mental Health Services
Professional-Patient Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Adolescent psychiatry
Allied health personnel
Hospital patients--Care
Mental health services
Abstract
A Transition Support Worker (TSW) will be working with you during your child's stay at Children's Intensive Services (CIS). Their job is to help link our program to your home.
Responsibility
IWK Youth Forensic Assessment and Rehabilitation Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1002
Zone
All Zones
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