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Beyond Safety Training : Embedding Safety in Professional Skills

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Corinne Bieder, Claude Gilbert, Benoît Journé, Hervé Laroche, editors. --Cham: SpringerOpen , c2018.
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. ; This book investigates why, despite more and more resources devoted to safety training, expectations are not entirely met, particularly in the industrial sectors that have already achieved a high safety level. It not only reflects the most precious viewpoints of experts from different disciplines, different countries, with experiences in various industrial fields at the cutting edge of theories and practices in terms of safety, professionali…
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Bieder, Corinne
Gilbert, Claude
Journé, Benoît
Laroche, Hervé
Responsibility
Corinne Bieder, Claude Gilbert, Benoît Journé, Hervé Laroche, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
SpringerOpen
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 159 p.) : 4 illus., 2 illus. in color
Series
SpringerBriefs in Safety Management
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology. Safety management
ISBN
9783319655277
9783319655260 (Print ed.)
9783319655284 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2520-8004
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychology, Industrial
Safety Management
Staff Development
Specialty
Professional Practice
Abstract
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.
This book investigates why, despite more and more resources devoted to safety training, expectations are not entirely met, particularly in the industrial sectors that have already achieved a high safety level. It not only reflects the most precious viewpoints of experts from different disciplines, different countries, with experiences in various industrial fields at the cutting edge of theories and practices in terms of safety, professionalization and their relationships. It also consolidates the positioning of the Foundation for an Industrial Safety Culture, highlighting what is currently considered at stake in terms of safety training, taking into account the system of constraints the different stakeholders are submitted to. It reports some success stories as well as elements which could explain the observed plateau in terms of outcome. It identifies some levers for evolution for at-risk industry and outlines a possible research agenda to go further with experimental solutions.
Contents
1. Safety: A Matter for ‘Professionals? -- 2. A Practice-Based Approach to Safety as an Emergent Competence -- 3. Line Managers as Work Professionals in the Era of Workplace Health Professionalization -- 4. Captain Kirk, Managers and the Professionalization of Safety -- 5. A Critique from Pierre-Arnaud Delattre -- 6. Enhancing Safety Performance: Non-technical Skills and a Modicum of Chronic Unease -- 7. Situated Practice and Safety as Objects of Management -- 8. Stories and Standards: The Impact of Professional Social Practices on Safety Decision Making -- 9. Doing What Is Right or Doing What Is Safe -- 10. Industrial Perspective on the Seminar: The Viewpoint of a Mining Expert -- 11. How to Deal with the Contradictions of Safety Professional Development? -- 12. Can Safety Training Contribute to Enhancing Safety? -- 13. Training Design Oriented by Works Analysis -- 14. Safety and Behaviour Change -- 15. Power and Love -- 16. Beyond Safety Training, Toward Professional Development.
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Building a Clinical Practice

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Tracy S. Wang, Adam W. Beck, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book provides an overview of the unique aspects related to a university based clinical practice. The development of relationships with senior colleagues and referring providers, building multidisciplinary programs within an academic institution, financing of academic medicine, and issues specific to the speciality are discussed. Building a Clinical Practice aims to highlight the importance of developing a successful clinical practice in an academic setting and to help guide readers through…
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Wang, Tracy S.
Beck, Adam W.
Responsibility
Tracy S. Wang, Adam W. Beck, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 254 p.) : 12 illus., 6 illus. in color
Series Title
Success in academic surgery
ISBN
9783030292713
9783030292706 (Print ed.)
9783030292720 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2194-7481
Subjects (MeSH)
Academic Medical Centers
Career Mobility
Faculty, Medical
Hospital-Physician Relations
Specialties, Surgical
Vocational Guidance
Specialty
Professional Practice
Abstract
This book provides an overview of the unique aspects related to a university based clinical practice. The development of relationships with senior colleagues and referring providers, building multidisciplinary programs within an academic institution, financing of academic medicine, and issues specific to the speciality are discussed. Building a Clinical Practice aims to highlight the importance of developing a successful clinical practice in an academic setting and to help guide readers through the challenges associated with that process. This book is relevant to senior surgical trainees and young surgical faculty who are facing the challenges associated with developing a clinical practice.
Contents
Part I. The “Nuts and Bolts” of a University-Based Practice -- 1. Building a Successful Academic Practice Using the Three A’s: Availability, Affability and Ability -- 2. Outline for “Developing Relationships” Chapter (Wang/Beck) -- 3. Developing Relationships: Building Patient Relationships -- 4. Building Multidisciplinary Teams in the Digital Age -- 5. First Year “Must Do’s”: Prepared for Building a Clinical Practice -- 6. The Resilient Academic Surgeon -- Part II. Balancing Academic Development with Clinical Practice -- 7. Running a Basic Science Lab -- 8. Creating Balance Between Your HSR Academic Development and Clinical Practice -- 9. The Incorporation of Surgical Education into Clinical Practice -- 10. Incorporating Clinical Trials in Your Practice -- 11. When to Say No (or Not to Say No): Balancing Academic Development with a Clinical Practice -- 12. Joining and Becoming Involved in Surgical Societies -- Part III. Finances and Health System Collaboration -- 13. Building Relationships with Hospital Administrators -- 14. New Technologies-Adopting and Leading Your Hospital in Innovation -- 15. Quality Improvement and Quality Metrics -- Part IV. Building a Clinical Practice at Other Sites -- 16. Academic Surgery in the Veterans’ Administration Health Care System -- 17. Building a Clinical Practice at Other Sites: Community-Affiliated Sites of Practice -- 18. Building a Surgical Practice in a County Hospital System -- Part V. Specialty-Based Tips -- 19. Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery -- 20. Breast Surgery -- 21. How to Build an Academic Colorectal Surgery Practice -- 22. Specialty Based Tips: Pediatric Surgery -- 23. Plastic Surgery -- 24. Surgical Oncology/Endocrine Surgery -- 25. Building a Clinical Practice: Transplant Surgery -- 26. Trauma and Acute Care Surgery -- 27. Vascular Surgery.
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The Business Basics of Building and Managing a Healthcare Practice

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Neil Baum, Marc J. Kahn, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book is intended to be a roadmap towards a successful practice for medical students, residents, fellows, and doctors. This roadmap focuses on how to build and manage a medical practice, and can be applied regardless if the reader is employed, joins a small group, or if they are a doctor who decides to start their own practice. Part I covers the basic business concepts that every physician needs to know. Chapters emphasize the benefits that accrue to a physician who understands the basics o…
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Baum, Neil
Kahn, Marc J.
Responsibility
Neil Baum, Marc J. Kahn, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 213 p.) : 22 illus., 5 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030277765
9783030277758 (Print ed.)
9783030277772 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Private Practice - economics
Private Practice - organization & administration
Specialty
Professional Practice
Abstract
This book is intended to be a roadmap towards a successful practice for medical students, residents, fellows, and doctors. This roadmap focuses on how to build and manage a medical practice, and can be applied regardless if the reader is employed, joins a small group, or if they are a doctor who decides to start their own practice. Part I covers the basic business concepts that every physician needs to know. Chapters emphasize the benefits that accrue to a physician who understands the basics of business. Part II provides a guide for doctors who are beginning a medical practice. The chapters define the various options for doctors’ employment such as solo practice, group practice, and academic medicine. The section also includes the process of negotiating contracts, identifying the advisers who help physicians become successful, and secure within their field and practice. The final part emphasizes strategies on how to build and grow a successful practice by covering topics such as hiring staff, employee motivation, creating a brand, gaining recognition, online reputation and presence, crisis management, integrating new technology, and work/life balance. The Business Basics of Building and Managing a Healthcare Practice serves as a valuable resource that helps doctors make a difference in the lives of their patients, as well as help them make good financial decisions.
Contents
Part I. Basic Business Concepts and Principles -- Why Doctors Need to Consider Medicine a Business -- Time-Value of Money, or What Is the Real Financial Value of an Opportunity? -- Basic Accounting and Interpretation of Financial Statements -- Revenue Cycle Management -- Contracts and Negotiation -- Entrepreneurship and Formulating Business Plans -- Managing People -- Basic Personal Finance and Investing -- Organized Medicine -- Part II. Your First Job -- Transition From Training to Practice -- Managing Student Debt -- MIPS MACRA and Payment Models -- Obtaining and Maintaining Referrals from Other Physicians -- Branding Your Medical Practice-How to Make Your Practice Distinctive and Unique -- Legal Considerations in Hiring and Firing of Non-Physician Staff -- Malpractice -- Midlevel Providers (Notes) -- Use of Technology -- Academic Practice -- Part III. Growing a Practice -- Gaining Recognition in the Community -- Internet and Social Media Marketing -- Crisis Management -- Physician Burnout — Don’t Get Caught in the Flame -- “Divorcing” Your Business Partners -- Life-Work Equilibrium -- Future of Medicine: The Past Cannot Be Changed, The Future is in Your Power -- Conclusion and Five Essential Metrics You Need to Know.
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Canadian Medical Association reports to General Council

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Canadian Medical Association. --Ottawa, ON: Canadian Medical Association , [1998].
Call Number
W 1 DC2 C31 1995
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
W 1 DC2 C31 1995
Corporate Author
Canadian Medical Association
Other Authors
Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting (130th: August 17-20, 1997: Victoria, BC)
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association
Date of Publication
[1998]
Physical Description
various pagings
Subjects (MeSH)
Societies, Medical - Canada
Professional Practice - Canada
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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Career Skills for Doctors

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Charalambos Panayiotou Charalambous. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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The transition from medical school to being a practicing junior doctor is challenging. It requires knowledge and clinical skills but also the ability to efficiently function in the workplace. At the same time postgraduate professional development in gaining clinical experience, passing postgraduate exams, under-taking research or audit, and publishing become essential for career progression. One soon realizes that being a doctor is not just a profession but a way of life. This book presents som…
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Panayiotou Charalambous, Charalambos
Responsibility
Charalambos Panayiotou Charalambous
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 247 p. : 35 illus.)
ISBN
9783319134796
9783319134789 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Professional Practice
Abstract
The transition from medical school to being a practicing junior doctor is challenging. It requires knowledge and clinical skills but also the ability to efficiently function in the workplace. At the same time postgraduate professional development in gaining clinical experience, passing postgraduate exams, under-taking research or audit, and publishing become essential for career progression. One soon realizes that being a doctor is not just a profession but a way of life. This book presents some well-known "pearls" as how to improve your day to day workplace performance, be efficiently productive, be an inherent part of the team, how to shine and impress. Advice is also given as how to prepare for postgraduate exams, develop essential technical skills, apply for the next post, successfully participate in research and audit, publish, manage, lead, teach, and train. This generic guidance can be of use for those aspiring to become a generalist or subspecialty doctor and can be of value in whichever part of the world you end up practicing in.
Contents
1 Introduction -- 2 Organisation -- 3 Communication -- 4 Professionalism -- 5 Learning and Teaching -- 6 Procedural Skills -- 7 Research and Audit -- 8 Publishing and Presenting -- 9 Managing and Leading -- 10 Obtaining the Next Post -- 11 When Things Go Wrong -- 12 Looking After Yourself.
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Child life beyond the hospital

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Child Life Council. --Rockville, MD: Child Life Council , 2008.
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 C86 2008 RES CHILD LIFE
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 C86 2008 RES CHILD LIFE
Corporate Author
Child Life Council
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
Publisher
Child Life Council
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
270 p.
ISBN
9780980214505
Subjects (MeSH)
Hospitals, Pediatric
Child Development
Professional Practice
Play and Playthings
Notes
Child Life Reserve Collection.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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Child life roles, functions, and supporting literature

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Francis, Sally, Hawkins, Deborah, Brown, Hallie. --Dallas, TX: Children's Medical Center of Dallas , 1986.
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 F731 1986 RES Child Life
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 F731 1986 RES Child Life
Author
Francis, Sally
Hawkins, Deborah
Brown, Hallie
Place of Publication
Dallas, TX
Publisher
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Date of Publication
1986
Physical Description
66 p.
Series
Child life education series
Series Title
Child life education series (Dallas, Texas)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child, Hospitalized
Hospitals, Pediatric
Play and Playthings
Program Development
Professional Practice
Child Development
Notes
Child Life Reserve collection.
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Book
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IWK Health Sciences Library
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Child life theory into practice

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat37622
Francis, Sally. Children's Medical Center of Dallas. --Dallas, TX: Children's Medical Center of Dallas , 1990.
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 F73 1990 RES Child Life
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 F73 1990 RES Child Life
Author
Francis, Sally
Corporate Author
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Place of Publication
Dallas, TX
Publisher
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Date of Publication
1990
Physical Description
various pagings
Series
Child life education series
Series Title
Child life education series (Dallas, Texas)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child, Hospitalized
Hospitals, Pediatric
Play and Playthings
Program Development
Program Evaluation
Child Health Services
Professional Practice
Notes
Child Life Reserve collection.
Format
Book
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IWK Health Sciences Library
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Clinical advancement program for child life

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produced by the Child Life Department, Clinical Advancement Committee. --Cincinnati, OH: Children's Hospital Medical Center , c1993.
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 1993 RES Child Life
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 1993 RES Child Life
Corporate Author
Children's Hospital Medical Center
Responsibility
produced by the Child Life Department, Clinical Advancement Committee
Place of Publication
Cincinnati, OH
Publisher
Children's Hospital Medical Center
Date of Publication
c1993
Physical Description
29 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Child, Hospitalized
Child Health Services
Play and Playthings
Program Development
Professional Practice
Notes
Child Life Reserve collection.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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Clinical inertia : a critique of medical reason

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Gérard Reach ; translation by Claudia Ratti. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Author
Reach, Gérard
Other Authors
Ratti, Claudia
Responsibility
Gérard Reach ; translation by Claudia Ratti
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 142 pages)
ISBN
9783319098821 (electronic bk.)
9783319098814
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Competence
Ethics, Medical
Evidence-Based Medicine
Guideline Adherence
Professional Practice
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical logic
Medicine - Philosophy
Medical ethics
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Definitions -- 3. The Evidence: The Gap Between Guidelines and Clinical Reality -- 4. Determinants and Explanatory Models of Clinical Inertia -- 5. The Physician and Evidence-Based Medicine -- 6. To Do or Not to Do: A Critique of Medical Reason -- 7. Overcoming True Clinical Inertia -- 8. Conclusion: Time for Medical Reason.
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The Corporatization of American Health Care : The Rise of Corporate Hegemony and the Loss of Professional Autonomy

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J. Warren Salmon, Stephen L. Thompson. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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In this book, the authors, as policy analysts, examine the overall context and dynamics of modern medicine, focusing on the changing conditions of medical practice through the lens of corporatization of medicine, physician unionization, physician strikes, and current health policy directions. Conditions affecting the American medical profession have been dramatically altered by the continuing crises of cost increases, quality concerns, and lack of access facing our population, along with the on…
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Salmon, J. Warren
Other Authors
Thompson, Stephen L.
Responsibility
J. Warren Salmon, Stephen L. Thompson
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 307 p.) : 1 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030606671
9783030606664 (Print ed.)
9783030606688 (Print ed.)
9783030606695 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of Health Care - economics
Health Policy
Health Services Administration - economics
History of Medicine
Professional Practice
Other Subjects
United States
Specialty
Health Services Administration
History of Medicine
Abstract
In this book, the authors, as policy analysts, examine the overall context and dynamics of modern medicine, focusing on the changing conditions of medical practice through the lens of corporatization of medicine, physician unionization, physician strikes, and current health policy directions. Conditions affecting the American medical profession have been dramatically altered by the continuing crises of cost increases, quality concerns, and lack of access facing our population, along with the ongoing corporatization toward bottom-line dictates. Pressures on practitioners have been intensifying with much greater scrutiny over their clinical decision-making. The Corporatization of American Health Care offers different perspectives with the hopes that physicians will unite in a new awareness and common cause to curtail excessive profit-making, renew professional altruism, restore the charitable impulse to health provider institutions, and unite with other professionals to truly raise levels of population health and the quality of health care. It is also a necessary resource for health policy analysts, healthcare administrators, health law attorneys, and other associated health professions.
Contents
1. History of the Corporatization of American Medicine: The Market Paradigm Reigns -- 2. Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Drug Store Chains, and Pharmacy Benefit Manager/Insurer Integration -- 3. Medical Practice: From Cottage Industry to Corporate Practice -- 4. Medical Malpractice Crisis: Oversight of the Practice of Medicine -- 5. Big Data: Information Technology as Control over the Profession of Medicine -- 6. Physician Employment Status: Collective Bargaining and Strikes -- 7. Conclusion: Progressive Directions.
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Critical Psychiatry : Controversies and Clinical Implications

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Sandra Steingard, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book is a guide for psychiatrists struggling to incorporate transformational strategies into their clinical work. The book begins with an overview of the concept of critical psychiatry before focusing its analytic lens on the DSM diagnostic system, the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, the crucial distinction between drug-centered and disease-centered approaches to pharmacotherapy, the concept of “de-prescribing,” coercion in psychiatric practice, and a range of other issues that c…
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Steingard, Sandra
Responsibility
Sandra Steingard, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 225 p.) : 3 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030027322
9783030027315 (Print ed.)
9783030027339 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Deprescriptions
Dissent and Disputes
Drug Therapy - ethics
Practice Patterns, Physicians'
Professional Practice
Psychiatry
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
This book is a guide for psychiatrists struggling to incorporate transformational strategies into their clinical work. The book begins with an overview of the concept of critical psychiatry before focusing its analytic lens on the DSM diagnostic system, the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, the crucial distinction between drug-centered and disease-centered approaches to pharmacotherapy, the concept of “de-prescribing,” coercion in psychiatric practice, and a range of other issues that constitute the targets of contemporary critiques of psychiatric theory and practice. Written by experts in each topic, this is the first book to explicate what has come to be called critical psychiatry from an unbiased and clinically relevant perspective. Critical Psychiatry is an excellent, practical resource for clinicians seeking a solid foundation in the contemporary controversies within the field. General and forensic psychiatrists; family physicians, internists, and pediatricians who treat psychiatric patients; and mental health clinicians outside of medicine will all benefit from its conceptual insights and concrete advice.
Contents
1. What Is Critical Psychiatry? -- 2. Toward Conceptual Competence in Psychiatric Diagnosis: An Ecological Model for Critiques of the DSM -- 3. The Influence of Pharmaceutical Companies and Restoring Integrity to Psychiatric Research and Practice -- 4. An Alternative Approach to Drug Treatment in Psychiatry -- 5. Clinical Implications of the Drug-Centered Approach -- 6. Deprescribing and Its Application to Psychiatry -- 7. Coercion and the Critical Psychiatrist -- 8. Listening to Those with Lived Experience -- 9. A Path to the Future for Psychiatry.
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Cultural Competence in Health : A Review of the Evidence

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Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge, Anton Clifford. --Singapore: Springer , c2018.
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This resource supports evidence-informed approaches to improving the cultural competence of health service delivery. By reviewing the evidence from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US, it provides readers with a clear and systematic overview of the interventions and indicators applied to enable health system agencies and professionals to work effectively in various cross-cultural health care situations. The book highlights the importance of cultural competence and describes the current si…
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Jongen, Crystal
Other Authors
McCalman, Janya
Bainbridge, Roxanne
Clifford, Anton
Responsibility
Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge, Anton Clifford
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 139 p.) : 4 illus. in color
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in public health
ISBN
9789811052934
9789811052927 (print ed.)
9789811052941 (print ed.)
ISSN
2192-3698
Subjects (MeSH)
Cultural Competency
Culturally Competent Care
Specialty
Professional Practice
Abstract
This resource supports evidence-informed approaches to improving the cultural competence of health service delivery. By reviewing the evidence from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US, it provides readers with a clear and systematic overview of the interventions and indicators applied to enable health system agencies and professionals to work effectively in various cross-cultural health care situations. The book highlights the importance of cultural competence and describes the current situation in the studied countries; identifies effective approaches and strategies for improving the situation; reviews the indicators for measuring progress; assesses the health outcomes associated with cultural competence; summarizes the quality of the evidence; and presents an evidence-informed conceptual framework for cultural competence in health. Cultural competence is critical to reducing health disparities and has become a popular concept in these countries for improving access to high-quality, respectful and responsive health care. This book provides policy makers, health practitioners, researchers and students with a much needed summary of what works to improve health systems, services and practice.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The Drivers of Cultural Competence -- 3. Methods -- 4. Health Workforce Development Interventions to Improve Cultural Competence -- 5. Cultural Competence Education and Training for Health and Medical Students -- 6. Programs and Services to Improve Cultural Competence in Healthcare -- 7. Health Organisation and System Cultural Competence Interventions -- 8. Cultural competence strengths, weaknesses and future directions -- 9. Multilevel Cultural Competence Intervention Implementation and Evaluation Framework.
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Issues in nursing : practicing and governing the committment to care

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prepared by A. Marguerite Cassin. --[Halifax, NS?]: , 1993.
Call Number
WY 16 M19 1993
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WY 16 M19 1993
Author
Cassin, A. Marguerite
Other Authors
Nova Scotia. Task Force on Nursing
Responsibility
prepared by A. Marguerite Cassin
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS?]
Date of Publication
1993
Physical Description
137 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Nursing - Nova Scotia
Professional Practice - Nova Scotia
Nursing Care - Nova Scotia
Notes
Prepared for the NS Task Force on Nursing
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Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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Medical Practice Variations

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edited by Ana Johnson, Thérèse Stukel. --New York, NY: Springer , c2016.
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Health services researchers have long been aware of large variations in the use of medical care across regions and medical providers. In the 1930s, the British pediatrician J.A. Glover observed that the rates of tonsillectomy in British schoolchildren varied widely, depending on the district where the students lived and the doctors who examined them. This volume provides a contextual landscape for the study of health care utilization through the lens of medical practice variations. It is ground…
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Johnson, Ana
Stukel, Thérèse
Responsibility
edited by Ana Johnson, Thérèse Stukel
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (500 p.)
Series Title
Springer reference
Health services research
ISBN
9781489975737
ISSN
2511-8293
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of Health Care
Health Services Research
Outcome Assessment, Health Care
Procedures and Techniques Utilization
Professional Practice
Quality of Health Care
Specialty
Health Planning
Health Services Administration
Professional Practice
Notes
"Living reference work."
Abstract
Health services researchers have long been aware of large variations in the use of medical care across regions and medical providers. In the 1930s, the British pediatrician J.A. Glover observed that the rates of tonsillectomy in British schoolchildren varied widely, depending on the district where the students lived and the doctors who examined them. This volume provides a contextual landscape for the study of health care utilization through the lens of medical practice variations. It is grounded in the pioneering work by medical care epidemiologist, Dr. John Wennberg, who revealed wide variations in elective surgical rates across small areas in the U.S. and his findings that these variations were generally not explained by differences in population illness rates or patient preferences but rather, there were strong associations between supply of health care resources, such as hospital beds and physicians and health care utilization. This volume introduces the concept of medical practice variations and its early history, outlines established concepts and frameworks, with an overview of methods used to understand the variations in medical care. It makes the case for outcomes research in determining what works in health care and policy reforms to rationalize how care is delivered. Each chapter synthesizes the current published literature in the field and covers a description of medical practice variations in the area, determinants of these variations and outcomes. It outlines the most current research on specific types of utilization such as inpatient care, emergency services, elective surgery, primary care, obstetric and gynaecological care, mental health care and end-of-life care, among others. Studies of variation in condition-specific care focus on common conditions such as acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, stroke, diabetes and procedures such as cancer surgery and joint replacement. Special topics include health care spending and quality, shared decision making and disparities.
Contents
Disparities in Medical Practices -- Highly Visible, Small Organisation Dedicated to Reporting on Medical Practice Variation: An Australian Experience -- Medical Practice Variations in Acute Care Hospitalization -- Medical Practice Variations in Acute Myocardial Infarction -- Medical Practice Variations in Cancer Surgery -- Medical Practice Variations in Diabetes Mellitus -- Medical Practice Variations in Elective Surgery -- Medical Practice Variations in Emergency Services -- Medical Practice Variations in End-of-Life Care -- Medical Practice Variations in Heart Failure -- Medical Practice Variations in Joint Replacement in Patients with Osteoarthritis -- Medical Practice Variations in Mental Health and Addictions Care -- Medical Practice Variations in Pediatric Care -- Medical Practice Variations in Primary Care -- Medical Practice Variations in Reproductive, Obstetric, and Gynaecological Care -- Medical Practice Variations in Stroke -- National Organisation Dedicated to Public Reporting on Hospital and Primary Care: An Australian Experience -- Practice Guidelines and Practice Variation: Diagnostic Technology in Maternity Care -- Shared Decision-Making for Medical Practice Variations in Elective Surgeries and Tests -- Small Area Analysis and the Challenge of Practice Variation -- Sociological Model for Understanding Medical Practice Variations -- Strategies and Tools to Manage Variation in Regional Governance Systems -- Variations in Healthcare Spending and Quality Among Institutions.
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Multi-source feedback for physician learning and change

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Joan Sargeant. --[Halifax, NS]: [s.n.] , 2006.
Call Number
W 87 S245m 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
W 87 S245m 2006
Author
Sargeant, Joan
Responsibility
Joan Sargeant
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
[s.n.]
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
158 p.
ISBN
0978113004
Subjects (MeSH)
Professional Practice
Clinical Competence
Education, Medical, Continuing
Feedback, Psychological
Peer Review, Health Care
Notes
PhD dissertation, University of Maastricht
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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On being a psychotherapist

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat20937
Goldberg, Carl. --Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson , 1997.
Call Number
WM 21 G618o 1997
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WM 21 G618o 1997
Author
Goldberg, Carl
Place of Publication
Northvale, NJ
Publisher
Jason Aronson
Date of Publication
1997
Physical Description
392 p.
ISBN
1568211635
Subjects (MeSH)
Professional-Patient Relations
Professional Practice
Psychotherapy
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Hospital
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Policy compendium : current policies of the American Medical Association (AMA)...

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AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development in cooperation with the AMA Group on Health Policy Management. --Chicago, IL: American Medical Association , 1992.
Call Number
WB 1 AA1 P64 1992
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WB 1 AA1 P64 1992
Corporate Author
American Medical Association. Council on AMA
Other Authors
American Medical Association. Council on Long Range Planning and Development
American Medical Association. Group on Health Policy Management
Responsibility
AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development in cooperation with the AMA Group on Health Policy Management
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
American Medical Association
Date of Publication
1992
Physical Description
435 p.
ISBN
0899704786
Subjects (MeSH)
Professional Practice - United States
Medicine - United States
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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Preferred practice pattern

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat36727
American Academy of Ophthalmology. --San Francisco, CA: American Academy of Ophthalmology , 1997.
Call Number
WW 21 AA1 1992
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WW 21 AA1 1992
Corporate Author
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Place of Publication
San Francisco, CA
Publisher
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Date of Publication
1997
Physical Description
various pagings
Subjects (MeSH)
Ophthalmology
Professional Practice
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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Proceedings of the 126th annual meeting...

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chairman: Judith Kazimirski. --Ottawa, ON: Canadian Medical Association , 1994.
Call Number
W 1 DC2 C31 126th 1994
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
W 1 DC2 C31 126th 1994
Author
Kazimirski, Judith
Corporate Author
Canadian Medical Association
Other Authors
Canadian Medical Association Annual Meeting (126th : Aug 22 - 25, 1993 : Calgary, AB)
Responsibility
chairman: Judith Kazimirski
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association
Date of Publication
1994
Physical Description
33, 34 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine - Canada - congresses
Professional Practice - Canada - congresses
Societies, Medical - Canada
Language
Text in English and French.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
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