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Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management

510crmdr2b3l-_sx389_bo1204203200_By Dana C. McWay
Call Number: KF3827.R4 M395 2016
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Understanding the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management is more important than ever. To help you successfully navigate these legal issues, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT is revised, updated, and expanded, providing the opportunity to focus on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. Key topics include the role of social media in health care, expansion of existing materials on e-discovery, compliance, completeness of the health record, breaches of confidentiality, and much more. Features include enrichment activities, mapping to CAHIIM standards, and interactive quizzing and case studies to help develop practical application and high-level problem solving skills. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today.

Public Health Science and Nursing Practice

Caring for Populations

080362199xBy Christine L. Savage
Call Number: RT97 .S28 2016
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How do you solve population-level health problems and develop appropriate nursing interventions?

This unique, problem-solving, case-based approach shows you how. You’ll encounter three different case studies in every chapter–two in the text and one online at DavisPlus–that explore concepts such as community assessments, public health policy, and surveillance. Step by step, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to apply public health principles across a variety of health care settings, special populations, and scenarios.

New Journal – Townsend Letter

Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine, publishes a print magazine about alternative medicine. It is written by researchers, health practitioners and patients. As a forum for the entire alternative medicine community, Townsend Letter presents scientific information (pro and con) on a wide variety of alternative medicine topics.

Recent article:  

Tragedy of the Flint Michigan Contamination
Lead In The Water – Is It Time To Freak-Out?
by John Parks Trowbridge M. D., FACAM

The simple answer is … it’s not so simple. But you must pay attention to what is happening to you and your family to be able to respond accordingly.

Over 27,000 innocent children in Flint, Michigan, have been exposed to startlingly high levels of lead in their city water supply – sometimes 13,000 times the concentration found in nearby localities – for many months, without any warning, even without early official acknowledgment when the problem was identified. The city emergency manager had changed its water supply but failed to comply with Federal and State standards, with dire consequences. They switched back after 18 months to the earlier, safer water source, when Flint declared a State of Emergency. Now city dwellers are left with corrosive toxics leaching from their pipes for who knows how long.

So how can you really know “what is happening”? Read More or come to the Library to check our first print issue.

Emergency Medical Technician – 27 DVDs

27-part Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) series features realistic scenarios and professional EMT’s who demonstrate treatment skills for various medical and trauma related emergencies. Clearly defined training objectives combined with high-quality video and 3-D graphics create powerful and engaging training tools that help meet national, state and local training requirements for EMS personnel.

These programs support current popular EMS text books and were developed using the most recent and accepted emergency care protocols, including the Department of Transportations’ National EMS Education Standards, NREMT skills and relevant OSHA and NFPA standards. Content and course oversight was also provided by a program committee of highly qualified Doctors, EMS educators, pre-hospital care providers.

All ATS on-line interactive EMT courses are CECBEMS (Continuing Education Coordinating Board for EMS) approved and accepted by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT), as well as in most states.

New Facinating Non-Fiction Titles

Check out our new non-fiction titles, beautifully displayed as you enter the Library through our South side entrance. Dozens of new nursing titles, a collection of rain gardening and foodscaping topics,manufacturing, welding and the list goes on…

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What do peanuts, alcohol, and sugar cane have in common?


Did you know…following the arrival of the automobile, scientists immediately turned to biofuels? The German inventor Rudolf Diesel fueled his engine with peanut oil, while Henry Ford predicted that the fuel of choice would be alcohol-based. Now, all these years later, this interest in biofuels has been reawakened among the scientific community. Learn more about the options and our progress toward making them a reality in Achieving Sustainability, available on GVRL.Check it out!

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Nutrition essentials for nursing practice / Susan G. Dudek

Call number: RM216 .D8627 2014

Master the nutrition content you need for success with Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice , a practical reference you can use throughout your education and into practice. Throughout the book, the author demonstrates the importance of nutrition to all aspects of nursing practice and emphasizes what you really need to know about nutrition. The Seventh Edition reflects the latest evidence-based practice and nutrition recommendations, while maintaining its nursing process focus and emphasis on patient teaching. Prepare for the board exam with each chapter’s NCLEX-style study questions. Apply nutrition concepts to real world scenarios through intriguing case studies in every chapter. Get involved in real world clinical challenges with 24 online Disease-Oriented Interactive Case Studies . Each case study ends with ten NCLEX – style test questions and five open-ended critical thinking questions. Be ready for teachable moments with patients through the popular Quick Bites features that offer short, compelling food details and facts.
Test your knowledge with chapter-opening True/False questions tied to chapter Objectives. (An answer key appears at the end of the chapter). Access a range of useful tools, including Sample Diets , Dietary Reference Intakes , dietary guidelines for the United States and other countries, MyPyramid for Moms , and coverage of nutritional needs throughout the life cycle. Learn to think on your feet in challenging clinical situations with chapter-ending How Do You Respond? sections. Master the content of the course with key terms defined in the margins and chapter-ending key concepts , as well as easy-to-understand tables, and visuals. Find the most up-to-date and reliable nutrition resources online using chapter-ending Web addresses. You can also access the latest research through the wide range of current journal articles posted on thePoint . (From Google Books)