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Quality Improvement in Healthcare
 
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Thanks to St. Michael's Hospital http://www.stmichaelshospital.com, Health Quality Ontario http://www.hqontario.ca, and Institute for Healthcare Improvement http://www.ihi.org Check out our new website http://www.evanshealthlab.com/ Follow Dr. Mike for new videos! http://twitter.com/docmikeevans Dr. Mike Evans is a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine. He is a Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and has an endowed Chair in Patient Engagement and Childhood Nutrition at the University of Toronto. Written, Narrated and Produced by Dr. Mike Evans Illustrations by Liisa Sorsa Directed and Photographed by Mark Ellam Produced by Nick De Pencier Editor, David Schmidt Story/Graphic Facilitator, Disa Kauk Production Assistant, Chris Niesing Director of Operations, Mike Heinrich ©2014 Michael Evans and Reframe Health Films Inc.
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What is Primary Health Care ( PHC )?
 
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This is an animated video lecture on PRIMARY HEALTH CARE based on the PARK TEXTBOOK of COMMUNITY MEDICINE. Hey guys.......welcome to abmbbs.....todays topic is PRIMARY HEALTH CARE.....now this is a topic which is quite complicated in the PARK TEXTBOOK but in this video we have condensed the chapter & given only the must know points. First up...what is the definition of Primary Health Care?? Primary Health Care is the essential health care made universally accessible to individuals & acceptable to them , through their full participation & at a cost the country & community can afford. Now, the definition in itself is pretty complicated & is bound to make you nauseous. But if you break it down to just the main points then it gets pretty simple..........Remember that Primary Health Care consists only of the bare essentials of our health care needs.It is the bare minimum which needs to be given in any medical condition.........….Secondly Primary Health Care must be accessible to the people to whom it is being given.A big tertiary care hospital located 20kms away from the patients home cannot be considered as Primary Health Care............Thirdly the Primary Health Care that is given must be acceptable to the patients.A rectal exam or a colonoscopy might not be acceptable to the majority of the population & hence should not be considered as Primary Health Care..............The community to whom the Primary Health Care is being given must actively take part in the process.Without their full participation Primary Health Care cannot be truly given.............................Finally,the healthcare that is given in Primary Health Care must be in accordance to the economic condition of the country. Next we come to the Principles of Primary Health Care...........Number 1 is Equitable Distribution.......the majority of the healthcare services in India are concentrated in the towns & cities.... whereas the rural areas which need healthcare services more hardly have any.....Primary Health Care aims to redress this imbalance by focussing on the rural areas & bringing these services as close to people's home as possible. Number 2 is Community Participation …....As mentioned earlier, without the full participation of the local population, discharging healthcare needs is not possible...So Government of India is training village health guides & local dais from the local community itself.....these people, being localites, can overcome the cultural & communication barriers more easily. Number 3 is Intersectoral Coordination...Government of India has realised that Primary Health Care cannot be provided by the healthcare sector alone.The different wings of the government must come together & work in an integrated fashion. Number 4 is Appropriate Technology.... Now it goes without saying that the government spending on healthcare is extremely low & our our public healthcare institutions do not have the money for doing costly diagnostic tests & treatments...So Primary Health Care in India must rely on low budget technologies..One such technology is ORS...it is a low cost treatment for diarrhoea & dehydration..it can be stored anywhere & hardly has any side effects. Next we come to the levels of Primary Health Care....First is the Primary level...it is the first level of contact between the healthcare setup & the patient.It includes Subcentre &....Primary Health Centre. The secondary level or the 1st referral level is the Community health centre. Finally comes the Tertiary level which is the 2nd referral level.It includes Medical colleges & hospitals. So......now lets talk about Subcentre in detail....this one...It is the most peripheral & 1st contact point between the healthcare facility & the patient.It has 3 employees.....the health worker male, the health worker female & voluntary worker.Also the ministry of health & family welfare provides 100% funding for subcentres. Guys....thank you for watching this video...Please do not forget to like , share & subscribe if you like our work....the abmbbs community is growing at a phenominal rate & we are truly grateful to you. We believe that medical education should be fun & free for everyone.......Bubyeeee......& happy learning..
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What is Demography in Community Medicine / PSM
 
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This is an animated video lecture on the Chapter DEMOGRAPHY from the PARK Textbook of Community Medicine. Hi...welcome to abmbbs....one of our subscribers....Dr. Ayesha Iqbal...had asked for a video on the chapter of “Demography” from the PARK TEXTBOOK of COMMUNITY MEDICINE....so this video is made on her request..... Now the 1st thing you should know about this chapter is that PARK contains a lot of data on the current demographic status of india....these numbers keep changing from year to year & from edition to edition....I will be dealing with them in another video...in this video I will be talking about the basics & core concepts of demography which does not really change much. So what is demography? Demography is the scientific study of human popuation... What are the different demographic processes...fertility, marriage, mortality, migration &.....social mobility. Next we come to Demographic cycle....As you can see it has 5 stages...High Stationary, Early Expanding, Late Expanding, Low Stationary & Declining.....The high stationary stage has both high birth rate & high death rate...so they end up cancelling each other...& the net population remains constant...India was in this stage till 1920........Next.......is the Early Expanding stage....here the birth rate remains high but the death rate declines...possibly due to better healthcare facilities..so..the net population increases....Next is the Late Expanding Stage.....here the death rate declines further but the birth rate also starts declining....so in total the population still continues to grow,.....India now belongs to this stage...........Next is the Low Stationary Stage....here both the birth rate & death rate decline & they both cancel each other....so the net population remains constant......Finally there is the Declining Stage....here the net population begins to decline because birth rate is lower than death rate....Germany & Hungary are currently in this stage.... Next we come to this graph....this is not given in PARK but I feel everybody should know this graph because it helps to understand the concept of Demographic Cycle better......the numbers here denote the stages ....the pink line stands for the birth rate , the blue line shows the death rate &.....the red line denotes the total population....so...once again quickly....in the 1st stage or high stationary stage the birth & death rate is high, so the net population is constant....in the 2nd stage or Early Expanding Stage the death death rate decreases but the birth rate remains constant...so net population increases...in the 3rd or Late Expanding Stage the birth rate begins to decline but the net population still continues to rise...4th stage or Low Stationary Stage stabilizes the population & finally the 5th or Declining Stage causes the population to decline because birth rate goes below death rate... Next tell me what is demographic window? It is that period of time in a country when the working age population is more...that is when people above 65years denote less than 15% of the population & people below 15 is less than 30%....India will be in this stage from 2010 to 2050.... Next is Demographic trap....It is that time when population growth is high due to high Birth rate & low Death Rate.....it basically denotes stage 2 of the demographic cycle Next we come to some definitions...it can get a bit boring for the next 45 seconds but trust me its important....1st is Crude Birth rate...it is the number of live births per year per 1000 mid year population. Crude Death Rate is the number of deaths per year per 1000 mid year population. Annual Growth Rate is Crude Birth Rate – Crude Death Rate Finally Growth Ratio is Growth Rate X 100
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Inspiring Non Traditional Jobs in Nursing
 
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Inspiring Non-Traditional Jobs in Nursing: From Changing the World to Leading the Way: What Can I Do with a Nursing Degree? Find out here! Nursing specialties inspired by a passion for social change A common answer to the question, “So, why did you go into nursing?” is, “To make a difference in my patient’s lives.” But, what if you had a drive to affect widespread change? Public health nursing, public health research, or epidemics research might be your dream field. Public health nurses are charged with caring for entire communities. They help determine which factors directly impact their community’s health and work to create interventions to help as many people as possible. Advocacy and health education are the mainstays of public health nursing. Public health research nurse. If research fuels your passion, public health nurse researcher is a profession to consider. Hospitals are over-crowded and understaffed. Nurses who provide care in the community allow for vulnerable populations to remain in their homes and out of the hospital and nursing facilities. Home health nurses visit the homes of their patients to perform skilled nursing tasks such as assessments, wound care, medication management, and care planning. Similarly, hospice nurses enter the homes of patients at the end of their life to make sure their needs are met. They focus on pain control, helping the families through the grieving process, and ensure the patient’s dignity is maintained. Community nurses may focus on one special population, such as patients with HIV, homeless patients, or immigrants. They work to ensure care is available that is specific to the population. Legal nurse consultants analyze and give opinions about delivery of care and outcomes related to medical malpractice, personal injury, or life care plan cases. A law degree is not necessary; most LNCs learn on the job¹. They may be employed by law firms, hospitals, insurance companies, government agencies, or themselves. Specializing in fields of medicine Pediatric nursing can be extremely challenging, but also incredibly rewarding. You could find yourself caring for primarily asthma patients on a respiratory care floor, trauma patients in the pediatric ICU, or babies weighing less than a pound fighting for their lives in the newborn ICU. Oncology nurses are specially trained in caring for patients with cancer. These often medically fragile individuals require chemotherapy, which the nurses have to be certified to administer, and their care is often exceedingly complex. If you’re ready to step away from the bedside, however, perhaps informatics is a possibility for you. As a health informatics nurse, you could work on a specific unit to help tease data from the patient charts to help the medical teams recognize patterns in care and outcomes. This is an excellent way to be a part of the healthcare team while forgoing direct patient care. Adrenaline boosters: Exciting fields for nurses! Do you spend your days off rock climbing, whitewater rafting, or skydiving? Perhaps you need a nursing job that gets your adrenaline flowing. Critical care nurses care for the sickest of the sick in intensive care units. They’re highly-trained individuals who drag patient's back from the brink of death on a daily basis. Critical care nurses are often required to respond to codes in the rest of the hospital. Emergency department nurses in trauma centers assess and stabilize patients who may come in after a car crash, gunshot wound, or home improvement accidents. Their patient loads vary from dehydration from the flu, accidental dismemberment, to mass casualty incidents, and much more. Case management nurses help to coordinate the care of patients with complex medical needs who receive multiple services. They often work with medical teams in the hospital to ensure the patient’s needs will be met upon discharge. Clinical nurse leaders are masters-prepared nurses who work in a specific hospital unit. They assess the needs of their patient population and determine which health issues are specific to them. Pressure ulcers, central line-associated bloodstream infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia all fall within the purview of the clinical nurse leader. These are but a fraction of the non-traditional nursing opportunities available! Visit our Scholarships page: http://nursejournal.org/articles/nursing-scholarships-grants/ Find your Nursing Program! http://nursejournal.org/school-listing/#context/api/listings/prefilter Watch our last video going over BSN vs. ADN: https://youtu.be/xJBbeDhVbVA Creative Contributors: Writer/Video Editor: Kristen Bagby Peter Comandulli
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Community Health Nursing - Care of the Hispanic Population
 
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Family Advancement for Life and Health (FALAH)
 
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Birth spacing--allowing three to five years to pass between births--results in a lower risk of miscarriage, newborn death, and maternal death. Leading a consortium of five organizations, the Population Council, through FALAH, aims to enhance access to high-quality family planning services and increase healthy birth spacing in rural areas of Pakistan. The project is being implemented in 26 districts of all four provinces in Pakistan. popcouncil.org/projects/214_FALAH.asp
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What a Japanese Nursing Home is Like
 
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In this video, we go on a tour of a couple of Azalee's Nursing Homes in Japan. In Japan, hospitals and clinics must be non-profit and owned and operated by physicians. Health care costs are standardized across the country, with no single physicians able to charge a different price for a procedure. However, non-medical expenses, such as room and board in a nursing home, are up to the discretion of the respective facilities. While costs at Azalee vary patient by patient, Dr. Kurusu, the chairman of the Azalee Group, estimated that a patient might pay about $2,000USD a month for all expenses, including food, lodging, and their portion of medical costs (the Japanese government covers 90% of medical expenses for seniors). You can read some more about Azalee in English at http://koujukai.azalee.or.jp/english/. Share your 15-30 second video → http://bit.ly/LWIFSHAREVID Website Post → http://bit.ly/LWIFEP83 Video Gear I Use 📷 Camera: http://amzn.to/2C1Ufsw 📷 Wide Lens: http://amzn.to/2BcJCGJ 📷 Prime Lens: http://amzn.to/2C2LEpt 🎤 Microphone: http://amzn.to/2BJi114 📺 Monitor: http://amzn.to/2E8XzUI 📷 All the rest: https://kit.com/lifewhereimfrom/youtube-filming-gear Connect 🗲Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lifewhereimfrom 🗲Life Where I'm From X Channel: http://bit.ly/ytlwifx 🗲Website: http://www.lifewhereimfrom.com 🗲Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lifewhereimfrom 🗲Instagram: https://instagram.com/lifewhereimfrom 🗲Twitter: https://twitter.com/lifewhereimfrom Music by Epidemic Sound http://www.epidemicsound.com/ ♪ Amenable Introductions 5 - Peter Sandberg ♪ From Tree To Paper 5 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Double Or Nothing 1 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Bubble And Squeak 2 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Road To Joy 1 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Chocolate Chip Cookies 4 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Just Friends 1 - Peter Sandberg ♪ Dancing Mice 4 - Örjan Karlsson ♪ Please Enter 2 - Peter Sandberg For business & sponsorship enquiries ONLY: talent@tokyocreative.jp
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Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults
 
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The population of older Americans is growing and living longer than ever. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/video/2017/btd/GR_09-19-2017.mp4
All Nursing Degree Types: LPN/LVN, ADN, BSN, APRN, MSN & NP!
 
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The field of nursing is filled with driven individuals who share a passion for caring for others, often more of a calling than a career. If you are inspired to help people, you may be considering becoming a nurse yourself. The healthcare industry is an ever-evolving area of study, in part because new innovations happen every day. Nursing is not only a solid career choice today, but it is a personal care role that you can be sure will continue to be vital in the future. Civilization will always need nurses, and if you enjoy the work, it can make an immensely rewarding profession. Visit our Scholarships Page: http://nursejournal.org/articles/nursing-scholarships-grants/ Nursing as a business is booming due to several factors. As the average lifespan of the population rises, nurses are in ever-higher demand to care for aging patients. Where in the past, a grown child might have taken on the responsibility of caring for his or her senior parent, the modern family structure often finds both husband and wife working outside of the home, leaving an opening for a nurse to care for elderly family members instead. There has always been a need for nurses in hospitals across the world. However, there is now also a rising demand for nurses working as personal aides and home care providers to patients who wish to be cared for in the privacy of their own homes. There are a number of paths you can take if you wish to become a nurse, each with varying requirements and commitments to match to a variety of lifestyles, career goals and time frames. You could spend years earning qualifications and degrees for more advanced nursing work, or you can complete classes in just twelve short months and jump into your new career. Now let’s explore all nursing degree types! Entry-Level Nursing Degrees If you’re seeking a nursing license but still want to finish quickly, Licensed Practical Nursing or Licensed Vocational Nursing program may be the best choice for you. LPN/LVN programs offer the fastest track to becoming a nurse, and you can generally complete them in one year. You can usually find classes nearby at a local hospital or community college, making this an excellent path to nursing while maintaining other obligations in your life, such as work or family. At the end of your LPN/LVN program, you’ll be eligible to earn your license after passing a state-administered nursing exam. If you’re seeking a degree and the career achievements that can accompany a higher level of education, consider earning your associate’s degree in nursing. An ADN meets the minimum requirements for becoming a licensed RN and offers a well-rounded education experience, usually completed in two years, which blends liberal arts classes with clinical nursing practice. You’ll take classes like anatomy, math, and biology in addition to having more practical application time. If you’ve graduated from an LVN/LPN program already, the length to your ADN could be as short as one additional year. With either option, LPN/LVN or ADN, you can become and work as a licensed nurse. An associate’s degree offers the ability to work as a registered nurse, which comes with a higher pay grade and greater responsibilities. As a registered nurse, you can also transition to the business side of healthcare and can more easily continue your education to a bachelor’s degree or beyond. The Bachelor of Science in nursing provides another path to earning your RN license, but we’ll get to that in a minute. To become a licensed or registered nurse, you’ll need to pass one of the state-administered nursing examinations, sometimes called the “boards.” If you’re seeking to practice as an LPN/LVN, you’ll be taking the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nurses. If you wish to become a registered nurse, you’ll have to pass the NCLEX-RN instead. Both exams are in place to ensure that it’s safe for you to begin practice as a nurse. These exams test your critical thinking skills, as well as the application of your learned knowledge, to ensure that your education has prepared you to safely apply what you have learned when providing direct patient care. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is available as either a pre-licensure degree that will qualify you to take the NCLEX and become a registered nurse, or as a post-licensure degree for ADN-prepared nurses looking to advance their knowledge and their careers. Earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing opens the door to higher salary potential, more responsibility and even supervisory roles. If you choose this route to becoming licensed, you’ll be committing to four years of in-depth nursing coursework, and depending on the school you choose, the price of the degree can be expensive. If you’ve already earned your associate’s degree in nursing, you can usually complete the bachelor-level studies in two additional years. Creative Contributors: Writer/Video Editor: Sara Sargent Andrei Rogov
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Anticipatory Care Planning Application
 
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Mainstreaming ACP (Anticipatory Care Planning) has been identified nationally as a priority to support delivery of the 2020 vision and the Health and Wellbeing Outcomes linked with the Health and Social Care Integration. The National Action Plan for ACP highlights the need to recognise and build on the many examples of good work around ACP being taken forward across Scotland. It responds to the challenge of providing care for a population with an increasing prevalence of complex needs, long term conditions and multiple morbidities through appropriate early intervention to optimise personal outcomes and quality of life. Taking forward large scale change across Scotland is a challenge that requires whole system organisational, professional and public awareness and support. During the many focus groups held with a range of stakeholders, the request for an ACP app continually arises. SCET has worked with Health Improvement Scotland to develop such an app. The ACP app gives an individual the chance to think about, discuss and plan ahead for any change in their health or care needs. It contains a feature that allows an individual to record how they feel about their condition and helps an individual to have discussions with other people involved in their care, for example, the family or GP. The app contains an appointments facility to allow the individual to record appointments (eg. with their GP, practice nurse, hospital consultant) and for reminders to be generated when the appointments are due.
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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) - causes, symptoms & treatment
 
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What is generalized anxiety disorder? Generalized anxiety disorder—sometimes shortened to GAD—is a condition characterized by excessive, persistent and unreasonable amounts of anxiety and worry regarding everyday things. Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
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Types of nursing diagnoses: Actual, Problem-focused, Risk, Wellness, Health-Promotion ...
 
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In this video we are going to review the following types of nursing diagnoses: Actual Diagnosis Problem-focused Diagnosis Risk Diagnosis Wellness Diagnosis Health-Promotion Diagnosis Possible Diagnosis and Syndrome Diagnosis Then I will briefly talk about Potential Complication or Collaborative Diagnoses even though they are not actually types of nursing diagnoses. Not all textbooks will discuss all of the types of Diagnoses in this video so be sure to check with your professor which ones you need to know and apply. Also, depending on how old your textbook is you may see some terminology used to describe a type of nursing diagnosis that has since been re-labeled. This video will define the types of nursing diagnoses you see on your screen, and identify how they have been re-labeled in the 2015 - 2017 NANDA International Definitions and Classifications textbook. NANDA only uses three categories of nursing diagnoses – Problem-focused, Health Promotion and Risk Diagnoses. They also use syndromes within these three categories to cluster diagnoses that are closely related. http://youstudynursing.com/ Research eBook on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1hB2eBd Check out the links below and SUBSCRIBE for more youtube.com/user/NurseKillam For help with Research - Get my eBook "Research terminology simplified: Paradigms, axiology, ontology, epistemology and methodology" here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GLH8R9C Related Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs4oKIDq23AfdIxE8NvwnhbORnb_dE_RJ Connect with me on Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/youstudynursing https://www.facebook.com/NursesDeservePraise Twitter: @NurseKillam https://twitter.com/NurseKillam Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laura.killam LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/laurakillam
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Transitional Care Planning: When Complex Kids Outgrow Paediatric Care
 
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Synopsis: Moving into adulthood can be both exciting and challenging for families of children with complex medical needs as they try to navigate multiple systems. The goal of the Transitional Care Program at Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences is to provide assistance within the transition planning process that is proactive and results in a detailed, individualized transition plan ensuring that your journey to adult services results in a successful transition. Join us on April 24, 11:00 - 12:30 EDT for this exciting session where we will hear various perspectives from a nurse practitioner, social worker and parents. Bring your voice and experience to the conversation. There will be time for questions and discussions following the presentation. Presenter Bios: Danielle Heibein RN(EC), MN Danielle has been a Nurse Practitioner at Children's Hospital/LHSC since 2011, prior to that I worked as a bedside RN in inpatient Paediatrics for 12 years. Her current role is Paediatric Nurse Practitioner with Complex Intermediate Care, Enteral Feeding & Transitional Care. Jill Sangha, MSW RSW CTS Jill has been a Social Worker at Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre or 10 years. In her capacity as Social Worker Jill works with patients and families who have complex medical needs; among several other population groups.
Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?
 
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In which John discusses the complicated reasons why the United States spends so much more on health care than any other country in the world, and along the way reveals some surprising information, including that Americans spend more of their tax dollars on public health care than people in Canada, the UK, or Australia. Who's at fault? Insurance companies? Drug companies? Malpractice lawyers? Hospitals? Or is it more complicated than a simple blame game? (Hint: It's that one.) For a much more thorough examination of health care expenses in America, I recommend this series at The Incidental Economist: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/what-makes-the-us-health-care-system-so-expensive-introduction/ The Commonwealth Fund's Study of Health Care Prices in the US: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Issue%20Brief/2012/May/1595_Squires_explaining_high_hlt_care_spending_intl_brief.pdf Some of the stats in this video also come from this New York Times story: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/02/health/colonoscopies-explain-why-us-leads-the-world-in-health-expenditures.html?pagewanted=all This is the first part in what will be a periodic series on health care costs and reforms leading up to the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, in 2014.
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Average Nurse Practitioner Salary 2017
 
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How Nurse Practitioner Salaries and Employment Compare by State and Specialty Location, location, location: Your state determines your salary we have chosen several references to show you the avg NP Salary 2017 see below for a list of the references. As with any profession, your location plays a large part in determining your yearly salary. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean salary is $104,610 across the country and the highest average salary is in California--$124,330. Other top earning states are Alaska ($121,250), Massachusetts ($117, 860), Hawaii ($117,180), and New Jersey ($115,230)¹. One must consider the cost of living in each state to determine which state pays the most in relation to how much it costs to live there. Most nurse practitioners are employed in doctor’s offices, but hospital jobs pay better. The lowest paying states include Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Montana, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, many of these states have significantly lower costs of living than the highest paying states, so it’s possible the pay is relative. Specializing: Responsibilities and Income Potential NP Private Practice Income The most popular nurse practitioner specialty is the family medicine nurse practitioner. These nurse practitioners work primarily in clinics and medical offices to provide primary healthcare and preventative medicine across the lifespan. Their focus is generally on the well-adult population but can provide general care to most patients with an annual average salary of $89,043 according to payscale.com. The preparatory program is a two year masters degree. Pediatric nurse practitioners care for children in clinics and medical offices as well as in hospitals. Their mean salary according to payscale.com is $85,000. Pediatric nursing experience is recommended for application to the MSN program. Primary healthcare and preventative medicine is also the pediatric nurse practitioner’s forte, providing health education to parents as children grow and develop. Neonatal nurse practitioners generally work in neonatal intensive care units across the country. Depending on the level of the NICU, they work alongside physicians to assess, diagnose, and treat complex medical conditions of critically ill newborns. Their average salary according to payscale.com is $94,616. Autonomy of these professionals depends on the state and the hospital in which they practice. Women’s health nurse practitioners work in obstetrician/gynecologist offices to provide well-women exams, family planning, and reproductive counseling. According to Payscale.com, the median pay for WHNP is $85,730 Who makes the most? Top paying specialties Certified registered nurse anesthetists, or CRNAs, are the highest paying nursing specialty. While collaborating with anesthesiologists, they put patients under anesthesia during procedures in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, dentist offices, and others. According to a Payscale.com report in May 2016, their average salary was $164,030. The CRNA program is one of the most competitive to enter with an extremely rigorous application process; several years of experience as a nurse in adult and pediatric ICUs are required. It is generally a full-time program and too demanding to work while in the program. Gerontological nurse practitioners work specifically with the elderly. Providing healthcare to the elderly is uniquely challenging and requires special knowledge and training. Payscale.com lists their average salary at around $95,990. Due to the aging of the largest generation our country has seen, a career as a gerontological nurse practitioner has fantastic prospects. Acute care nurse practitioners provide care in the hospital setting in critical care units such as intensive care and stepdown units. Years of experience as a registered nurse in critical care units are recommended for matriculation to the two year masters program. On average, acute care nurse practitioners according to payscale.com bring home around $97,000. They are an integral part of the medical team managing care alongside medical residents and other physicians for acutely ill patients. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are another high-paying specialty. They work in psychiatric hospitals and general medicine hospitals to provide mental health care to patients both in and out of the hospital. Reimbursement averages per payscal.com is $97,800 for their work. As with many nurse practitioner programs, nurses can earn their psychiatric nurse practitioner MSN online. Visit our Scholarships page: http://nursejournal.org/articles/nursing-scholarships-grants/ Find your Nursing Program! http://nursejournal.org/school-listing/#context/api/listings/prefilter Watch our last video going over NP vs. PA: https://youtu.be/N0BNeYesRvE
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Meeting the Needs of California's Diverse Patient Populations
 
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The Medical Leadership Council on Cultural Proficiency is a unique and powerful group of medical and specialty societies, health plans, health systems, and advocates working to improve language access, cultural proficiency, and health care workforce diversity in California. Convened by The California Endowment, the Council's ground breaking work is aimed at improving health care for all in this state, where more than 200 languages are spoken. This video profiles the Council's work; more information and a larger format version of the video are available at www.MedicalLeadership.org. The video was produced by the California Academy of Family Physicians and Veracity Productions and supported by The California Endowment.
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Population: Challenge and Response (USAID, 1974)
 
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This program presents a broad overview of the problem of overpopulation and the attempts underway in several countries to meet the challenge of curbing population growth. Support for such programs by the United Nations and through the United States Agency for International Development are briefly discussed. Each country's customs and religous views are considered in designing the best solutions to offer men and women. Countries profiled include El Salvador, the Philippines, Liberia, Tunisia, India, and Korea. The programs in Korea are discussed in somewhat greater detail, as they are considered to have been more successful than efforts elsewhere. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on the threat overpopulation poses to the quality of life of the people, the health of children already born to a family, and the economic growth of the country. Learn more about this film and search its transcript at NLM Digital Collections: http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/7602252A Learn more about the National Library of Medicine's historical audiovisuals program at: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/collections
Meet The Nurse Who Feels Other People’s Pain – Literally | Megyn Kelly TODAY
 
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Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Megan Pohlmann, a nurse with a rare condition called mirror-touch synesthesia that enables her to literally feel the pain of others, and even their emotions. “Just the awkwardness of everyday interactions with humans can be overwhelming,” she tells Megyn. » Subscribe to TODAY: http://on.today.com/SubscribeToTODAY » Watch the latest from TODAY: http://bit.ly/LatestTODAY About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on money, health and parenting. We wake up every morning to give you and your family all you need to start your day. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We are in the people business. Subscribe to our channel for exclusive TODAY archival footage & our original web series. Connect with TODAY Online! Visit TODAY's Website: http://on.today.com/ReadTODAY Find TODAY on Facebook: http://on.today.com/LikeTODAY Follow TODAY on Twitter: http://on.today.com/FollowTODAY Follow TODAY on Google+: http://on.today.com/PlusTODAY Follow TODAY on Instagram: http://on.today.com/InstaTODAY Follow TODAY on Pinterest: http://on.today.com/PinTODAY Meet The Nurse Who Feels Other People’s Pain – Literally | Megyn Kelly TODAY
Views: 190801 TODAY
CNN's World's Untold Stories: Dementia Village
 
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CNN's Dr. Gupta travels to Hogewey, a small village in Weesp, the Netherlands, where every resident has severe dementia.
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Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Guideline for Diagnosis and Management
 
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Rheumatoid arthritis affects 1 in 100 Australians. It is a major cause of disability and psychological distress due to its chronic, painful and disabling character. Rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory autoimmune disease, is the second most common type of arthritis after osteoarthritis. The disease is more common amongst women and in the older age groups. Untreated rheumatoid arthritis can result in joint damage and deformities. The disease impacts on activities of daily living, capacity to work, and family life. Early diagnosis and medical intervention are critical to limiting structural damage and improving health outcomes. The Clinical Guideline for Diagnosis and Management of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis presents recommendations to assist and support clinical judgement of GPs in managing patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This program, in line with the Guideline, focuses on diagnosis, early management, and coordination of multidisciplinary care needs for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions are reviewed. The Clinical Guideline recognises the need for every patient with rheumatoid arthritis to have a thorough assessment of their individual needs; access to a range of health professionals; and a comprehensive care plan. This program is one of four in the Musculoskeletal Guideline Series. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has developed national musculoskeletal clinical guidelines for general practitioners and other primary care health professionals for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and osteoporosis. Produced by the Rural Health Education Foundation http://www.rhef.com.au/
Views: 9760 Rural Health Channel
World Health Organization ( WHO )
 
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This is animated video based on the Chapter " INTERNATIONAL HEALTH" from the PARK Textbook of Community medicine. Hi.Welcome to abmbbs..todays's topic is WHO or the World Health Organisation.....in this video we will discuss the main topics in the chapter International Health in the PARK Textbook of Community Medicine.......................Now, to understand the origins of WHO we need to 1st understand the concept of quarantine...... In 14th century Europe , people were terrified of Plague.....so ….ships suspected of harbouring the infection were detained at port for a period of 40days before they could enter the city....the idea was that, with the passage of time , the underlying infection would either manifest into full blown disease ….or die out....thus , protecting the citizens...this was called Quarantine....but there was no uniformity in the quarantine measures in the different parts of the world......so,..... in 1851 ,..... an International Sanitary Conference was convened.... at Paris.....to bring about some order &uniformity......but it failed.......... In 1902, …...a Pan American Sanitary Bureau was set up , to bring unformity in the quarantine measures in the American states.......it was the world's 1st international health agency...............it was later renamed Pan American Health Organisation..... in 1958...&, its headquarters is in Washington DC. Next.....after the 1st world war, the Health wing of the League of nations was set up in 1923. Then …..there was the 2nd World War.......following which the United Nations was set up.......the WHO , was, 1 of the many parts of UN..... So,... in April 1945.....a conference was held in San Francisco ,in which …..Brazil...& China...proposed, that an international health organisation should be established......so.....on 7th April 1948......the WHO, formally came into existance.......& this day is celebrated as World Health Day.......a World Health Day theme is chosen every year , to focus attention on a specific aspect of public health for that year......for example...in 2015....it was Food safety......in 2016 it was Diabetes.....& ….in 2017 ,it is....depression.... The objective of the WHO..... is the attainment of highest levels of health by all people....it is a part of …..but ….not subordinate to the UN......it has its own constitution, own governing body & budget......Switzerland is a part of WHO but not United Nations..... Next we come to the works of the WHO.....it helps in the prevention & control of specific diseases like......small pox....& now...polio....it helps, in the development of health services....improvement of family health...........improvement of environmental health.......maintenance of health statistics.,....like the International Classification of Diseases or ICD which is updated every 10 years............promotion of biomedical research....maintenance of health literature &......cooperation with other global organizations..... Next, we come to the structure of the WHO.......the WHO has mainly 3 organs.......the world health assembly.....the executive board.....&....the Secretariat..... The WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY is the supreme governing body.....it is also called the “ Health Parliament ”......it meets annually, usually in May....in Geneva.... The EXECUTIVE BOARD ,consists of 34 members , of which 1/3rd are renewed annually.....it meets twice a year.....in january....& in may....it gives effect to the decisions of the assembly....& can also take action itself in case of emergency..... The SECRETARIAT is headed by the director general.....&...it provides technical & managerial support to member states.. The WHO is divided into 6 regions.....each headed by a Regional director......as you can see in the table...the headquarter of the south east asia region is New Delhi....,. This brings us to the end of the topic.....now just for the sake of completion, we will discuss some other important world organisations......first comes.... UNICEF.....it stood for....United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund......it was set up to deal with the rehabilitation of children in war ravaged countries.....in 1953, it was renamed....United Nations Children's Fund.......it's headquarters is in New York....the UNICEF is actively promoting the GOBI campaign now....G for growth chart, O for ORS, B for Breastfeeding & I for immunization. Next is the UNDP......which stands for United Nations Development Programme There’s the UNFPA.....which stands for United Nations Fund for Population Activities. There's the FAO......or Food & Agriculture Organization....its headquarter is in Rome There' the ILO.......or the International Labour Organization....its headquarter is in Geneva Finally.....there's the World Bank....it is governed by a board of governors.....&....it gives loan for projects that lead to economic growth of the country...
Views: 40959 AB Mbbs
What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller
 
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At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk, which asks big questions about how we think on death and honor life. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Views: 4028208 TED
Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario answered three questions for CNA and NPAO
 
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Ontario Election 2018 Questions for the Leaders In April 2018, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) asked Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner, Ontario Liberal Party Leader Kathleen Wynne, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford the following questions: 1) What is your vision for health care in Ontario during your first term and beyond? How will RNs, nurse practitioners (NPs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) be part of it? 2) What is your plan to increase access for all Ontarians to primary care and care for high-risk populations? NPAO has recommended targeted investments in community care, nurse practitioner-led clinics, NPs in mental health and addictions, and attending NPs in long-term care and in acute care with specialized populations, including neonatal intensive care. 3) The theme for National Nursing Week 2018, May 7-13, is #YesThisIsNursing. During this special week, CNA and NPAO will be celebrating the dedication of more than 421,000 nurses across Canada, including nearly 105,000 in Ontario, to the health and well-being of our nation. What is your message to Ontario’s nurses and nurse practitioners during National Nursing Week 2018? Please watch the following video response from Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. During National Nursing Week 2018 and in the days leading up to the June 7 provincial election in Ontario, CNA and NPAO encourage you to watch and share their video responses with your nursing colleagues, friends and family.
Views: 48 NPAO
'Ohana Health Plan Establishes Scholarship to Address Nursing Shortage in Hawaii
 
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'Ohana Health Plan recently donated $10,000 for a scholarship to fund pre-nursing students at the University of Hawaii - West O’ahu. The Pre-Nursing Pathway and Partnership program at the University of Hawaii - West O'ahu offers hands-on learning and leadership opportunities with a strong focus on transcultural education and care for individuals and families through direct community engagement. The scholarship will be awarded to full-time students enrolled in the university’s pre-nursing program, and preference will be given to students who have worked with or have an interest in working with low-income patients, especially in rural communities that have large Native Hawaiian populations.
The Hell of Chronic Illness | Sita Gaia | TEDxStanleyPark
 
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Sita's talk asks you to confront the issues surrounding chronic illness. She tells you firsthand about what it’s like to live with one and offers you a 3-point plan to help your spouse, children and co-workers with the lifelong challenges they experience with chronic illness. Sita Sahasrabudhe - sita.gaia@gmail.com - is a Registered Social Worker with epilepsy. She knows firsthand the challenges faced by people with chronic illnesses. She is an advocate for people with disabilities. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 47253 TEDx Talks
MRSA Methicillin Resistant Saphylococcus Aureus - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
 
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Educational video describing the condition of MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Saphylococcus Aureus) infection and treatment. MRSA is a contagious bacteria that mya cause infection. MRSA is difficult to treat because it is resistant to most commonly used antibiotics. The history of MRSA is related to the advent of penicillin. Penicillin was discovered in 1925, isolated in the 19030s and commonly used by the mid-1940s. by the late 1950s there was some resistance to penicillin, so a synthetic alternative was created in the form of methicillin in 1959. MRSA was first recognized in 1961. What makes MRSA resistant? When penicillin is able to bind to the binding protein of the cell wall, disruption of the cell walla and destruction of the bacteria is possible. However, if staph aureus acquires the mecA gene, then it can alter the penicillin binding protein, making the bacteria resistant to all penicillin. Where does MRSA occur? The infection can occur in different parts of the body. Approximately 1/3 of all people carry MRSA harmlessly in the nose, throat, or in the skin. The primary way of transmitting MRSA is through direct contact with another person, object that has it, or from sneeze droplets of an infected person. 30% of staph bacteria live in the nose. Symptoms of MRSA infection •Skin infection (most common) •Maybe mild infection of the skin such as a boil or sore •May also develop to become a significant infection such as necrotizing fasciitis •It can be life-threatening if the bacteria travel into the bloodstream. Possible severe symptoms •Fever •Fatigue •Pain •Swelling of the affected area •Drainage of a surgical wound Also may cause •Pneumonia •Urinary tract infection Health professionals call it the “superbug”, since MRSA is hard to treat. MRSA may also develop resistance to vancomycin, which is supposed to be the best treatment for the MRSA bacteria. It is a constant battle when dealing with MRSA and doctors are developing new antibiotics to deal with the changing resistance of the bacteria. MRSA typically occurs in people with weak immune systems. It occurs in hospitals, nursing homes, intensive care units, surgical wounds and implanted devices. Community-associated MRSA: MRSA is seen more in the younger population even in children and may show up otherwise healthy individuals who have not received any type of hospital care (didn’t get it from the hospital). Also may be seen in athletes and military personnel. Diagnosis MRSA is diagnosed by examining a swab or culture. Internal infections may need to have a blood culture done. How is MRSA treated? •The standard treatment for skin infections is oral antibiotics given for 7-10 days. •In addition to antibiotics, drainage of the infected abscess may be done with a needle or with a small incision. •Never drain the abscess or boil on your own as this may worsen the infection. •The best treatment is proper hand washing •Treatment of severe infections may need to be done in a hospital with IV antibiotics such as vancomycin. •Treatment for patients with nasal colonization but no infection is 2%mupirocin ointment applied to nares 2-3 times a day. Become a friend on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/drebraheim Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DrEbraheim_UTMC
Views: 56429 nabil ebraheim
The Economics of Healthcare: Crash Course Econ #29
 
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Why is health care so expensive? Once again, there are a lot of factors in play. Jacob and Adriene look at the many reasons that health care in the US is so expensive, and what exactly we get for all that money. Spoiler alert: countries that spend less and get better results are not that uncommon. Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark, Eric Kitchen, Jessica Wode, Jeffrey Thompson, Steve Marshall, Moritz Schmidt, Robert Kunz, Tim Curwick, Jason A Saslow, SR Foxley, Elliot Beter, Jacob Ash, Christian, Jan Schmid, Jirat, Christy Huddleston, Daniel Baulig, Chris Peters, Anna-Ester Volozh, Ian Dundore, Caleb Weeks -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
Views: 458637 CrashCourse
Schizophrenia  /  शक , कानो में आवाज,  बिना बात हसना  (In Hindi) - Dr Rajiv Sharma
 
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Schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric illness. Along with patient family also suffers. AGE Starts by 25 years and persists in most of cases for life long. It's present in 1% of population , equally in male and females. More common with other family members suffering from it . DIAGNOSIS No lab test is required for making diagnosis. Its diagnosis is entirely based on symptoms given below and these should be present for more than one to six months depending on the criterias. SYMPTOMS Characterized by suspiciousness ,false beliefs, hearing of voices ,odd behaviour , it requires long term treatment and family support SUSPICIOUSNESS Suspiciousness on his or her own family members colleagues or friends. DELUSIONS (False thinking ) Patient has odd thinking, illogical and despite family repeated reassurance person is not convinced he or she holds belief firm despite evidence not .Supporting their theory. There way of thinking is completely illogical and irrational family is really disturbed and frustrated. Delusion of reference Patient has odd beliefs like people are talking about me, laughing on me, coughing of sneezing on seeing me. Delusion of persecution Patient has odd beliefs like people are conspiring about me goes on to say that people are keeping watch on me,at times they believe theyare under cctv surveillance. At times my patients have complained that while they take bath someone might make recording of it , while on road they turn back and check if some is behind them or even family has conspired and police is after them to arrest or harass them. Someone is mixing something in the food he or she may refuse to eat at home or make own food. Delusion of Grandeur Patient believes that they have special power , knowledge, money or even claim to be God at times. HALLUCINATIONS Another common complaint is person talks to herself or himself to family. It seems as if talking to someone to some imaginary person which they cannot see at time patient is smart enough to keep hand over his or her face or do it when alone if caught by his or family members person. ODD BEHAVIOUR Aggressive, abusive , violent ,reserved or guarded. Laughing to self, without reason , talking to self , making silly faces not speaking at all , standing in one position for long periods, staring at one spot SUICIDE 50% to 30% attempt and 10%-15% die CAUSES There is no clear cut causes as yet there are multiple theory Dopamine is neurochemical is increased in mind of patients Excessive pruning of synapses Expressed emotions, parents who are very critical , hostile and over emotional increases number of relapse Patients memory and mental abilities are normal so many times family believes that it may due to supernatural powers or someone has done black magic or made something to eat that is causing these symptoms which not true it is a psychiatric illness requires treatment with which patient will improve. COURSE 20% to 30% live a normal life 20% to 30% live a continue to have symptoms despite treatment 40% to 60 % remain non productive or not able to work or not able to maintain their marriages. TREATMENT Medication is the main treatment. Psychotherapy also helps to patient, to family to understand about illness and how to behave with patient Patient improve within 4-6 weeks though they have to take medication for at least one year for first episode If repeated episodes than treatment is lifelong.
Views: 283616 ABeautifulMindClinic
Kathleen Wynne, Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party answered three questions for CNA and NPAO
 
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Ontario Election 2018 Questions for the Leaders In April 2018, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) asked Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner, Ontario Liberal Party Leader Kathleen Wynne, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford the following questions: 1) What is your vision for health care in Ontario during your first term and beyond? How will RNs, nurse practitioners (NPs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) be part of it? 2) What is your plan to increase access for all Ontarians to primary care and care for high-risk populations? NPAO has recommended targeted investments in community care, nurse practitioner-led clinics, NPs in mental health and addictions, and attending NPs in long-term care and in acute care with specialized populations, including neonatal intensive care. 3) The theme for National Nursing Week 2018, May 7-13, is #YesThisIsNursing. During this special week, CNA and NPAO will be celebrating the dedication of more than 421,000 nurses across Canada, including nearly 105,000 in Ontario, to the health and well-being of our nation. What is your message to Ontario’s nurses and nurse practitioners during National Nursing Week 2018? Please watch the following video response from Kathleen Wynne, Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party During National Nursing Week 2018 and in the days leading up to the June 7 provincial election in Ontario, CNA and NPAO encourage you to watch and share their video responses with your nursing colleagues, friends and family.
Views: 172 NPAO
Elant: Your Life, Your Health, Our Mission!
 
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Caring. Compassion. Quality of Life. These are basic needs that every living person deserves, from the beginning of life, and well into their latter years. At Elant, our staff provides compassionate care with a personal touch, to our community's most frail and aging population: those individuals who came before us, or may have cared for us at one time. For decades, Elant has been entrusted by families to care for their loved ones. We've maintained a strong commitment and dedication to provide personalized, high quality care and lifestyle options to our communities 365 days a year. We strive to make aging in place an individual's choice, whether at an Elant community or in the comfort of their own home. Elant's health care services include a full spectrum of care throughout the Hudson Valley, including Sub-Acute Care and Rehabilitation Services, Skilled Nursing Care, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Retirement Community Living, Home Health Care, a Managed Long-Term Care Plan and Community Based Programs. By providing such a broad spectrum of care, Elant is able to meet the varied interests and personal needs of each individual, assuring their safety and comfort throughout all phases of life -- whether suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia, in need of rehabilitation to go back to their active lifestyle in their home and community or in need of long-term skilled care. We work to provide the optimal environment to keep those in our care in their communities, close to loved ones. As a not-for-profit organization, Elant relies on the support of our community volunteers, as well as the financial support from individuals and businesses, to provide quality of life enhancements. These funds are garnered through The Elant Foundation, the not-profit fundraising arm of Elant, and enable us to take our residents on fun and educational community outings, offer access to the latest technology -- such as laptops and iPads, provide restaurant-style dining and more; these are all wonderful opportunities and activities that our residents and clients deserve. After all, these are the individuals who once provided all of those things to us. Through it all -- everything Elant does ties back to our mission of providing exceptional health care and quality of life, through innovative programs to those we serve within our communities. Working together, and with your support, we can ensure this vital resource remains available and close to home. Elant. Your Life. Your Health. Our Mission!
Views: 2384 ElantInc
The Long Goodbye: Grief and Caregiver Stress in End of Life Care
 
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Death is a clinical issue that does not exclude any age group, but it is especially relevant in aging populations. Death can happen suddenly, after a long period of illness or at any time interval in-between. Where unexpected deaths carry with them emotional turmoil and loss, it is often the long goodbyes following years of coping with issues like dementia, complex medical illness, and cancer, that carry with them unique forms of grief and caregiver burden. Each CSA has been or will likely be in the position of comforting clients in the loss of a loved one, providing support to clients in the endurance race of end-of-life care or perhaps facing his or her own grief over the loss of a client. This presentation will focus on understanding the grief process, caregiver stress and fatigue, and relevant cultural considerations. It will also provide tools that CSAs can use to provide grief and caregiver support to clients and engage in their own self-care. This webinar is presented by Dr. Carilyn Ellis. Dr. Ellis is a psychology fellow at the Boise VA Medical Center, specializing in oncology, palliative care and primary care mental health integration. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at George Fox University in Newberg, OR. She loves her career and is motivated by a “profound personal belief that everyone, regardless of what he or she has done, reserves the right to an advocate.” She loves serving those who served our country, and she is honored to have the opportunity to walk with patients in both recovery and the process of acceptance, reflection and passing on.
Patient Engagement with Aerial InCircle
 
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Aerial InCircle drives better health outcomes by actively engaging patients and their trusted Circle of care to create a robust support network. Now, for the first time, patients are put in the driver’s seat with secure access to their health events right at their fingertips. We do this by leveraging our mobile care coordination technology and optimized workflow solutions to securely transmit near real-time data throughout a patient’s care continuum. Once patients register, they immediately get access to a closed-loop patient experience with Aerial InCircle’s key features: • My InCircles: Personalizes the patient’s care experience to connect to relationships that matter to them. Anyone can be involved in providing care, including doctors, extended care team members, social workers, family members and community services. • Messages: Enables each member of the patient's Circle to communicate directly with him/her and each other about the patient's health situation. Everyone is better informed and equipped to help in meaningful ways. • Timeline: Streams virtually any kind of health event, such as readmissions, discharges, medication refills, lab results and care visits in a chronological display to help everyone stay on track with the Care Plan.
Views: 255 Medecision
Long Term Care Pros and Cons
 
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Source: http://kingwoodconnection.com/k/experts/health-insurance/ Full Article: http://kingwoodconnection.com/k/experts/health-insurance/long-term-care-pros-and-cons-201106071281/ More Info: http://insurance.kingwood-tx.com/long-term-care-insurance/ When reviewing your financial plan, one consideration that many people often overlook is the need for long term care insurance. As Americans are living longer and medical costs are rising, long term care has become a growing concern. There are a number of types of long term care, ranging from care in home by family members to full care at a nursing home. Regardless of the type of long term care, the costs can quickly add up. Long term care insurance is one way to ensure that your twilight years are paid for without breaking the bank.
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Improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
 
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In partnership with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH), four Medicare Locals in south-east Queensland are working together to fund and deliver an innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In this video, IUIH regional care coordinator John Gill, and Colleen Costello, an Indigenous Elder from Stradbroke Island, discuss how the Care Coordination and Supplimentary Services program is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients with chronic diseases by improving their access to coordinated multidisciplinary care. The program is funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. Working in partnership with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) to deliver the program are the Metro North Brisbane, Greater Metro South Brisbane, West Moreton-Oxley and Gold Coast Medicare Locals. The program is open to any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who: * has at least one of the following chronic diseases -- diabetes, cancer, chronic renal (kidney) disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease * has a care plan * has a completed Indigenous Health Check To find out more about the program in the Metro North Brisbane region, contact our Service Provider Development Officer, Mr Warwick Pawsey, on 07 3490 3405. Video filmed and produced by Damian Caniglia. http://damiancaniglia.com.au/
Views: 7624 Brisbane North PHN
The Power of CultureVision
 
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The more you know about someone's healthcare beliefs or practices, the more your care and treatment plans can be designed for the best health outcomes possible: Those which take into account your patient's world view. Transcultural health care focuses on the cultural beliefs and lifestyles of diverse groups of people and on the use of this knowledge to provide culturally appropriate patient care. The complexity of providing such culturally appropriate care to our population today and in the future calls for a simple and comprehensive tool to guide healthcare providers now. CultureVision (www.crculturevision.com) is a comprehensive searchable database providing information on over 50 different ethnic, cultural, religious, and ability groups on such topics as communication, family patterns, nutrition, treatment protocols and mental health issues.
Views: 2323 CookRossinc
Diabetes Self-Management Education: Getting the Patient and Practice Perspective
 
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The Everyone with Diabetes Counts Program, funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, offers no cost Diabetes Self-Management Education classes for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. Learn from a class graduate and a practice manager about their experiences with this program! For contact information, visit: www.neqinqio.org/everyone/diabetes/contact-us-diabetes/ To learn more, visit: http://www.healthcarefornewengland.org/initiatives/diabetes-care/ This material was prepared by the New England QIN-QIO, the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for New England, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy. CMSQINB22017051001
Views: 1332 New England QIN-QIO
Herpes (oral & genital) - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
 
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What is herpes? Herpes is a virus causing sores most commonly around the mouth (oral herpes) and genitals (genital herpes). Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
Views: 251575 Osmosis
What is depression? - Helen M. Farrell
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-depression-helen-m-farrell Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some tips for how you might help a friend who is suffering. Lesson by Helen M. Farrell, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 4101618 TED-Ed
Virus Hunter: Monitoring Nipah Virus in Bat Populations | HHMI BioInteractive Video
 
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In this video we follow scientists working in Bangladesh as they test fruit bat populations to determine whether they are infected with Nipah virus—a potentially deadly virus when passed on to humans. Fruit bats (also called flying foxes) of the genus Pteropus carry a virus called Nipah which can be transmitted to humans and cause severe disease. In Bangladesh the virus causes a disease outbreak almost every year. Dr. Jon Epstein of the EcoHealth Alliance walks us through the evidence that established that bats are the natural reservoir of the virus and how scientists uncovered the route of transmission to humans. Dr. Epstein and collaborators in Bangladesh are now monitoring bat populations throughout the country for the presence for the virus to identify human populations that might be at risk of transmission.
Views: 342861 biointeractive
James Quintessenza, MD and Scottie Day, MD discuss a joint Pediatric Cardiology Program
 
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UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute have joined forces to provide advanced pediatric heart care close to home for patients in Kentucky. The collaboration combines the strength of UK HealthCare's advanced pediatric and adult congenital heart care with Cincinnati Children's nationally ranked experts in pediatric cardiac care and surgery. This program is a collaboration at every level; With our one-program, two-sites model, world-class heart surgeons at Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute work together with cardiology experts at Kentucky Children’s Hospital to provide the full spectrum of high-quality heart care – from assessment and diagnosis to complex surgery and post-surgical care. Transcript: So hi, I'm James Quintessenza. I'm a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon, professor of surgery here at University of Kentucky and University of Cincinnati at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The essential part of this program is that it's a collaboration between one of the top, three top three ranked children's hospitals in the country, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and a very highly performing medical complex here at University of Kentucky. And trying to really draw on the resources that both institutions really can have on this campus on the Lexington campus. And we often say it's one program with two sites. We can take care of children that live in the surrounding regions or in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with less travel away from home for example here on the Lexington campus. And we make the decisions that kind of determine where a patient goes based on what that patient needs. So we put the patient at the center decision. We say, OK, what does this patient need? What resources are most likely necessary? And where is that care going to be delivered in the very best way that it can be? I'm Scottie Day the physician in chief for Kentucky Children's Hospital and the interim chair of the UK Department of Pediatrics. We have a medicine connection that connects us to Cincinnati, so we're talking about every patient both sides with both specialties so that when you go through the program, you know we use a word that may be a cliche, but for us it's a reality. It's one program, two sites, meaning that when you come to this program, there will be no difference in the outcome. And the safety, the quality, and value that we measure completely transparent. You know we want to be the program for the state of Kentucky and for the Commonwealth, and we really this is part of fulfilling the mission. You know, as you hear Dr. Capilouto talk about the University for Kentucky, we want to be the Children's Hospital for Kentucky. This is not like a computer where it's a yes or no, a lot of this is judgment. And I think through this very you know-- a lot of communication and interactions, we're just trying to make the best decisions for the patients. And so far it's really worked very, very nicely. When I talk about multi-disciplinary, I'm talking about a patient, every single specialty. So if you came on ICU rounds on a post-op patient, and when you first look, you'll say oh my goodness, there's 12 people on rounds. And part of that, although it is a large group, you have an intensivist, you have a cardiologist, you have a surgeon, you have a nurse practitioner, you have a pharmacist, a nutritionist, a dietician, and you have a social worker you know. I think one of the things that we know in any population with complex medical problems is that the family needs a lot of support. In the model, even before the cardiac program here is that family is on rounds constantly. So the families always informed. So when we have our rounds in the morning if you're an inpatient, the family's there participating in rounds. Obviously, there's one to one time afterwards, but they get to hear discussions. They get to hear all of these people. And I would say that you can imagine when you have 12 people in the room, they're all not going to agree. But at the end, everyone wants the same endpoint. And so then there's a multi-listener discussion and then a decision from there. So it's very collaborative and very multi-disciplinary in terms of the approach to take care of patients with congenital heart disease. Like we said before, we're care of the family. And so you have social work services, you have child life services, you have a lot of supportive services for that whole endeavor. In terms of just the medical care, you know you have the physician groups, you have surgery, cardiology, anesthesiologists, intensive care doctors. All with their skill sets they have to kind of all kind of converge on that patient and try to provide the very best care. The goal is for those children to get the care here. And it's more about-- it's more than just about the surgery. It's really about the overall care from birth all the way through to adulthood.
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Acacia Network Medical Clinics
 
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The Acacia community family health centers offer medical diagnosis and care, information and health education, and wellness for all ages. We are particularly attentive to children, women, seniors, and managing chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis, and HIV. Our highly skilled bilingual health team includes doctors, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, and health educators. Working together they listen to their patients to understand their needs and provide better health care. The centers are licensed by the New York State Department of Health and accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most other insurance plans. Walk-ins Welcome!
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What healthcare will look like in 2020 | Stephen Klasko | TEDxPhiladelphia
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How will healthcare change in the future? Dr. Stephen Klasko shares his insights on healthcare reform in this informative talk cleverly staged in the year 2020. As the President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and its affiliated Hospital, Dr. Klasko manages enormous change – both in health care and in the business of running a major college and hospital. His work focuses on merging the two, finding ways to expand medicine into the community in innovative ways. Dr. Stephen Klasko is the President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System. Jefferson is the largest freestanding academic medical center in Philadelphia, with over 12,000 employees and 3,700 students. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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21st World Congress on Registered Nurse and Nurse
 
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21st World Congress on Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner Meeting (CSE) Chicago, Illinois For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-world-congress-on-registered-nurse-and-nurse-practitioner-meeting-cse-a-tickets-46155577575?aff=RMV DESCRIPTION ============== 21st World Congress on Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner Meeting About the Conference Conference Series LLC Ltd organizes 1000+ Conferences every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and Publishes 700+ Open access journals which contains over 100000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members. Registered Nurse Congress 2018 will give spotlight on the registered nurse and nurse practitioner directed toward its impact on clinical outcomes, through oral and poster presentations, educational workshop sessions, and influential plenary presentations. Attendees will be provided with the tools to enhance nursing programs to make the platform more effective in nursing practice. Conference will focus on the following topics during presentations of the two days event, which reflect current advancement approaches of nursing, developments and innovations internationally and as evidenced in both Registered Nurse & Nurse Practitioners. Topics ============ Teaching, Assessment and Learning in University and Clinical Practice Registered Nurse Nursing Programs Nursing Emergency Patient Safety Clinical Nurse Specialist Midwifery Nursing The Registered Nurse Congress 2018 is a platform for nursing students, faculty, deans, researchers, and leaders to collaborate on topics affecting nursing education. Attendees can take advantage of opportunities to learn about nursing practice from a variety of oral and poster presentations. Meet and network with nurses ranging from students to deans, faculty, and researchers. Take advantage of opportunities to collaborate with nurses from around the world. Attend prominent plenary sessions about relevant issues affecting nursing conferences. Registered nurses are employed in a wide variety of professional settings, and often specialize in a field of practice. They may be responsible for supervising care delivered by other healthcare workers, including student nurses, licensed practical nurses, unlicensed assistive personnel, and less-experienced RNs. Nursing Practice involves of the theoretical and practical training provided to nurses with the purpose to prepare them for their duties as nursing care professionals. This conference is provided to give safety measurement carriers to patients and also RNs are responsible for complex head-to-toe assessments, developing a plan of care, carrying out physician orders, starting and maintaining invasive lines and devices, and safe medication administration to patients nursing students by experienced nurses and other medical professionals who have qualified or experienced for educational tasks. Most countries offer nursing courses that can be relevant to general nursing or to specialized areas including mental health nursing, cardiac nursing and post-operatory nursing. Works Nurse Practitioner needs to ==================================== Diagnose illnesses Prescribe medication and therapy Conduct routine check-ups Order patient lab tests Assist in minor surgical procedures Focus on disease prevention They are advanced practice registered nurses who work autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to deliver family-focused care. Given the rather broad nature of the “family” patient population focus, Family Nurse Practitioners offer a wide range of healthcare services that revolve around the family unit; from health promotion and disease prevention to direct care and counseling across the lifespan. Please contact the event manager Marilyn below for the following: - Discounts for registering 5 or more participants. - If your company requires a price quotation. Event Manager Contact: marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com You can also contact us if you require a visa invitation letter, after ticket purchase. We can also provide a certificate of completion for this event if required. ---------------------------------- For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-world-congress-on-registered-nurse-and-nurse-practitioner-meeting-cse-a-tickets-46155577575?aff=RMV Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/event-promotions-by-new-york-events-list-11118815675 Twitter: https://twitter.com/nyeventslist Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewYorkEventsList New York Events List: http://nyeventslist.com/
Justice Murray Sinclair on the Royal Proclamation of 1763
 
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On the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763, Chief Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, discusses the Proclamation and its implications for the nation-to-nation relationships between the Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island (North America) and, in this context, Canada. The canoe seen is, 'Treaty Canoe' by artist Alex McKay (www.alexmckay.ca). Thanks for watching!
Transforming Lyme Disease Research at Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center
 
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Established in the spring of 2015, the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center is the first research center in a major department of medicine in the United States focused on patient-based research in all aspects of Lyme disease. The mission of the Center is to understand and urgently address the varied manifestations of Lyme disease and translate our pioneering multi-disciplinary research into improved patient care, education, and health outcomes. By improving the understanding of the causes and complex biologic processes of Lyme disease, we strive for a future where more accurate diagnoses and effective treatments bring new hope to Lyme disease patients and their families. To support the Center or request additional information please visit www.HopkinsLyme.org
The Expert (Short Comedy Sketch)
 
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Subscribe for more short comedy sketches & films: http://bit.ly/laurisb Funny business meeting illustrating how hard it is for an engineer to fit into the corporate world! Watch the next episodes: http://bit.ly/SquareProjectEp1, http://bit.ly/SquareProjectEp2 & http://bit.ly/SquareProjectEp3 Starring: Orion Lee, James Marlowe, Abdiel LeRoy, Ewa Wojcik, Tatjana Sendzimir. Subtitles available in many, many languages (enable them using the "Subtitles/Closed Captions" button). A big thank-you to everyone who translated! You can add new subtitles here: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_video?v=BKorP55Aqvg The Expert shirt campaign is over, but let me know if you'd be interested, you can check it here: https://bonfire.com/the-expert Written & Directed by Lauris Beinerts Based on a short story "The Meeting" by Alexey Berezin Produced by Connor Snedecor & Lauris Beinerts Director of Photography: Matthew Riley Sound Recordist: Simon Oldham Production Designer: Karina Beinerte 1st Assistant Director: James Hanline Make-up Artist: Emily Russell Editor: Connor Snedecor Sound Designer: James Bryant Colourist: Janis Stals Animator: Benjamin Charles The original short story "The Meeting" (in Russian): http://alex-aka-jj.livejournal.com/66984.html We made this video using: - Canon 7D camera: http://amzn.to/1FuXXVv - Final Cut Pro 7: http://amzn.to/1Lt7UrZ - Web-based Cyrillic converter: http://2cyr.com/ - The Hospital Club premises for a stage test (only partially recorded...): http://thehospitalclub.com/ - Libre Office Calc to make sense of the shot list... - 7 different markers and an empty juice pack to get the right sound - A bottle of single malt whiskey Funny short comedy films / sketches / skits & any other videos / movies made by Lauris Beinerts. If you like to laugh, subscribe for new (albeit irregular) videos! Семь красных линий Гуманитарий и инженер Дизайнер и заказчик 工程师心里的痛只有工程师能懂 史上最悲催工程师 如何用透明笔画出红色线条 #ShortComedySketch #expert
Views: 20789926 Lauris Beinerts
Hyatt the blind feral cat, day 5 - TinyKittens.com
 
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It is so exciting to see how much Hyatt's movement has improved now that he is learning the layout of the room! This is a huge improvement from just a few days ago. See Chapel's intake exam: https://youtu.be/61nlPajezuQ More about our rescue work: http://TinyKittens.com Our VIP livestream: http://vip.tinykittens.com Ways to help: http://TinyKittens.com/help Weight chart: https://bit.ly/2Hcj8oR UPDATE AUG 18: Ramona, Chloe and Rula's kittens (except for Aura) and the three Kinks kittens have all gone to their forever homes! UPDATE AUG 12: Cassidy's mama Sigma has joined Chapel, Coridan, Billings, Chloe, Ramona, Shelby and Sable in the Feral Recovery Ward/Kidney Disease Room. She will be getting a dental and full exam next week. UPDATE JUNE 22: Three new bottle feeder kittens have joined us from our new colony and will be sharing this stream with Chlomona and her kittens. Their colony: http://TinyKittens.com/harvie UPDATE MAY 11: Aura got a checkup today. Amazingly, after 140 tube feedings her lungs are still clear and Dr. F was blown away by how good she looks. We still have a long road ahead, but she doesn't seem to mind the tube feedings and is happy and extremely adorable otherwise. Chloe, Ramona and the other kittens all look great as well. UPDATE MAY 1: Chloe is being treated for mastitis, which is quite uncomfortable. It is helpful for kittens to nurse on her. Aura's nose is stuffy, so she has been breathing through her mouth from time to time. It may look alarming, but it is the same as when we get a cold and can't breathe through our noses. PLEASE NOTE: This is live, uncensored rescue reality. We make ourselves vulnerable by broadcasting live, 24/7, because we believe it is essential to share the largely unseen reality of cat overpopulation with the world... even when it breaks our hearts. If you have concerns about what you are seeing, the solution is to become advocates for spaying, neutering, compassion and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). While heartbreak is inevitable in the work that we do, we hope you will take great comfort and joy witnessing the transformations of the cats and kittens saved, who would otherwise have never gotten a chance to experience the love, comfort and pampered lives they deserve. Thank you for watching! CHLOE (4/22): Brie - tortie #1, Fontina - tortie #2, Colby - lighter ginger, Cheddar - darker ginger, Aura - tortie tuxie with cleft palate RULA (4/19): Nakia - tortie RAMONA (4/17): Huggins - Yellow Collar; Ribsy - Blue Collar; Beezus - Green collar Over the bridge: Ramona's Quimby and Little Prince, Rula's Okoye and T'Challa UPDATE APRIL 22: Chloe gave birth to five beautiful kittens this morning. Four are doing well so far, but Aura has a significant cleft palate with two large holes. We have a specialist advising us, and while the prognosis is guarded, we will continue to tube feed every 2-4 hours around the clock and do everything we can to get her big enough for surgery in 16-24 weeks. Chloe Ramona are ferals raising their last litters of kittens in safety and comfort. They come from a colony of more than 230 feral cats, where 90% have been spayed/neutered thanks to Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) efforts. Our volunteers provide daily care and feeding to the cats who remain at the colony, regardless of rain, snow or face-spider season. Meet their colony friends and family: http://TinyKittens.com/happyforest UPDATE APRIL 3, 2018: A third pregnant feral named Rula has joined our feral caternity ward. She is also from the Happy Forest. UPDATE APRIL 2, 2018: Gwen "accidentally" trapped a pregnant feral cat, so we are going to see how she does sharing a room with Chloe. Chloe (ginger + white) and Ramona (pure black) are from the same colony, so it is likely they know each other. Chloe, Rula and Ramona will be part of our new project to map the DNA of her feral cat colony. http://tinykittens.com/dna Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tinykittens Twitter: http://twitter.com/tinykittensHQ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/tinykittensHQ GUIDE FOR PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE: Be polite. Please don't curse, don't ask for subscriptions, don't ask personal questions, don't spam (including roll call requests & spamming emojis). No block caps. Thanks! OUR MODS ARE VOLUNTEERS AND THEY ARE TRYING TO HELP, PLEASE TREAT THEM ACCORDINGLY! Harassing a moderator inside or outside of chat is grounds for banning and the sharing of your info to other cams for them to ban you as well. Concerning Trolls: Ignore them. That's what they hate the most. Their goal is to upset you so you yell at them. They think this is funny. Thank mew so much to everyone who is watching!
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Kaiser Eliminating Services in Manteca: Patients and Nurses Fight Back
 
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Nurses and the community they serve are frustrated by Kaiser engineering the "slow death" of Kaiser Manteca despite outcry from patients and the nurses. Many patients are being transferred to Kaiser Modesto and other facilities. The largely elderly population served by Kaiser Manteca often cannot travel to visit family members at other facilities, and have struggled to find transport to Kaiser Modesto and elsewhere. Many elderly patients say they moved to Manteca so that they would be close to a fully functioning hospital. Services being eliminated at Kaiser Manteca include: Maternity, Cardiology, Radiology, Orthopedic, Interventional Radiology, Pediatric, Gastrointestinal Services, GI Specialist services, and Medical Surgical unit closed, greatly reducing beds at Kaiser Manteca. In addition, a subacute unit unique to Kaiser Manteca houses patients on respirators. Family members have watched as the unit slowly closes down, but they have been unable to get a clear answer about the unit's future from Kaiser administrators. For many of these patients, the subacute unit has been ideal for them. But Kaiser stopped admitting patients there and seems to have stopped referring patients to this unit, despite need. Here, the community speaks out about how Kaiser is taking services away from the Manteca community. Find out more at: www.nationalnursesunited.org/HelpSaveKaiserManteca
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The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire (Documentary)
 
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At the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British jurisdictions and Britain and its dependencies are the largest global players in the world of international finance. Sponsor the next film on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/independentdocumentary Share this documentary with your friends, and ask sites to feature it: https://twitter.com/spiderswebfilm https://www.facebook.com/Spiderswebfilm/ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6483026/ The Spider's Web was substantially inspired by Nicholas Shaxson's book Treasure Islands you can read an extract of it here: https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2011/jan/08/jersey-tax-haven-nicholas-shaxson Translate this documentary here on youtube or contact us for the .srt file info@queuepolitely.com For those interested to learn more about tax justice and financial secrecy, read about the Tax Justice Network's campaigning and regular blogs - become part of the movement for change and listen to the Tax Justice Network's monthly podcast/radio show the Taxcast https://www.taxjustice.net/taxcast/ Review on Open Democracy: https://www.opendemocracy.net/neweconomics/film-review-spiders-web-britains-second-empire/ Review on Filmotomy: https://filmotomy.com/the-spiders-web-britains-second-empire/ Website: www.spiderswebfilm.com Spanish Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85dsTnbhchc French Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hizj_6EH34M Italian Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwmvXLamkto&t=1s Subtitles: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Korean, Hungarian, English, Turkish.
Views: 418693 Independent POV