Free open-access medical education (FOAMed) can augment the training of emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners, both as an educational resource and as a community of professionals desiring continuing medical education, according to a multi-institutional study by EMS researchers.
In order to support healthcare professionals in achieving national goals of quality-driven and value-based healthcare, the U.S. gastroenterology community has developed, implemented and assessed national quality measures for the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Collaboration emphasizes six competencies required by all healthcare providers to transform the healthcare system, according to researchers from the College of New Jersey and the Einstein Healthcare Network.
In a guest editorial, Jean Shinners, PhD, RN-BC — executive director of the Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing — discusses milestones for advancing and aligning continuing education and professional development from her own experience.
BLOCK HIV/HCV was designed as a multifaceted regional meeting series to address the educational gaps and needs associated with effective HCV treatment within high-risk populations. The goal of the program was to provide a forum for stakeholders involved in persons with HCV or HIV/HCV coinfection.