West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program: "up and Running" (News: Wvmphp)

West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program: “up and Running” (News: Wvmphp)

On January 14, 2008 the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program (WVMPHP) signed an agreement with the West Virginia Board of Medicine to allow for the enrollment of physicians, podiatrists and physician assistants with substance abuse or major mental illness. Participation is on a voluntary basis without such practitioners being subject to disciplinary action the […]

Educational Factors That Influence the Urban-Rural Distribution of Health Professionals in South Africa: A Case-Control Study (Original Articles) (Report)

Educational Factors That Influence the Urban-Rural Distribution of Health Professionals in South Africa: A Case-Control Study (Original Articles) (Report)

Among factors that influence health professionals’ career choices in favour of rural and under-served communities, the role of undergraduate and postgraduate training is assumed to be significant. (1-3) Selection criteria for entry to training, timing, duration, site and type of exposure to educational opportunities in rural and underserved areas during the undergraduate phase, and the […]

Learn Medical Spanish in 100 Days: Spanish Words & Phrases for Healthcare Professionals to Become Fluent Faster

Learn Medical Spanish in 100 Days: Spanish Words & Phrases for Healthcare Professionals to Become Fluent Faster

Do you know what studies have shown to improve the outcome of patient care? To deliver quality care in the patient’s language! The Spanish-speaking population growing rapidly and the number of people who need your help is only going to increase. Providing world-class medical care is challenging enough without the language barrier, not to mention all […]

Medical Professionals and the Organization of Knowledge

Medical Professionals and the Organization of Knowledge

“Medical Professionals and Their Work” conveys how medical people shape and organize the knowledge, perception, and experience of illness, as well as the substance of illness behavior, its management, and treatment. It is now well established that the unique symbolic equipment of the human animal is intimately connected with the functioning of the body. Freidson […]

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Around the world, the number of internationally mobile medical professionals is steadily increasing, posing potential difficulties for the good communication with patients and colleagues that is vital to satisfactory outcomes and personal professional success.   Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals  is an evidence-based communication resource book designed for all medical professionals who […]