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This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs provides guidance and the underlying rationale for management and staff as they work together to...
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This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs provides guidance and the underlying rationale for management and staff as they work together to create a comprehensive scalable and flexible disaster plan.This resource can be used by management and the program's disaster planning team as they develop or update program processes procedures and written reference tools that support a rapid and effective response when a disaster occurs
This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs provides guidance and the underlying rationale for management and staff as they work together to create a comprehensive scalable and flexible disaster plan.This resource can be used by management and the program's disaster planning team as they develop or update program processes procedures and written reference tools that support a rapid and effective response when a disaster occurs
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "invisible" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. This course incorporates multiple instructional modalities to...
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Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "invisible" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. This course incorporates multiple instructional modalities to ensure that learners understand the common barriers to assessing and managing invisible symptoms. Learners also benefit from direct access to actionable tools and resources that drive solutions and positive outcomes for all stakeholders.
Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "invisible" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis. This course incorporates multiple instructional modalities to ensure that learners understand the common barriers to assessing and managing invisible symptoms. Learners also benefit from direct access to actionable tools and resources that drive solutions and positive outcomes for all stakeholders.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "hidden" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Common barriers to assessing and managing hidden symptoms are...
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Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "hidden" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Common barriers to assessing and managing hidden symptoms are covered in this exciting new course.
Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the "hidden" (also known as "psychosocial") symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Common barriers to assessing and managing hidden symptoms are covered in this exciting new course.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects many older adults. Learn how to care for your clients who have diabetes and improve their health as well as their quality of life.
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects many older adults. Learn how to care for your clients who have diabetes and improve their health as well as their quality of life.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three...
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This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three developmental stages diagnostic criteria co-occurring conditions and the course of these disorders.
This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three developmental stages diagnostic criteria co-occurring conditions and the course of these disorders.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as...
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This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as daydreaming or losing themselves in a project.  However, Dissociative Identity Disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder.  The dissociative aspect is thought to be a coping mechanism-the person literally dissociates himself from a situation or experience that’s too violent, traumatic, or painful to assimilate with his conscious self.  This course will take you through the myths and misconceptions about DID, the causes and symptoms, and discusses possible therapeutic goals for individuals with DID.
This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as daydreaming or losing themselves in a project.  However, Dissociative Identity Disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder.  The dissociative aspect is thought to be a coping mechanism-the person literally dissociates himself from a situation or experience that’s too violent, traumatic, or painful to assimilate with his conscious self.  This course will take you through the myths and misconceptions about DID, the causes and symptoms, and discusses possible therapeutic goals for individuals with DID.
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Produced by: Ed4Online
This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as...
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This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as daydreaming or losing themselves in a project.  However, Dissociative Identity Disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder.  The dissociative aspect is thought to be a coping mechanism-the person literally dissociates himself from a situation or experience that’s too violent, traumatic, or painful to assimilate with his conscious self.  This course will take you through the myths and misconceptions about DID, the causes and symptoms, and discusses possible therapeutic goals for individuals with DID.
This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as daydreaming or losing themselves in a project.  However, Dissociative Identity Disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder.  The dissociative aspect is thought to be a coping mechanism-the person literally dissociates himself from a situation or experience that’s too violent, traumatic, or painful to assimilate with his conscious self.  This course will take you through the myths and misconceptions about DID, the causes and symptoms, and discusses possible therapeutic goals for individuals with DID.
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Note: This course was extracted from SAMHSA's (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Treatment Improvement Protocol Manual #59 Improving Cultural Competence. Please refer to the original...
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Note: This course was extracted from SAMHSA's (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Treatment Improvement Protocol Manual #59 Improving Cultural Competence. Please refer to the original manual for references and appendices. This course identifies drug cultures as a domain that requires proficiency in clinical skills programmatic development and administrative practices. It explores drug cultures in regards to: their concept; their relationship to mainstream culture; their values and rituals; and how and why people value their participation in such cultures. This course goes on to describe how counselors can determine a client's level of involvement in and identify and develop alternatives to their drug cultures along with the importance of assisting clients in developing a culture of recovery.
Note: This course was extracted from SAMHSA's (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Treatment Improvement Protocol Manual #59 Improving Cultural Competence. Please refer to the original manual for references and appendices. This course identifies drug cultures as a domain that requires proficiency in clinical skills programmatic development and administrative practices. It explores drug cultures in regards to: their concept; their relationship to mainstream culture; their values and rituals; and how and why people value their participation in such cultures. This course goes on to describe how counselors can determine a client's level of involvement in and identify and develop alternatives to their drug cultures along with the importance of assisting clients in developing a culture of recovery.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course is intended to give an overview of the most commonly abused drugs. It begins with an explanation of the Controlled Substances Act how it is used and the substances listed on the five Schedules. It...
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This course is intended to give an overview of the most commonly abused drugs. It begins with an explanation of the Controlled Substances Act how it is used and the substances listed on the five Schedules. It covers the five classes of drugs regulated by the CSA including the origin of each drug its street name(s) information about what it looks like how it is used its mental and physical effects and its legal status.
This course is intended to give an overview of the most commonly abused drugs. It begins with an explanation of the Controlled Substances Act how it is used and the substances listed on the five Schedules. It covers the five classes of drugs regulated by the CSA including the origin of each drug its street name(s) information about what it looks like how it is used its mental and physical effects and its legal status.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
An overview of the changes to the DSM-5 with a focus on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse. The material used for this course is with permission by Kendall Hunt Publishing Company and Dr. Lori Phelps.
An overview of the changes to the DSM-5 with a focus on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse. The material used for this course is with permission by Kendall Hunt Publishing Company and Dr. Lori Phelps.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the...
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Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the excessive or inappropriate response. Like Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders can also have a pervasive negative impact on the quality of life. While we have all experienced some aspect of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, these disorders concern symptoms that dominate the person’s behavior to such an extent that they cause significant distress and/or interfere with major areas of functioning. This course will discuss both Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, their symptoms, diagnoses included, and major features of each diagnosis.
Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the excessive or inappropriate response. Like Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders can also have a pervasive negative impact on the quality of life. While we have all experienced some aspect of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, these disorders concern symptoms that dominate the person’s behavior to such an extent that they cause significant distress and/or interfere with major areas of functioning. This course will discuss both Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, their symptoms, diagnoses included, and major features of each diagnosis.
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Produced by: Ed4Online
Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the...
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Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the excessive or inappropriate response. Like Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders can also have a pervasive negative impact on the quality of life. While we have all experienced some aspect of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, these disorders concern symptoms that dominate the person’s behavior to such an extent that they cause significant distress and/or interfere with major areas of functioning. This course will discuss both Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, their symptoms, diagnoses included, and major features of each diagnosis.
Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the excessive or inappropriate response. Like Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders can also have a pervasive negative impact on the quality of life. While we have all experienced some aspect of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, these disorders concern symptoms that dominate the person’s behavior to such an extent that they cause significant distress and/or interfere with major areas of functioning. This course will discuss both Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, their symptoms, diagnoses included, and major features of each diagnosis.
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The chapter in DSM-5 immediately following Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders is devoted to a group of mental conditions categorized as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs). These illnesses were classified...
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The chapter in DSM-5 immediately following Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders is devoted to a group of mental conditions categorized as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs). These illnesses were classified as “Dementia, Delirium, Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders” in DSM-IV. The common underlying feature in all of these diagnoses is a clinical deficit in cognitive functioning that is acquired following a period of higher cognitive functioning, rather than being present from birth or very early in life. This course includes an overview of neurocognitive disorders, how to identify commonalities and differences, and expands upon diagnostic criteria for disorders in this category.
The chapter in DSM-5 immediately following Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders is devoted to a group of mental conditions categorized as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs). These illnesses were classified as “Dementia, Delirium, Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders” in DSM-IV. The common underlying feature in all of these diagnoses is a clinical deficit in cognitive functioning that is acquired following a period of higher cognitive functioning, rather than being present from birth or very early in life. This course includes an overview of neurocognitive disorders, how to identify commonalities and differences, and expands upon diagnostic criteria for disorders in this category.
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Paraphilia refers to intense and persistent sexual interests that fall outside the realm of what is considered phenotypically normal. In addition to clinical disorders in DSM-5, there are also several small...
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Paraphilia refers to intense and persistent sexual interests that fall outside the realm of what is considered phenotypically normal. In addition to clinical disorders in DSM-5, there are also several small sections devoted to other disorders and considerations for diagnosis. Those will be included in this course. This course, then, will include an overview of disorders that warrant consideration, paraphilic disorder, and other disorders and conditions that should be part of a diagnostic assessment.
Paraphilia refers to intense and persistent sexual interests that fall outside the realm of what is considered phenotypically normal. In addition to clinical disorders in DSM-5, there are also several small sections devoted to other disorders and considerations for diagnosis. Those will be included in this course. This course, then, will include an overview of disorders that warrant consideration, paraphilic disorder, and other disorders and conditions that should be part of a diagnostic assessment.
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Our personality is who we are and how we present ourselves to the world. Personality disorders are considered traits that create a pattern of interacting that leads to distress or impairment. This course will...
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Our personality is who we are and how we present ourselves to the world. Personality disorders are considered traits that create a pattern of interacting that leads to distress or impairment. This course will discuss the types of personality disorders recognized in the DSM-5, diagnostic criteria and symptoms, and what is known about the prognosis and course of each disorder.
Our personality is who we are and how we present ourselves to the world. Personality disorders are considered traits that create a pattern of interacting that leads to distress or impairment. This course will discuss the types of personality disorders recognized in the DSM-5, diagnostic criteria and symptoms, and what is known about the prognosis and course of each disorder.
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An entire chapter of DSM-5 is devoted to Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders. These disorders cover a wide range of symptoms and degrees of severity. However, a defining characteristic of all...
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An entire chapter of DSM-5 is devoted to Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders. These disorders cover a wide range of symptoms and degrees of severity. However, a defining characteristic of all of them is the presence of one or more of the following symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized thinking. Another large group of disorders addressed in a separate chapter in DSM-5 is Bipolar and Related Disorders. Much like Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, symptoms and degree of severity can range from minor to significant impairment of functioning. This course discusses the symptoms and diagnostic categories of both schizophrenic spectrum and other psychotic disorders as well as bipolar and related disorders in DSM-5, including all major types and codes.
An entire chapter of DSM-5 is devoted to Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders. These disorders cover a wide range of symptoms and degrees of severity. However, a defining characteristic of all of them is the presence of one or more of the following symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized thinking. Another large group of disorders addressed in a separate chapter in DSM-5 is Bipolar and Related Disorders. Much like Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, symptoms and degree of severity can range from minor to significant impairment of functioning. This course discusses the symptoms and diagnostic categories of both schizophrenic spectrum and other psychotic disorders as well as bipolar and related disorders in DSM-5, including all major types and codes.
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These disorders are separated into two chapters in DSM-5. One covers Trauma and Stressor-Related disorders while the chapter that follows it addresses dissociative disorders. All of these disorders share some...
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These disorders are separated into two chapters in DSM-5. One covers Trauma and Stressor-Related disorders while the chapter that follows it addresses dissociative disorders. All of these disorders share some common characteristics in trauma experienced or witnessed at some point in one’s life that results in the presenting symptoms and disorder. This course will discuss the characteristics of disorders that are included in both of these DSM-5 chapters, diagnostic criteria, and how to differentiate between disorders.
These disorders are separated into two chapters in DSM-5. One covers Trauma and Stressor-Related disorders while the chapter that follows it addresses dissociative disorders. All of these disorders share some common characteristics in trauma experienced or witnessed at some point in one’s life that results in the presenting symptoms and disorder. This course will discuss the characteristics of disorders that are included in both of these DSM-5 chapters, diagnostic criteria, and how to differentiate between disorders.
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Behavioral health professionals have a responsibility to be aware of the complex relationship between mental illness and substance abuse or dependence known as dual diagnoses or co-occurring disorders. Topics...
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Behavioral health professionals have a responsibility to be aware of the complex relationship between mental illness and substance abuse or dependence known as dual diagnoses or co-occurring disorders. Topics include characteristics and prevalence theories screening and assessment and treatment of dual diagnosis. Article Author: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. (Psychology)
Behavioral health professionals have a responsibility to be aware of the complex relationship between mental illness and substance abuse or dependence known as dual diagnoses or co-occurring disorders. Topics include characteristics and prevalence theories screening and assessment and treatment of dual diagnosis. Article Author: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. (Psychology)
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course examines: the guidelines for achieving optimal health with diet exercise and body composition; osteopenia and osteoporosis; how to maintain bone health; the characterization and statistics of...
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This course examines: the guidelines for achieving optimal health with diet exercise and body composition; osteopenia and osteoporosis; how to maintain bone health; the characterization and statistics of anorexia nervosa bulimia nervosa binge-eating disorder night-eating syndrome and eating disorders not otherwise specified; the female athlete triad; making the connection on how eating disorders lead to osteoporosis; the recommended treatment for osteoporosis when it is related to eating disorders; and maintaining bone health.
This course examines: the guidelines for achieving optimal health with diet exercise and body composition; osteopenia and osteoporosis; how to maintain bone health; the characterization and statistics of anorexia nervosa bulimia nervosa binge-eating disorder night-eating syndrome and eating disorders not otherwise specified; the female athlete triad; making the connection on how eating disorders lead to osteoporosis; the recommended treatment for osteoporosis when it is related to eating disorders; and maintaining bone health.
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This guide is published by the National Institute of Mental Health. It provides a very basic overview of what eating disorders are and what can be done to better understand and treat eating disorders.
This guide is published by the National Institute of Mental Health. It provides a very basic overview of what eating disorders are and what can be done to better understand and treat eating disorders.
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An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will...
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An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will examine eating disorders and how to treat them.
An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will examine eating disorders and how to treat them.
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Produced by: Ed4Online
An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will...
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An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will examine eating disorders and how to treat them.
An eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances in your everyday diet. Severe distress or concern about body weight or shape may also characterize an eating disorder. This course will examine eating disorders and how to treat them.
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Produced by: Ed4Online
This course was developed from the National Cancer Institute booklet which is a resource for the person who is about to get or is now getting cancer treatment in addition to their family friends and others...
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This course was developed from the National Cancer Institute booklet which is a resource for the person who is about to get or is now getting cancer treatment in addition to their family friends and others close to them. The booklet covers: what should be known about cancer treatment eating well and eating problems; how feelings can affect appetite; hints to manage eating problems; how to eat well after cancer treatment ends; foods and drinks to help with certain eating problems.
This course was developed from the National Cancer Institute booklet which is a resource for the person who is about to get or is now getting cancer treatment in addition to their family friends and others close to them. The booklet covers: what should be known about cancer treatment eating well and eating problems; how feelings can affect appetite; hints to manage eating problems; how to eat well after cancer treatment ends; foods and drinks to help with certain eating problems.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been connected to more than 4,000 deaths since the latest outbreak began late 2013 (Weintraub, 2014). The Ebola virus, formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic...
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The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been connected to more than 4,000 deaths since the latest outbreak began late 2013 (Weintraub, 2014). The Ebola virus, formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare disease caused by an infection from the Ebola virus strains. While rare, it is severe and often fatal in humans. Wild animals are believed to transmit the virus to people, and it spreads through the human population through close person-to-person contact (WHO, 2014). This course provides an overview of the Ebola virus as well as information about the current outbreak and current approaches to treatment.
The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been connected to more than 4,000 deaths since the latest outbreak began late 2013 (Weintraub, 2014). The Ebola virus, formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare disease caused by an infection from the Ebola virus strains. While rare, it is severe and often fatal in humans. Wild animals are believed to transmit the virus to people, and it spreads through the human population through close person-to-person contact (WHO, 2014). This course provides an overview of the Ebola virus as well as information about the current outbreak and current approaches to treatment.
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This course by the National Institute on Aging is a thoughtful collection of facts suggestions and guidelines for caregivers of people facing death. Equally informative for family members and professional...
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This course by the National Institute on Aging is a thoughtful collection of facts suggestions and guidelines for caregivers of people facing death. Equally informative for family members and professional health care givers many end-of-life and post-death concerns are addressed with clarifying examples.
This course by the National Institute on Aging is a thoughtful collection of facts suggestions and guidelines for caregivers of people facing death. Equally informative for family members and professional health care givers many end-of-life and post-death concerns are addressed with clarifying examples.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education