Health worker education

Health worker education

What sculpture is to soapstone, education is to the soul: building the capacity of Inuit in the health field

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English
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Author: 
Ajunnginiq Centre
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the health-related education needs of Inuit in the four regions. Highlights some of the unique challenges Inuit face when pursuing their high school education and post-secondary health training.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Responding to abuse during pregnancy

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English
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Author: 
Liz Hart
Wanda Jamieson
Publisher: 
Health Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information to assist health care professionals respond to and treat patients abused during pregnancy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Task force on the health effects of woman abuse: final report.

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marion Boyd
Publisher: 
Middlesex-London Health Unit
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Looks at woman abuse as a public health issues. Examines the existing screening tools and protocols for woman abuse. Presents the Routine Universal Comprehensive Screening (RUCS) Protocol, which allows for assessment and documentation of a woman’s health status and referral to appropriate community resources. Also provides recommendations. · A means of collecting data and evaluating both the consistency of implementation and the outcomes of the screening protocol; and · A means of rewarding the time, effort and A means of rewarding the time, effort and contributions of health care professionals who implement the protocol. PDF required to read.

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The female condom: a guide for planning and programming

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Erica Gollub
Mitchell Warren
Publisher: 
World Health Organization (WHO) and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides an overview of the female condom and summarizes current knowledge and program experience with its provision in a variety of settings.

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British Columbia Nurses Union

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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The BCNU protects and advances the health, social and economic well-being of our members and our communities. We're more than 32,000 nurses and allied healthcare workers.

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604-433-2268
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Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-663-9991
Street Address: 
4060 Regent St
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5C 6P5
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