Alison Clarke, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Long Term Ventilation Service at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow and Dianne Fraser, Clinical Specialist
for Motor Neurone Disease, Neurology Department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary will both receive grants to research and develop practical improvements in the way people with MND are cared for.
US-based clinical education and patient engagement software developer MedBridge has launched a new Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Prep Program designed to prepare clinicians for the board certification exam issued by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association, the company said.
When done correctly, "they will help you to integrate the strength of your upper body with stability through your trunk," says Robert Turner, PT, OCS, a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist
and advanced clinician in the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Center at the Weill-Cornell affiliated Hospital for Special Surgery.
12] The district clinical specialist
teams (DCSTs), comprising senior medical and nursing personnel in the fields of primary, maternal, paediatric and emergency care, form one of the pillars of this health system improvement initiative.
A board-certified cardiopulmonary clinical specialist
, Swisher is the first faculty member in the Physical Therapy program's 42-year history to receive a prestigious Fulbright Award.
physiotherapist Iain Loughran has also joined the team, enabling the practice to offer the new service of injection therapy.
In 1980 she earned a BSN and in 1983 an MSN in Nursing with a concentration in the clinical specialist
track of psychiatric nursing.
Norwegian Nurses' Organization developed criteria for the clinical specialist
in 1995 and Rikshospital implemented a clinical ladder in 1999.
Vickeri Barton, RD, associate director of nutrition services at Harborview Medical Center (Seattle), and Susie Kim, OTR/L, occupational therapy clinical specialist
at Harborview, discuss the unique nutritional needs of this population and provide tips for incorporating nutritional goals into daily eating habits.
Kate Button, a clinical specialist
physiotherapist, said: "The award will allow me to spend part of my week developing a new physiotherapy intervention.
At home, Thomson, of Elie, Fife, is a senior clinical specialist
for the NHS.
They were consultant nurse Debby Edwards, trauma sister Victoria Mulleady, Clinical Specialist
Physiotherapist Kate Sherman, Sergeant Lauren Odell, Commander Sarah Stapley and clinical specialist
occupational therapist Sarah Winters.