allied health

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allied health

 
any of diverse health care professions, including clinical laboratory personnel, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietetic services, medical record personnel, radiologic services, speech-language pathology and audiology, and respiratory therapy. It does not include physicians, nurses, dentists, or podiatrists. Schools of Allied Health exist at the collegiate level to prepare health care practitioners, generate and disseminate research in allied health disciplines, promote interdisciplinary communication and collaboration, and increase the efficient use of resources by a variety of health care providers in order to improve health care.

allied health

(ăl′īd′)
n.
A group of medically prescribed health care services, such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, and physical therapy, provided by licensed professionals.
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'Allied Health Professions into Action' has taken a collaborative approach in its development by inviting AHPs and the wider health, social and care workforce, including patients and the general public, to contribute via an online platform using crowdsourcing as a method to air their views and then vote on them.
Monitoring the pipeline and supply of allied health professions is a challenge due to the decentralized nature of data collection for allied health professions, especially middle-skill workers, and the highly variable roles that they fill from one employment setting to another, and from state to state.
The selection of contributing authors indicates that the text has obvious value for managers in the rehabilitation counseling field, but it covers issues and practices that are important across a broad spectrum of allied health professions. Individual chapters are well researched and presented.
of Hull, UK, explains research and evidence-based practice to students of nursing and allied health professions, focusing on key aspects of healthcare research.
Audience: The book is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in athletic training, physical therapy, and allied health professions who evaluate and manage concussions.
This pipeline is a key driver for improving patient care, educating allied health professions, and raising community health awareness and wellness.
The IHI Open School provides students of medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, health administration, dentistry, and other allied health professions with the opportunity to learn about quality improvement and patient safety.
She came aboard at Chattanooga State in August 2005 after serving as Chair of the Department of Allied Health at Clark Atlanta University for four years and Coordinator of the Allied Health Professions Program for six years at the same institution.
I have been a trainer for the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium since 2001 and have taught a palliative care course for the past five years at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions. The disparities across different populations, including those imprisoned, is one of the topics discussed in my teaching.
Created by Governor Rendell in 2004, the Pennsylvania Center for Health Careers works closely with employers, educators, and workforce professionals to expand the capacity of Pennsylvania's nursing education system, improve workforce retention in the health care industry, increase the number of qualified individuals to fill positions in allied health professions, and improve the career quality of direct care workers.
Useful as an introduction to the study of medicine or as a review, this visual reference is designed to help for medical students, junior doctors, and others in allied health professions sharpen their diagnostic skills.
In 1971, Roush joined the Baylor College of Medicine faculty as the founding director of the Center for Allied Health Professions.

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