The Quick Tip List for Ulcerative Colitis:
Two major goals of treatment for patients with Ulcerative Colitis are to:
For an accessible Tip List to have for quick review, please visit Athena Forum’s GI course, Module A and the Chapter devoted the Case Manager’s Role (p.36)
Athena Forum: GI Disorders, Module A – Chapter 7, page 36
CV Risk: Reduce risk by walking weekly
A quote from a movie, but in reality 70% of adults in the US are not walking OR achieving the goal of recommended activity. The American Heart Association recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week.
The impact of exercise in chronic illness is addressed in several Athena Forum courses. In the CV Risk: Stroke and MI course, please review Chapter 4 that addresses healthy lifestyles.
Athena Forum: CV Risk, Module A – Chapter 4
HHS.gov: Grants for healthcare professionals
Government announces dollars to be invested in us – healthcare professionals
On August 5, 2010 HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $159.1 Million in grants as part of the Affordable Health Care Act investment, is available for the development of healthcare workers.
The three major target areas are: nursing; interdisciplinary geriatric care; and centers for excellence for underrepresented minorities in healthcare. Nursing grants are available for both advanced practice training and education, along with development of nursing faculties. Geriatric education programs that may be eligible for grant monies are targeted for physicians, mental health workers along with several other disciplines.
Secretary Sebelius stated “We cannot build a healthier America if our country continues to face a growing health professions shortage…”.
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