Heart Failure: 4 Classes of AssessmentWhat does the Class II mean for a patient with Heart Failure? Heart Failure patients are assessed and then placed into one of four classifications using the NYHA classification measure. Their symptoms and functional capability are used to determine their placement. VISIT: Athena Forum’s newest course on Heart Failure Care, Module B for details on each of the four classes. Athena Forum: Heart Failure Care, Module Bwww.athenaforum.com
Colorectal Cancer: Screening for Risk FactorsClinical: “Screening means checking for health problems before they cause symptoms” per Module A, Chapter 4 of the CRC course. Finding physical changes and determining risks factors are paramount in prevention and treatment of Colorectal Cancer. VISIT: Athena Forum’s course on Colorectal Cancer, Module A on screening guidelines. Athena Forum: Colorectal Cancer, Module A www.athenaforum.com
Did you know that September is ‘Fruit and Veggies – More Matters Month’? With Farmer’s markets and local vegetable stands the opportunity to have fresh fruits and veggies have grown all around us (pun-intended!). Unfortunately in a recent publication the CDC it was found that many people are consuming less than the recommended amount of servings.
The CDC website: www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov provides wonderful information from how much one should have on a daily basis based on age, sex and activity level to great ideas of how to include more fruit into your daily diet.
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Jefferson School of Population Health hosts Online Open House Master’s Degree in Chronic Care Management
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This virtual Open House — available to anyone with access to a computer and a high-speed internet connection — will present information on JSPH’s online Masters and Certificate programs in Health Policy; Healthcare Quality and Safety, and Chronic Care Management.
Join faculty and other members of the School of Population Health to learn more about our online degree programs.
JSPH’s online degree and certificate programs offer flexibility, convenience, and the same high quality as our on-site programs.
Online courses provide the flexibility to work around your busy schedule and at your own pace — participating from anywhere that offers access to the internet.
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