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In Case You Missed It: Week of August 22, 2014

Posted on Fri, Aug 22, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Week of August 22, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

You have the white coat, now what? EmCare’s CEO of Anesthesia Services, Dr. Michael Hicks speaks at healthcare events across the country. Recently, he had the honor of being the keynote speaker for the University of North Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine 2014 White Coat Ceremony. Here is the transcript of his inspirational speech.

10 Smart Strategies to Reduce Violence in the Emergency Department. According to a survey by the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety, the number of violent incidents involving hospital workers jumped 37 percent in the past three years. Read more here.

VIDEO: Doctors Cured of Ebola. Declaring his cure a miracle, a doctor infected with the Ebola virus while working to save patients... continue to NBCNews.com>> 

Legal Marijuana for Parents, But Not Their Kids. “They are growing up in a generation where marijuana used to be bad, and maybe now it’s not bad" ... continue to NYTimes.com >>

10 Tips from Nurses to Rock Your E.M. Clerkship. There are lots of ways to prepare for clerkship, like finding mentors, reading up, and making learning ...

Join us at these upcoming events!

emcareevents300x300.jpgWEBINAR. How Integrated Clinical Services and Technologies are Making Healthcare Work Better. Register now for this webinar presented by Dr. Kirk B. Jensen and Mark Hamm, to discover the benefits of hospital-wide integration. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT. Register at BeckersHospitalReview.com now!

CAREER. 12 Hospitals. 1 All-Expense Paid Trip. Register Now for EmCare's Hiring Conference! September 25-26. Click here to find out how you can pre-qualify. 

CME Course. Emergency Medicine Mistakes Even Smart Providers Make and How to Avoid Them. Learn basic emergency medicine skills and earn CME credits at the Essential Procedures in Emergency Medicine Simulation Course. Click here for details.

CME Course. 2nd Pediatric Emergency Medicine Simulation Course. This 1-day course focuses on the recognition of subtle and common presentations of kids who can be very ill, and management updates on these conditions. Learn more and RSVP here! 

View all upcoming events!

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