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Every patient tells their story, but are we listening?
Advanced Health Education Center
Storytelling is an excellent way to learn. In fact, it’s probably the best way to learn. Each patient that comes for medical treatment has their story of signs, symptoms, and circumstances. But often and for certain, when their story is reduced to medical terms, it loses the significance. It is obvious that we are not listening.

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Starting in 2018: Education — not a credential — will earn CE
ARRT Update
It's the learning you gain from continuing education activities — and not the new credentials you might subsequently earn — that’s important to ARRT. And that’s why we’re changing the CE requirements related to earning additional credentials

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CMS responds to outrageous social media posts
Advanced Healthcare Network
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has directed state survey agencies to begin examining the social media policies of nursing homes. The directive from CMS is based upon multiple instances of nursing home employees posting outrageous pictures of nursing home residents to social media sites.

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  Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in US
The Washington Post
Nightmare stories of nurses giving potent drugs meant for one patient to another and surgeons removing the wrong body parts have dominated recent headlines about medical care. Lest you assume those cases are the exceptions, a new study by patient-safety researchers provides some context.

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At 18 years old, he donated a kidney. Now, he regrets it.
The Washington Post (commentary)
Michael Poulson writes: "When I was 18, my stepfather’s brother had been on dialysis for just over a year. He was thin, he exercised regularly and he seemingly was in perfect health, but inexplicably his kidneys began to fail him."

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  Transgender boy's mom sues hospital, saying he 'went into spiral' after staff called him a girl
The Washington Post
The transgender teenager had once written a poem about the heartache of a boy born in a girl’s body. His words were raw and revealing. In time, they would also seem haunting.

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Novel PET tracer could aid detection of tau deposits
AuntMinnie
Japanese researchers are reporting early success with a novel PET imaging tracer that enhances the detection of tau deposits in regions of the brain that are associated with the onset of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

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Contrast US clears up indeterminate HCC cases on MRI
AuntMinnie
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is highly effective for characterizing tumors thought to be hepatocellular carcinoma but indeterminate on MRI, according to a presentation at the 2016 Advances in Contrast Ultrasound — Bubble Conference earlier this month in Chicago.

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What AHEC Participants are saying about the simulcast classes
Abel – Maryland
This is a great way to gain my credits, all I need is to get online and I can access the class from anywhere I am.

Roxanne - Nebraska
Love the simulcast! It's so nice to be able to receive your CEUs from the comfort of home. Thank you AHEC!

Carla – Texas
The simulcasts are very convenient for accommodating schedules that seem even more rigorous these days. The class was very informative and I felt like I was sitting in the classroom.

Karla - Indiana
The simulcast was very easy to use. This will be my go to for CEs.

Janet – New Hampshire
I am so happy that there is a comfortable and convenient way to get my CEs. I will be telling all my coworkers about this. Thank you.
 
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