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Training Opportunities for Clinicians


  Healthcare professionals, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants often encounter work-related safety and health questions as they care for their patients. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration created a webpage specifically for clinicians, to address frequently asked questions, provide information and offer resources. Topics covered on the webpage […]

Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative Hospitals Re-Energized at Mid-Project Meeting


Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) hospitals from around the state met on October 27, 2014 to re-convene after one year since the initiative kick-off. Hospital teams gained a better understanding of quality improvement through presentations on Plan, Do, Study, Act cycles for implementing quality care changes and TeamSTEPPS strategies to improve […]

Empowering Coalitions to Make a Difference in Public Health Issues

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Case study shows how USF’s Florida Prevention Research Center developed successful community programs that attracted the CDC’s attention The Florida Prevention Research Center at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health led a community-based obesity-prevention coalition to complete the Community-Based Prevention Marketing Policy Development process, following eight action […]

New OSHA Webpage and Fact Sheet on the Ebola Virus


 OSHA has issued a new web page on Ebola that provides information about the disease and how to protect workers.  It includes sections on the disease itself, hazard recognition, medical information, standards for protecting workers, control and prevention, and additional resources.  The page provides protection information for health care workers; airline and other travel industry personnel; mortuary and death care workers; laboratory workers; border, customs and quarantine workers; emergency responders; and workers in other critical sectors.  It also links to the CDC and NIOSH web pages on Ebola. The web page also […]

Passing the reins at the PRC

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Florida Prevention Research Center’s Carol Bryant partners with Julie Baldwin on transition to 2016 retirement This month, Carol Bryant, PhD, distinguished USF Health professor and director of the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Public Health, will begin officially passing the torch […]