From the monthly archives

September 2009

Health care policy as different from the health care happens to be on infrastructural issues like financing and delivery of health care, quality of care, studies on special and disadvantaged populations and others and below some of  the courseware providing free online learning are given below.

Eat Well for Less
This course ware as provided by the Oregon State University is planned and prepared for healthy low cost meals. The complete course ware is divided into three modules consisting Pyramid Power, We Wish You Well and Stretching Your Food Dollars.

Introductory Nutrition
Under this course ware by university of Texas an exhaustive information is provided for carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and their digestion, absorption, transport and metabolism. Studies are also presented over here for source of nutrition in foods, reasons for their deficiency in body.

Introduction to Human Nutrition
This courseware as presented by University of California at Berkeley discuses about source of nutrients and effect of nutrition on health and human body. The main objective and focus of this course ware is to meet with objective of dealing with world wide problem of food and nutrition.

Labeling Packaged Food
This courseware is for instruction and labeling of food articles which are packed. This course ware provides various directions and directives from Food and drug administration for packaging of food article to keep them fresh and eatable even after the date of packing.

This open course ware let one to learn about fundamentals of nutrition, low digestion and metabolism. An aspirant would also learn about macronutrients and micronutrients after reading through this courseware. This course ware is provided by Western Governors University.

Nutrition for Everyone
This particular course ware as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided dietary information in an easy to grasp outline as provided for links for further information.

Understanding Human Nutrition
This courseware is to aid and help others to understand one’s need for his and family’s diet on a broader scale it helps to understand dietary requirement at large in school, hospitals and residential care.

Vitamin Village
This course ware separated in different modules addresses need and benefits aroused from vitamin A,C,D, E and K and introduction to antioxidants.

Food and Nutrition Policy
The purpose of this courseware is to present with steps and policies as related to various policy making decisions that are related to nutrition problems and issues and this courseware is presented with Johns Hopkins University.

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
It is the sole school of nutrition in North America that provides free courseware to graduates to teach about the various measures to improve health and well being of people in America and around the globe.

Top 10 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter

by admin on September 14, 2009

Any movement, organizational development and process with big aims are not accomplishable without the help of proper leadership. And history is witness that since ages every big victory or movement ended into the success only under an ablest leader. Here tips are provided on some of the leadership experts who you can meet at Twitter discussing and telling about their thoughts and ideas.

John Maxwell: He is an international figure in leadership expertise, oration speaking and have sold out nearly 13 million books. His company is known for teaching more than 2 million leaders worldwide. He spends out his time among International Government leaders and organization as diversified as much like as United States Military Academy to National Football League.

Stephen Covey: An MBA postgraduate from Harvard University and a doctorate degree holder from Brigham Young University spend out his time in providing leadership tips to individuals, families and organizations. He is an international best seller of famous books, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People that is cited as the Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century.

John Piper: He is a pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and author of more than 30 books and has teaching experience of 25 years. He is known for his sermons at the church and views on leadership.

Tom Peters: One of the foremost business thinkers of the present era and compared to Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman he is a frequent speaker and author on topic of business and leadership.

Jack Welch: A business writer of extensively read The Welch Way, the column get published in BusinessWeek magazine and is published in more than 45 major newspapers of New York Times syndicate. He is presently working at Jack Welch, LLC where he works as a Special Partner with the private equity firm, Clayton, Dublier & Rice and is a consultant to IAC (Interactive Corp).

Meg Whitman: She was quite passionate about business, leadership, and for aiding people to achieve their dreams. In her career of 30 years she was aiding to companies like Stride Rite, Bain & Company, and Procter & Gamble. In 1998, she joined a startup company Silicon Valley with only 30 employees and let it to reach and touch heights at its present status right now.

Anthony Robbins: Highly watched out and imbibed author and speaker is known for pioneering genre of present successful authors.

Ken Blanchard: Designated as Chief Spirituality Leader of The Ken Blanchard Companies he is known for his authority on topic of leadership.

Mark Driscoll: One of the prominent voices in leadership, he is senior pastor at Mars Hill Church. His sermons are downloaded more than a million times in a year.

Robin Sharma: He is one of the most read authors of the world for authoring genuine books like The Greatness Guide and The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and book has been translated into nearly 50 languages.

Masters in Health Administration

by admin on September 1, 2009

Masters in health administration involves the study of competencies and knowledge required for administration careers in the health care industry. The administration usually includes managing of hospitals and other types of health care institutions.

The programs offered generally differ depending on the setting. There are classroom based ones in public health colleges while the practitioner-teacher programs are common in medicine and allied health colleges.

The program requires students to study various areas that include organizational behavior, strategy formulation, and leadership, management of information systems, governance, health care marketing, human resource management, health policy, healthcare economics, population health, financial analysis and statistical analysis.

The masters in health administration will give you a greater appreciation of the management issues in the health care industry and also prepare you to undertake the various roles available in senior management in the industry. The focus is on various levels of the industry including the federal, state, local and private. The programs are designed to make students competent planners, financial managers, who are knowledgeable about public health, its organization, financing and the laws that relate to it.

To enroll for a masters in health administration in most countries, you will be required to have an undergraduate degree and some experience in the health care industry. The curriculum often varies from one university to another.

This program gives you an opportunity to be part of a large job market that offers great salaries. The amount of money you make in this market will be determined by the experience you have gained to supplement your degree. Strong management skills also play a crucial role in determining how much you earn after you have acquired masters in health administration.

There are some scholarships and grants available if you have financial problems and still have a desire to pursue this program. The funds are offered by both the public and private organizations and you do not have to pay them back. In some cases, there are some requirements such as maintenance of certain grade point averages or participation in services that you may need to fulfill to get the funds.