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Posts Categorized: Wellness
Buffy Pilloud Title: Chakras, Wheels of Life (Note—Chakras are subtle energy systems of the body that correlate to the physical body’s endocrine system.) Class: Yoga PEM 1121 AND Meditation for Stress Management HLP 1093 Introduction: I chose this lesson because I cover this topic in both my Yoga and Meditation for Stress Management classes, so […]
MERS: AN EMERGING LETHAL VIRAL DISEASE MERS is a new type of viral respiratory disease that has recently been reported in a couple of confirmed cases here in Orlando. The causative virus is MERS-CoV, a corona virus similar to those that cause the common cold. It qualifies as an EID, emerging infectious disease. It has […]
THE SCIENCE AND ART OF HAND-WASHING [A MULTI-PRONG APPROACH TO LESSON DELIVERY] INTRODUCTION. This lesson incorporates the historical aspects, theory behind and significant impact that regular and proper handwashing has in the healthcare setting. It intends to instill in the minds of students who are in the nursing and allied health programs that hand-washing truly […]
Leighann Leonard Classical and Operant Conditioning: Are you smarter than a dog? Before: Watch this TEDEd video on the differences between Classical and Operant conditioning. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-difference-between-classical-and-operant-conditioning-peggy-andover Also, have students read the chapter on learning in their textbooks. Entrance ticket: From the TEDEd video, write one paragraph demonstrating the differences between Classical and Operant […]
6 Ways to Save Your Life — and Your Company | LinkedIn. During the year I served as Valencia’s Faculty Council president, I found myself missing the fifteen or so hours per week I was walking around a classroom. After just two months of sitting in meetings and at my office computers I had gained […]
For the EMT Program Introduction: EMT students enter the EMT Program certified with the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card. While they all have had the course, many of them do not truly understand the importance of early recognition of cardiac arrest and early CPR. Many people tend to think that Emergency Medical Service jobs are all […]
Cyclospora cayetanensis is an emerging food-borne parasitic pathogen that has been reported in many outbreaks in the U.S. since the 1990s. Human infection occurs when food or water contaminated with sporulated oocysts is consumed by the host. The food items implicated in these food infections are imported fresh produce such as: raspberries, basil, snow peas, […]
Many college students feel the same way I do right now: overworked, overwhelmed and anxious about tomorrow. We let all of our responsibilities overwhelm us, impeding the completion of any. What we need is some down time, away from it all, a chance for our brain to re energize and refocus. Take a peek at […]
We’ve been taught for years that stress kills!!! This thought-provoking TED Talk offers an inside look at the positive side of stress. And guess what, every time we meet with our Circles comrades, we’re practicing many of these principles and staying healthier all at the same time. via Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your […]
Since introverts are approximately 1/3 of our population and are often misrepresented as shy, reclusive, non-social, solitary, and withdrawn, there value in society that praises the outgoing extrovert has always been reduced. This video shows the unseen strengths of introverts and that they can fit in quite well if placed in a job that value […]
The AED, or Automated External Defibrillator, is an extremely valuable tool that saves many lives every day. It can be used by citizens as well as the Emergency Medical Services professional. Malls, airports, and many businesses have AEDs available for the bystander to use. As an EMT, we do not often witness a patient’s sudden […]
EMT students are certified in CPR at BLS for Healthcare Provider level prior to entering the EMT Program. Many do not know that Heartsaver CPR (Citizen CPR) is different- the layperson is not taught to ventilate the patient via mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-mask. This video is a fun, perhaps irreverent way to illustrate the difference between […]
Reduce stress, improve focus and find peace…right here, right now. Aaahhh….. One-Moment Meditation: “How to Meditate in a Moment” via One-Moment Meditation: “How to Meditate in a Moment” – YouTube.
Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende When you think of a fearless person, you might imagine a real-life James Bond who performs death-defying stunts knowing he could die at any second. But for most of us living “normal” lives, fear operates […]