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Healthcare Community Synergism between Patients, Practitioners, and Researchers

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Proper health education is a vital component to ensuring patients’ satisfaction, safety, and well-being. To achieve this goal, interdisciplinary collaboration has emerged as an innovative method for promoting healthy living. Healthcare Community Synergism between Patients, Practitioners, and Researchers is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the various collaborative efforts to improve the current state of health systems and patient education. Highlighting research methodologies aimed to enrich the quality of available information in healthcare environments, this book is ideally designed for medical professionals, educators, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. DISCLAIMER
    2. THIS BOOK’S PURPOSE
    3. DESCRIPTION OF BOOK CHAPTERS
    4. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Writing Healing Narratives
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW WHO I AM
    3. A SHORT SYNOPSIS OF HEALTH COACHING
    4. A SHORT SYNOPSIS OF STEPHEN MINISTRY
    5. MULTIGENRE NARRATIVES
    6. HEALTH COACHING NARRATIVES
    7. END NOTES FOR PATIENT NARRATIVES
    8. CONNECTING WRITING PRACTICE TO MEDICINE
    9. INTERPRETING AND OWNING STORIES
    10. THE PROCESS OF WRITING NARRATIVES
    11. MICE
    12. I AM
    13. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Synergism through Therapeutic Visual Arts
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. SYNERGISM THROUGH THERAPEUTIC VISUAL ARTS
    3. DISCUSSION
    4. COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP: SYNERGY IN ACTION
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. FUTURE IMPLICATIONS FOR VISUAL ARTS IN HEALTHCARE
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: HeartMath®
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. HEARTMATH® PROGRAM
    5. LITERATURE REVIEW
    6. COLLEGE OF NURSING: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HEARTMATH® PROGRAM
    7. UNIVERSITY: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HEARTMATH® PROGRAM
    8. COMMUNITY: IMPLEMENTATION OF HEARTMATH®
    9. FUTURE PLANS: INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE PROGRAM
    10. SUMMARY
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: A Need for Greater Collaboration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
    4. INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY TRANSITIONS OF CARE INITIATIVES
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. TRANSITIONS OF CARE INITIATIVES THROUGH INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION
    7. TOOLS AND PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH PROVIDERS
    8. HEALTH LITERACY
    9. PATIENT ENGAGEMENT
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. FUTURE TRENDS
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: Humane Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. A BRIEF INTRODUCTION
    3. THE EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN-CANINE RELATIONSHIP
    4. PROFOUND EFFECTS OF THE HUMAN-CANINE RELATIONSHIP
    5. HUMANE EDUCATION’S BACKGROUND
    6. CHARACTER EDUCATION AND HUMANE EDUCATION
    7. THE BENEFITS OF HUMANE EDUCATION
    8. HUMANE EDUCATION AT GRASSY WATERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: Preparing Future Physicians to Adapt to the Changing Health Care System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BARRIERS TO HUMANISM AND PROFESSIONALISM IN MEDICAL EDUCATION
    4. THE CASE FOR CHANGE
    5. CHARACTERISTICS OF LONGITUDINAL INTEGRATED CLERKSHIPS (LICS)
    6. LONGITUDINAL INTEGRATED CLERKSHIP (LICS) SUCCESS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    7. FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSIDERATIONS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Mental Illness, Youth, and Lessons from Residential Treatment Centers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. MENTAL ILLNESS AND YOUTH
    3. WHO IS AFFECTED AND HOW?
    4. THE IMPORTANCE OF ATTACHMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING FOR THOSE STRUGGLING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
    5. A HOLISTIC AND COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND SPIRITUAL HEALTH
    6. LESSONS FROM RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERS
    7. AS YOU APPROACH A SITUATION OF CONFLICT
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 8: Culture of Learning Cities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH IN ADVANCING ENVIRONMENTS
    4. PERSONAL CARE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO HEALTHY OUTCOMES
    5. CONFRONTING OBESITY, VIOLENCE, AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS
    6. LEISURE ENGAGEMENTS
    7. IMPACT OF LEISURE IN HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
    8. HEALTHY EXAMPLES OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND CRIME PREVENTION
    9. ENVIRONMENTS OF HEALTH THROUGH PARKS
    10. COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS OF PARKS
    11. QUALITY OF LIFE AND PARK ACCESS OF USE
    12. CONTINUING EDUCATION: COMMUNITIES OF LIFELONG LEARNING
    13. DISCUSSION OF LIFELONG LEARNING, LEARNING CITIES, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
    14. FUTURE ARRIVAL OF LEARNING CITIES FOR HEALTHY PARKS
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: The Role of Self-Efficacy and Aging in Managing Disease
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SELF-EFFICACY THEORY
    4. POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
    5. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
    6. SUMMARY: USE OF NON-PHARMACOLOGIC COMPLEMENTARY MODALITIES
    7. AGING AND CHRONIC DISEASE
    8. IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTHY AGING
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Stress and Its Relationship to Leadership and a Healthy Workplace Culture
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WORKPLACE STRESS
    4. ATTRITION IN THE WORKPLACE
    5. MOTIVATIONAL FRAMEWORK
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS TO HANDLE STRESS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 11: Framework of Indian Healthcare System and its Challenges
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STRUCTURE AND RESOURCES OF HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
    4. CURRENT HEALTHCARE SCENARIO
    5. ANALYZING HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
    6. HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES
    7. MAJOR HEALTH POLICY INITIATIVES
    8. KEY RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: Incognito
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SELF AND SELF-DISCOVERY FOCUS
    4. EMOTION FOCUS
    5. THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE HEART
    6. EMOTION AND COGNITION INTEGRATION
    7. SOCIAL CONTEXT AND ROLE IDENTITY FOCUS
    8. COGNITIVE FOCUS
    9. PLASTIC PARADOX
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Contributors