Cultural Awareness for Healthcare Professionals – Promo (English version)

I am Albanian. I am Chinese. I am Deaf. I am Punjabi. My diversity is strength, not an obstacle. I want to be treated with respect. …with respect. I want you to acknowledge my beliefs and customs, even if you don’t understand them. I want to feel I have been heard and understood. I want […]

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Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Laura Victoria-Perez needed a hysterectomy and for the first time in her life, was facing major surgery. I didn’t know what to expect about the operating room. I didn’t know what to expect about the preparation. The idea of having surgery and spending time in hospital can cause high levels of anxiety says anesthesiologist Dr. […]

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How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

Health care is a humongous economic engine. It’s often forgotten about the fact that there is a real contribution to the economy by health care. If you’re running a large health care organization, you’re probably the place that is doing the most construction in the region. So for example, in our organization, we do more […]

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Why We Need Enlightened Regulation, with David Weild

Why We Need Enlightened Regulation, with David Weild

Well there’s been systematically growth in processing power in semiconductors. You know, Moore’s Law at 1.8 improvements times improvement for every two years I think is about what the rate is. And we’ve, we used to fill up an entire room with what’s now in your pocket. So there’s been just remarkable ability to crunch […]

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The answer to Skynet? A democratically controlled supermind | Ben Goertzel

The answer to Skynet? A democratically controlled supermind | Ben Goertzel

SingularityNET is a blockchain-based platform for artificial intelligence and it originated really when I realized that two goals that I had could be fulfilled simultaneously by the same software platform. One goal being providing a tremendous variety of AI services created by a huge variety of different developers across all areas in a way that’s […]

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Why victimhood is attractive to white men, religions, and other majority groups | Bill Doherty

Why victimhood is attractive to white men, religions, and other majority groups | Bill Doherty

We live in a very interesting time where we have, I think, a combination of what’s called expressive individualism, which is about the importance of me, my experience, what makes me happy. What we now have is something additional and that is identity and tribal identifications where we have—and I want to say there’s a […]

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Perioperative 101 Internship at Sentara Healthcare

Perioperative 101 Internship at Sentara Healthcare

You’re in the OR in the morning and so you get your hands-on experience and then you have your lesson in the afternoon. You learn everything from sterile technique to prepping, sterilizing, you get your hands-on positioning patients. And then once you graduate from that you go into your orientation and you are everyday in […]

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Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga | KyotoX on edX

Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare: Exploring Bioethics through Manga | KyotoX on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER 1: There are a lot of people who say that fetuses are humans too, so abortion shouldn’t be allowed. SPEAKER 2: There are a lot of situations where a mother wouldn’t be able to raise her child based on her situation. And it depends on the father’s situation too. SPEAKER 1: But […]

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Gladys Gonzalez’s UWM graduation goal: Save lives at Aurora

Gladys Gonzalez’s UWM graduation goal: Save lives at Aurora

I always wanted to be in the healthcare field just because when I was little I think I wanted to be a Doctor or an Oncologist. Hello, my name is Gladys Gonzalez and I am graduating this fall and my major is Healthcare Administration. One of my favorite parts about healthcare administration is that at […]

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Danna Nolan Fewell on ‘Reading Religiously in Bible-Thumping, Bible-Tweeting Culture’

Danna Nolan Fewell on ‘Reading Religiously in Bible-Thumping, Bible-Tweeting Culture’

– Well on behalf of the Department of Religious Studies, good afternoon and welcome. Danna Nolan Fewell joined the Drew University faculty in the fall of 2000 as professor of Hebrew Bible at the theological school and in the graduate division of religion. In 2014, she was named the John Fletcher Hurst Professor of Hebrew […]

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