There is much misinformation going around about the novel Coronavirus pandemic gripping the world right now. With significant economic downturns already occurring as a result of financial panic and uncertainty, and unclear reporting relating to the true current state of cases, this is a great time to review what we know, don’t know, and can likely expect.[Read more…] about The Current State of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
What You Should Know About the Chinese Coronavirus
Near the end of 2019, a new (novel) coronavirus was identified as the cause of a localized group of pneumonias in the Chinese city of Wuhan. This new coronavirus has been designated 2019-nCoV, and it seems to be spreading globally with laboratory confirmed cases now being reported in other cities in Asia, as well as Australia, France, Germany, the US, and Canada.[Read more…] about Chinese Novel Coronavirus Outbreak 2020: Quick Facts for Practitioners
The process of credentialing can be quite a daunting one, especially if you are new to the healthcare or hospital medical staff approval process. In essence, your credentials are a verification of who you are – both academically and clinically. In addition, your credentials include your medical malpractice history, board certifications, training certificates, disciplinary actions, and other state-specific requirements that the state licensing board determines make you safe to practice. Think of your credentials as a portfolio allowing anyone who wants to know about you read a file and see what you bring to the table, and how well trained you are.