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Read more about Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students

Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students

Contributor: LeClair

Publisher: Virginia Tech Publishing

Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge across the disciplines of genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. This USMLE-aligned text is designed for a course in first-year undergraduate medical course that is delivered typically before students start to explore systems physiology and pathophysiology. The text is meant to provide the essential information from these content areas in a concise format that would allow learner preparation to engage in an active classroom. Clinical correlates and additional application of content is intended to be provided in the classroom experience. The text assumes that the students will have completed medical school prerequisites (including the MCAT) in which they will have been introduced to the most fundamental concepts of biology and chemistry that are essential to understand the content presented here. This resource should be assistive to the learner later in medical school and for exam preparation given the material is presented in a succinct manner, with a focus on high-yield concepts.

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Read more about Understanding the “General Principles of Food Hygiene” (including  GHP and HACCP) published in 2020 by Codex Alimentarius, and its applications on food industry and catering in Taiwan

Understanding the “General Principles of Food Hygiene” (including GHP and HACCP) published in 2020 by Codex Alimentarius, and its applications on food industry and catering in Taiwan

Contributors: Chiang, Hsu, and Lin

Publisher: Software Liberty Association, Taiwan

The Codex Alimentarius published a new version of ‘’General Principles of Food Hygiene’’ in November 2020. The series of the document has been critical for countries/organizations to develop and revise their food regulations/certifications. Thus, the new release will trigger revisions on food regulations/certifications.

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Read more about Public Health in Pharmacy Practice: A Casebook - 2nd Edition

Public Health in Pharmacy Practice: A Casebook - 2nd Edition

Contributors: Covvey, Arya, and Mager

Publisher: Milne Open Textbooks

This casebook, now in its second edition, is a collaboration of over 90 individuals with expertise and training in public health pharmacy. A total of 54 chapters are presented, covering a broad array of topics relevant to pharmacy applications of public health. These topics include, but are not limited to, cross-cultural care, health literacy and disparities, infectious disease, health promotion and disease prevention, medication safety, structural racism, advocacy/policy analysis, chronic disease, women’s health, rural health, travel medicine and more. The book is designed to allow educators/students to choose chapters of interest as they feel suited, as each chapter is independent from the others. Each chapter contains learning objectives and an introduction to the topic, followed by a case and questions. The chapter closes with commentary from the authors and patient-oriented considerations for the topic at hand.

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Read more about Nursing Skills

Nursing Skills

Contributors: Ernstmeyer and Christman

Publisher: WI Technical Colleges Open Press

This open access Nursing Skills textbook includes physical assessments routinely performed by entry-level registered nurses and basic nursing skills performed by licensed practical nurses. It is based on the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) statewide nursing curriculum for the Nursing Skills course (543-102), the 2019 NCLEX-RN Test Plan, the 2020 NCLEX-PN Test Plan, and the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act. Learning activities are included to encourage the student to engage in critical thinking and apply the nursing process while analyzing assessment findings.

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Read more about Nursing Fundamentals

Nursing Fundamentals

Contributors: Ernstmeyer and Christman

Publisher: WI Technical Colleges Open Press

This Nursing Fundamentals textbook is an open educational resource with CC-BY licensing developed for entry-level nursing students. Content is based on the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) statewide nursing curriculum for the Nursing Fundamentals course (543-101), the 2019 NCLEX-RN Test Plan, the 2020 NCLEX-PN Test Plan, and the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act.

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Read more about A Guide to the Principles of Animal Nutrition

A Guide to the Principles of Animal Nutrition

Contributor: Cherian

Publisher: Oregon State University

Based on over 20 years of teaching experience in animal nutrition, this study guide will enhance learning basic food animal nutritional principles.

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Read more about Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application - beta v 0.1

Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application - beta v 0.1

Contributors: Callahan, Leonard, and Powell

Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

This book is designed as an OER text and learning resource for undergraduate students enrolled in FN 225 Nutrition at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. The book covers basic nutrition and metabolism, information literacy, energy balance, nutrition across life stages, dietary supplements, an in-depth look at each of the macronutrients, and major functions of vitamins and minerals.

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Read more about Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene

Histology and Embryology for Dental Hygiene

Contributors: Sheldahl and Yapp

Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

This eBook makes use of animated images to focus on concepts in histology and embryology, as well as hyperlinks to promote non-linear reading and learning. It is aimed at college students in a dental hygienist program.

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Read more about Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice - 2nd Edition

Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice - 2nd Edition

Contributor: Murphy

Publisher: Open SUNY

Transitions to Professional Nursing Practice provides a pivotal learning experience for students transitioning from an associate degree education to a baccalaureate degree. Content includes a broad overview of the nursing profession, the role of accrediting and professional organizations with a strong focus on the American Nurses Association’s foundational documents. The competencies of the Standards of Professional Practice and the Code of Ethics are weaved throughout the text.

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Read more about Safety, Health, and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education

Safety, Health, and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education

Contributor: Paris

Publisher: College of the Canyons

Early childhood is a critical time in development. Many outcomes, both positive and negative, have their beginnings in these years. It is vital that children’s health and safety be protected. High-quality early care and education programs can play a valuable role in improving outcomes

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