Hso Microversion Aug 20 2009

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Erica Frank's presentation at UBC Open Education Roundatble, October 26, 2009

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Hso Microversion Aug 20 2009

  1. 1. What is www.HSO.info ? <ul><li>Health Sciences Online is the first website to deliver authoritative, comprehensive, free, and ad-free health sciences knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Search any health sciences topic from over 50,000 courses, references, guidelines, and other learning resources – in medicine (basic and clinical sciences), public health, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, and other health sciences disciplines. </li></ul><ul><li>Materials are selected from accredited educational sources including universities, governments, and professional societies, by knowledgeable staff at HSO. </li></ul><ul><li>Resources can be searched and retrieved in 42 languages. </li></ul>HSO.info
  2. 2. HSO Home Page
  3. 3. Diabetes
  4. 4. 42 Languages Available <ul><li>Albanian </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul><ul><li>Bulgarian </li></ul><ul><li>Catalan </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese (Tr) </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese (Si) </li></ul><ul><li>Croatian </li></ul><ul><li>Czech </li></ul><ul><li>Danish </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch English </li></ul><ul><li>Estonian </li></ul><ul><li>Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>Korean </li></ul><ul><li>Latvian </li></ul><ul><li>Lithuanian </li></ul><ul><li>Maltese </li></ul><ul><li>Norwegian </li></ul><ul><li>Polish </li></ul><ul><li>Portuguese </li></ul><ul><li>Romanian </li></ul><ul><li>Filipino </li></ul><ul><li>Finnish </li></ul><ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Galician </li></ul><ul><li>German </li></ul><ul><li>Greek </li></ul><ul><li>Hebrew </li></ul><ul><li>Hindi </li></ul><ul><li>Hungarian </li></ul><ul><li>Indonesian </li></ul><ul><li>Russian </li></ul><ul><li>Serbian </li></ul><ul><li>Slovak </li></ul><ul><li>Slovenian </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish </li></ul><ul><li>Thai </li></ul><ul><li>Turkish </li></ul><ul><li>Ukrainian </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnamese </li></ul>
  5. 5. HSO’S VISION – Phase II <ul><li>A world where health professionals in training and practice continue to have free access to www.HSO.info -- a comprehensive, easily-found, high quality, free, current website, with courses, references, and other learning resources to improve health AND </li></ul><ul><li>A world where anyone can become and remain a well-trained health professional in any discipline where they are qualified and there is need. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A community-based model for a more knowledgeable/plentiful health workforce <ul><li>We propose using community-based education to enormously and rapidly expand the number of well-trained health workers, combining the best aspects of a 19 th century apprenticeship with the 21 st century’s most powerful, high quality, and efficient educational tools. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Examples of Educational Initiatives Program Probable institutional collaborators Certificate in Climate Change and Public Health Physicians for Social Responsibility/Hopkins Certificates in Public Health (epidemiology, biostatistics, env health, social and behavioral sciences, health policy and management) UBC Certificate in Physical Activity and Health AMA, CDC, ACSM, Colombia Certificate in Women’s Health WHO / Tbilisi State / Stanford Certificate in Immunology UBC Certificate in Dermatology for Primary Care Practitioners NATO Certificate in Basic Nutritional Sciences UBC Certificate in Addiction Medicine Annenberg/Betty Ford

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