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On the Web. (Resource Center). education/ceonline.html Disaster Preparedness for Nurses

This online case study, developed jointly by Sigma Theta Tau International and the American Red Cross, is available free for nurses. The study gives an overview of roles in disaster preparedness and response, outlines available resources, and links to abstracts, articles, and research. Nurses who complete the study may register for two hours of free continuing education. Consumers Union/ Kaiser Family

Consumers looking for assistance in handling health plan disputes can find state-specific guidelines and practical information in the Consumer Guide to Handling Disputes with Your Employer or Private Health Plan, 2003. This free resource was developed under a partnership between the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Consumer Health Choices at Consumers Union.

www.partnershipforsolutions. com/dms/files/chronicbook2002.pdf Chronic Conditions

Partnership for Solutions of the Johns Hopkins University has released a new chartbook, Chronic Conditions: Making the Case for Ongoing Care, which takes a comprehensive look at chronic care in America today and in the future. The chartbook, which highlights key ways in which the current system fails to adequately address patient needs, is available online.
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