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News accounts both reflect and influence public opinion through their noted 'agenda-setting' capability. We examined newspaper articles in Australia's The Sydney Morning Herald from 1843 to 2011 to observe the evolution of media coverage on water issues related to water resources management. The results showed that water supply-related articles have(More)
In this paper, the authors describe the planning, curriculum, and evaluation of a five-week family medicine clinical clerkship for third-year students based in an academic family practice center. The program is an outpatient experience utilizing several innovative techniques: (a) problem-based learning that focuses on patient management tutorials, (b)(More)
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the influence of a geriatric nursing education workshop on nursing staff competency. Forty-three nurses participated in the study, which used an intervention and comparison group research design with pretest and posttest measures. The results indicated that participation in the workshop increased nurses' knowledge of(More)
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