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Inaugural Edition - Press Release

From the desk of the Associate Editor

For immediate release
January 30, 2003

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH LAUNCHES THE INTERNET JOURNAL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCE AND PRACTICE (IJAHSP)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - The College of Allied Health, Health Professions Division, announces the publication of the inaugural issue of the Internet Journal of Allied Health Science and Practice.

The new scholarly journal was launched this month and is currently available online at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ijahsp

The mission of the Journal is to publish peer-reviewed articles which contribute to discussion regarding the practice and science of international allied health care, the education of allied health professionals, and the services allied health professionals provide to their communities. Through this initiative, in close collaboration with a distinguished independent editorial and advisory board, the journal aims to focus on issues facing allied health professionals in education and practice. The Journal joins a distinguished line-up of scholarly publications produced at Nova Southeastern University.

The IJAHSP, with an initial two issues per year, invites articles from a world-wide group of specialists, students, educators and researchers, who address education and practice issues in healthcare today from economic, legal, political and inter-disciplinary perspectives. A rigorous peer review process will assure that articles meet high standards in terms of literary, theoretical and methodological rigor.

Articles in the first issue of the Journal include:

  • - Perceived Motivational Factors Among Allied Health Managers and Subordinates
  • - A Comparison of Learning Styles Among Seven Health Professions
  • - Problem-based Learning in Allied Health and Medicine
  • - A Model for Clinical Education in Athletic Training
  • - Book Review of "Fear Less: Real Truth about Risk Safety, and Security in a Time of Terrorism" (Gavin De Becker)

An added feature in this issue are conference reviews of the Florida Distance Learning Association (December, 2002) and A Glimpse of the Future in Healthcare Conference (January, 2003)

The IJAHSP staff would like to thank all who helped to get this issue to press. We welcome your comments and appreciate your support and look forward to working with allied health professionals around the world. Interested parties are urged to submit manuscripts for consideration at any time.

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