The Hospital Handbook is more than just a blog.
Most important is the community the work around this project creates. The creation and sustainment of this community of hospital-practice Acupuncturists is essential to the following things the Handbook project aims to support:
1. Create a Community
2. Create a source of information. Get this information to those who need it.
3. Discuss standards of profession and professional practice, particularly as it pertains to Licensed Acupuncturists working in the hospital/medical center setting.
I. Create a Community.
Develop a community of hospital practice Licensed Acupuncturists.
- Share our wisdom.
- Help each other avoid "re-inventing the wheel" each time a new clinic is set up or an Acupuncturist is hired at a center for the first time or for each L.Ac. starting hospital practice. This community is also useful for each current hospital-practice L.Ac. who might be venturing into different patient population or type of clinic.
- Encourage each other.
- Increase and improve our knowledge and practice standards together.
II. Create a source of information. Get this information to those who need it.
- Hospital practice L.Ac.s
- The hospital administration that supports those L.Ac.s, in particular the Hospital Sponsor.
- This blog
- Future book(s), based on concepts this blog aims to cover and connection to relevant written materials vetted by the community.
III. Discuss standards of profession and professional practice
Create a forum for discussing those standards of good practice to develop our professional standards as a whole and enhance our own practice.
- related Facebook group
- related LinkedIn group
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