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1.

Preparation for Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests

Learn common preparation instructions you may be asked to follow prior to your colorectal screening test and recognize the importance of following them.
Online
2018; 2017
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Maintaining a Clean Hospital Room

A clean and sanitized hospital room is critical for preventing the spread of infection. Learn what to expect from the visit of an environmental services professional who cleans and disinfects your room. Patients will also discover what they and their families can do to assist in keeping their environment clean and safe.
Online
2018; 2017
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Adult Immunizations: Hepatitis B

Watch this clip to learn how hepatitis B spreads and the health problems it can cause. Also, understand that everyone is at risk for hepatitis B and that the best way to protect yourself against it is to be vaccinated.
Online
2018; 2017
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Hospital Acquired Infections: What You Need to Know—Part 3

Proper hand hygiene is the key to preventing hospital-acquired infections. All healthcare personnel must wash or sanitize their hands before touching patients. Find out more in Part 3.
Online
2018; 2004
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Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism

An outbreak of measles that started at Disneyland turned a spotlight on those who choose not to vaccinate their children. How did we get to a point where personal beliefs can triumph over science?
Online
2017; 2015
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Home Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer

Learn about home screening tests used to check for colorectal cancer. You will be introduced to the two types of fecal occult blood tests—the guaiac fecal occult blood test and the fecal immunochemical test—as well as a stool DNA test.
Online
2018; 2017
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Trust Me...I'm a Doctor, Series 5—Episode 2

This time, Michael Mosley reveals a new discovery that could help us all improve our eyesight, and Dr. Chris van Tulleken carries out an experiment with the University of Worcester to find out whether the fad for going gluten-free can be good for us. Surgeon Gabriel Weston witnesses a breakthrough that could cure rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases, and Dr. Saleyha Ahsan investigates the signs and symptoms of depression: what should we all look out for?
Online
2017; 2016
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Preventing an Infection While in the Hospital

Learn common strategies to protect yourself from getting and spreading infections during your hospital stay.
Online
2018; 2012
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What Is a Colonoscopy?

Learn what a colonoscopy is, why it's important, and abnormalities it can detect.
Online
2018; 2017
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Infection Prevention: Symptoms and Treatment

Understand the common signs and symptoms of infections and the treatment methods often used to heal them.
Online
2018; 2012
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Preventing Infections at Home

Follow these strategies to help prevent the spread of germs and infection during your at-home recovery.
Online
2018; 2012
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What Is Upper GI Endoscopy?

Understand what an upper GI endoscopy is, why one may be performed, and what your doctor will look for during this procedure.
Online
2018; 2017
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The Colonoscopy Procedure

Understand what to expect on the day of your colonoscopy, how the procedure will be performed, and possible risks that are involved. If any abnormalities are seen, learn what your doctor may do to treat them.
Online
2018; 2017
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Adult Immunizations: Influenza

Learn how the flu spreads as well as how it affects people, and understand that the best way to be protected is to be vaccinated for it each year. Also, learn the various options for administering the vaccine and that the best option will be used for you.
Online
2018; 2017
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The Race for a Vaccine

A vaccine for HIV:it’s the glittering prize of drug R&D. In 1992, the U.S. government promised a vaccine within two years. Despite 25 years of research, no one has found it. But in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, they may have made a breakthrough that they hope will lead to the Holy Grail of vaccines.
Online
2017; 2008
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Infection Prevention: MRSA

Learn what the MRSA infection is, how you can help prevent its spread while you are in the hospital, and how it is treated.
Online
2018; 2012
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Battle for a Vaccine

We investigate why pneumococcal disease is a major global health problem, killing more than 800,000 children every year. In industrialized nations, a vaccine has dramatically reduced child deaths caused by the disease. Now scientists have tested a new vaccine that has been proven to work. It could save thousands of lives in the developing world. In this film we visit Alaska where doctors have been studying the impact of vaccination and India where the vaccine is desperately needed.
Online
2017; 2010
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Saving Lives

The developing world is soon set to get affordable vaccines and affordable drugs. A new international agreement is planning to fix the price of a drug or vaccine to make them affordable for some of the world’s poorest people. The agreement is between donors, drug companies and governments. Saving Lives travels to some of the countries where the agreement will make a massive impact, with the head of the organization promising such a radical reform. On the journey we find out whether the agreement is going to deliver on its promise, what the result will be, and how global health institutions and the big pharmaceutical companies managed to agree on such a deal.
Online
2017; 2009
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Preventing Concussions: Helmets, Mouthguards and Military Spending

The burden of accident and injury is cheaper to deal with through prevention—whether in the modern hospital, the everyday workplace or the fields of competitive sports. The same is true for soldiers in a war zone. Outcomes are better. Lives may be saved. And there may be no physical insult for which this adage rings truer than that of traumatic brain injury.
Online
2018; 2017
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C. Diff Prevention

C. difficile is an infection from bacteria that can grow in your digestive tract and cause unpleasant symptoms, such as severe diarrhea. C. difficile infection can also be life-threatening. While there are effective treatments, preventing C. difficile infection is a much better option.
Online
2018; 2017