PCC Institute for Health Professionals Podcast

James Lucas introduces “Ed the AED”

James Lucas is an EMT/Fireman with Hoodland Fire Department. As a function of his work, he’s seen too many cardiac incidents — particularly with children — that could have been averted with quick use of an AED. This week on the IHP Podcast, James shares the story of his book, “Ed the AED.” He shares…

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Jennifer Darrow on Foot and Nail Care

If you’re struggling with the health of your feet, you’re dealing with more than just physical discomfort. The loss of mobility that comes from foot injury or illness can be debilitating and humiliating. This week on the show, Jennifer Darrow joins us to share her experiences as a specialist in foot care and rehabilitation. For…

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Susan Zabriskie on Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence can have a profound impact on how we approach each day, from developing the skills required to discuss complex feelings, to understanding the connection between emotional intelligence, the brain, and our overall health and wellness. This week on the show, emotional intelligence coach Susan Zabriskie joins us to talk about EI and the…

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Dosing in Herbalism with K. P. Khalsa

K. P. Khalsa joins us once again this week to discuss the practical implications of dosing in herbal medicine. Around the world, practitioners and patients have a dramatically different understanding of how to use and consume herbal medicine. As a result, they have a much greater understanding of the power that is possible with careful…

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K.P. Khalsa talks Traditional Chinese Medicine

From a patient perspective, integrating traditional Chinese medicine into your overall health regimen can seem strange. This week on the show, K.P. Khalsa joins Pete Wright to discuss the importance of the traditional Chinese philosophy to health, and why understanding this area of medicine can be such a valuable tool in the provider’s toolkit. K.P.…

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PICC Care and Maintenance with Alicia Dickenson

Alicia Dickenson has spent much of her recent career teaching her expertise as a vascular access specialist. Today, as our IHP specialist and instructor for PICC Care and Maintenance, Alicia shares this expertise with our students. This week on the show Alicia joins Pete Wright to discuss how this critical component can plays into overall…

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Certification in Medical Interpreting with Erin Neff

The landscape for medical interpreters is changing each year thanks to new regulations aiming toward better care in the medical environment. This week, Erin Neff joins Pete Wright to discuss certification options for anyone interested in making medical interpreting a career! Health Care/Medical Interpreting at IHP http://www.pcc.edu/climb/health/interpreting/ National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters http://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/…

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K. P. Khalsa discusses the role of Nutritional Therapy in Healing

The Nutritional Therapy program at IHP has been available for over a year, and our first batch of graduates are in the field and doing great work with their new skills. This week on the show, K. P. Khalsa joins Pete Wright to share his insights on the role of nutritional therapy in a well-rounded…

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Erin Neff on Site Translation and Healthcare Interpreting

Site Translation, the ability to translate complex documents and forms in a medical setting, is a key skill for today’s healthcare interpreter. This week on the show, Erin Neff joins us to share her experience as an interpreter and how site translation can help smooth communication issues and lead to better and more confident patient…

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Introduction to Herbalism with K. P. Khalsa

If you’ve ever considered a professional practice centered in herbalism, you don’t want to miss this episode. This week on the show, esteemed instructor K. P. Khalsa shares from his 40-year career as an herbalist and healer on the nature of the practice, the field, and what it takes to succeed as a partner in…

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