From a list of possible problem areas for potential patients that could be discussed or recognized by paramedical personnel, the following were selected because they were primarily volitional and amenable to behavior modification: smoking cessation, eating disorders, and domestic abuse.
Similarly the contacts with paramedical personnel were converted to none = 0, 12 = 1, *3 = 2.
In summary, there are significant consumer/patient and practitioner barriers to expanding the roles of paramedical personnel in general, with a surprising antipathy toward potential involvement of some professions.
New curricula for paramedical personnel and community-wide educational programs can then be created to encourage increased utilization of paramedical health care.
JEDDAH: Irfan MohammedThe Health Ministry has announced a SR750 monthly allowance for medical and paramedical personnel who routinely come into contact with patients suffering from highly infectious diseases.
The Ministry of Health has pledged to protect medical and paramedical personnel through the introduction of insurance against infectious diseases," said Sami Badawood, Jeddah Health Affairs director.
Utilizing the services of senior citizens in the field of their excellence, preparing plans for raising funds within and outside country for their welfare, proposing schemes for strengthening the primary health care system including training and orientation to medical and paramedical personnel
to meet the health care needs of senior citizens, are also included in the mandate of the council.
Selection of temp agencies in the recruitment of medical and paramedical personnel
In 2013, certificates were issued to 6,000 junior employees and paramedical personnel
, and 4,000 doctors.
The utmost subsidy up to 25% on set fees will be offered for skill advancement training for nursing and paramedical personnel