The Health Workforce Delivering Evidence-Based Non-Pharmacological Pain Management

Chronic pain is widespread among US adults, and overreliance on pharmacological approaches to managing this pain has contributed to the nation’s opioid addiction crisis. There is growing recognition of the importance of directing patients towards non-pharmacological approaches to manage pain. This report compares 10 different health care occupations and certified practitioners in providing non-pharmacological pain…

Assessing the Size and Scope of the Pharmacist Workforce in the US

Pharmacists are increasingly recognized as crucial members of the health care team. To date, no single source of information exists that best characterizes the increasingly complex nature of the pharmacist workforce. Improving awareness of the potential roles of pharmacists would help to more effectively incorporate them into the health care team and improve care. This…

The Pharmacist Workforce in the US: Supply, Distribution, Education Pathways, and State Responses to Emergency Surges in Demand

Pharmacists provide a broad spectrum of services depending on their practice setting and scope-of-practice laws within their state. Lately, pharmacists have been increasingly used in a variety of ways, taking on roles such as medication therapy management, chronic disease management, patient education, health promotion, and disease prevention. To take on this surge in demand, states…

The EMS and Community Paramedic Workforces Respond to COVID-19

Emergency medical service (EMS) personnel, including community paramedics (CPs), were at the center of the early medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic and continued to play critical roles throughout the public health emergency. Beginning with the pandemic’s onset in March 2020, these essential health care workers bore the burden of responding to the public’s initial…

Disability Competency Training in Medical Education

Health care providers’ lack of knowledge about the experiences and needs of individuals with disabilities contributes to health care disparities in the disabled population. In 2019, the Alliance for Disability for Health Care Education published Core Competencies on Disability for Health Care Education (Core Competencies) to promote the integration of disability-related content and experiences into…

The EMS and Community Paramedic Workforces Respond to COVID-19

Emergency medical service (EMS) personnel, including community paramedics (CPs), were at the center of the early medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic and continued to play critical roles throughout the public health emergency. Beginning with the pandemic’s onset in March 2020, these essential health care workers bore the burden of responding to the public’s initial…

Disability Competency Training in Medical Education

Health care providers’ lack of knowledge about the experiences and needs of individuals with disabilities contributes to health care disparities in the disabled population. In 2019, the Alliance for Disability for Health Care Education published Core Competencies on Disability for Health Care Education (Core Competencies) to promote the integration of disability-related content and experiences into…

Assessing the Size and Scope of the Pharmacist Workforce in the US

Pharmacists are increasingly recognized as crucial members of the health care team. To date, no single source of information exists that best characterizes the increasingly complex nature of the pharmacist workforce. Improving awareness of the potential roles of pharmacists would help to more effectively incorporate them into the health care team and improve care. This…

The Pharmacist Workforce in the US: Supply, Distribution, Education Pathways, and State Responses to Emergency Surges in Demand

Pharmacists provide a broad spectrum of services depending on their practice setting and scope-of-practice laws within their state. Lately, pharmacists have been increasingly used in a variety of ways, taking on roles such as medication therapy management, chronic disease management, patient education, health promotion, and disease prevention. To take on this surge in demand, states…

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