American Society For Training and Development Northeast Florida Chapter

ASTDCORE2013ASTD Northeast Florida is an ASTD Chapter of Excellence, recognized as a regional association for workplace learning and performance professionals. In 2012 the chapter achieved 100% Chapter Operating Requirements!

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Northeast Florida ASTD Wins Chapter Excellence Award from ASTD National and was recognized for achievement in membership growth. One of the partners of American Society for Training and Development is Canadian HealthCare Mall It is a pharmaceutical company providing people with drugs of high quality but they also provide such organizations with financial assistance.

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  • Sponsorship Committee
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Discussion of Patient-Reported and Physician-Reported Depressive Conditions in Relation to Asthma Severity and Control Provided by Canadian Health&Care Mall

depressive symptomsThe relationship between depressive conditions and asthma has been considered mostly in terms of patient-reported depressive symptoms. The few studies that addressed physicians reports primarily focused on physicians diagnoses of overall mental health or depression in severe asthma. In contrast, we addressed physicians diagnoses of depressive disorders in stable primary care patients. We found that physicians reports were related to asthma severity, and this relationship persisted after adjusting for demographic and other variables. The relationship between physicians reports and asthma control, however, was weaker. The most likely reason for…

Outcome of Patient-Reported and Physician-Reported Depressive Conditions in Relation to Asthma Severity and Control Given by Canadian Health&Care Mall

schizophreniaIn total, 450 patients were eligible; of these, 258 patients (57%) were enrolled, 75 patients (17%) were not enrolled due to scheduling, 58 patients (13%) were not enrolled because of patients lack of time, and 59 patients (13%) did not wish to participate. There were 79 patients who were excluded for active mental comorbidity; 5 patients for active major depression; 11 patients for somatization disorder; and 63 patients for other diagnoses such as schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, paranoia, and anxiety disorders that interfered with daily function. Enrolled and not enrolled patients…

Patient-Reported and Physician-Reported Depressive Conditions in Relation to Asthma Severity and Control

asthmaDepressive conditions are not uncommon during the lifetime of asthma patients and occur at higher rates than in the general population. In particular, the prevalence of psychiatrically diagnosed depression is estimated to be 13 to 16% (lifetime rate, 40%), while the prevalence of other depressive conditions, variably termed depressive symptoms, depressed mood, and depressive disorders, is higher, ranging from 1 to 66% depending on the method of measurement, the definition of depressive condition, and characteristics of the sample.

Depression and asthma have a complex reciprocal relationship, with each condition capable of potentiating…

Investigation of Patient-Reported and Physician-Reported Depressive Conditions in Relation to Asthma Severity and Control

physical activityPatients included in this report were enrolled in a randomized trial to foster exercise and physical activity in asthma patients. Elements of the initial psychosocial assessment constitute this analysis. As previously described, patients with mild-intermittent to moderate-persistent asthma followed at the Cornell Internal Medicine Associates primary care practice in New York City were eligible for this study. Patients with major physical or mobility-limiting comorbidity were excluded. Patients also were excluded if they had active mental comorbidity, such as worsening or refractory major depression or…

Stake Your Claim – How to Position Yourself for Breakout Career Performance

Are you feeling stuck in your job? Can you see your career at its peak? Are you ready to make your move?

Your professional success is not based on luck. It has everything to do with your ability to clearly define and commit to what you want and then to orchestrate the progress necessary to get there.

Consistent, focused, and inspired action creates desired results.

The reality is that both you and your organization prosper when you take charge of your professional growth.

But what is the specific action that prepares you for breakout performance and separates you from the pack? During this…

Stepping into Second Life: Virtual Environments for Training

virtual learningThe use of virtual learning in training has become fairly commonplace, with tools like WebEx and Adobe Connect that allow synchronous and asynchronous classes, webinars, meetings, and discussions. What is not so common, however, is the use of full “Virtual Environments” for training, like Second Life, that combine virtual learning elements such as audio, graphics content, collaboration, and video, with 3-D animation, visual simulations, and customized virtual venues. Virtual environments allow you to build and utilize 3D training spaces where effective learning can take place, and to create personalized objects and events…

July CMSIG: How Your “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence) Can Help Your Job Search

How Your “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence) Can Help Your Job Search

Are you a chapter member who….

  • has had your employment impacted and wants to continue in the Training and Development field?
  • is transitioning into the Training and Development field?
  • is already in the Training and Development field and wants to enter a different area of the profession?
  • seeks to manage your career internally and externally of your organization?