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PubMed Search: Dental Health in Rural Areas
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on oral health, dental facilities, and dental care providers in rural areas.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Community Paramedic
Provides an overview of the Community Paramedic Program, a standard curriculum that universities and colleges can adapt for use in community paramedicine certification programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: The Savvik Foundation
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Health Workforce Connector
Resource for finding job opportunities at National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps sites. Includes in-depth site information, as well as information on vacancies. Searchable by keyword and location.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Health Service Corps
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North Carolina Health Professional Supply Data
Data system providing demographic information on active, licensed health professionals practicing in North Carolina as of October 31 of each data year. Searchable by profession and specialty.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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Rural J-1 Visa Waiver Topic Guide
Information and frequently asked questions on the requirements and benefits of the J-1 visa waiver, which waives the two-year home residency requirement and allows a foreign physician to stay in the U.S. to practice in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), Medically Underserved Area (MUA), or for a Medically Underserved Population (MUP), if recommended by an interested federal government agency.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Oral Health in Rural Communities Topic Guide
Information, resources, models, and frequently asked questions related to oral health and oral healthcare access in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Minnesota Health Care Workforce Data and Analysis
Provides access to data and reports for Minnesota's healthcare workforce. Includes information on a wide range of healthcare providers and a data tool to access licensed profession data sets.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Global Programs and Initiatives: Exchange Visitor Program
Provides information and updates on the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa Waiver), which eliminates the two-year foreign residence requirement.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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