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International Grades - Open Technologies: A practical guide to assessment for learning
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A practical guide to assessment for learning supporting internationally accredited certificates for IT Users. Progression routes with certificates for complete beginners with low levels of education... More > to achieving self-sufficiency using entirely free resources from the internet. Version 2.2 has a revision to reduce the number of mandatory units.< Less
Attorneys: IRS Audit Technique Guide
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The right to practice law as an attorney is contingent on being admitted by a state and/or federal bar. These requirements differ from state to state. Typically, a law degree from an accredited law... More > school is required to sit for the State Bar examination. On passing any required examinations and satisfying any other requirements, such as a background check or committee review on character and fitness, the applicant is licensed to practice law. Some courts have additional requirements an attorney must satisfy in order to appear before them. For example, practice before the U.S. Supreme Court requires an attorney to have been admitted to practice in the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or the District of Columbia for a period of at least three years immediately before the date of application; must not have been the subject of any adverse disciplinary action pronounced or in effect during that 3-year period; and must appear to the Court to be of good moral and professional...< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cleveland Clinic
Patients Beyond Borders FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic will provide global healthcare consumers with in-depth information on the hospital’s top specialties and doctors, achievements, accreditation,... More > international concierge services, and patient case studies, as well as regional travel information.
Cleveland Clinic is home to some of the top-ranked specialty institutes in the world: the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, the Digestive Disease Institute, the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, the multidisciplinary Neurological Institute, and the Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, which have helped to consistently earn Cleveland Clinic the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals Award¹ and, in 2009/2010, the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Dubai Healthcare City Edition
Located in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Healthcare City is one of the world’s largest healthcare developments, at 4.1 million square feet. DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, more than... More > 90 medical centers that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery, and over 150 healthcare commercial providers. With over 2,000 medical professionals, DHCC hosts some of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE.
“Centrally located at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Dubai now boasts 25 American-accredited JCI hospitals, facilities and programs – nearly half of all the JCI accredited programs in the UAE,” said Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “With its culturally compatible surroundings and accessible, convenient tourism infrastructure, Dubai Healthcare City is poised to become a leading medical travel destination for patients near and far.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On Sime Darby
Just under a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, a private hospital that not only has served community residents for more than a quarter... More > of a century but also has become increasingly the choice of international patients, whom through word of mouth and medical referrals, have come to know first hand the hospital’s holistic emphasis on ensuring the availability of the latest medical technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions and disease.
Each year, more health travelers come to Sime Darby to seek treatment for world-class medical care at affordable rates far lower than what would be possible in other nations, especially the United States. The editors of Patients Beyond Borders invite you to learn more about Sime Darby’s facilities, specialties, and achievements in this special edition of Patients Beyond Borders Focus On.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center
Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds.
“Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Kameda Medical Center
Japan’s first and only JCI-accredited hospital, Kameda boasts a 350-year history through eleven generations of the Kameda family. The 925-bed medical center is one of the largest private... More > hospitals in Japan and is nationally accredited as well as ISO certified. While principally serving citizens of Japan and the immediate region, KMC also serves the medical traveler, welcoming more than 200 international patients in 2009. More than 10% of its 450 fulltime physicians have had postgraduate training abroad, mostly in the United States.
"We look forward to participating in this dynamic new program," says John Wocher, executive vice president and director of International Patient Services at KMC. "This effort will allow us to proactively promote our facility to the international traveler with up-to-date, interactive information on our medical specialties, pricing, and the quality and safety of our medical services."< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Singapore Second Edition
Following the success of the flagship “Patients Beyond Borders Singapore Edition,” published in July 2007, the Second Edition has now been released. The 250-page guidebook features a... More > fully updated and revised in-depth overview of Singapore's hospitals and clinics serving international patients. Considered one of the world’s top medical travel destinations, Singapore attracts more than 410,000 international patients to its hospitals and treatment centers and the country boasts 15 JCI-accredited hospitals. In 2000, Singapore’s healthcare system was ranked the best in Asia and sixth best in the world by the World Health Organization (the U.S. was ranked thirty-sixth).
"With its unparalleled medical and accreditation infrastructure, I couldn't think of a better venue than Singapore for the launch of the Patients Beyond Borders Special Editions," said author Josef Woodman.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Korea Edition
Patients Beyond Borders Korea Edition offers an in-depth overview of Korea’s 23 international hospitals, selected health travel agents, guest accommodations, and essential travel... More > information.
Its four sections provide detailed guidance on budgeting and planning a medical journey; thorough descriptions of fully accredited hospitals catering to the international patient; useful information on traveling in Korea; and extensive resources for medical travelers. “Korea's favorable climate and relatively short flying times are attracting an increasing number of North American patients,” says author Josef Woodman. “And the more than one million North Americans of Korean descent—many uninsured—are finding Korea a high-quality, affordable alternative to healthcare in the US.”< Less
Asian ESP Journal Volume 7 Issue 1
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The teaching of Business English has had a history of over 50 years in China. A milestone event in its history was the accreditation of the Business English program at the University of International... More > Business and Economics as an undergraduate program by the Ministry of Education of China in 2007. By the end of 2010, 15 institutions of higher learning in China have won approval to operate their Business English program.
The booming of Business English in China has come in response to the need of China’s socio-economic development, the reform of English education in China, and the advances in research for business discourse and English for specific purposes. While China’s economy is increasingly globalized, there arises the demand for a large number of talents well-attuned to international business and adept at intercultural communication.< Less