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UMED Holds Stress Management Lecture

On November 24, 2016, Posted by

by Patricia Echague Stress is part of our lives; it affects us in more ways than we think.  It can be impairing, which is why it is important that we learn about stress management. Hospitals have a high-stress working environment, where treating diseases and saving lives are always imminent.. Thus…

UMED’s 55th State-of-the-Art Conference Bridges Gap between Drug Therapy and Psychotherapy

On August 8, 2016, Posted by

Mental illness can hinder a person from living life to the fullest; thus, the most effective treatment for it should be sought. Some psychiatry experts have formed a sharp distinction between two treatment methods: pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. They claim that one is better than the other.  On the other hand, the…

6th UMED Online Webinar: The ABCs of Dementia

On August 5, 2016, Posted by

  “Dementia is a syndrome of acquired, persistent deterioration of intellectual function with impairments that are sufficiently severe to interfere with activities of daily living.  This was how Dr. Michelle M. Anlacan, our expert guest speaker, defined Dementia in UMEDOnline’s 6th webinar session held on August 4.  She discussed the…

Understanding Drug Interactions

On June 23, 2016, Posted by

By Patricia Echague Drugs can heal or kill. It can prolong life by curing or preventing diseases, or cut it short due to irresponsible drug use. When it comes to medicines, being informed is a matter of life and death. Recognizing the importance of educating people about correct medication management,…

UMED and Unilab Pharma Academy Optimize Drugs through Medication Safety

On June 6, 2016, Posted by

By Patricia Echague In 2015, members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were integrated to become a single economic powerhouse called the Asean Economic Community (AEC). With freer flow of goods, services, and people, competition has become increasingly fierce. More than ever, building experts in the Philippines at…

PRC On-site Registration

On May 31, 2016, Posted by

  More than 130 Unilab PSRs registered for PRC Accreditation Professional sales representatives (PSRs) flocked to the Unilab Research Compound Multipurpose Hall for the On-Site PRC Registration organized by the Unilab Medical Education and Development (UMED) team in partnership with the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on April 19. More than…

UMED-Neuropsych: Advocating Quality of Life

On May 17, 2016, Posted by

By: Patricia S. Echague on 5/6/2016 She remembered gasping for air. All of a sudden, it felt like her lungs were punctured, deflated, and void of oxygen. Every attempt to breathe in a lungful of air was futile. Her chest heaved in desperate rhythm as she agonizingly tried to catch…