Education, Medical, Undergraduate
Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Internship and Residency
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
Education, Medical, Graduate
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.
The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
Use for general articles concerning nursing education.
Programmed Instruction as Topic
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.
Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.
Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
Comprehensive Dental Care
Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.
Attitude of Health Personnel
That phase of clinical dentistry concerned with the restoration of parts of existing teeth that are defective through disease, trauma, or abnormal development, to the state of normal function, health, and esthetics, including preventive, diagnostic, biological, mechanical, and therapeutic techniques, as well as material and instrument science and application. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 2d ed, p237)
Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.
Biological Science Disciplines
All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Education, Nursing, Graduate
Those educational activities engaged in by holders of a bachelor's degree in nursing, which are primarily designed to prepare them for entrance into a specific field of nursing, and may lead to board certification or a more advanced degree.
A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Instructional materials used in teaching.
The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Education, Dental, Graduate
Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.
School Health Services
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience.
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
Fellowships and Scholarships
School Admission Criteria
Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.
The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.
An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)
Education, Pharmacy, Graduate
Public Health Dentistry
Nursing Education Research
Education, Public Health Professional
The branch of science concerned with the means and consequences of transmission and generation of the components of biological inheritance. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Education, Dental, Continuing
Webcasts as Topic
Transmission of live or pre-recorded audio or video content via connection or download from the INTERNET.
Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.
Students, Health Occupations
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a nursing school.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
The practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Education, Medical, Continuing
The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
International Educational Exchange
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
An optical disk storage system for computers on which data can be read or from which data can be retrieved but not entered or modified. A CD-ROM unit is almost identical to the compact disk playback device for home use.
The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.
General Practice, Dental
Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.
A dental specialty concerned with pathology of the oral cavity.
Computer User Training
Process of teaching a person to interact and communicate with a computer.
Textbooks as Topic
A learning situation involving more than one alternative from which a selection is made in order to attain a specific goal.
A mechanism of communication within a system in that the input signal generates an output response which returns to influence the continued activity or productivity of that system.
A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.
Schools, Public Health
Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.
Child Nutrition Sciences
Clusters of topics that fall within the domain of BIOETHICS, the field of study concerned with value questions that arise in biomedicine and health care delivery.
Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.
Dental Implants, Single-Tooth
A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.
Community Health Workers
Allergy and Immunology
The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.