Education, Medical, Undergraduate
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Use for general articles concerning nursing education.
The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
Education, Medical, Continuing
Patient Education as Topic
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.
Education, Medical, Graduate
Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.
Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Students, Health Occupations
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
Instructional materials used in teaching.
School Admission Criteria
Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
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)
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.
Education, Dental, Continuing
College Admission Test
The branch of science concerned with the means and consequences of transmission and generation of the components of biological inheritance. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
Attitude of Health Personnel
Education, Dental, Graduate
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.
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.
Education, Nursing, Continuing
Textbooks as Topic
Internship and Residency
Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.
Education, Nursing, Graduate
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.
Physical Education and Training
The field of biology which deals with the process of the growth and differentiation of an organism.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Education, Pharmacy, Continuing
Nursing Education Research
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.
Rural Health Services
Education, Pharmacy, Graduate
Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.