Programs of study which span the traditional boundaries of academic scholarship.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
A four-year program in nursing education in a college or university leading to a B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). Graduates are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).
A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.
Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Use of all social work processes in the treatment of patients in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
A social science dealing with group relationships, patterns of collective behavior, and social organization.
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
A political and economic system characterized by individual rights, by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market. (From Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Celestial bodies orbiting around the sun or other stars.
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.
Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.
Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.
Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Failing to prevent death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy by the withdrawal or withholding of life-prolonging treatment.
A learning situation involving more than one alternative from which a selection is made in order to attain a specific goal.
Vision considered to be inferior to normal vision as represented by accepted standards of acuity, field of vision, or motility. Low vision generally refers to visual disorders that are caused by diseases that cannot be corrected by refraction (e.g., MACULAR DEGENERATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, etc.).
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.
The branch of chemistry dealing with detection (qualitative) and determination (quantitative) of substances. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)