Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Health Planning Councils: Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Education, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.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.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Education, Distance: 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)Education, Medical, Undergraduate: The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.United StatesQuestionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.Competency-Based Education: Educational programs designed to ensure that students attain prespecified levels of competence in a given field or training activity. Emphasis is on achievement or specified objectives.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Education, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.Models, Educational: Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.National Academy of Sciences (U.S.): A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Education, Pharmacy, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.Program Evaluation: 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.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Great BritainSocieties: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.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.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Nutritional Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.American Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Data Collection: 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.Schools: Educational institutions.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Computer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.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.Advisory Committees: Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Education of Hearing Disabled: The teaching or training of those individuals with hearing disability or impairment.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Vocational Education: Education for specific trades or occupations.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Sex Factors: 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.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Education, Pharmacy, Graduate: Educational programs for pharmacists who have a bachelor's degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree entering a specific field of pharmacy. They may lead to an advanced degree.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Faculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.Osteopathic Medicine: 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.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Self Care: Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.Certification: Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Education, Veterinary: Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Health Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Research: 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)Educational Technology: 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)Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Mainstreaming (Education): Most frequently refers to the integration of a physically or mentally disabled child into the regular class of normal peers and provision of the appropriately determined educational program.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate: 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).Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Societies, Scientific: Societies whose membership is limited to scientists.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Social Control, Formal: Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.IndiaOrganizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.EnglandHealth 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.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Credentialing: The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Education, Premedical: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.Public Relations: Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.Legislation as Topic: The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.Licensure: The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Life Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Schools, Health Occupations: Schools which offer training in the area of health.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Patient Rights: Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Focus Groups: 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.Preceptorship: Practical experience in medical and health-related services that occurs as part of an educational program wherein the professionally-trained student works outside the academic environment under the supervision of an established professional in the particular field.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.BrazilMothers: Female parents, human or animal.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Dyspnea: Difficult or labored breathing.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)CaliforniaDental Hygienists: Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Organizational Objectives: 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.Inservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Students, Health Occupations: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.American Dental Association: Professional society representing the field of dentistry.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.EuropeFinancing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Early Intervention (Education): Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Licensure, Medical: The granting of a license to practice medicine.Evidence-Based Medicine: 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)Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Professional Misconduct: Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Multimedia: Materials, frequently computer applications, that combine some or all of text, sound, graphics, animation, and video into integrated packages. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
  • Publication reports, advises and recommends procedures to the State Board concerning vocational and technical education. (sc.gov)
  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is now accepting applications for innovative courses for the 2016-2017 school year. (esc13.net)
  • In January of 2016, he was inducted into the fifth class of the "Elite 40 under 40 of Oakland County," by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. (oakland.edu)
  • The mission of the Health Education Council is to cultivate health and well-being in under-served communities by leveraging the power of collaboration. (idealist.org)
  • The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. (idealist.org)
  • CEPH assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research and service, thorugh collaboration with organzational and community partners. (idealist.org)
  • The report is based on the proceedings of a conference held last year by siecus that attracted 65 groups concerned with health, education, and sexuality. (edweek.org)
  • Dr. Vince L. Hutchins, the former director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, has been named the executive director of the council. (edweek.org)
  • Mr. Boyer and Dr. Koop also urged every community to organize a 'ready to learn'' initiative and every governor to assign a 'school readiness coordinator'' to help integrate preschool efforts and coordinate health, education, and children's-services budgets. (edweek.org)
  • They also called on states to set timetables for putting in place preschool and parent-education programs, 'family friendly'' workplace policies, neighborhood settings for reading and storytelling, and better health-care services for pregnant mothers and their children. (edweek.org)
  • An independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health, and public health programs outside schools of public health. (ceph.org)
  • In 1964, a lawyer, a sociologist, a clergyman, a family life educator, a public health educator, and a physician came together to form the Sex Information and Education Council of the United States. (thebody.com)
  • Committed to promoting sexual and reproductive rights as well as fighting sexual ignorance, censorship, sexism, and discrimination based on gender, age, or sexual orientation, SIECUS staff advocate for sexual health and education through public speaking, workshops, seminars, and publication. (thebody.com)
  • This plan has been reviewed by the State Council of Higher Education and has been found to be compliant in containing the required components of the 'Higher Education Reopening Guidance,' which was developed in consultation with the Virginia Department of Health. (su.edu)
  • At the Health Education Council, we cultivate health and well-being in under-served communities by leveraging the power of collaboration. (healthedcouncil.org)
  • Volunteers bring Health Education Council programs to life. (healthedcouncil.org)
  • Services include prenatal education and support for expectant parents, health and nutrition services, family development support, group socialization and home visits focusing on child development and quality early education. (oppco.org)
  • Children enrolled in Head Start and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) attend preschool at a Child Care Partnership site, and receive health assessments, nutrition education, mental health services, social service referrals, home visits, and family support services. (oppco.org)
  • Throughout their careers, accredited continuing medical education offers health care professionals the information, skills, and strategies they need to deliver safe, high-quality care. (accme.org)
  • Released in April, the White House 2011 Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Plan and the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for opioid medications include continuing health care education as a central component of these public health initiatives. (accme.org)
  • LUCHA is a California tobacco tax-funded regional program lead by the Health Education Council. (healthedcouncil.org)
  • M.E.T.A supports the work of LUCHA, the Gold Country Regional Collaboration led by the Health Education Council. (healthedcouncil.org)
  • Many in my high school health classes giggled and pointed like we were still in elementary school. (theforce.net)
  • One of MEAC's roles is to evaluate and approve continuing education (CE) for midwives and other women's health care providers. (meacschools.org)
  • We see every day that many of the health problems presented by desperately ill patients could be prevented, or at least mitigated, through earlier investments in disease prevention activities like screenings, health and wellness promotion, and patient education. (hrsa.gov)
  • We can provide a far more meaningful and practical education for students - no matter what health profession they're studying - by giving them the opportunity to study and work together. (hrsa.gov)
  • All SEND services in County Durham are following government guidance set out by Gov.uk: Education, health and care needs assessments and plans: guidance on temporary legislative changes relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) . (durham.gov.uk)
  • A personal budget is an amount of money that you can use to arrange and pay for support that has been agreed in your Education, Health and Care plan. (durham.gov.uk)
  • All children and young people in receipt of an Education, Health and Care plan or their parents can request a personal budget. (durham.gov.uk)
  • A personal budget can include funding from education, health and social care services. (durham.gov.uk)
  • You (and your child) can have greater control over how the goals identified for your child, in their Education, Health and Care plan are achieved. (durham.gov.uk)
  • As young people move into adulthood they can have greater control over how the goals identified in their Education, Health and Care plan are achieved. (durham.gov.uk)
  • Your caseworker will discuss these options with you during the Education, Health and Care assessment or subsequent review. (durham.gov.uk)
  • Please note that although the information on that page is more about direct payments from social care, similar arrangements for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care plan will apply. (durham.gov.uk)
  • The Georgia Council on Lupus Education and Awareness (GCLEA) was established by the Georgia General Assembly and Governor Nathan Deal in 2014 to improve the lives of Georgia residents who live with lupus by improving public education and awareness, improving access to resources for patients and family members, obtaining information that will inform current and future public health efforts, and increasing appropriate diagnosis of lupus by non-rheumatologists. (georgia.gov)
  • The British Council is the UK's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. (britishcouncil.org)
  • The UK's Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU will represent the interests of the UK at the Youth, Culture and Sport sessions of this Council. (parliament.uk)
  • As the British Council launches a webinar on 16 October to introduce a new report on digital education in China, Jeremy Chan, regional head of research and consultancy, explains what the Chinese digital education landscape looks like, and the opportunities and risks for foreign investors. (britishcouncil.org)
  • The ACOE serves the public and the profession of optometry by establishing, maintaining and applying standards to ensure the academic quality and continuous improvement of optometric education that reflect the contemporary practice of optometry. (aoa.org)
  • Optometric Residency programs of postdoctoral optometry clinical education are designed to advance the optometric graduate's preparation for patient care services beyond entry-level practice. (aoa.org)
  • The Department for Education (DfE) has published a Parents' Guide to the SEND Code of Practice January 2015 which can be accessed on this page. (doncaster.gov.uk)
  • And classes requiring extensive practice or laboratory work especially benefited, McCrystal said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a world-wide association of 300+ organisations active in the theory and practice of quality assurance in higher education. (inqaahe.org)
  • MEAC approves Continuing Education Programs attended by professional midwives to maintain and upgrade their skills and knowledge for practice. (meacschools.org)
  • The mission of the National Council for the Social Studies is to advocate and build capacity for high-quality social studies by providing leadership, services, and support to educators. (socialstudies.org)
  • As geography educators, you are at the forefront of the effort to raise awareness about this deficiency in American education and excite people about geography as a discipline and as a part of everyday life. (ncge.org)
  • The CEC works to engage those concerned with ceramic education to implement improvements that benefit students, educators, and the public knowledge of ceramics. (ceramics.org)
  • The IBE was established in 1925, as a private, non-governmental organisation, by leading Swiss educators to provide intellectual leadership and to promote international cooperation in education. (unesco.org)
  • Paul VI: "Since parents have given children their life, they are bound by the most serious obligation to educate their offspring and therefore must be recognized as the primary and principal educators" (Declaration on Chrisitan Education, Gravissimum Educationis , October 28, 1965). (all.org)
  • Lane Arts Council offers a range of arts education programs for students and professional development for educators in Lane County. (lanearts.org)
  • However, there is little to no normative guidance on what constitutes a well-balanced responsive curriculum at different levels of education. (unesco.org)
  • John Paul II: "Sex education, which is a basic right and duty of parents, must always be carried out under their attentive guidance, whether at home or in educational centers chosen and controlled by them" ( Familiaris Consortio , November 22, 1981). (all.org)
  • The Chicago Council Senior Fellow and former Executive Director of the UN World Food Program Catherine Bertini discusses how gender relates to agriculture, the role of nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life, and the importance of US investment in agriculture development. (thechicagocouncil.org)
  • The British Council will continue to work with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and to consult with all parts of the sector, together with the Education UK Advisory Group, to ensure this new digital approach is objective and continues to support the needs of the diverse UK education sector. (britishcouncil.org)
  • For more information contact: Anna Brosnan in the British Council Press Office on 0207 389 4775 / Out-of-hours 07469 375160. (britishcouncil.org)
  • The British Council will organise the second annual Boys In Education Week from April 30 to May 3, under the theme: Supporting a Nation of Champions. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Boys In Education Week was developed to coincide with Child Month and is grounded in the Trilateral Champions Project commissioned by the British Council in partnership with the Jamaica Teaching Council. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • To reverse this situation, it calls on schools, parents, religious groups, and youth groups to provide 'comprehensive sexuality education'' to children and teenagers by the year 2000. (edweek.org)
  • SIECUS publishes the Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: K-12th Grade . (thebody.com)
  • The high quality of all the proposals, particularly of the winners, is a testimony of honor for research and researchers in Israel," the council wrote in a statement. (jpost.com)
  • The Council will seek to gain a General Approach among EU Member States on the proposals laying down the framework for the European Solidarity Corps. (parliament.uk)
  • The rest of our revenues are earned from services which customers around the world pay for, such as English classes and taking UK examinations, and also through education and development contracts and from partnerships with public and private organisations. (britishcouncil.org)
  • We offer Head Start, Early Head Start and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) which provide quality, comprehensive early childhood development services for low-income families, and children with special needs in Whatcom County. (oppco.org)
  • Despite all these measures discontent and rebellion increased, both among the working class and in the armed services, as living conditions continued to deteriorate and the war continued to drag on. (libcom.org)
  • The closer a parent/carer works with their child's teachers, education setting and other services, the more successful any special help will be. (doncaster.gov.uk)
  • In fact, I consider developing world-class leadership throughout DLP as my No. 1 responsibility and focus. (forbes.com)
  • When goals don't materialize as expected, employees learn the next lesson of leadership: figuring out the root of the problem and devising a solution instead of pointing fingers or playing the blame game. (forbes.com)
  • Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. (forbes.com)
  • He has recently been inducted as alumni and class president of the 28th Class of Leadership Oakland - a nationally recognized premiere leadership program. (oakland.edu)
  • The report, which was completed by the Sex Information and Education Council of the U.S., says that typical sex-education courses only focus on reproductive biology and human anatomy, and do not thoroughly discuss the larger issues relating to human sexuality. (edweek.org)
  • The report estimates that fewer than one-sixth of the 23 states that have developed curriculum guides for sex education offer comprehensive instruction in human sexuality. (edweek.org)
  • It is clear that the assistance of others must be given first and foremost to parents rather than to their children" ( The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality: Guidelines for Education within the Family , December 8, 1995). (all.org)
  • Sometimes you hear about their successes, but often, it's their failings that can teach the most valuable lessons. (forbes.com)
  • Copies of the report, 'Sex Education 2000: A Call to Action,' are available for $12.00 each plus $1.80 for postage and handling, from siecus, Publications Department, 32 Washington Place, New York, N.Y. 10003. (edweek.org)
  • SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices. (thebody.com)
  • During these three decades, SIECUS has been in the forefront of promoting sexuality education for people of all ages and protecting the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices. (thebody.com)
  • SIECUS has continued its efforts to improve the delivery of sexuality education to diverse populations. (thebody.com)
  • SIECUS has initiated a special AIDS education project. (thebody.com)
  • Through court cases, public testimony, and public education, SIECUS has continued to work on protecting the sexual rights of all Americans. (thebody.com)
  • Its purpose, according to the council, is to "reinforce Israel's intellectual capacities and promote synergy among Israel's leading research centers: universities, colleges, hospitals and research institutes. (jpost.com)
  • For decades, research has demonstrated that girls' education is a proven method for growing economies, reducing extremism, and creating stability. (cfr.org)
  • Education stakeholders have come to rely on mounting research evidence on teaching and learning that, ironically, is challenging to obtain and often written in scientific language not easily understood in common terms. (unesco.org)
  • The Council on Global Affairs convenes leading global voices and conducts independent research to bring clarity and offer solutions to challenges and opportunities across the globe. (thechicagocouncil.org)
  • Digital Threats to Democracy: Comparative Lessons and Possible Remedies" was a two-day research workshop that brought together both emerging and senior scholars to present comparative research on the impact of digital media on democratic processes and institutions, including topics such as dis- and misinformation, propaganda, and political polarization. (ssrc.org)
  • I suggest that we go beyond the occasional week or month of school awareness regarding food donations, issues, and education. (ncge.org)
  • The Council is committed to engaging the public and raising global awareness of issues that transcend borders and transform how people, business, and governments engage the world. (thechicagocouncil.org)
  • Under the patronage of ICSSPE, the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport (ISHPES) Congress 2011 will take place from 8-12 August, 2011, in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. (icsspe.org)
  • He highlighted UT's Dual Immersion Language (DLI) program as one of three key state initiatives in which they link education and workplace needs. (actfl.org)
  • Several years ago, NAMS developed the Partners in Menopause Education program to foster the interchange of ideas between commercial supporters and the Society, leading to new initiatives through which the Society's Mission can be better achieved. (menopause.org)
  • In 2012, this program was renamed the NAMS Corporate Liaison Council. (menopause.org)
  • ACPE is based in Chicago and accredits and pre-accredits schools offering PharmD degrees and providers of continuing pharmacy education. (wikipedia.org)
  • There was submitted Report No 270-2005 by the Director of Education addressing the staffing implications attached to the implementation of the Dundee Schools Capital Project. (dundeecity.gov.uk)
  • For most outside investors, the most promising opportunities remain at the margins of China's tightly regulated public education system, namely in rising demand for home schooling, after-school tutoring, vocational training and preschool education. (britishcouncil.org)
  • If you require a response about a specific case or council service, please click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of this page. (newham.gov.uk)
  • Furthermore, the law promotes more interprofessional education and puts greater emphasis on coordinating care, which is a role nurses often play. (hrsa.gov)
  • Spending on digital education in particular, both public and private, has expanded even more rapidly. (britishcouncil.org)
  • The Texas Education Agency recently shared the following math updates: SBOE Rule and Public Comment Periods Professional Development for Revised TEKS Algebra II Side By Side TEKS Comparison Documents Vertical Alignment Charts 1. (esc13.net)
  • Not surprisingly, China has struggled for years to provide enough education to keep up with surging demand. (britishcouncil.org)
  • The Council agreed to take on this project, with the hope that it would provide important information for the Department in its educational initiatives. (dol.gov)
  • Contact the Special Educational Needs co-ordinator (SENCo) or Manager/ Head teacher /Principal in the education setting alternatively parents/carers may be aware of a lead practitioner or lead service involved with their child and they may be able to provide more information Parents/carers know their children better than anyone and they have a right to take part in decisions about their child's education. (doncaster.gov.uk)
  • The Pontifical Council for the Family's latest project, The Meeting Point: Project for Affective and Sexual Formation , fails to provide clear Catholic instruction on faith or morals and thus falls outside the competency and authority of the ordinary magisterium. (all.org)
  • The school is set in beautiful surroundings where we provide the highest quality of education and therapy and allow children to achieve their full potential in a relaxed and caring environment. (protocol-education.com)