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.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.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.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.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.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.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.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.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Osteopathic Physicians: Licensed physicians trained in OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE. An osteopathic physician, also known as D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy), is able to perform surgery and prescribe medications.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.United StatesEducation, 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.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Faculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.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.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.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.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.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.Legislation, Hospital: Laws and regulations concerning hospitals, which are proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.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.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.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.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.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Prospective Payment System: A system wherein reimbursement rates are set, for a given period of time, prior to the circumstances giving rise to actual reimbursement claims.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Surgicenters: Facilities designed to serve patients who require surgical treatment exceeding the capabilities of usual physician's office yet not of such proportion as to require hospitalization.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.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.Questionnaires: 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.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.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)General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.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.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Clinical Clerkship: Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.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.Medical Indigency: The condition in which individuals are financially unable to access adequate medical care without depriving themselves and their dependents of food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of living.Physician Self-Referral: Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a competitive health insurance market.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)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.Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Medicare Payment Advisory Commission: The Commission was created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 under Title XVIII. It is specifically charged to review the effect of Medicare+Choice under Medicare Part C and to review payment policies under Parts A and B. It is also generally charged to evaluate the effect of prospective payment policies and their impact on health care delivery in the US. The former Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) and the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) were merged to form MEDPAC.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.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Computer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.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.Licensure, Medical: The granting of a license to practice medicine.Education, Premedical: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.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).Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.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.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Medical Errors: Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.Mentors: Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.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)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.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Anatomy: A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.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.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Education, Veterinary: Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Patient Simulation: The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Humanism: An ethical system which emphasizes human values and the personal worth of each individual, as well as concern for the dignity and freedom of humankind.Education, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Physicians, Women: Women licensed to practice medicine.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.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.Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.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).Dentists: Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Academic Medical Centers: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.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)Physiology: The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Credentialing: The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.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.International Educational Exchange: The exchange of students or professional personnel between countries done under the auspices of an organization for the purpose of further education.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.Great BritainAttitude: 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.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Students, Health Occupations: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Programmed Instruction as Topic: Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).Community Medicine: A branch of medicine concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community, and with the application of comprehensive care to the prevention and treatment of illness in the entire community.Education, Pharmacy, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.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.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Internship, Nonmedical: Advanced programs of training to meet certain professional requirements in fields other than medicine or dentistry, e.g., pharmacology, nutrition, nursing, etc.Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.Staff Development: The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Societies: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.Audiovisual Aids: Auditory and visual instructional materials.Self-Evaluation Programs: Educational programs structured in such a manner that the participating professionals, physicians, or students develop an increased awareness of their performance, usually on the basis of self-evaluation questionnaires.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.Schools, Veterinary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of veterinary medicine.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.CaliforniaMinority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.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)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.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.American Medical Association: Professional society representing the field of medicine.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.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Career Mobility: The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.Students, Nursing: Individuals enrolled in a school of nursing or a formal educational program leading to a degree in nursing.Geriatrics: The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Salaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.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.Dental 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.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.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.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.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)Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Pharmacists: Those persons legally qualified by education and training to engage in the practice of pharmacy.Clinical Medicine: The study and practice of medicine by direct examination of the patient.Physicians, Primary Care: Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.Vocational Education: Education for specific trades or occupations.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Schools, Health Occupations: Schools which offer training in the area of health.Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Empathy: An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.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.GermanyAustralia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.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.Aspirations (Psychology): Strong desires to accomplish something. This usually pertains to greater values or high ideals.History, 19th Century: Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.Information Science: The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.Inservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Dental Research: The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)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.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.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.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Online Systems: Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)Schools: Educational institutions.Cultural Competency: 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.Textbooks as Topic: Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.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.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.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.Professional Misconduct: Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.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)
  • Virginia Lynch ('90 MSN, Nursing) was recognized for her efforts in forensic nursing when she received the John R. Hunt Award in 2016 at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Las Vegas. (uta.edu)
  • Jakki Opollo ('04 BSN, '08 MSN, '12 PhD, Nursing) received the Outstanding Nursing Graduate award from the Ethel Ransom Humanitarian and Cultural Club in November 2016. (uta.edu)
  • According to 2016 data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,400 nurse practitioners employed in the state, and the annual mean wage for the occupation was $103,090. (nursepractitionerschools.com)
  • The U.S. has about nine nurses per 1,000 residents while Northwest Arkansas has six per 1,000, using 2016 Census Bureau data. (nwaonline.com)
  • Hence, ED clinicians are in a key position to have a significant impact on both the medical and legal outcomes of the forensic patient population. (lww.com)
  • Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement. (apha.org)
  • Roy Rudewick ('89 BA, Physical Education) received the Frank Medina Award from the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association for significant contributions to the profession. (uta.edu)
  • The ability to think critically and communicate well is just as essential to the profession as competence in the science of nursing. (issuu.com)
  • As Faculty, we believe we have a responsibility to the profession which is expressed in our desire to prepare nurse anesthetists who will serve as an invaluable resource in support of the goals of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). (oakland.edu)
  • A profession where new graduates struggle with crippling debt seems strangely unaware it is standing on a gold mine. (veterinarypracticenews.com)
  • There was agreement in most content areas, but significant differences were found between faculty and agency personnel in their priorities for community health concepts, and in their evaluation of nursing theory and epidemiology as essential content in both roles. (healio.com)
  • Graduate education is as a shared responsibility between student and faculty. (oakland.edu)
  • Gifts to the Discretionary Fund of the minor in Medical Humanities, Health and Culture help to support activities that greatly enhance our scholarly community: guest lectures, receptions, student travel to professional meetings, student and faculty mini-grants, conferences, student awards, and relevant class excursions. (bc.edu)
  • Our faculty come from eight Arts and Sciences departments, offering a vibrant curriculum, with courses in narrative medicine, bioethics, history of medicine, health economics, and health communication in addition to a cluster of courses in global public health. (bc.edu)