Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.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.General Practice: Patient-based medical care provided across age and gender or specialty boundaries.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.Work: Productive or purposeful activities.Practice Management, Medical: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.Private Practice: Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.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).Practice (Psychology): Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.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.Evidence-Based Practice: A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.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)Partnership Practice: A voluntary contract between two or more doctors who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.Practice Management: Business management of medical, dental and veterinary practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.EnglandGreat BritainUnited StatesClinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.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)Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Dentist's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.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.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.General Practice, Dental: Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.Work Capacity Evaluation: Assessment of physiological capacities in relation to job requirements. It is usually done by measuring certain physiological (e.g., circulatory and respiratory) variables during a gradually increasing workload until specific limitations occur with respect to those variables.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Practice Management, Dental: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Return to Work: Resumption of normal work routine following a hiatus or period of absence due to injury, disability, or other reasons.Nurse's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in nursing related to provision of services including diagnosis and treatment.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.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.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.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.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Nurse's Role: The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.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.Organizational Innovation: Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.Patient Care Team: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Diffusion of Innovation: The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.Models, Organizational: Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.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)Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.ScotlandPublic Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.General Practitioners: Physicians whose practice is not restricted to a specific field of MEDICINE.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.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.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.LondonCurriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.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.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.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.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)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.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.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.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Patient-Centered Care: Design of patient care wherein institutional resources and personnel are organized around patients rather than around specialized departments. (From Hospitals 1993 Feb 5;67(3):14)Group Practice, Prepaid: An organized group of three or more full-time physicians rendering services for a fixed prepayment.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Professional Autonomy: The quality or state of being independent and self-directing, especially in making decisions, enabling professionals to exercise judgment as they see fit during the performance of their jobs.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.Evidence-Based Nursing: A way of providing nursing care that is guided by the integration of the best available scientific knowledge with nursing expertise. This approach requires nurses to critically assess relevant scientific data or research evidence, and to implement high-quality interventions for their nursing practice.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.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.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Benchmarking: Method of measuring performance against established standards of best practice.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.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)Nurses: Professionals qualified by graduation from an accredited school of nursing and by passage of a national licensing examination to practice nursing. They provide services to patients requiring assistance in recovering or maintaining their physical or mental health.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.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.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.Medical Records: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.Quality Improvement: The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.Organizational 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.Drug Utilization: The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.Obstetrics: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.Hygiene: The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)Medical Records Systems, Computerized: Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.Organizational Culture: Beliefs and values shared by all members of the organization. These shared values, which are subject to change, are reflected in the day to day management of the organization.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Interdisciplinary Communication: Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.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.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.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)Appointments and Schedules: The different methods of scheduling patient visits, appointment systems, individual or group appointments, waiting times, waiting lists for hospitals, walk-in clinics, etc.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.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.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, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.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.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.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)Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.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.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Medical Receptionists: Individuals who receive patients in a medical office.Dentists: Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.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.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Continuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.Nursing Staff: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.EuropeOffice Visits: Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.WalesNursing Process: The sum total of nursing activities which includes assessment (identifying needs), intervention (ministering to needs), and evaluation (validating the effectiveness of the help given).Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Clinical Medicine: The study and practice of medicine by direct examination of the patient.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.Efficiency: Ratio of output to effort, or the ratio of effort produced to energy expended.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Inservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic: Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.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.Total Quality Management: The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.Safety Management: The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.Physical Therapy Specialty: The auxiliary health profession which makes use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Clinical Protocols: Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.Feasibility Studies: Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.Nursing Research: Research carried out by nurses, generally in clinical settings, in the areas of clinical practice, evaluation, nursing education, nursing administration, and methodology.Office Management: Planning, organizing, and administering activities in an office.Physicians, Primary Care: Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.Anthropology, Cultural: It is the study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.Patient Care: The services rendered by members of the health profession and non-professionals under their supervision.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Breast Feeding: The nursing of an infant at the breast.Group Practice, Dental: Any group of three or more full-time dentists, organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of dental care, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.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.Consultants: Individuals referred to for expert or professional advice or services.Personnel Management: Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.Medical Oncology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.Nurse-Patient Relations: Interaction between the patient and nurse.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.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.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Patient Selection: Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.Disease Management: A broad approach to appropriate coordination of the entire disease treatment process that often involves shifting away from more expensive inpatient and acute care to areas such as preventive medicine, patient counseling and education, and outpatient care. This concept includes implications of appropriate versus inappropriate therapy on the overall cost and clinical outcome of a particular disease. (From Hosp Pharm 1995 Jul;30(7):596)Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Academic Medical Centers: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.GermanySafety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Process Assessment (Health Care): An evaluation procedure that focuses on how care is delivered, based on the premise that there are standards of performance for activities undertaken in delivering patient care, in which the specific actions taken, events occurring, and human interactions are compared with accepted standards.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.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Sick Leave: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Psychiatry: The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.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.Physician Assistants: Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)
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"Understanding and transforming work. The practice of ergonomics." Ed. ANACT. ... The work activity is influenced by a multitude of facets. The ergonomist must rely on these aspects and compare the actual work ... The observation is a specific feature in the Ergonomic analysis of work compared to other methods. This is to focus on the work ... the demand analysis and framework intervention and the distinction between prescribed work and real work. This school is mainly ...
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In January 2014 she was listed in the Science Council's list of '100 leading UK practising scientists'. Breakwell has been a ... Rowett, Colin; Breakwell, Glynis (1992). Managing Violence at Work. NFER-Nelson. ASIN B0018LSXWM. Breakwell, Glynis (1992). ... "2014 list of leading UK practising scientists". The Science Council. Retrieved 15 July 2015. "Professor Dame Glynis M. ... Breakwell, Glynis; Rowett, Colin (1982). Social Work: The Social Psychological Approach. Van Nostrand Reinhold. ISBN 0442305192 ...
In addition to his older work in political economy, property theory, and theory of inalienable rights, he has returned to work ... Labour migration: a developmental path or a low-level trap? Development in Practice 15 (5 August): 617-30. Translatio versus ... In Making Development Work. N. Hanna and R. Picciotto (eds.). New Brunswick NJ: Transaction: 105-33. Transforming the Old into ... Policy Research Working Paper 2693. Washington: World Bank. Not Poles Apart: "Whither Reform?" and "Whence Reform?" Journal of ...
ISBN 0-7425-1729-2. Sue, Derald Wing; Monica McGoldrick (2005). Multicultural social work practice. John Wiley and Sons. p. 54 ... and practices, in order to be accepted into the mainstream-a so-called race traitor. In African-American parlance this is also ...
Practice, Training. 44 (3): 239-299. Frank & Frank 1991; the legacy of Frank's work is discussed in Alarcón & Frank 2011 See ... Practice, Training. 23 (1): 30-40. doi:10.1037/h0085590. Carr, Alan (2008). What works with children, adolescents, and adults: ... Research on Social Work Practice. 22 (1): 108-119. doi:10.1177/1049731511408440. Beitman, Bernard D; Soth, Angela M; Bumby, ... Treatments that work. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199772667. OCLC 658536234. Barth, Richard P; Lee, Bethany R; ...
"Social Work Practice With Disability". Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Volume 5, Number 3 (2008). "Interdisciplinary ... His subsequent works, also co-authored with DePoy, include The Human Experience, published in 2007, Evaluation Practice (2008 ... DePoy, E. & Gilson, S. F. (in press) "Social work practice with disability: Moving from the perpetuation of a client category ... DePoy, E. & Gilson S. F. (2008). "Healing the disjuncture: Social work disability practice". In K. M. Sowers & C. N. Dulmus ( ...
According to the 2013 World Health Organization practice guideline: "This therapy [EMDR] is based on the idea that negative ... taxing working memory and (2) orienting response/REM sleep. Salkovskis in 2002 reported that the eye movement is irrelevant, ... Foa B; Keane TM; Friedman MJ Cohen JA (eds.) (2009). Effective treatments for PTSD: practice guidelines from the International ... The 2009 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies practice guidelines categorized EMDR as an evidence-based level A ...
... and worked with IBT people more, and looked at the evidence of other practices in the industry, I decided I couldn't defend ... Novak, Roger A. (November 2001). "The long arm of the lab laws". Today's Chemist at Work. Retrieved 2012-07-18. Howard, Clare ( ... "Good Laboratory Practice versus CLIA". University of Maryland, Baltimore. Retrieved 2012-07-12. Schneider, Keith (Winter 1983 ... Garrett also testified that Smith instructed him to falsify subject data, which he said was a "common practice". Smith ...
Research on Social Work Practice. 20 (2): 191. doi:10.1177/1049731509333373. Henry, AD; Lucca, AM (2004). "Facilitators and ... The client also decides which jobs to apply for and how much he or she wants to work. The decision about how much to work is ... McQuilken, Michael (2003). "The work project survey: client perspectives on work". Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. 18 (1 ... These teams work with their agency's clinical staff to coordinate services. When a client at the agency expresses interest in ...
Research on Social Work Practice. 19 (3): 304-313. doi:10.1177/1049731508321713. ISSN 1049-7315. Bjørseth, Åse; Wichstrøm, Lars ... During the practice, parents are encouraged to avoid questions, commands, and criticism. They also told to combine PRIDE Skills ... Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 12 (1): 113-125. doi:10.1016/S1077-7229(05)80046-X. Tiano, Jennifer D.; McNeil, Cheryl B. ( ... Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 9 (1): 16-27. doi:10.1016/S1077-7229(02)80035-9. Chase, R. & Eyberg, S.M. (2005). Herschell ...
McGrath, J. E. (1986). Studying groups at work: Ten critical needs for theory and practice. In Goodman, P. & Associates (Eds.) ... The Dynamics of Diversity in Work Groups. In S. E. Jackson & M. M. Ruderman (Eds.) Diversity in Work Teams: Research Paradigms ... McGrath's work in group dynamics included the classification of group tasks into four basic goals. They are generating, ... Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 4, Nos. 1 & 2. Havron, M. D. & McGrath, J. E. (1961). The contributions of the ...
Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice (Yale University Press, 2011) Eisner, Will. Comics and Sequential Art. (Poorhouse Press, ... Picture This: How Pictures Work. (A Bulfinch Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1991) Brunetti, Ivan. ... Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 50. USA Experience Abel, Jessica & Matt Madden. Drawing Words and Writing Pictures. ( ...
People who consciously practice gratitude are also shown happier. Creative endeavours that are completely detachment with work ... Self-care practices like yoga, qigong, and sitting meditation are found to be helpful for those who practice. HBR in a case ... Research on Social Work Practice. 23 (6): 710-718. doi:10.1177/1049731513486360. ISSN 1049-7315. Briere 1996.[full citation ... such as changes in the balance between psychotherapy and other work-related tasks and changes in self-care practices). ...
Lewis, Trevor F. II (2004). "Walking Down the Twelve Steps with Crystal Meth". Journal of Social Work Practice in the ... Research on Social Work Practice. 10 (1): 15-33. ISSN 1049-7315. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-14. ... Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA) is a California-based non-profit, public-benefit corporation working as a twelve-step program of ... At the first General Service Conference, the delegates adopted that: The Fellowship of Crystal Meth Anonymous works a Twelve ...
Print Boyle, Scott W. "Knowledge and Skills for Intervention." Direct Practice in Social Work. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, ... Boyle, Scott W. "Knowledge and Skills for Intervention." Direct Practice in Social Work. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2006. ... Boyle, Scott W. "Knowledge and Skills for Intervention." Direct Practice in Social Work. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2006. ... The Practice of Behavior Therapy. pp 13. 3rd ed. New York: Pergamon, 1982. Print. O'Leary, K. Daniel, and G. Terence Wilson. ...
The early historical roots of the field can be traced to the work of people such as Louis Lapicque, Hodgkin & Huxley, Hubel & ... and clinical practice. Integrative neuroscience attempts to consolidate these observations through unified descriptive models ... "Interactions between frontal cortex and basal ganglia in working memory: A computational model" (PDF). doi: ... Models of working memory, relying on theories of network oscillations and persistent activity, have been built to capture some ...
Kent, Bessie (2014). Social Work Supervision in Practice. p. 25. ...
Research on Social Work Practice is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research in the field of social work, ... Research on Social Work Practice is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the ... The journals editor-in-chief is Bruce A. Thyer (Florida State University College of Social Work). It was established in 1991 ... including community practice, organizational management, and the evaluation of social policies. ...
Personal practice models in clinical social work. In A. Rosenblatt & D. Waldfogel (Eds.), Handbook of clinical social work. San ... A Personal practice model (PPM) is a social work tool for understanding and linking theories to each other and to the practical ... A PPM should include all elements of social work theory, linking what Payne describes as the three tiers; models of practice, ... Bowles, W., Collingridge, M., Curry, S. and Valentine, B. (2006). Ethical Practice in Social Work:An Applied Approach. Crows ...
The assignment is in Google Classroom if your student needs to work on it over the weekend. ... Incentive goals for Third Term: 2 or better in all work habits and no referrals ... The assignment is in Google Classroom if your student needs to work on it over the weekend. ... "Then add question to your Editing Checklist…") Skip Practice section on pg. 23. ...
The Routledge Handbook of Social Work and Addictive Behaviors. 1st Edition. Edited by Audrey Begun, Margaret M Murray ... The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the worlds leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting- ... The Routledge Handbook of Social Work and Addictive Behaviors is a definitive resource about addictive behaviors, emphasizing ... The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work. 1st Edition. Edited by Stephen A. Webb ...
... social work] profession is that of empirical social work practice. Telling the truth is one of these values, and discovering ... of Empirical Social Work Practice is a vital source of guidance for todays clinical social workers and other practicing mental ... the Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice is clearly written and organized for easy reference. While Volume 2 addresses ... from the Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice.This volume-Mental Disorders-includes: Mental retardation. Disruptive ...
Organization of Work: Measurement Tools for Research and Practice. ... Organization of Work Taxonomy. Organizational Context. Management structures, supervisory practices, production methods, and ... Organization of Work: Measurement Tools for Research and Practice ... Work/life/family programs and flexible work arrangements (e.g., telecommuting). *Changes in benefits and compensation systems ( ...
In the NORA document The Changing Organization of Work and the Safety and Health of Working People, the organization of work ... Organization of Work: Measurement Tools for Research and Practice. ... Organization of Work: Measurement Tools for Research and Practice ... Organization of Work Taxonomy. Other Measurement Resources. National Survey Links. NIOSH Stress Web Resources. Comments and ...
But did you know that authentic relationships are also essential to your well-being? Here are five practices to help you ... Here are five practices that can help you make authentic connections.. Start with the right intent. This has to be the starting ... Here are five practices that can help you make authentic connections.. Start with the right intent. This has to be the starting ... Which of these practices resonate most with you? Who will you choose to establish a stronger relationship with? Im on a ...
... The Mobile Web Best Practices worked under this charter until October ... The MWBP Working Group expects to review and monitor the work of the Device Independence Working Group. The MWBP Working Group ... How to Join the Working Group. 1. Mission Statement. The mission of the Mobile Web Best Practice (MWBP) Working Group is to ... The work of the following Interaction Domain Working Groups may also be relevant to the MWBP Working Group:. *Compound Document ...
... defines what social work excellence looks like now and what it will look like in the future. ... Social Work Advocates. > 2018: Oct/Nov Issue. > Excellence in Social Work Practice. ... ongoing contributions to the social work knowledge base, enhancements to the image of social work, and social work ... In our various positions, we constantly strive for excellence in social work practice to pursue the very best in client and ...
These pages give employees and employers guidance on how to manage incidences of blood-borne viruses at work. The site includes ... Safe working practices for healthcare workers. Employers should use a task-related approach to applying safe working practices ... Safe working practices The following steps will minimise the risk of exposure to blood products and any associated BBV, but not ... Guidance on safe working practices for healthcare workers has been published by the UK Health Departments. ...
The Working Group will consider producing a short note about how the Working Group determines what is a best practice, e.g. ... Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment (SWBPD) Working Group Charter. Status of this Document. Per section 6 Working Groups ... This Working Group is intended to capitalize on work already been done. This work is typically spread over a range of ... Task forces use the regular Working Group communication channels.. *The result of this work is proposed to the full Working ...
Efficient workflow practices assist your ability to manage the information explosion that is todays internet. No longer ... Working in the cloud: workflow practices & personal learning * 1. Working in the Cloud Workflow practices & personal learning ... Efficient workflow practices assist your ability to manage the information explosion that is todays internet. No longer ... andcollaborative work. Mobile always connected devices are the doorways to the content and social tapestries of the Internet ...
SECTION 1: MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH IN SOCIAL WORK 2. Mental Health Services Research and its Impact on Social Work Practice with ... Social Work and Global Mental Health Research and Practice Perspectives By Serge Dumont. , Myreille St-Onge. ... Social Work and Global Mental Health: Research and Practice Perspectives. ISBN , Quantity: ... 1. Social Work and the Development of a More Compassionate World: Experiences and Knowledge to Share Myreille St-Onge and Serge ...
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Copyright for the I.U.C. Journal of Social Work Theory and Practice is owned by the Social Work Program, Department of Social ... This anxiety may prevent them from taking the train or bus to work, or from concentrating on work or studies. The anxiety may ... Many have lost desirable jobs as teachers or clerks and have no hope of managing the same level of work for a considerable time ... They all have varying degrees of anxiety, which poisons many facets of their lives and limits their capacity to live and work. ...
Safe Studio Practices - General & Housekeeping. General. *Regularly review the Safe Work Practices Manual-this is an important ... Work Alone Policy. As a result of the hazard assessment performed by the Technical Staff of the Department of Art working alone ... Respect your work and the work of others.. *In the photo lab chemicals spills are common. Please wash down counters and sinks ... All work planned after 8:00 pm must be done with another student. Any Students found working alone in any studio area will be ...
The UK experience is compared with practices in Europe. Suggestions are made to improve take-up of consultation and changes ... The practice of consultation between senior managers and employee representatives has a long history in British employment ... charts the meaning and development of consultation in the twentieth century and explores the justifications for the practice. ... Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice. Mark Hall and John Purcell. Abstract. The practice of consultation between ...
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Copyright for the I.U.C. Journal of Social Work Theory and Practice is owned by the Social Work Program, Department of Social ... RISK AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR: ITS RELEVANCE TO SOCIAL WORK. A contribution to the Symposium on Social Work and Risk. for the Course ... However, social work with children and families is crucially concerned with the assessment and management of risk. It is ... It has also created a vicious circle in which social work with children and families comes to be seen as high risk and fewer ...
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  • The third edition ofClinical Social Work Practice in Behavioral Mental Health:Toward Evidence-Based Practicemoves into todayrs"s paradigm, evidence-based practice. (
  • Important features include evidence-based practice, rich case examples, measurement of progress and outcomes, and suggested Websites and SAMHSA toolkits. (
  • Evidence-Based Practice" boxes in Chapters 8, 9, and 11 provide exemplary approaches to intervention with clients with specific mental health problems. (
  • The importance of evidence-based practice has been long established, but many organizations still struggle with integrating it into their culture. (
  • The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) is working with APTA practice staff to finalize action steps related to a clinical practice guideline on total knee replacement.The CPG will appear in an upcoming issue of PTJ ( Physical Therapy ) in 2019. (
  • Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks Jared Goff, right, and Blake Bortles (5) run through obstacles during NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Napa, Calif. Both the Oakland Raiders and the Los Angeles Rams held a joint practice before their upcoming preseason game on Saturday. (
  • Guidance on safe working practices for healthcare workers has been published by the UK Health Departments . (
  • The Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment (SWBPD) Working Group is focused on providing consensus-based guidance - including practical deployment recommendations, engineering guidelines, ontology / vocabulary development practices, educational material and effective demonstrations, designed to facilitate Semantic Web deployment. (
  • It may not reflect current policy but still provides valuable practice guidance. (
  • The RPS is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and cannot recommend professional indemnity insurance providers, however NHS employers have published guidance and a series of questions and answers regarding professional indemnity insurance, including for employees of GP practices. (
  • This change in practice left workplace parties searching for guidance-for example, what is the right way to stay in touch with injured workers when they're off work? (
  • It provides guidance and universal principles for the initial generation, subsequent development, and application of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). (
  • Bowles, Collingridge, Curry and Valentine stress the importance of deriving the guidelines for good practice from a text such as the Australian Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics. (
  • To maintain a validity with a PPM, social workers need a systemic plan that takes into account the relevance and effectiveness of practice. (
  • Drawing upon these significant advances, this two-volume handbook brings together empirically validated interventions for many of the psychosocial problems most frequently encountered by social workers in their daily practice. (
  • Those pioneering social workers believed that social work needed a strong professional association to foster social work excellence nationwide and optimize our collective capacity to improve people's lives and communities. (
  • NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards for social workers, and to advance sound social policies. (
  • Workers feel most satisfied while service users and communities are more likely to benefit when creative thinking can be applied to practice dilemmas. (
  • This allows social workers to work far more closely with individuals and in communities. (
  • He notes that the new cohorts of public sector workers - gateway advisers, asylum support workers, New Deal counsellors - arising from social exclusion programmes do have common ground with social work but only the latter can rise above New Labour's mechanistic perceptions of identities, support and participation. (
  • Social workers serving military service members and veterans need to be competent and knowledgeable about the military culture and informed about the best practices. (
  • Social Work Practice with Veterans is an excellent resource for social workers, counselors, and mental health professionals who work with the military community. (
  • Social work is not medicine, and social workers are not medical professionals, including neuroscientists. (
  • MWF mists and vapors can increase the risk of workers developing work-related asthma, respiratory-tract irritation and breathing difficulties. (
  • The Ackerman Institute for the Family SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0052. (
  • We hope their responses will help us in developing strategies for restoring and maintaining safe and viable highwa structures, while assuring good working conditions and a safe and healthful environment for the construction workers essential to that task. (
  • The survey instrument was developed by staff from the Alliance To End Childhood Lead Poisoning, the Center to Protect Workers' Rights, the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and the New York State Department of Health, as well as other members of a working group that developed Model Specifications for the P rotection of Workers from Lead on Steel Structures . (
  • To provide a space for social workers in the Latrobe Valley to network, strengthen their social work identity and promote the social work profession. (
  • Social workers and social work students who are eligible for AASW membership. (
  • Broad relevance to members: This issue cuts across multiple fields of practice and relates to support for disadvantaged people in the community, which is relevant to all social workers. (
  • In 1997, the Ontario government enacted Bill 99, the Workers' Compensation Reform Act , that outlined several changes related to return to work (RTW). (
  • This bill introduced the responsibility for employers and workers to maintain contact with one another and work cooperatively to achieve "early and safe return-to-work. (
  • This factsheet summarises 12 good practice cases that feature a variety of initiatives and interventions to promote the health of young workers. (
  • Young workers have higher rates of non-fatal accidents at work and they are more likely to suffer from an occupational illness than the workforce as a whole. (
  • African American workers are typically assigned more non-standard work schedules. (
  • Table 1 shows that less-educated workers are more likely to work non-standard schedules. (
  • Table 2 shows shares of hourly workers, particularly working parents, who receive little advance notice of weekly hours, making their earnings unpredictable. (
  • Chinese edition, 2003), and co-author of Interprofessional and Family Discourses: Voices, Knowledge, and Practice (co-authored with Marleen McClelland, 2002). (
  • In 2002, Louis Cozolino, PhD, a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, published The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Social Brain , a look at the neurobiological foundations of human behavior and the neuroscience behind why and how therapy works. (
  • Nowhere is this more evident than in social work with children and youth, and particularly in the field of child protection, where it has been shown repeatedly that the best means of reducing the incidence of child maltreatment is to provide generous and appropriate support for families. (
  • However, social work with children and families is crucially concerned with the assessment and management of risk. (
  • This breakthrough work presents an integrative therapeutic approach that ties Eastern philosophy and practical techniques to Western forms of therapy in order to create effective, positive, and transformative changes in individuals and families. (
  • Social Work Practice with Veterans is a comprehensive, evidence-based social work book that addresses the multiple issues related to working with service members, veterans, and their families. (
  • 4 Social Work intervention with Children and Families. (
  • This workshop will present ways clinicians can identify and work with intense emotional responses that occur in sessions with individuals, couples and families. (
  • She has a private practice for children and families in East Brunswick,NJ. (
  • They are an important basis for the delivery of good practice and the evaluation of such. (
  • Apply good, basic hygiene practices, including hand-washing, before and after glove use, and to avoid hand-to-mouth/eye contact. (
  • Things you never thought of that make a difference: personal goals, common sense, and good behavior in practice. (
  • There is some good work here that must not be overlooked. (
  • Keep work areas clean and practice good industrial hygiene. (
  • Each Strategic Developer member will make a good faith effort to find a resource within their firm to contribute to the working group, one of whom will act as the chair. (
  • Proper posture is the most important element in establishing good ergonomic work practices. (
  • In those situations, it is important that good work practice controls, such as eliminating hand-to-hand instrument passing in the operating room, be implemented to provide protection to employees who are at risk of getting injured by an unprotected device. (
  • Yara values its good relationship with employees and their organizations, and works with them on a regular basis. (
  • This course will serve as a good foundation to further training which will be available where specific interventions will be taught such as self-esteem, perfectionism, body image, and family work. (
  • Today was a good day," Goff said Wednesday following the two-hour practice at the Raiders' training camp facility. (
  • This stuff is good work. (
  • The aim of this competition is to support the dissemination of good practice information about risk assessment and promote the application of 'practical solutions' in workplaces in the Member States across Europe. (
  • Gee D.W., Zak Y. (2017) Strategies to Help Establish Your Practice While Simultaneously Achieving Work Life Balance. (
  • He offers responses to these three points, firstly in refuting the claim that they simply duplicate existing General Practice Models (GPM). (
  • It will be useful for pharmacists thinking of a clinical career in general practice or starting work in a GP practice for the first time. (
  • It describes the activities that pharmacists may be involved in when working in general practice, and also includes a detailed breakdown of the job roles of entry level and advanced level practice pharmacists. (
  • These are both used in general practice. (
  • One role of a general practice based pharmacist is to increase the quality and safety of prescribing through mechanisms such as practice based audit and improvement cycles. (
  • The GP is required to stay with the practice for at least three years, and the scheme is only open to GPs who are willing to work at least four sessions a week and who have recently returned to UK general practice or are on a short-term break. (
  • These learning opportunities include live and virtual conferences, ethics training and legal consultation, research materials and publications, advanced credentials, specialty practice sections, leadership training programs, peer networking and advocacy events, career management resources, and CE courses of all types. (
  • Led by member John Heick, PT, DPT, PhD , board-certified clinical specialist in 3 different areas--orthopaedics, neurology, and sports-APTA is petitioning for primary care to be recognized as a board-certified clinical specialty area of practice by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). (
  • The review excluded studies of disease-management interventions by commercial vendors, and specialty practice-based, rehabilitation, and telehealth programs focused on home care or testing a specific device. (
  • He first detailed the process for using research findings for PPM development in his 1978 publication He proposes a systematic process for reviewing research findings "--- to facilitate individual student and practitioner use of research findings to construct personal working models of social intervention. (
  • This requires a practitioner to have an understanding of the concept of social welfare, and the role of social work within this concept as well as any specialisations of social work. (
  • A practitioner needs to understand the missions and objectives of social work, as well as philosophies that underpin it. (
  • The use of self is fundamental to social work, and a practitioner needs to be self-conscious, and know what parts of themselves to use in practice, and which to leave out. (
  • A practitioner needs to consider which elements of a relationship are important, and which may be contrary to the notion of social work. (
  • It operates as a social enterprise, led by a voluntary sector organisation in partnership with an independent social work practitioner. (
  • He did a bit last week and some more during an open period of Wednesday's practice. (
  • But the lines at Wednesday's practice were the same as they ended Tuesday night in the 2-1 loss to Minnesota. (
  • As interest in non-Western curative techniques continues to grow among Americans, Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work is the first book that connects Western therapeutic techniques with Eastern philosophy and practices, while also providing a comprehensiveand pragmatic practice framework for social work, psychology, counseling, and nursing professionals.The authors expertly and innovatively provide a pragmatic, step-by-step description of assessment and treatment techniques that employ an integrative, holistic perspective. (
  • Beginning by establishing the conceptual framework of integrative body-mind-spirit social work, they go on to expound athorough step-by-step description of assessment and treatment techniques that utilize integrative and holistic perspectives. (
  • This is the cultural framework that defines Human Resource practices within the Latin American company, especially recruitment and personnel management. (
  • Roberta G. Sands is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she teaches MSW and doctoral level students. (
  • Mo Yee Lee is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Ohio State University. (
  • Cecilia Chan is a Professor of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong. (
  • We hope that the presentation of high-quality research will encourage more nurses and allied professionals not only to read and review research, but also to conduct more well-designed studies that build evidence for practice," says Professor Deaton. (
  • Peter Lehmann , Ph.D. is Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, School of Social Work. (
  • Judith Siegel PhD, LCSW, is a Professor at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, and Director of the Post Masters Certificate Programs in Child and Family Therapy, and Advanced Diagnosis and Assessment. (
  • She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Smith College School for Social Work where she was formerly on the full time faculty and chair of social work practice. (
  • Participants will directly experience a variety of simple practices aimed at strengthening attention regulation, engaging the relaxation response, enhancing self-awareness, building positive emotion, and cultivating the ability to connect more deeply with self and others. (
  • It gives attention to practice methods with adults, including older adults, with depression and anxiety as well as adults with serious mental illness, including those with co-occurring disorders (serious mental illness and substance use disorders). (
  • The APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT) has published an APTA-funded clinical practice guideline titled " A Core Set of Outcome Measures for Adults With Neurologic Conditions Undergoing Rehabilitation . (
  • Focusing on adults at the ages when they are likely to be raising children, at age 29 blacks are about 60 percent more likely to work a non-daytime schedule than whites and Asians, and about 24 percent more likely to have non-standard schedules of all kinds, including non-daytime, rotating shift, or variable schedules. (
  • This book presents respected experts, researchers, and clinicians providing the latest developments in social work knowledge and research. (
  • Examples from parent coaching and couples therapy with explosive couples will help clinicians consider new ways to apply this information to build resilience and repair in their practice. (
  • It is true that clinicians might initially consider the use of a newly selected safety device to be cumbersome or awkward and in most cases they may simply need additional practice or training until they feel comfortable using a new and different device. (
  • In particular, we discuss relationships between work, knowledge/knowing and learning through an examination of professional and interprofessional 'doings and sayings' (Schatzki, Organ Stud 27(12):1863-1873, 2006) by clinicians around the bedside of Jane Edna, who spends over 11 h in a busy Australian hospital emergency department (ED). We present and explore some of the ethnographic and spoken interactional data recorded between Jane Edna and her team of clinicians. (
  • Developing a clinical practice after many years in a structured training experience can seem overwhelming, and the search for a recipe for professional and personal success endless. (
  • In 2007, a large scale exhibition of Li Chen s work was presented at the 52nd Venice Biennale and in 2008, his work was recognized at a major solo exhibition titled In Search of Spiritual Space at The National Art Museum of China in Beijing. (
  • The Haxby group, a provider of community healthcare services across 10 GPs in the York and Hull area, have published a summary of the positive impact of employing a practice pharmacist. (
  • Participants will provide information about interventions that impact both healthcare worker working conditions and the quality of patient care, and that have been systematically evaluated by their institutions. (
  • the values of participation and inclusion in action Illustrated with numerous case studies, discussion points and clear explanations, this addition to the Practical Social Work Series is an indispensable resource. (
  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Work and Addictive Behaviors is a definitive resource about addictive behaviors, emphasizing substance misuse, gambling, and problematic technology use. (
  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world's leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. (
  • Read this book to gain an understanding of the knowledge, values and skills required for effective practice in the field of intellectual disability and the opportunities which this work offers for multidisciplinary collaboration for social change. (
  • The applications of PROs in clinical practice include screening tools, monitoring tools, as a method of promoting patient-centred care, as a decision aid, as a method of facilitating communication amongst multidisciplinary teams (MDTs), and as a means of monitoring the quality of patient care. (
  • The ontology is the result of the collaborative work in some community and represents some form of consensus. (
  • The third part of the book considers the implications of working with the arts in community settings - an ex-mining community in North West England, the Tate Gallery in London and the 'cultural capital' of Liverpool. (
  • It is important that each person understand that he/she is also expected to work in a manner that will not cause harm to any other person within the University community. (
  • Althausen PL. Building a successful trauma practice in a community setting. (
  • Studies of some collaborations suggested that practices dedicated most efforts changes in or adoption of information systems and the least to linkages with community resources. (
  • The course will introduce students to the historical development of disability public policy and to contemporary issues, so as to work effectively with various stakeholders-the state and the community. (
  • Community Work: A Concern with Structural Inequalities. (
  • Working with the veterinarians to set the fees and start the program enabled us to "educate" them on why this was needed in our community. (
  • A multi-state full scope practice focused on excellent eye-care and building meaningful relationships in the community is looking for an optometrist. (
  • These reviews-extensively shared in the scientific community and cited more than 500 times-led to the development of the popular and widely used Seven "Principles" for Successful Return to Work . (
  • A PPM allows for development and tweaking of GPMs, making them more relevant to individual practice. (
  • The last two decades in social work have seen tremendous strides in field research, from the development of improved research designs to more accurate methods of problem measurement and outcome analysis. (
  • The mission of the Mobile Web Best Practice (MWBP) Working Group is to develop a set of technical best practices and associated materials in support of development of web sites that provide an appropriate user experience on mobile devices. (
  • Development of mechanisms by which the level of conformance to best practices can be assessed. (
  • Determine next steps in the development of the recommendations and Work Group draft report, particularly between this call and the June 10 Work Group call. (
  • The views and experiences of people who use services and carers are at the heart of the practice during its development, and throughout implementation, monitoring and evaluation. (
  • It comes at an important time as the professional qualifying arrangements for probation officers are changing, along with the development of a mixed economy of correctional practice. (
  • The seminar will explore the development and implementation of the national End of Life Care Strategy for England, with particular focus on the social care work stream of the National End of Life Care Programme and the Transforming Services agenda, identifying key current and future challenges. (
  • 1 By preventing many parents from adequately caring for their children, such practices adversely affect child and adolescent development. (
  • This issue brief examines evidence on the prevalence of unpredictable and non-standard work schedules, and on how such schedules impair children's development. (
  • This minireview outlines the current consensus of the Methods Development and Standardization Working Group of the CLSI Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing regarding best practices for systematic evaluation of the performance of an AST, including the analysis and presentation of essential data intended for publication. (
  • This model of care guides national quality improvement initiatives as well as state and regional efforts "that, combined, have worked with more than 1,500 physician practices in the U.S. and internationally," the researchers said. (
  • The researchers found that practices were able to successfully implement an average of 48 practice changes across the six elements of the chronic care model. (
  • Prior to this experience, I was unaware of any researchers who were doing their work in order to drive educational changes close to their personal beliefs. (
  • I thought researchers studied for the sake of research itself, and published work to increase their name recognition. (
  • The artist s 21 works (25 sculptures) on display are presented from four series: The Beauty of Emptiness (1992 to 1997), Energy of Emptiness (1998 to 2000), Spiritual Journey through the Great Ether (2001 to present) and Soul Guardians (2008 to present). (
  • Note that the review included interventions in primary care practice only. (
  • This book whilst painting a very humane approach to nursing allowed me to see how my interventions could really work - giving me insight into how practical nursing skills could be. (
  • As a form of recognition for my work, my boss arranged for some "informal face time" with the GM. (
  • Foundational ontologies: e.g., units and measures, engineering mathematics, DOLCE , Cohn's spatial ontology, Allen's time ontology, URIs for Geography and Languages (c.f. related Topic Maps work ). (
  • No longer limited by time or device, 'cloud computing' enables us to work anywhere, anytime, on any device with an internet connection. (
  • This best practices column provides seven ways to save you time and money while effectively managing vendor pitches. (
  • ALAMEDA - Karl Joseph hasn't practiced with Raiders in some time. (
  • Anything that worked to save even one life was held up as a "cure" in this time of sheer terror. (
  • At the same time it's important to be open to working outside any "official" role one may have. (
  • Nursing assistants were more satisfied when they had enough time to complete their work, when their work was challenging, when they were not subject to mandatory overtime, and where food was not delivered to residents on trays. (
  • How many times have you had to re-enter data, duplicate processes, and waste time doing busy work all because digital solutions do not talk to each other? (
  • In 2010, Yara achieved an LTI rate (lost-time injuries per million hours worked) of 1.6 for employees and contractors combined, up from 1.5 in 2009. (
  • The TRI rate includes lost-time injuries, restricted work cases where the employee was allowed to carry out work that was different from his or her normal duties and medical treatment cases. (
  • At the same time, public use now requires proof that an invention is "ready for patenting" which generally requires reduction to practice (or at least being enabled to practice). (
  • Elliott spends his time balancing a full slate of clients with work at an equine hospital in Ontario, Canada. (
  • He hired an associate, Darren Lacey, and said working in the hospital while keeping a full-time practice wouldn't be possible without him. (
  • I should easily get 30-45 minutes worth of work and still have time for some lunch. (
  • Enjoy your practice time! (
  • Latest statistics would indicate that the policy related to Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation is working, with awareness and usage figures for both the UK and Ireland going over the 50% mark for the first time. (
  • The intent of the MWBP Working Group is not to force content providers to limit the scope of their content delivery only those mechanisms which are available on mobile devices. (
  • There is no intent for the MWBP Working Group to develop new technology, such as markup languages. (
  • However if, during its work, the need for new technologies is identified, the group may raise requirements with other W3C groups or groups within other standards organisations. (
  • That is, the mobileOK trustmark for Web sites may be developed to be both human and machine-visible, and the human visible version will be optional (note that "mobileOK" is only a working name at this point, and that the final name will be determined by the Working Group). (
  • Review and prioritize full list of Work Group emerging recommendations. (
  • The aim of this Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment (SWBPD) Working Group is to provide hands-on support for developers of Semantic Web applications. (
  • This Working Group is intended to capitalize on work already been done. (
  • The working group will focus on four areas for providing support. (
  • One prime objective of the SWBPD Working Group is to help make these resources publicly available for application developers. (
  • The Working Group will be the sponsoring group for the RDF in XHTML Task Force [ charter , work plan ], currently chartered under the Semantic Web Coordination Group. (
  • The Working Group will, in conjunction with the HTML Working Group, provide a solution for representing RDF metadata within an XHMTL document. (
  • The mandate of the working group is to help improve the usability across the Eclipse projects that are part of the simultaneous release effort. (
  • Details of the activities of this working group can be found here . (
  • Everyone is invited to join the mailing list and visit the wiki however, as an official Eclipse Working Group, actual members must be Eclipse Members, i.e. (
  • ui-best-practices-working[email protected] is the group's mailing list. (
  • The EMO was instructed by the Board on July 19, 2006 to facilitate the creation of this working group. (
  • This meeting is proudly organised by the Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group (LVSWPG). (
  • The strengths and shortfalls of an agency can greatly help or hamper the social work process, and a worker needs to be aware of these to maximise the agency's benefit to the client. (
  • The excellent social worker possesses both expertise in problem solving and a breadth of knowledge and skills related to their specific area of practice. (
  • Engineering and work practice controls that the employer determines to be appropriate must be documented in the employer's Exposure Control Plan (ECP), 1910.1030(c)(1)(ii)(B). If a safer medical device compromises patient safety, worker safety or the medical integrity, its use would not be required. (
  • 4) To gain a working knowledge of the regulations governing worker protection from hazards created by the disturbance of lead based painted surfaces. (
  • OSHA's BBP standard requires that employers use engineering and work practice controls to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to bloodborne hazards to the lowest feasible extent in the workplace. (
  • The standard requires that employers use engineering and work practice controls to eliminate occupational exposure to the lowest feasible extent, 1910.1030(d)(2)(i). (
  • LA 7 - Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days and absenteeism and number of work related fatalities by region. (
  • In 2008, it was adapted into a tool for occupational therapy practice by the Occupational Therapist Educationally Influential (OT EI) Network, in partnership with IWH, the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists and the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. (
  • The tool created by the OT EI Network, called Working Together , consolidated the principles into four stages reflecting occupational therapy practice processes. (
  • While the most important approach to achieving work life balance is undoubtedly remaining flexible in all aspects of one's life throughout the career, we outline several specific strategies to simplify the transition. (
  • CEO James A. Harding describes the company this way: "Henry Schein One's vision is to deliver technology innovation to improve every aspect of practice management. (
  • Lead editor Tina Rzepnicki says, "Sometimes the best available evidence is from one's own practice, as long as it is systematically gathered in a manner that ensures its validity. (
  • Related works to be considered include SWAD Europe work on thesauri , SchemaWeb as well as similar initiatives. (
  • The presentation method will include use of a PowerPoint presentation, practice demonstration and opportunity for repeat demonstration, reflection, and Q&A discussion. (
  • It will also include the new national Induction and Refresher Scheme for GPs coming back after working overseas or a career break, and which Pulse has shown has returned as few as one in 100 GPs registered in its first six months . (