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.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.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.Death Certificates: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.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)Specialties, Nursing: Various branches of nursing practice limited to specialized areas.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.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.Credentialing: The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.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.United StatesAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Public Law No: 111-5, enacted February 2009, makes supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.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.Nutritional Requirements: The amounts of various substances in food needed by an organism to sustain healthy life.Library AssociationsCoroners and Medical Examiners: Physicians appointed to investigate all cases of sudden or violent death.Licensure, Medical: The granting of a license to practice medicine.Test Taking Skills: Skills and strategies, unrelated to the traits a test is intended to measure, that may increase test takers' scores -- may include the effects of coaching or experience in taking tests. (ERIC Thesaurus)Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.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.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.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Licensure, Hospital: The granting of a license to a hospital.Pacific States: The geographic designation for states bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean. The states so designated are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (U.S. Geologic Survey telephone communication)Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Governing Board: The group in which legal authority is vested for the control of health-related institutions and organizations.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Specialties, Surgical: Various branches of surgical practice limited to specialized areas.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Sleep Medicine Specialty: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of SLEEP WAKE DISORDERS and their causes.Quality Control: A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Insurance, Long-Term Care: Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.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.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.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.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.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.Poliomyelitis: An acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus (POLIOVIRUS). Usually the infection is limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic. The central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse FASCICULATION and hyporeflexia. Motor neurons are primarily affected. Encephalitis may also occur. The virus replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord. A rare related condition, nonpoliovirus poliomyelitis, may result from infections with nonpoliovirus enteroviruses. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp764-5)Neurology: A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Malta: An independent state consisting of three islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. Its capital is Valetta. The major island is Malta, the two smaller islands are Comino and Gozo. It was a Phoenician and Carthaginian colony, captured by the Romans in 218 B.C. It was overrun by Saracens in 870, taken by the Normans in 1090, and subsequently held by the French and later the British who allotted them a dominion government in 1921. It became a crown colony in 1933, achieving independence in 1964. The name possibly comes from a pre-Indoeuropean root mel, high, referring to its rocks, but a more picturesque origin derives the name from the Greek melitta or melissa, honey, with reference to its early fame for its honey production. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p719 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p330)Technology, Radiologic: The application of scientific knowledge or technology to the field of radiology. The applications center mostly around x-ray or radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes but the technological applications of any radiation or radiologic procedure is within the scope of radiologic technology.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Personnel Administration, Hospital: Management activities concerned with hospital employees.Respiratory Protective Devices: Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Surgery, Plastic: The branch of surgery concerned with restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of defective, damaged, or missing structures.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.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.Laboratory Infection: Accidentally acquired infection in laboratory workers.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Library Schools: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of library science or information.Job Description: Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee.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.Library Science: Study of the principles and practices of library administration and services.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.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.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.Reference Standards: A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.Autopsy: Postmortem examination of the body.Anesthesiology: A specialty concerned with the study of anesthetics and anesthesia.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Purchasing, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the purchasing of supplies and equipment.Health Facility Size: The physical space or dimensions of a facility. Size may be indicated by bed capacity.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.SwedenEducation, Pharmacy, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform graduate pharmacists of recent advances in their particular field.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.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.Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.
  • The Stereotactic Breast Procedures Certification program is based on the principles for the proper performance of stereotactic breast procedures as outlined in the Society's Performance and Practice Guidelines for Stereotactic Breast Procedures . (breastsurgeons.org)
  • The exam content is based on current practice in clinical research and was determined by an international job analysis. (acrpnet.org)
  • If you are entitled to military benefits and have been considering taking the Personal Trainer Certification Exam to broaden your scope of practice, now is the perfect time. (ncsf.org)
  • You will also need to practice minimum of 50-hours, complete all assignments and have a current CPR/First Aid certification on the day of graduation. (yogatreesf.com)
  • The Yoga Tree Teacher Training program is a 200-hour Level One certification program carefully designed for serious students of yoga who want to deepen their practice as well as for those students who wish to become teachers themselves. (yogatreesf.com)
  • Its used in every course and depends upon the professor, but it seemed to have a lot of helpful study assistances, NCLEX style questions, homework, practice exams/quizzes, interactive vidoes/books etc. (allnurses.com)
  • Of course, the purpose of certification is both to assist planners in their practice of sound, ethical planning and to assure the public that planners with such credentials have the expected expertise and that that expertise will be utilized in accordance with our code of ethics. (cyburbia.org)
  • Individuals who reside in or who plan to practice in a jurisdictions where the profession is regulated must contact the appropriate regulatory body for their specific requirements to work in that province. (csrt.com)
  • It's rare to see practice tests for exams appear sooner than a month after an exam's public release, and it's not atypical for them to take as long as three months after an exam's release date to arrive. (certmag.com)
  • This approach works only as soon as exam topics for an exam appear in the Cisco "Career Certifications" pages, and it uses those topics and other Cisco materials to guide study and practice. (certmag.com)
  • The Lean Bronze Portfolio Requirements and Forms (Lean Bronze Portfolio) has been updated as of January 8, 2018. (sme.org)
  • Test Vouchers ($350 value) included to take a 110 question multiple choice exam & a (1 on 1) hands on practical skill competency exam with a mock client. (witseducation.com)
  • However, people who have previously passed a written competency exam and obtained a state-based Professional Engineer (PE) license, for instance, in the US or Canada, can apply for a waiver through SPE to obtain the SPEC. (spe.org)
  • High school diploma or G.E.D, Adequate knowledge of 9th and 10th grade math (algebra), Proficient in English (verbal and written communication skills), No prior criminal record, 18 years old (some exceptions), Hand to eye coordination and finger agility. (clcillinois.edu)
  • The test out includes both the written exam and skills exams. (colorado.gov)
  • Certification requires a score of 100 per cent on the audio-video tape test. (cdc.gov)
  • Get answers, save time and pass your CDL exam test the first time around. (dmv.org)
  • When there is no full or abbreviated oral proficiency exam in a candidate's language, the candidate must take the Versant Spoken English language test. (pacourts.us)
  • All of this helps to explain why I offer one prep strategy for early test-takers and another for those who can wait for third-party materials to arrive to guide their exam preparation. (certmag.com)
  • It's particularly important to carry through to skills development, because that's what Cisco exams seek to test most directly. (certmag.com)
  • Complete final exam and send in with case studies (There is a $75 test fee). (floracopeia.com)
  • e)(1) You must provide quantitative values for confirmed positive drug test results to the MRO when the MRO requests you to do so in writing. (intox.com)
  • The written exam consists of 135 multiple choice questions and a foreign language assessment exercise consisting of translating 10 items into the candidate's working language. (pacourts.us)
  • Must document performance of no fewer than 12 stereotactic breast procedures per year and evaluation* of a minimum of 480 mammography exams in the last 2 years. (breastsurgeons.org)
  • AACE's Certifications have been a mark of distinction for over 30 years. (eventbrite.com)
  • Certification is valid for a period of five years from the date of successfully completing all requirements. (concrete.org)
  • Certifications remain active as long as you are employed as a Colorado Peace Officer as described in Title 16 Article 2.5 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, and up to three years after leaving a position. (colorado.gov)
  • In most cases, any former Colorado peace officer who at one time possessed basic certification but who has not worked as a peace officer or reserve peace officer within the past three years, may apply for renewal of his or her basic certification. (colorado.gov)
  • Physician Assistant - Emergency & Trauma 's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. (salary.com)
  • He was writing a whole bunch of checks" to charities he'd never supported before, she says, and he hadn't kept a checkbook register in two years. (kiplinger.com)
  • For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job. (careers.org)
  • Once an engineer has gained certification, he or she typically works as an assistant for several months or even years to gain the experience necessary to eventually manage entire projects. (wisegeek.com)
  • For instance, some don't accept scores from exams taken over 10 years ago. (kaptest.com)
  • Cisco Specialist Certifications are valid for two years. (cisco.com)
  • This year, the Institute experienced a lower pass rate for its certifying exam than it had experienced in recent years, which understandably resulted in a number of concerns expressed by both unsuccessful examinees and chapter Professional Development Officers. (cyburbia.org)
  • However, it should also be noted that this year's pass rate was more in keeping with the rates of many of the first 20 years of the exam than with the higher rates of the last half dozen years. (cyburbia.org)
  • Several phenomena may explain why this year's pass rate dropped back to rates more common during the first 13 years of the written exam. (cyburbia.org)
  • The Select AICP Exam Cut-Score Committee that was convened in late May for this purpose consisted of recent exam takers, those who had taken the exam years before, a member of the last cut score committee, members of the exam committee, and current and former PDOs. (cyburbia.org)
  • they are the ones who will write you a letter of recommendation in a few years, so keep in touch with them. (clcillinois.edu)
  • The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) provides national certification of EMTs and paramedics at four levels: EMR, EMT, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic. (bls.gov)
  • The exam assesses your proficiency of the body of knowledge required and the application of that knowledge in the conduct of your job duties and responsibilities. (acrpnet.org)
  • Once you successfully pass the NCSF Personal Trainer Certification Exam you will have demonstrated your knowledge of basic anatomy, exercise physiology, health screening and evaluation, nutrition and weight management, exercise prescription, and special populations. (ncsf.org)
  • Indians living in remote areas may be days away from health care facilities providing medical forensic exams, which collect evidence related to an assault for use in criminal prosecution. (gao.gov)
  • Of the 45 hospitals, 26 reported that they are typically able to perform medical forensic exams on site for victims of sexual assault on site, while 19 reported that they choose to refer sexual assault victims to other facilities. (gao.gov)
  • Many of the exam committee members remarked that the draft exam seemed to be calling for more decision making on the part of examinees than did previous exams. (cyburbia.org)
  • This was a big portion of the orientation because every semester we're proctored and have to take a "mock" exam, but in the paperwork, if you fail it, it's a big deal. (allnurses.com)
  • Students must have passing scores for both exams submitted to LSU prior to registering for EDCI 4006, Apprentice Teaching. (lsu.edu)
  • For language requirements, please refer to the International Students section. (gradschools.com)
  • This exam is designed to provide students with a strong understanding of the installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the Cisco IX5000 and IX5200 systems. (cisco.com)