Education, Medical, Graduate: Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.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.Education, Medical, Undergraduate: The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.Competency-Based Education: Educational programs designed to ensure that students attain prespecified levels of competence in a given field or training activity. Emphasis is on achievement or specified objectives.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.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.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Education, Pharmacy, Graduate: Educational programs for pharmacists who have a bachelor's degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree entering a specific field of pharmacy. They may lead to an advanced degree.United StatesFaculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.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.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Education, Nursing, Graduate: Those educational activities engaged in by holders of a bachelor's degree in nursing, which are primarily designed to prepare them for entrance into a specific field of nursing, and may lead to board certification or a more advanced degree.Education, Dental, Graduate: Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.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.Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Education, Nursing: Use for general articles concerning nursing education.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Legislation, Hospital: Laws and regulations concerning hospitals, which are proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.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.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.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.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Prospective Payment System: A system wherein reimbursement rates are set, for a given period of time, prior to the circumstances giving rise to actual reimbursement claims.Clinical Clerkship: Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Education, Distance: Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.Surgicenters: Facilities designed to serve patients who require surgical treatment exceeding the capabilities of usual physician's office yet not of such proportion as to require hospitalization.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Physiology: The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.Education, Premedical: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.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.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).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.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.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.Biology: One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.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.Medical Indigency: The condition in which individuals are financially unable to access adequate medical care without depriving themselves and their dependents of food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of living.Computer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.Physician Self-Referral: Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a competitive health insurance market.Licensure, Medical: The granting of a license to practice medicine.Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate: A four-year program in nursing education in a college or university leading to a B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). Graduates are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Students, Nursing: Individuals enrolled in a school of nursing or a formal educational program leading to a degree in nursing.Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Anatomy: A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Mentors: Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Educational Technology: Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Students, Health Occupations: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.Medicare Payment Advisory Commission: The Commission was created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 under Title XVIII. It is specifically charged to review the effect of Medicare+Choice under Medicare Part C and to review payment policies under Parts A and B. It is also generally charged to evaluate the effect of prospective payment policies and their impact on health care delivery in the US. The former Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) and the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) were merged to form MEDPAC.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).Education, Veterinary: Use for general articles concerning veterinary medical education.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Education, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Preceptorship: Practical experience in medical and health-related services that occurs as part of an educational program wherein the professionally-trained student works outside the academic environment under the supervision of an established professional in the particular field.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)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.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.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Dentists: Individuals licensed to practice DENTISTRY.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Internship, Nonmedical: Advanced programs of training to meet certain professional requirements in fields other than medicine or dentistry, e.g., pharmacology, nutrition, nursing, etc.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Medical Errors: Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.Physicians, Women: Women licensed to practice medicine.Patient Simulation: The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.College Admission Test: Test designed to identify students suitable for admission into a graduate or undergraduate curriculum.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Audiovisual Aids: Auditory and visual instructional materials.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Biological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Great BritainSchools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Community Medicine: A branch of medicine concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community, and with the application of comprehensive care to the prevention and treatment of illness in the entire community.International Educational Exchange: The exchange of students or professional personnel between countries done under the auspices of an organization for the purpose of further education.Career Mobility: The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Credentialing: The recognition of professional or technical competence through registration, certification, licensure, admission to association membership, the award of a diploma or degree, etc.Natural Science Disciplines: The sciences dealing with processes observable in nature.Humanism: An ethical system which emphasizes human values and the personal worth of each individual, as well as concern for the dignity and freedom of humankind.Nutritional Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Academic Medical Centers: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Programmed Instruction as Topic: Instruction in which learners progress at their own rate using workbooks, textbooks, or electromechanical devices that provide information in discrete steps, test learning at each step, and provide immediate feedback about achievement. (ERIC, Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1996).Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Schools, Veterinary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of veterinary medicine.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.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.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.American Medical Association: Professional society representing the field of medicine.Professional Misconduct: Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.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)Societies: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.Textbooks as Topic: Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.Pharmacology, Clinical: The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.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.Dental Hygienists: Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Schools, Nursing: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of nursing.Achievement: Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.Research Personnel: Those individuals engaged in research.Dental Research: The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)Nursing Education Research: Investigations into the problems of integrating research findings into nursing curricula, developing problem solving skills, finding approaches to clinical teaching, determining the level of practice by graduates from different basic preparations, etc.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Geriatrics: The branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility.HumanitiesMotivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.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.Specialties, Dental: Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)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.Salaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Vocational Guidance: Systematic efforts to assist individuals in selecting an occupation or suitable employment on the basis of aptitude, education, etc.Aspirations (Psychology): Strong desires to accomplish something. This usually pertains to greater values or high ideals.Self-Assessment: Appraisal of one's own personal qualities or traits.Periodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth, and of the treatment and prevention of disease affecting these tissues.Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.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)Student Dropouts: Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.CaliforniaInterviews 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.Dissertations, Academic as Topic: Dissertations embodying results of original research and especially substantiating a specific view, e.g., substantial papers written by candidates for an academic degree under the individual direction of a professor or papers written by undergraduates desirous of achieving honors or distinction.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.Schools, Health Occupations: Schools which offer training in the area of health.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Pharmacists: Those persons legally qualified by education and training to engage in the practice of pharmacy.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Microbiology: The study of microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria, algae, archaea, and viruses.General Practice, Dental: Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Psychiatry: The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.Clinical Medicine: The study and practice of medicine by direct examination of the patient.Goals: The end-result or objective, which may be specified or required in advance.Perception: The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.Writing: The act or practice of literary composition, the occupation of writer, or producing or engaging in literary work as a profession.Genetics: The branch of science concerned with the means and consequences of transmission and generation of the components of biological inheritance. (Stedman, 26th ed)Knowledge: The body of truths or facts accumulated in the course of time, the cumulated sum of information, its volume and nature, in any civilization, period, or country.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)Empathy: An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)Staff Development: The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.Physicians, Primary Care: Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.
  • It's Spring (2016) and a great time to celebrate all the positive aspects of our academic medical center! (umassmed.edu)
  • During the next two years, College of Nursing enrollment nearly doubles from 40 in 1960 to 74 in 1962.To address the program's growth, Dake teams up with Henderson Community College to create an associate degree program. (uky.edu)
  • Enrollment figures which include off- campus ( distance education) enroll-ment may be found on pages 83 and 84. (ncdcr.gov)
  • In 2015, she received the APEX Award for Excellence in Health & Medical Writing by Nursing2015 , for an article she co-authored entitled, "Best Practices for Engaging Patients with Dementia. (netnebraska.org)
  • In part due to its online innovative teaching and positive program results, Duquesne has been recognized since 2008 by the National League for Nursing as a center of excellence for enhanced student learning and professional development. (chausa.org)
  • The accreditation requirements, says Chappell, currently the director of the CE office, "promote nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in response to a rapidly changing and growing health care environment. (uky.edu)
  • The College of Nursing is committed to serving educational needs, supporting lifelong learning, advancing excellence in regional and global healthcare. (uh.edu)
  • 5 While trends show increasing numbers of doctors across both metropolitan and rural areas 6 and increasing numbers of nurses in all but very remote areas, 7 the changing aspirations and work patterns of recent graduates explain why the number of effective full-time workers does not show a commensurate increase. (mja.com.au)
  • Project IMHOTEP is an eleven-week internship designed to increase the knowledge and skills of rising juniors and seniors and recent graduates of an undergraduate institution in biostatistics, epidemiology, and occupational safety and health. (fatomei.com)
  • The long-standing reputation at the KU Medical Center results in state-of-the-art patient care with one purpose, helping the patient. (kumc.edu)
  • The competencies, he said, "provide the framework to improve provider education and thus also improve patient care in the treatment of obesity. (medscape.com)
  • The nurse reported patient status changes requiring the provider to elicit a history, initiate orders, and prescribe interventions specific to the patient's condition. (healio.com)
  • She's a standardized patient, which means the woman portraying her is trained to take on the characteristics of a person with a medical condition. (wbur.org)
  • Depending on state laws and the needs of specific clinics, certified nurse assistants or CNAs may also be known as nursing assistants, nurse's aides, or patient care technicians. (lovetoknow.com)
  • A background in medical coding will also help get a job in this field because this job entails the organizing and analyzing of medical records for every patient procedure. (lovetoknow.com)
  • It's intrinsic to who she is and further demonstrates the patient-centered focus she brings to preparing the nurses of tomorrow. (rochester.edu)
  • Stephanie Santella and Brianna Kimpel, both of Charles Town, received the undergraduate awards based on their exemplary academic performance and leadership skills. (shepherd.edu)
  • The course is taught by experts in acute and chronic care, palliative care, community nursing and mental health who will support you in becoming a caring, compassionate professional, working in partnership with patients' families, and communities. (qub.ac.uk)
  • The major problems of cancer education are related to the multidisciplinary and multiprofessional nature of oncology, resulting in particular educational problems. (rug.nl)
  • This multidisciplinary nature of oncology - and in many cases also the multiprofessional nature - is in many teaching programmes not yet reflected in cancer education. (rug.nl)
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  • Language instruction was the early focus of the Committee, with Hausa, Swahili, and Fanti (for which Francis N. Nkrumah, later Kwame Nkrumah, first president of Ghana, served as instructor) being the original three languages taught. (upenn.edu)