• North Carolina Medical Board
  • The North Carolina Medical Board has considered the issue of consistency in regula-tion and has drawn the conclusion that consistency in process is essential to credible public protection and fairness, but seeking consistency in outcomes would be futile due to the many vari-ables, revealed through process, that attend each case coming before it. (ncdcr.gov)
  • forum@ncmedboard.org The Forum of the North Carolina Medical Board is published four times a year. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Articles appearing in the Forum, including letters and reviews, represent the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the North Carolina Medical Board, its members or staff, or the institutions or organizations with which the authors are affiliated. (ncdcr.gov)
  • I met Dr. Kanof, a past president of both the North Carolina Medical Board and the North Carolina Medical Society, while participating in the NCMS Leadership College. (ncdcr.gov)
  • scope
  • NPs are qualified to diagnose medical problems, order treatments, perform some procedures, prescribe medications, and make referrals for a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions within their scope of practice which is defined depending on the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to providing a wide range of healthcare services, nurse practitioners may conduct research or teach, and they are often very active in legislative lobbying for expanded scope of practice and development of healthcare policy at local, state, and national levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1971, The U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Elliot Richardson, made a formal recommendation in expanding the scope of the nursing practice and qualifying them to be able to serve as primary care providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of professions subject to regulation, the requisites for an individual to receive professional licensure or certification, the scope of practice that is permitted for the individual to perform, and the nature of sanctions that can be imposed for failure to comply vary across jurisdictions. (wikipedia.org)
  • An RN's scope of practice is determined by legislation, and is regulated by a professional body or council. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many varying courses and scholarships available which provide a bachelor-level Registered Nurse the opportunity to 'up-skill' and assume an extended scope of practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Being a regulated profession, an optometrist's scope of practice may differ depending on the location. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, disorders or diseases detected outside the treatment scope of optometry are referred out to relevant medical professionals for proper care, more commonly to ophthalmologists who are physicians that specialize in tertiary medical and surgical care of the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • osteopathic
  • During years 3 and 4 of osteopathic medical school, in addition to coursework and licensure examinations, students typically move through various clinical clerkships and rotations to gain patient-centered experience as practitioners of osteopathic medicine. (jaoa.org)
  • In the past, most osteopathic medical schools used postrotation objective examinations and global rating tools completed by clinical preceptors to determine clerkship grades and criteria for academic promotion, but residency program directors expressed a need for standardized end-of-clerkship rotation examinations that were secure, integrated osteopathic principles, and provided direct evidence of student learning, along with some measure of educational equivalency at often-varied clinical education sites. (jaoa.org)
  • counselors
  • In the area of mental health, Oregon offers broad licensing exemptions for professional counselors and marriage and family therapists, allowing people to practice these professions either with or without a license. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) officially defines genetic counseling as the understanding and adaptation to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of November 2017, 22 states require licensure to genetic counselors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has since encouraged more states to license genetic counselors before they are allowed to practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ASHG argues that requiring practitioners to go through the necessary training and testing to obtain a license will ensure quality genetic services as well as allow for reimbursement for counselors' services. (wikipedia.org)
  • regulatory
  • So important is it that some medical boards have carefully assessed the consis-tency of their regulatory processes in order to best assure patient protection. (ncdcr.gov)
  • She lent her expertise as an author in support of the M√ľnster Memorandum on Practitioners of Alternative Medicine, which aims to mitigate the potential for patient harm from therapists who lack academic medical education (Heilpraktiker - literally healing practitioners) by proposing a German regulatory framework to balance the concerns of patient autonomy and freedom of therapy against fairness to health insurance providers and insurees. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board is an independent regulatory body responsible for licensing Paramedics. (wikipedia.org)
  • laws
  • In the health care system, an health professional who offers medical, nursing or other types of health care services is required to meet specific requisites put into effect by laws governing health care practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, nine U.S. states have passed health freedom laws that protect alternative practitioners such as herbalists from prosecution for "practicing medicine without a license. (wikipedia.org)
  • During every session of the Kentucky General Assembly he lobbied for larger appropriations, increased authority, the establishment of city and county boards of health and stricter medical licensing laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • The Alberta Lymphedema Association relies upon your support to continue its work to promote awareness and education of Lymphedema within the medical community and general public of Alberta. (albertalymphedema.com)
  • OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
  • Yet it is well recognized that barriers exist with respect to APRNs being able to practice to the full extent of their education and training. (nursingworld.org)
  • The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on the future of nursing has highlighted the importance of promoting the ability of APRNs to practice to the full extent of their education. (nursingworld.org)
  • 2) "Advanced or specialized nursing practice" means, in addition to the practice of professional nursing, the performance of advanced-level nursing acts approved by the board which, by virtue of postbasic specialized education, training, and experience, are appropriately performed by an advanced registered nurse practitioner. (flsenate.gov)
  • In 2004, in parallel with her medical education, Grams began pursuing education in traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • She completed her homeopathic education with an additional professional designation in that area, and was active exclusively in private homeopathic practice from 2009 through 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • I have been fortunate throughout my medical education, training and career to have had many strong women behind me, as colleagues, mentors, partners and friends. (ncdcr.gov)
  • In 1882 McCormack, like many young doctors of the era, traveled to New York, London, Edinburgh and Vienna to further his medical education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon completing his medical education McCormack returned to his family home near New Haven, Kentucky and practiced medicine as a country doctor, quickly gaining a reputation as one of the most intrepid surgeons in the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Telemedicine can also facilitate medical education by allowing workers to observe experts in their fields and share best practices more easily. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical education during the past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the use of simulation technology for teaching and assessment. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • In lieu of the customary (and arguably unethical) system, whereby novices carry out the practice required to master various techniques-including invasive procedures-on real patients, simulation-based education allows trainees to hone their skills in a risk-free environment. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Perhaps less recognized, however, are the ways that technological advances impact on the fundamental process underlying all clinical practice, that of medical education. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • practitioners receive continuing education credits by attending teleconferences broadcast over the internet. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Simulations represent another form of technology that medical education has increasingly employed in recent years, and this article aims to provide a general overview of these educational innovations and their uses for training and assessment. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • This proposal seeks to identify and implement improvements to the education and licensure process for civil engineers in the United States of America. (wikipedia.org)
  • A divided education process implies that there is a distinct, pre-professional education stage such as that practiced by the medical, legal and dental professions The Board in 1930 found that the needs of the engineering profession was best served by allowing secondary school graduates to directly enter the engineering curriculum and this should be the norm of engineering education. (wikipedia.org)
  • This meant that unlike the unified approach to engineering education, medical, legal and dental education programs were divided and could only be entered after a distinct and separate, undergraduate education process not managed by the profession. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern day optometry, however, has evolved through time so that the education curriculum additionally includes intensive medical training in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease in countries where the profession is established and regulated. (wikipedia.org)
  • practise
  • These advances included the establishment of a Women's Medical College in Toronto (and in Kingston, Ontario) in 1883, attributed in part to the persistence of Emily Stowe, the first female doctor to practise in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty and geographic isolation empowered women to learn and practise medical care with the herbs, roots, and berries that worked for their mothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • eligible
  • several years of work experience in a hospital or other health unit is further required in order to be eligible for a licence to engage in private practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • 3 *Staff Electronic Medical Records and the Development of Electronic Health Records and Electronic Patient Records. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Nurse practitioners are healthcare professionals educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nurse Practitioners have become an integral part of the medical and health care system, due to the combination of experience and expertise they bring with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The US National Institute of Medicine, the States Boards of Nursing, the American Association of Nursing Practitioners and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have proposed a national model of full autonomy in professional practice to provide better accessibility to primary, to reduce costs and to increase the capacity of the United States Health System. (wikipedia.org)
  • From working in billing and coding to helping manage the front office at a medical practice to serving in a senior leadership role at a large health care organization, the health care industry is full of opportunity. (phoenix.edu)
  • an umbrella term describing an advanced level of clinical nursing practice that maximizes the use of graduate educational preparation, in-depth nursing knowledge and expertise in meeting the health needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. (longwoods.com)
  • Nursing registration in Australia has been at a national level since 2010, since the inception of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), which forms part of the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Within the context of advanced or specialized nursing practice, the advanced registered nurse practitioner may perform acts of nursing diagnosis and nursing treatment of alterations of the health status. (flsenate.gov)
  • Although Grams fundamentally opposes homeopathy as a discipline, she wishes to see mainstream health systems embrace the idea of better medicine - an effort to enable intensive attention to the patient in daily medical practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • He served as executive officer of the Kentucky State Board of Health for thirty years and he led the reorganization of the American Medical Association (AMA) during its formative years of 1900 to 1911. (wikipedia.org)
  • McCormack served for six years as president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and for two years as president of the Federation of State Medical Boards. (wikipedia.org)
  • McCormack left his practice of medicine in 1901 to concentrate on the activities of the Kentucky State Board of Health, his work with national organizations and his real estate ventures. (wikipedia.org)
  • These technologies permit communications between patient and medical staff with both convenience and fidelity, as well as the transmission of medical, imaging and health informatics data from one site to another. (wikipedia.org)
  • eHealth is another related term, used particularly in the U.K. and Europe, as an umbrella term that includes telehealth, electronic medical records, and other components of health information technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Virtual medical treatment also entails potentially decreased human interaction between medical professionals and patients, an increased risk of error when medical services are delivered in the absence of a registered professional, and an increased risk that protected health information may be compromised through electronic storage and transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Irrespective of our clinical specialty or health care profession, we encounter new medical technologies in nearly every facet of modern practice, from diagnostic imaging and laboratory testing techniques to therapeutic devices. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Optometry is a health care profession which involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the medical diagnosis and management of eye disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The commission membership consists of health service administrators, medical professionals, and government representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Questioning the ability of existing public health systems to provide essential services, the report sought to establish a comprehensive framework delineating the "three fundamental purposes of public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though health policy academicians identified with and understood the IOM framework, policy makers found its highly conceptual language difficult to apply. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the auspices of both the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Public Health Practice Program Office and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the group sought to explain what public health is, clarify the role of public health within the larger healthcare system, and provide accountability by linking public health performance to health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the goal of developing a consensus-based set of performance standards for state and local public health delivery systems, the NPHPSP adopted the Essential Public Health Services as "the fundamental framework" underpinning its assessment strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • Some nurse practitioners contract out their services for private duty and may also work for private agencies that provide medical staffing to clinics or hospitals called locum tenens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Going on to nursing study via Bates College wildlife ecology , for example, can help you find a rewarding position in the medical services field. (uwgreenbay.org)
  • In the Prairie provinces, the first homesteaders relied on themselves for medical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are accredited nursing certificate programs that can help launch your career, performing a variety of medical services within a hospital setting. (buckscountycollege.com)
  • It has been used to overcome distance barriers and to improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical simulations, in general, aim to imitate real patients, anatomic regions, or clinical tasks, and/or to mirror the real-life circumstances in which medical services are rendered. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Today, BC Ambulance is among the largest Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider in Canada and North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • The core philosophy of the nurse practitioner role is individualized care that focuses on a patient's medical issues as well as the effects of illness on the life of a patient and his or her family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP) is a classification that has recently evolved. (wikipedia.org)
  • To become a Registered Nurse(RN), you will be required to take courses in medical terminology, patient care and life sciences. (universityofbirmingham.com)
  • As the population ages, medical care will continue to expand rapidly. (humboldtstateuniversity.org)
  • Remote patient monitoring through mobile technology can reduce the need for outpatient visits and enable remote prescription verification and drug administration oversight, potentially significantly reducing the overall cost of medical care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Teleophthalmology is a branch of telemedicine that delivers eye care through digital medical equipment and telecommunications technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • establish
  • Still set out to reform the orthodox medical scene and establish a practice that did not so readily resort to drugs, purgatives, and harshly invasive therapeutics to treat a person suffering from ailment, similar to the mindset of the irregulars in the early 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • profession
  • Apart from a token few, women were outsiders to the male-dominated medical profession. (wikipedia.org)
  • respondents from 31 countries identified a number of barriers related to NP-APN practice including access to educational programs globally, lack of understanding of the NP-APN role, and lack of respect of the nursing profession, among others as outlined in Table 2 . (nursingworld.org)
  • Civil engineering as a profession has long studied and evaluated issues associated with educational preparation for the practice of its profession and to that end, engineering societies have held conferences and prepared reports on the subject since 1918. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lack
  • Lack of awareness and understanding about NP and CNS roles among the healthcare team and the public contributes to ambiguous role expectations, confusion about NP and CNS scopes of practice and turf protection. (longwoods.com)
  • supervision
  • Unless otherwise specified by the joint committee, such acts must be performed under the general supervision of a practitioner licensed under chapter 458, chapter 459, or chapter 466 within the framework of standing protocols which identify the medical acts to be performed and the conditions for their performance. (flsenate.gov)
  • hospital
  • Completion of an accredited nursing program or other medical training can qualify you to start working in a private hospital immediately. (uwgreenbay.org)
  • CNMs practice in hospital, birth center and home settings, with the majority associated with a hospital or birth center. (wikipedia.org)
  • He received an M.D. from Miami Medical College (now the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine) in 1870 and completed a residency at Cincinnati Commercial Hospital (now the University of Cincinnati Medical Center) the following year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Process
  • At the end of this learning process, Grams decided to abandon her own private homeopathic practice, and with it her previous economic livelihood, because she no longer wanted to offer therapies that she could not fully stand behind. (wikipedia.org)
  • This process integrates: Interpretation of family and medical histories to assess the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The clinical process entails initially discriminating retinal lesions from non-factor artifacts, subsequently distinguishing lesions associated with the disease in question from other types of lesions, and finally grading the disease according to guideline-endorsed severity scales set by medical authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • I realize now that, during the early years of his practice, the best method of diagnosis was often a listening ear. (ncdcr.gov)
  • therapists
  • The Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF) has adopted the following guidelines for Canada, with respect to training of therapists in lymphedema management using combined or complete decongestive therapy (CDT), also known as decongestive lymphatic therapy (DLT). (albertalymphedema.com)
  • regulation
  • It is an important sentinel in medical reg-ulation because without consistency, by definition, regulation cannot be optimal. (ncdcr.gov)
  • No two situations are identical in the world of medical regulation, of course, but there are elements of some situations that are generally similar to others. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Regulation, that is to control or direct by rule, is the sole responsibility and mandate of medical boards. (ncdcr.gov)
  • These groups play an important role by assisting medical boards in regulation. (ncdcr.gov)
  • In India, practitioners of both modern medicine and traditional medicine are subject to professional regulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • require
  • Other occupations, such as operating a business or working as a professional driver or mariner, may require specialized licensure as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Telemedicine
  • Telemedicine also can eliminate the possible transmission of infectious diseases or parasites between patients and medical staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • The downsides of telemedicine include the cost of telecommunication and data management equipment and of technical training for medical personnel who will employ it. (wikipedia.org)
  • minimum
  • Since 2010, all CNMs are required to possess a minimum of a graduate degree such as a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Master of Science in midwifery (M.S.) or a doctoral degree in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). (wikipedia.org)
  • The sole legislative purpose in enacting this part is to ensure that every nurse practicing in this state meets minimum requirements for safe practice. (flsenate.gov)
  • diagnose
  • An increase in the aging population is expected to lead to a greater need to diagnose medical conditions, such as cancer or type II diabetes. (uwgreenbay.org)
  • current
  • After experiencing the loss of his wife and three daughters to spinal meningitis and noting that the current orthodox medical system could not save them, Still may have been prompted to shape his reformist attitudes towards the conventional medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • As alternative medicine grew to include more followers, orthodox medicine continued to rebuke and seek to invalidate the "irregulars," as termed by the orthodox practitioners in Heroic medicine. (wikipedia.org)