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appraisal

 [ah-prāz´al]
the act of evaluating something.
health risk appraisal a systematic evaluation of factors in an individual, family, community, or other aggregate that might lead to illness or other health problems.
performance appraisal the evaluation of an employee or student, comparing his or her job-related behavior with a standard of expectations for performance.

appraisal

Graduate education (UK) The process of continuous monitoring of a trainee, focussing on exploring evidence of performance with the aim of helping the trainee to develop. Appraisal prepares the candidate for assessment.
MedspeakUK The process by which an employee’s performance is reviewed periodically against the requirements of the job. A continuous process of peer review of doctors and consultants, which includes 360º peer review, as well as competency-based, objectives-based, and trait-based appraisals, which are best maintained in an appraisal portfolio.
Appraisal must be transparent, fair, effective, and consistent with the principles of Good Medical Practice (GMC), clinical governance, and revalidation. Appraisal should be conducted objectively and based on accurate information; it should not be influenced by personal bias. Each consultant should be advised on what to expect from the appraisal and understand what the process is trying to achieve.

appraisal

in stress theories, the individual's conscious or subconscious interpretation of the significance of an event; primary appraisal the evaluation of the relevance of an event to the person's well-being; secondary appraisal the person's evaluation of whether or not they have the resources to cope with an event appraised as a threat to their well-being.
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Redfield couldn't sell the house for less than 90 percent of its appraised value until 36 months had passed.
Sometime before February 1, 2010, the State Tax Commissioner (Commissioner) appraised the properties and provided those values to the Assessor of Taylor County (Assessor).
Our commitment to excellence is clearly demonstrated by the company being appraised at CMMI ML4 across the company.
5) Lois Bennett, left, and Shirley Cornwell, both of Charlton, wait their turn to have the items they brought appraised.
The $196 million value is higher than published reports that priced it between $150 and $180 million, but far lower than the $260 million appraised value when the loan was securitized in 2007.
The New Medicines Group is appraising up to 32 drugs a year and the New Cancer Drugs Advisory Group is working hard to scan the horizon for cancer drugs due to be licensed so that they can be appraised quickly.
This procedure is available only for transfers that involve an artwork that has been appraised at $50,000 or more.
The Fund received several attractive offers on the Seattle Portfolio, at prices well in excess of both the investment's appraised value and bids offered by prospective purchasers less than eighteen months ago.
involve the appraised in their own review and development.
On July 20, 2001, one of his employees appraised a manufactured home located in a residential district, which she valued as real property.
Cary was fortunate enough to have had the ring appraised soon after she received it," says Breedlove.
Accordingly, the Court of Appeals of Kansas remanded the case and directed the Court of Tax Appeals to establish an appraised value of Wagner's property for the 2011 tax year based on a quality rating of "Good.