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development

 [de-vel´up-ment]
1. growth and differentiation.
cognitive development the development of intelligence, conscious thought, and problem-solving ability that begins in infancy.
community health development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating members of a community to identify the community's health concerns, mobilize resources, and implement solutions.
critical path development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as constructing and using a timed sequence of patient care activities to enhance desired patient outcomes in a cost-efficient manner. See also critical path.
program development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as planning, implementing, and evaluating a coordinated set of activities designed to enhance wellness or to prevent, reduce, or eliminate one or more health problems of a group or community.
psychosexual development
1. generally, the development of the psychological aspects of sexuality from birth to maturity.
2. In psychoanalytic theory, the development of object relations has five stages: the oral stage from birth to 2 years, the anal stage from 2 to 4 years, the phallic stage from 4 to 6 years, the latency stage from 6 years until puberty, and the genital stage from puberty onward; see also sexual development.
psychosocial development the development of the personality, including the acquisition of social attitudes and skills, from infancy through maturity.
risk for delayed development a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for delay of 25 per cent or more in one or more of the areas of social or self-regulatory behavior, or in cognitive, language, gross motor, or fine motor skills.
sexual development see sexual development.
staff development
1. an educational program for health care providers conducted by a hospital or other institution; it includes orientation, in-service training, and continuing education.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as developing, maintaining, and monitoring competence of staff.

community health development

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as assisting members of a community to identify a community's health concerns, mobilize resources, and implement solutions. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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There are five community health development workers in North Tyneside who engage with local people and work with groups and organisations to promote wellbeing and health.
Suzanne Joyce, public health nurse lead for North Tyneside PCT, said: "This project has shown the positive impact this method of community engagement has for members of the public and the community health development service.
Charlotte Illingworth, community health development lead for Middlesbrough PCT said: "It is proven that children can concentrate more effectively if they have eaten a healthy breakfast.
North Tyneside Primary Care Trust's community health development service will be at the Findus Factory in Longbenton on December 4.
The trust's community health development worker, Emma Thomas, based at the South Bank Health Shop, said: "It's been a real team effort in highlighting the importance of having working cycle lights when riding in the dark.
North Tyneside PCT's Community Health Development Team and the PIT-STOP project are offering free health checks at the store as part of the national Know Your Numbers Week, which starts on Monday.
Ruby is community health development worker at the Stockton International Family Centre.
For more information, call Jane Freeman, community health development worker, on (0191) 218 0091.

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