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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.

discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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Concerts that introduce other art forms or disciplines can be an innovative way to inspire both audiences and musicians.
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Doherty, Beyond Boundaries: Disciplines, Paradigms, and Theoretical Integration in International Studies.
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Disciplines and professions define the conventions for accepting or rejecting new knowledge.
Regardless of the makeup of its adjudication process, every department adheres essentially to the same method--it compares the act of employee misconduct to prohibited behavior outlined in the official code of conduct and imposes suitable discipline.
The authors, Jon Roberts and James Turner, point out that various disciplines and subdisciplines emerged over time to accommodate the research interests of scientists so that science eventually achieved a "disciplinary autonomy" (25).
Perhaps the reason a spirituality of work has not gained greater credence and adherence is that, unlike with many other spiritualities, its practitioners have not developed a series of disciplines that other people can follow to make such a spirituality a reality in their daily lives.
Selection criteria mandate equitable distribution among the art disciplines and equal representation of women, minority, and other groups, as well as equitable geographical representation.
Figure 2 reports that four disciplines are perceived to be important to the medical center in achieving its business strategy and effective in what the medical center does.
Ethics brings to the other management disciplines the discipline of asking tough questions and seeking thoughtful, well-informed answers.
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