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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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The Ohio bill provides immunity from civil liability to school districts, community schools, non-public schools, and school employees for injury, death, or loss allegedly resulting from disciplining a student.
Before disciplining or discharging employees, employers should conduct an investigation and allow the employee to respond to the accusations.
Disciplining is at its strongest in problems of the first kind.