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fieldwork

(fēld′wŏrk)
Studies and practical experience gained during the direct observation and care of patients. It is used to supplement and broaden the education of students, usually in addition to academic study performed in the classroom, home, or library. Fieldwork is also used in ethnographic nursing research.
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For example, the amount of field work required ranges from 30 hours in one state to 300 hours in another, and the number of credits of reading required ranges from 2 to 12.
You must be one heck of a talker to get my husband interesting in healthy eating in the middle of Spring field work," the woman wrote.
Elizabeth Gremore Figa, who is a public health and medical informatics specialist, combines oral history with field work observations to collect stories from a pioneering medical librarian circuit rider.
7) Women of German (7) and Norwegian (12) background clustered at the far end of the continuum participating in barnyard and/or field work.
Providing additional information to the assessor in the early stages before he or she completes the necessary field work and establishes the tentative assessment, may yield significant results.
Summary: The Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has announced the commencement of field work for the centre's Labour Force Survey for 2012, which aims to build an up-to-date database on the labour force, exploring their demographic characteristics, categorised by employment status, occupation, economic activity and sector.
Meanwhile, Ya'aqoob bin Khamis Al Zedjali, deputy director general of census, clarified the queries raised by the operation room staff and the field work staff.
In their first summer, students will work with a federal or provincial geological survey, learning the basics of field mapping and other field work.
For scientists and academics engaged in field work, accurately identifying and tracking the samples they collect for later study is a key part of the scientific method, as well as one of the most cumbersome duties if they're working with scores of samples.
Your primary field work following testing is an analysis of the investments and investment earnings.
A state prison inmate brought a [ss] 1983 action against current and former prison officials, alleging he had been forced to do field work for which he was medically unfit due to asthma, in violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Because of budget constraints, the funding available for field work had dwindled to between 5 and 10 percent of the current budget, whereas 20 to 25 percent is needed for a healthy program, according to the USGS.