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training

 [trān´ing]
1. a system of instruction or teaching.
2. preparation by instruction and practice; see also education.
assertiveness training instruction in techniques for handling of interpersonal conflicts and threatening situations without either submissiveness or aggression; see also assertiveness training.
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance with the effective expression of feelings, needs, and ideas while respecting the rights of others.
autogenic training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting with self-suggestions about feelings of heaviness and warmth for the purpose of inducing relaxation.
bladder training a program designed to help a patient gain better control over the flow of urine; examples include prompted voiding, bladder drill, patterned urge response toileting, pelvic floor exercises, and double void. Called also urinary bladder training.
bowel training a program to help a patient to learn to evacuate the bowel at specific intervals; see also bowel training.
gait training systematic activities designed to promote walking with or without assistive devices.
impulse control training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to mediate impulsive behavior through application of problem-solving strategies to social and interpersonal situations.
memory training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of memory.
urinary bladder training
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as improving bladder function for those with urge incontinence by increasing the bladder's ability to hold urine and the patient's ability to suppress urination.
urinary habit training in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as establishing a predictable pattern of bladder emptying to prevent incontinence for persons with limited cognitive ability who have urge, stress, or functional incontinence.

memory training

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as facilitation of memory. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Memory training programs often target improving episodic memory by teaching memory strategies to compensate for loss of memory with aging (Verhaeghen, VanRanst, & Marcoen, 1993).
Aging and everyday memory: The beneficial effect of memory training.
This result, however, appeared to be specific to those individuals with intact relational memory performance, whereas those who did not meet memory training criteria (25% of the early psychosis group) had smaller hippocampal volumes.
And] that's what Ed had been trying to impart to me from the beginning: that memory training is not just for the sake of performing party tricks; it's about nurturing something profoundly and essentially human.
Memory training was central to classical education.
Dominic himself is an advertisement for memory training, as his incredible capacity for recollection is self-taught.
Sweden-based Karolinska Development AB said yesterday it had decided to sell local Cogmed, a provider of working memory training products, to UK education technologies provider Pearson plc (LON:PSON).
Mary Stapleton and I run a therapy group that meets once per week with a flexible agenda of about 15 different topics that includes: attention training, sensory memory training, memory strategy training, problem solving, decision making, social skills, prosthetic device training, maintaining hope, study skills, non-verbal communication, etc.
Scott situates Hamlet, as Shakespeare's "icon of the scholar self (131), within a complicated set of dialogues between writing and remembering, the novel technology of print and the old technology of memory training, the imperative of remembering and the necessity of forgetting, humanist scholarship and modern experience.
Her team has developed a working memory training programme and the pupils from Durham were used as her "guinea pigs".