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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.

program development

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) 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 for a group or community. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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If program development continues along these lines, more extensive government involvement, expanded programs in both the public and private sector, and a greater sensitivity to the needs and problems of those with disability can be expected.
In keeping with new user requirements, a new standard for control system program development and support has been introduced by Allen-Bradley.
Valorie Seyfert, president and CEO of both CFS and SPF, said, "We performed extensive searches for the right talent to expand our program development services.
Consequently, potential program developers should keep two thoughts in mind when planning the scope of their work: (a) multimedia development is labor intensive, requiring many man-hours for each hour of quality program development, and (b) there are probably more programs about students who have developmental disabilities that could be developed than ever will be developed.
Fitch expects the team to successfully complete its first comprehensive strategic plan with initiatives to strengthen marketing, recruitment, new program development, and financial resources.
Ron Ortega, director of Program Development TAGA Program Managers will operate.
All who are familiar with the history of vocational rehabilitation program development know of the many past "debates" concerning facility-based and community-based employment for people with moderate and sever disabilities.
The authors of this text state in the preface that this new edition is primarily for personnel involved in the administration of program development and implementation of Intermediate Care Facilities/Mentally Retarded (ICF/MR) services and is intended to assist facilities in designing habilitation programs that meet ICF/MR regulations.
Siegel to Executive Vice President and Randi Baldwin to Senior Vice President, Marketing and Program Development.
He replaces Darryll Green, who becomes a vice president of program development for Gannett's Broadcast Division.
Tony brings more than 25 years of experience in the fundraising and program development sector," said Franklin C.
He will also oversee all engineering functions related to test program development and package engineering.

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