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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.
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Teachers undertaking Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications will engage critically with relevant educational thinking and international best practice, apply new ideas and approaches to their own teaching practice, reflect on and share experiences and outcomes to plan further development and improve the quality of students' learning.
Teachers interested in pursuing a Cambridge Professional Development Qualification in the new academic year should contact the Azerbaijan Teacher Development Centre for further information
Guskey (2002) describes a five-level framework for evaluating and examining professional development. Level One hones in on examining teacher-participants' perspectives and reactions.
On the basis of these definitions, it is clear that professional development encompasses continuing education, but continuing education is only a part of the broader field of nursing professional development.
The work in professional development parallels the efforts in higher education in providing learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students through e-learning.
The NPD program provides grants for eligible institutions of higher education, in collaboration with states or districts, to implement professional development activities that will improve instruction for English Learners (ELs).
There are numerous aspects of high-quality CTE that are key to the professional development of the CTE educator, such as career development strategies and business and industry connections.
Thus far, few instruments have been developed to specifically measure self-efficacy for web-based professional development. Since Internet-based programs have become one of the important pathways for elementary school teachers' professional development, teachers' web-based professional development self-efficacy is worth further discussion and subsequent study.
"Being a part of professional organizations are .extremely beneficial because of the networking and professional development opportunities that they provide," she said.
Alice Osborne, coordinator of community and continuing education at Utah Valley University, says there are five ways employers benefit when they provide professional development to their employees.
Professional development: The need to examine sustainability
Our undertaking was unique in that brought together experts who, from their different perspectives, brainstormed solutions to the problem of delivering professional development at scale.

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