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skill

 [skil]
a talent or ability; dexterity or expertise.
coping s's the identification and management of stress and related reactors, a performance component in occupational therapy.
coping s's (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, defined as the ability to deal with or gain control of existing problems, including family tasks, illness, and employment.
functional s's tasks that are necessary to care for oneself; see also activities of daily living.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

skill

Adeptness of performance; mastery.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

skill

Vox populi Adeptness of performance. See Cognitive skill, Social skill.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

skill

(skil)
1. The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement on demand or desire repeatedly.
2. Motor patterns developed as a result of practice, performed with maximum efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., playing a guitar, shooting foul shots in basketball).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

skill

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Mean scores for all alumni range from a low of 2.56 for "skill in basic statistical techniques" to a high of 3.52 for "skill in oral communication." Skill in problem solving (3.44); skill in written communication (3.33); skill in motivating and managing others (3.33); skill in personal time management (3.29); skill in setting organizational goals and objectives (3.23); skill in effective group leadership (3.13) were scored higher as the most needed than other skills.
At the skills statment launch on Coleg Cambria's Deeside Campus yesterday, from left: Coleg Cambria principal David Jones, Deputy Minister for Skills Ken Skates, Airbus apprentice Nicole Ringrose and John Goggin of Airbus UK Pic: MANDY JONES
reflecting the "knowledge" and "skills" that our young people need for success in college and careers." While the "knowledge" defined within the CCSS is apparent--the content itself--the "skills" that are imparted by the standards may be less apparent.
To find out which skills are most important at various management levels in small and medium-sized enterprises in China, 1,000 questionnaires were distributed and 635 returned.
THE growth aspirations of the majority of companies are being hampered by a lack of skills in the wider workforce, research today from the Institute of Directors (IoD) reveals.
THE North-east has been announced as a trial area for Skills Accounts - designed to improve access to information on training courses and the funding available from this month, with national roll out of Skills Accounts planned for the autumn.
Organizations need to focus on building the technical program management skills of their employees to efficiently manage programs, but they also need to focus on the leadership skills (a.k.a.
This study examined the role of CoRT thinking skills in supporting problem-based learning through a collaborative classroom culture, adjusting to changing student roles through structured "rituals," scaffolding student learning and performance, and initiating student inquiry.
This article is a follow-up to previously published reports of research evaluating the effectiveness of the Student Success Skills group and classroom intervention.
"Animals" is a active and fun 30 minute, full-color DVD that entertains even as it guides young viewers ages 3 to 7 in play-along and sing-along activities designed help them develop and exercise such skills as proper manners, preparing nutritious snacks, using imagination, and getting daily exercise.
EMPLOYERS in six major sectors of the Welsh economy have signed agreements which it is hoped will lead to better skills for more than half a million workers in Wales.
Summary: New Delhi[India] Jan 25 (Newsvoir): EeLeading global skills provider Arc Skills, has announced the launch of SOAR in India, a unique and integrated skills program for school students.