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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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"The Best Staff Development Award is already having an impact, as applicants are recognising us as an employer who values their staff.'' Jo added: "Winning this prestigious National Award has also further reinforced our excellent reputation within the industry.'' Jack and Jill Day Nursery and Pre-School opened in Wirral in 1998, but the group grew to have six other sites in the region.
Hypothesis 1: There is a significant relationship between principals' supervision practices related to staff development and teachers' job performance.
Al Kitani said: "We continue to press forward to enhance skillsets in the oil and gas industry through staff development and progression.
Later, Minister Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan distributed certificates among successful participants of Early Childhood Education Programme the trained ECE teachers thanked the Minister Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, School Education Department, UNICEF, Plan International and Directorate of Staff Development and assured that they will perform well in field.
Staff Development on a Shoestring: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians.
Lick (president, Florida State U.), Clauset (director, National WFSG Center) and Murphy (founder and executive director, National WFSG Center) have created this book for professionals interested in facilitating staff development, school innovation, and increasing student learning, such as K-12 teachers, administrators, and staff.
The National Staff Development and Training Association is pleased to offer the opportunity to recognize outstanding performance in the field of training and development for public human service employees or programs.
Such processes are sometimes labeled as "bottom-up" staff development processes.
First, we need to have a good understanding of staff development, what it is, and why we need it.
They do not use staff development simply as a tool for delivering mandated licensure courses.
HUDDERSFIELD University is putting staff development at the forefront of plans to create "an inspiring, innovative university of international renown".
Staff development frequently underlies a successful implementation of innovative library services and systems.

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