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appraisal

 [ah-prāz´al]
the act of evaluating something.
health risk appraisal a systematic evaluation of factors in an individual, family, community, or other aggregate that might lead to illness or other health problems.
performance appraisal the evaluation of an employee or student, comparing his or her job-related behavior with a standard of expectations for performance.

appraisal

Graduate education (UK) The process of continuous monitoring of a trainee, focussing on exploring evidence of performance with the aim of helping the trainee to develop. Appraisal prepares the candidate for assessment.
MedspeakUK The process by which an employee’s performance is reviewed periodically against the requirements of the job. A continuous process of peer review of doctors and consultants, which includes 360º peer review, as well as competency-based, objectives-based, and trait-based appraisals, which are best maintained in an appraisal portfolio.
Appraisal must be transparent, fair, effective, and consistent with the principles of Good Medical Practice (GMC), clinical governance, and revalidation. Appraisal should be conducted objectively and based on accurate information; it should not be influenced by personal bias. Each consultant should be advised on what to expect from the appraisal and understand what the process is trying to achieve.

appraisal

in stress theories, the individual's conscious or subconscious interpretation of the significance of an event; primary appraisal the evaluation of the relevance of an event to the person's well-being; secondary appraisal the person's evaluation of whether or not they have the resources to cope with an event appraised as a threat to their well-being.
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However, if the transaction is contingent upon financing and the premises do not appraise out, the purchaser must still proceed with the transaction with the lower loan amount and will not have an opportunity to negotiate the sales price.
BES lets you appraise any small business in less than 45 minutes, and automatically generates a 33+ page professional and comprehensive written report.
OREA was established in response to the Real Estate Appraisers Licensing and Certification Law enacted by the California Legislature in 1990 following Title XI of the federal Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act mandating states to license and certify real estate appraisers who appraise property for federally related real estate transactions.
In the same way some people have been concerned we have been overregulated, what appraisers don't want to see is their customes telling them how to appraise property," he said.
16, 2007, the appraiser has (i) successfully completed college or professional-level coursework relevant to the property being valued, (ii) obtained at least two years' experience in the trade or business of buying, selling or valuing the type of property involved and (iii) fully described in the appraisal his or her education and experience that qualify the appraiser to appraise the type of property being valued.
In Michigan, for example, he appraises a lot of Dutch or Norwegian silver.
I thought it was a lot of fun,'' said Cobert, who appraises Asian art, fine art, and general items.