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board certification

n.
The process by which a person is approved to practice in a specialty field, especially medicine, after successfully completing testing and other requirements of a board of specialists in that field.

board′-cert′i·fied′ adj.

board cer·ti·fi·ca·tion

(bōrd sĕr'ti-fi-kā'shŭn)
A specialty designation typically obtained by the successful completion of an examination signifying the possession of expert knowledge in a field; eligibility requires completion of prerequisites.

board cer·ti·fi·ca·tion

(bōrd sĕr'ti-fi-kā'shŭn)
A specialty designation typically obtained by the successful completion of an examination signifying the possession of expert knowledge in a field; eligibility requires completion of prerequisites.
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Bloodworth led the reciting of the Five Core Propositions, the foundation of board certification, considered the education professions Hippocratic Oath, at todays ceremony.
Regarding the statement that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) expects fellowships to develop board certifications, there are many examples of ACGME fellowships that do not have board certifications.
Cutoff values for years of experience were based on the fact that it may take several years for physicians to achieve board certification or conclude that further attempts are likely futile.
Both board certification and testing have been increasingly described, by organizations with a vested financial interest in promoting the linking of board certification to maintenance of medical licensure (MOL), as important for assuring quality in the patient-physician relationship.
I sought information from faculty from my school district, especially those who had successfully attained board certification within the Southern Lehigh (PA) School District.
One National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) explains, "National Board Certification isn't only about showcasing what you do well, it's also about facing what you don't do well, creating a self-improvement plan and recognizing that you, the teacher, are a learner too" (Moseley & Rains, 2002, p.
Seven other laboratory staff have been recently awarded an international board certification by ASCP.
The national board certification program is considered more rigorous than existing state programs required to receive a license or certification to teach pre-K-12 classes.
Accordingly, it is critical that HBCUs and NBPTS strengthen our partnership as a way to create more opportunities for African-American teachers to achieve National Board Certification.
National Board Certification is a voluntary assessment program designed to recognize and reward great teachers.
Now, suddenly, even that isn't sufficient--unless of course, you are old enough to be grandfathered and don't have to do anything to keep your board certification. I find it ironic that those older docs are, in some cases, the ones who should most be required to renew their certificate.
Nasim continued to meet the hospital's requirements but had not obtained board certification in specialty areas.

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