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development

 [de-vel´up-ment]
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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Community Health Development is offered twice yearly by the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior at the Norman J.
Gillian Emmerson, a public health nurse lead with the North Tyneside Community Health Development service, who nominated Alex, said: "Alex is a delightful young person who demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills.
Gamini Wijesinghe and Community Health Development Workers Sharon Pounder and Rayees Rashid.
The Keynote Speakers at this year's forum featured a diverse panel of outstanding leaders: Frances Canales, Community Health Development, Inc.
During the week, the trust's community health development team will be focusing on condom advice.
JOB TITLE: Community health development worker for black and ethnic minorities.
Emma Thomas, Community Health Development Lead, said previous programmes have been very popular and successful.
NHS community health development worker, Maureen Doolan, has been working with the North Tyneside African Group to get relevant health messages out to this ethnic minority group.

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