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A legal process by which a hospital is formally designated to provide a specialized service. Usually requires meeting set standards and an external review (e.g., trauma center).
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How has earning a professional designation helped you in your career?
The certified financial planner (CFP) designation is widely viewed as the leading designation for financial planning.
The designation for satralizumab is based on data from the Phase III study (SAkuraSky study, NCT02028884) evaluating satralizumab added to baseline therapy.
* Learn more about designations at www.appraisalinstitute .org/designated.
However, professional designations, FINRA states, "are generally administered by an issuing organization that determines the criteria needed to earn the designation."
Charleston Hearne achieved this prestigious designation after completing topic-specific course work designed specifically for REALTORS.
Biopharmaceutical company Wilson Therapeutics AB (STO:WTX) announced on Friday the grant by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Orphan Drug Designation for WTX101 for the treatment of patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Those wishing to pursue the specialist designations can visit to learn the details of the application process and the information necessary to complete the Specialist Projects.
This designation allows for all the features of fast-track designation, plus intensive guidance from the FDA and organizational commitment from senior FDA managers.
Blue Ridge pays for the designation, all related expenses and the associate's regular salary while they attend the class.
The Appraisal Institute will begin issuing two review designations in 2014.