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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.
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discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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Lo disciplinal contable constituye una expresion muy amplia en su cobertura lo que hacen ios contadores (practica profesional, ensenanza, organizacion profesional, organizacion institucional, etc.) como imprecisa en su concepcion (aspectos teoricos, metodologicos, ep i stem i eos, normativos).
I thought I should write about Assemble and Alexievich because they do challenge the disciplinal boundaries still strong in our academic programs and in the practice of our professions.
Reaching this does not only mean using Filipino for discussion purposes and utilizing disciplinal textbooks written in Filipino but also developing the Filipino mind with the employment of the national language.
These add solid disciplinal foundation, design thinking, global-thinking skills (or the ability to understand and analyze social, cultural, industrial, political and economic global forces that impact on technological innovation), research skills, improvisation and regenerative capacity, leadership skills and capacity for risk-taking.