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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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She said: "I am the disciplinarian. Brad can be, but if doesn't get the bottle from me, she'll very quickly run to Daddy."
Gowthamraj who has written the story traces the inspiration for the film to his school headmaster, who was a disciplinarian. "Today when I look around and see many of my school mates well placed, I realise his influence and motivation in their lives," said the 33 year old native from Pudukottai.
'I know him to be a disciplinarian, so we will not have any problem here,' Eleazar said of Bathan.
He was assigned in some areas because he is known to be a disciplinarian. When it comes to discipline, General Tambungan is number one," said Albayalde.
Giles has described himself as a "disciplinarian" and has vowed to harness a culture which would see late-night alcohol-fuelled incidents a thing of the past.
"Naidu is a disciplinarian, but the situation in the country is such that it has become easy to call discipline undemocratic.
And the Watford striker said Flores' successor Walter Mazzarri is a strict disciplinarian. Deeney said: "It's tough.
They Are NOT Disciplinarians: Because students need to confide in school counselors without fearing punishment, school counselors are not supposed to have a disciplinarian role.
Disciplinarian - I think that was because he was an officer in the RAF.