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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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Disciplined leaders have trained themselves not to yield to the deafening noise of attention-seeking urgent matters.
The annual reports include the number of officers disciplined for any reason and the number of "excessive force" complaints filed by citizens.
(4) This would certainly rule out the use of positive discipline in dealing with the misconduct of DiLacqua, for he had not only been disciplined for misconduct in the past, he had in fact been disciplined for this specific type of offense on more than one occasion.
If we want to find disciplined faithful today, we can find ex-Catholics among two of the fastest growing cults in the world, namely the non-Christian Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses.
The manner in which employees are disciplined and discharged can have a significant impact on the likelihood of litigation.
Even as officers are conditioned to respond with deadly force, they learn in a disciplined environment where the use of force is tightly controlled and the consequences for an improper or illegal use of force are great.
Under Section 10.34(b), a practitioner may not be disciplined for violating Section 10.34(a) unless the violation was willful, reckless or a result of gross incompetence.
If harassment has occurred, the person responsible should be disciplined. While EEOC guidelines call for appropriate sanctions against harassers, no specific penalties are given.
The article clearly shows that officers properly compelled to answer under Garrity immunity can be disciplined or terminated for remaining silent or for their "lack of candor" if they lie or give evasive answers.