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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.

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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Of course medicine was a well-established medieval profession and one of the three higher disciplines taught at the universities along with theology and law.
Fortunately, however, the Rubber Division's audience consists of both disciplines.
Disciplines and professions define the conventions for accepting or rejecting new knowledge.
The FBI maintains a computerized database of all discipline imposed on employees dating back to 1997 and reviews this historic record, or precedent base, for incidents that most closely match the current case.
The implication, seen only dimly by many academics even in the early decades of the twentieth century, was that a specialist in any one discipline could work satisfactorily in another only by a strenuous feat of reacculturation.
THE DISCIPLINES OF THE SPIRITUALITY OF WORK WOULD HAVE to be like these traditional disciplines yet be designed for today's busy workplace.
Asked if she was troubled that only one council member is a dance artist, Brooks said that "in [the council's] history it's rare to have any particular discipline prevailing.
Obviously similar discussions should accompany every activity within each of the five communication disciplines (e.
The discipline of philosophical ethics results in well-founded accounts of what morality ought to be for human beings and for the institutions that we design, build, and sustain.
Six Disciplines North Carolina is proud to host this event in conjunction with Hughes, Pittman, and Gupton, Expense Reduction Analysts, the North Carolina Technology Association, Summit Strategy Partners, Capital Bank, and Williams Mullen.
Nursing is a more homogeneous group; on the other hand, allied health is more diverse with over 200 specialty disciplines with varying levels of education leading to the award of a certificate, an associate degree, a baccalaureate degree, a master's degree, a doctoral degree or post baccalaureate training in a science relating to health care (US Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health Professions, Human Resources Service Administration (DHHS, BHPr, HRSA), 2005).