supervision(redirected from health care supervision)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
the process of being in charge of or directing something.
health care supervision in the omaha system, a client problem in the health related behaviors domain, defined as the management of the treatment plan by a health care professional.
staff supervision in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating the delivery of high-quality patient care by others.
(in psychology) a process whereby a therapist is helped to become a more effective clinician through the direction of a supervisor who provides theoretic knowledge and therapeutic techniques and supports the working through of transference and countertransference reactions.
supervisionGraduate education The oversight of physicians-in-training by an experienced physician as part of the residency training; supervision is a fine art that requires 'alert hovering' so that '…errors of thought don't become errors of action'. See Libby Zion, Medical supervision.
n the active administering and overseeing of all the functionings of the dental practice and the auxiliaries employed therein.