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facilitation

 [fah-sil″ĭ-ta´shun]
2. the enabling of a process or leading of a group.
3. the increased excitability of a neuron after stimulation by a subthreshold presynaptic impulse; the resistance is diminished so that a second application of the stimulus evokes the reaction more easily.
forgiveness facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting an individual to forgive and/or experience forgiveness in relationship with self, others, and higher power.
grief work facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance with the resolution of a significant loss. See also grief.
grief work facilitation, perinatal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assistance with the resolution of a perinatal loss.
guilt work facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as helping another to cope with painful feelings of responsibility; actual or perceived.
learning facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promoting the ability to process and comprehend information.
meditation facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating a person to alter his/her level of awareness by focusing specifically on an image or thought.
pass facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as arranging a leave for a patient from a health care facility.
proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) a neuromuscular treatment method for restoring movement and mobility using sensory inputs to direct motions in diagonal patterns; it emphasizes that movements must be specific and directed toward a goal.
self-responsibility facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as encouraging a patient to assume more responsibility for his or her own behavior.
spiritual growth facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of growth in a patient's capacity to identify, connect with, and call upon the source of meaning, purpose, comfort, strength, and hope in his/her life.
visitation facilitation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promoting beneficial visits by family and friends.
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(2013) The journey from novice to expert: curriculum design and learning facilitation in Singapore's Continuing Education and Training (CET) sector, Singapore: Institute for Adult Learning.
Our learning facilitation orientation seems to encompass both the "cultivating the intellect" and the "facilitating personal agency" conceptions.
The questionnaire, then, revealed two teaching orientations or conceptions that have been labeled "learning facilitation" and "knowledge transmission." The orientations are composed from five and four scales respectively.
Factor 1 Factor 2 Problem solving 0.70 Training for specific jobs 0.40 Interactive teaching 0.64 Use of media 0.32 Facilitative teaching 0.78 Imparting information 0.96 Knowledge of subject 0.43 Pastoral interest 0.60 Motivator of students 0.87 Intuitively, or by examining models of teaching and learning, one might expect that the learning facilitation orientation would be more likely to produce desirable learning outcomes.

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