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observership

A period of time, usually weeks to months, during which an international medical graduate—a doctor educated and trained outside of the US—joins a medical or surgical team at a teaching hospital in the US to observe the style and particulars of patient management.
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Others will participate in clinical observerships at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City, Cleveland Clinic and Corniche Hospital in Abu Dhabi, as well as volunteer at the Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Mediclinic City Hospital Dubai.
A training of health persons directly involved in patient care is feasible with hiring a trained one, fellowship, observership, or twining.
An international Otolaryngologist will be awarded with participation in the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, and a two-week observership at a Center of Excellence in the United States.
In addition, as a specialist department of high calibre ocularists, the unit runs an observership programme where specialists from across the world can attend the department for a specified period of time to extend their skills, advance the way they practice and improve what they offer to patients.
Similarly, AAGL has identified five large-volume vaginal centers throughout the country where observership programs are available to practitioners interested in learning the techniques (www.aagl.org).
The Kazakhstan Foreign Minister stated that his country fully supports Sri Lanka's bid for observership in the SCO and will advocate its acceptance.
KHCC and AUB-FM staff will undergo advanced academic training, staff exchange and observership as well as participate in joint conferences and symposia.
Neustadt wrote with a broader audience than social scientists in mind; as he noted in the preface to the 1990 edition, "I have always tried to turn participant observership to the account of scholarship that might assist participants" (xxvii).
WHA observership, Yeh said, would allow Taiwan freer access to information on diseases, epidemics and preventative measures, as well as provide the island a direct channel of communication with the U.N.-affiliated WHO.
It heralds the beginning of a series of programmes aimed at learning, experience, practice and observership and the application of this training to paediatric ophthalmology units in Pakistan.
"The observership is around two years, so a country has enough time to puts its systems in compliance with FATF standards," said Alain Damais, FATF executive secretary, in a telephone interview.
Observership, granted to Moldova, Norway, Turkey and Ukraine, is the first stage to eventual membership in the Energy Community and its further extension is not ruled out.