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1. growth and differentiation.
cognitive development the development of intelligence, conscious thought, and problem-solving ability that begins in infancy.
community health development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating members of a community to identify the community's health concerns, mobilize resources, and implement solutions.
critical path development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as constructing and using a timed sequence of patient care activities to enhance desired patient outcomes in a cost-efficient manner. See also critical path.
program development in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as planning, implementing, and evaluating a coordinated set of activities designed to enhance wellness or to prevent, reduce, or eliminate one or more health problems of a group or community.
psychosexual development
1. generally, the development of the psychological aspects of sexuality from birth to maturity.
2. In psychoanalytic theory, the development of object relations has five stages: the oral stage from birth to 2 years, the anal stage from 2 to 4 years, the phallic stage from 4 to 6 years, the latency stage from 6 years until puberty, and the genital stage from puberty onward; see also sexual development.
psychosocial development the development of the personality, including the acquisition of social attitudes and skills, from infancy through maturity.
risk for delayed development a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for delay of 25 per cent or more in one or more of the areas of social or self-regulatory behavior, or in cognitive, language, gross motor, or fine motor skills.
sexual development see sexual development.
staff development
1. an educational program for health care providers conducted by a hospital or other institution; it includes orientation, in-service training, and continuing education.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as developing, maintaining, and monitoring competence of staff.
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Integrating program development with programmatic research.
QBS provides behavioral training, consultation, and program development services to long-term care settings throughout the United States.
For more information, go to or contact Beth Kaestner, AICPA, Personal Financial Planning, Program Development Manager, at (201) 938-3378.
Organized into nine straightforward chapters the contributions include selections on clinical practice, community intervention, policy and program development and program administration.
This second edition of Essential Elements of Local Government Records Management Legislation will assist local and state government records professionals, policy makers, and legislators in updating their laws and policies to establish comprehensive records management programs that reflect the accepted principles of the profession and provide a solid foundation for program development.
This process marks the first phase in building networks that may potentially enhance training resources, provide guidance for program development, and identity, further technical assistance needed from CDC.
(1.) Guidelines for establishing mentoring programs are offered in Campbell-Whatley's "Mentoring Students with Mild Disabilities: The Nuts and Bolts of Program Development," Intervention in School and Clinic (2001); Sipe's "Mentoring Adolescents: What Have We Learned?" Contemporary Issues in Mentoring (1999); and Saito and Roehlkepartain's "Variety of Programs Meet Needs of Mentors and Mentees," Source Newsletter (1992).
Toward the Senior Centres Network Project to assist seniors' centres throughout Alberta to enhance their capacity for self-reliance through volunteer skill development, organizational development, research and analysis, program development, fund development strategies, coordination of communications and information resource dissemination.
The money will be spent on attracting and retaining quality staff, supporting research activities, course and program development, and the construction of new world class facilities.
This column will be my last as Program Development Committee Chairperson.

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