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spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spe'shăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. Professional attention limited to a particular specialty or subject area for study, research, and/or treatment.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1)

specialization

(spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
Biology
a. Adaptation, as of an organ or a species, to a specific function or environment.
b. A character or feature resulting from such adaptation.

specialization

Graduate education A period of acquisition of special skills or specialty knowledge, usually in a formal educational setting, which is closed with an examination by a specialty board and a certificate of special expertise–a process known as board certification–awarded. See Board certification, Subspecialty.

spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spesh'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Professional practice limited to a particular specialty or subject area.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1) .

spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spesh'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Professional practice limited to a particular specialty or subject area.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1) .

specialization,

n the limiting of professional services to one isolated and distinct phase of dental practice.

Patient discussion about specialization

Q. Is there a special diet for FMS I heard that there is a connection between my diet and FMS- what is it? And what should I eat or not eat (that is the question ? )

A. My neighbor next door has this - he always looks so tired! I will tell him abot this link _Laura_ - thanks.

Q. Are there any special forums for parents to kids with cancer? I think my sister could really use that kind of support group of people who are going through the exact same thing they never dreamed to be.

A. But how should I tell her to go there? she acts like she doesn't need help. she says she isn't the one who needs treatment and she wouldn't want to waste time and energy on herself now- only on the kid. How do I convince her it's important?

Q. Anybody know any special cakes for diabetes patients? not just sugarless... something that was specially designed maybe...? any recipes??

A. Thank you diabetes community!!! you are good people... I invite you to try the cakes once they're ready...

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External influences include the influences that are directly related to the specialization and career development.
Specialization is the foundation of Symantec's partner program where they can earn multiple Specializations in specific technology focus areas.
Through the program's specializations and certifications, Cisco recognizes a partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services.
The 2009 CACREP standards set 600 hours of internship as the standard for all CACREP accredited specializations.
Each nation faces its own set of issues surrounding medical specialization, yet there are several underlying common themes.
Even though there are now more than 40 fields of specialization, the organizational characteristics of medical practice remain the same, even though the solo practitioner is a rarity.
Specialization faculty teaching across different disciplines also collaborate in providing a well-integrated perspective for their teacher candidates.
We measure auditors' industry specialization in six different ways, including the market share of the auditor in an industry, the dominance or leadership of auditors in an industry, and the number of clients in an industry.
Manchester is focused on becoming the premier Cisco solutions provider in the Northeast, and each new specialization indicates that we are moving forward with this objective," said Laura Fontana, vice president of technical services for Manchester.
Career development services from exploration to specialization in a school-based context can be enhanced greatly through a partial or intensive technological delivery system.
Prescott argues that society's views of adolescence, issues regarding medical professionalization and specialization, as well as concerns of adolescents themselves all combined to shape the growing specialty of Adolescent Medicine.
Harrigan and Zakrajsek study the relationship between specialization and relative factor supplies.