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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.
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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.
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