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The Social Production of Physician Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Individually defined and internalized meanings of competence evolve during years of clinical training, and the quest for competence is often marked by key struggles with moral content and personal ... More


Methods to Evaluate Competency and Enhance Quality Assurance Internationally and Across Professions

Sandra Greenberg and I. Leon Smith

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Various professions have created models with the theory in mind that the assessment of professional competency will enhance the quality assurance and conduct of professional practice. The ... More


Getting Fired

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the dismissal of commissaire de police, the nightmare of révocation. The Revolutions of 1830 and 1848, bringing about a change in regime and, in the latter case, the Second ... More


Towards Industrial Districts? Small-Firm Networking in Hungary

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter reports the findings of research conducted in a village near Budapest where a type of economic organization corresponding in many respects to what is known as the industrial district ... More


Professional Competence

Christina Massey

in The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology: A Casebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190258542
eISBN:
9780190258559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258542.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

All psychologists, including forensic psychologists, must develop and maintain their professional competence to practice ethically and in a manner consistent with professional practice standards. In ... More


Competence

Ian Runcie

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Formal competencies are prescribed at all levels of training in an attempt to improve patient safety. Competencies often fail to scratch the surface of true professionalism. Ultimately, competence is ... More


Professional Mobility and Quality Assurance within the European Union

Ingrid Lunt

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Over the past ten years, the European Federation of Psychologists Association (EFPA) has strengthened psychology educational training, professional qualifications, professional ethics and ... More


Jobs for the Boys

Peter Robb

in Sentiment and Self: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075127
eISBN:
9780199080878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075127.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines Richard Blechynden's efforts to provide his sons with employment. It was necessitated by his growing family and responsibilities. To add to that, Richard's businesses also ... More


Family Medicine: I will Never Fly in a Helicopter Again

Bruce Arroll

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In Chapter 22, the author discusses his career as a physician in general practice. He describes an especially harrowing experience accompanying a patient on a helicopter ride to the hospital with ... More


Nonprofit Support: Can You Profit from Working with Nonprofits?

Marc Goldstein and John Daviau

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter is written by two independent consultants who work with nonprofit groups. The authors discuss how they moved into this field following extensive work in other organizations. They also ... More


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