certification

Summary

Summary: Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales
    Catey Bunce
    Research and Development, Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:58. 2006
  2. ncbi [Examination of risk factors for onset of certification of long-term care insurance in community-dwelling older people: AGES project 3-year follow-up study]
    Hiroshi Hirai
    Research Promotion Center for Community C, Nihon Fukushi University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:501-12. 2009
  3. pmc Problems in sickness certification of patients: a qualitative study on views of 26 physicians in Sweden
    Mia von Knorring
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:22-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Accreditation and ISO certification: do they explain differences in quality management in European hospitals?
    Charles Shaw
    European Society for Quality in Healthcare, Limerick, Ireland
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:445-51. 2010
  5. pmc No physician gender difference in prescription of sick-leave certification: a retrospective study of the Skaraborg Primary Care Database
    Karin Starzmann
    Tidan Health Care Centre, Tidan, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:48-54. 2012
  6. pmc Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers
    J H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Neurology 76:1976-82. 2011
  7. ncbi Stroke care delivery before vs after JCAHO stroke center certification
    D Stradling
    Department Neurology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Building 53 Room 203, Orange, CA 92868 4280, USA
    Neurology 68:469-70. 2007
  8. pmc Patient factors associated with duration of certified sickness absence and transition to long-term incapacity
    Chris Shiels
    Mersey Primary Care R and D Consortium, and Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:86-91. 2004
  9. pmc Does certification improve medical standards?
    Kim Sutherland
    Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1AG
    BMJ 333:439-41. 2006
  10. ncbi The international medical graduate pipeline: recent trends in certification and residency training
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:469-77. 2006

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Publications349 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Leading causes of certification for blindness and partial sight in England & Wales
    Catey Bunce
    Research and Development, Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:58. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi [Examination of risk factors for onset of certification of long-term care insurance in community-dwelling older people: AGES project 3-year follow-up study]
    Hiroshi Hirai
    Research Promotion Center for Community C, Nihon Fukushi University
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 56:501-12. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to examine risk factors for certification of long-term care insurance in community dwelling elderly people.
  3. pmc Problems in sickness certification of patients: a qualitative study on views of 26 physicians in Sweden
    Mia von Knorring
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:22-8. 2008
    To identify what problems physicians experience in sickness certification of patients.
  4. ncbi Accreditation and ISO certification: do they explain differences in quality management in European hospitals?
    Charles Shaw
    European Society for Quality in Healthcare, Limerick, Ireland
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:445-51. 2010
    Hospital accreditation and International Standardisation Organisation (ISO) certification offer alternative mechanisms for improving safety and quality, or as a mark of achievement...
  5. pmc No physician gender difference in prescription of sick-leave certification: a retrospective study of the Skaraborg Primary Care Database
    Karin Starzmann
    Tidan Health Care Centre, Tidan, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:48-54. 2012
    ..The secondary objective was to study the physicians' gender and professional experience in relation to the diagnoses on the certificates...
  6. pmc Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers
    J H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Neurology 76:1976-82. 2011
    ..We assessed whether 30-day risk-standardized mortality (RSMR) and readmission (RSRR) rates differed between hospitals with and without JC-certified PSCs in 2006...
  7. ncbi Stroke care delivery before vs after JCAHO stroke center certification
    D Stradling
    Department Neurology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Building 53 Room 203, Orange, CA 92868 4280, USA
    Neurology 68:469-70. 2007
  8. pmc Patient factors associated with duration of certified sickness absence and transition to long-term incapacity
    Chris Shiels
    Mersey Primary Care R and D Consortium, and Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Quadrangle, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:86-91. 2004
    ..Despite a considerable increase in claims for long-term sickness benefits, and the impact of certifying sickness upon general practitioner (GP) workload, little is known about transition to long-term incapacity for work...
  9. pmc Does certification improve medical standards?
    Kim Sutherland
    Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1AG
    BMJ 333:439-41. 2006
  10. ncbi The international medical graduate pipeline: recent trends in certification and residency training
    John R Boulet
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:469-77. 2006
    ..More detailed longitudinal analyses are required to better understand the interwoven issues of physician supply, consumers' needs, and the role of IMGs in the U.S. health care system...
  11. ncbi Intravenous thrombolysis for stroke increases over time at primary stroke centers
    Shyam Prabhakaran
    Rush University Medical Center, Department of Neurological Sciences, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Stroke 43:875-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact that duration as a primary stroke center (PSC) had on tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) utilization for acute ischemic stroke...
  12. ncbi 'The sick note': a qualitative study of sickness certification in general practice in Ireland
    Michelle Foley
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:92-9. 2012
    Sickness certification is a common task undertaken by General Practitioners (GPs) in most developed countries. Research suggests that they find this task complex and difficult...
  13. pmc General practitioners' experiences with sickness certification: a comparison of survey data from Sweden and Norway
    Lee D Winde
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 13:10. 2012
    ..Previous studies have indicated that GPs experience several tasks and situations related to sickness certification consultations as problematic...
  14. ncbi The occurrence of wrong-site surgery self-reported by candidates for certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e2(1-12). 2012
    ..The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) requires that candidates for Board certification provide a list of their cases, including surgical complications, whether wrong-site surgery was performed, and ..
  15. pmc Certification of breast centres in Germany: proof of concept for a prototypical example of quality assurance in multidisciplinary cancer care
    Sara Y Brucker
    German Society of Senology, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:228. 2009
    ..were: to develop a set of requirements of comprehensive breast centres; to establish a nationwide voluntary certification programme for breast centres based on such requirements, a certified quality management system (QMS), and ..
  16. ncbi Proficiency-based Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery skills training results in durable performance improvement and a uniform certification pass rate
    Madelyn E Rosenthal
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2453-7. 2010
    The authors have previously documented a 100% certification pass rate immediately after a proficiency-based skills training curriculum for the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) program...
  17. ncbi Public health certification
    Kristine M Gebbie
    Hunter College School of Nursing, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:203-10. 2009
    In 2003, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommended voluntary certification of graduates achieving the Master of Public Health degree...
  18. ncbi [Norwegian Functional Scale--a new instrument in sickness certification and disability assessments]
    Søren Brage
    Seksjon for allmenn og trygdemedisin, Universitetet i Oslo, 0318 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2472-4. 2004
    ..We describe the development of the Norwegian Functional Scale that may assist health providers in getting an insight into patients' self-evaluated functioning...
  19. pmc Frequency and nature of problems associated with sickness certification tasks: a cross-sectional questionnaire study of 5455 physicians
    Anna Löfgren
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:178-85. 2007
    To study the frequency and nature of problems associated with physicians' sickness certification practices.
  20. ncbi Description of functioning in sickness certificates
    Emma Nilsing
    Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 39:508-16. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi NIHSS training and certification using a new digital video disk is reliable
    Patrick Lyden
    Department of Neurosciences, UCSD School of Medicine, and Neurology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Stroke 36:2446-9. 2005
    NIH Stroke Scale certification is required for participation in modern stroke clinical trials and as part of good clinical care in stroke centers...
  22. pmc Investigating possible ethnicity and sex bias in clinical examiners: an analysis of data from the MRCP(UK) PACES and nPACES examinations
    I C McManus
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, Division of Medical Education, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Educ 13:103. 2013
    ..In this paper we report a novel method for assessing sex and ethnic bias in over 2000 examiners who had taken part in the PACES and nPACES (new PACES) examinations of the MRCP(UK)...
  23. pmc Standard requirements for GCP-compliant data management in multinational clinical trials
    Christian Ohmann
    Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Trials 12:85. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi Concurrent validity of written and OSCE components of the Canadian dental certification examinations
    Jack D Gerrow
    Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Dent Educ 67:896-901. 2003
    ..Year-to-year and school-to-school variations were minimal. These findings supported the concurrent validity of both NDEB examinations...
  25. ncbi What should physicians know about hypertension? The implicit knowledge requirements in the maintenance of certification self-assessment module
    Amy L Lee
    Tufts University Family Medicine Residency, Cambridge Health Alliance, Malden, MA 02145, USA
    Fam Med 39:280-3. 2007
    The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of Certification process requires family physicians to have a core knowledge base in key areas such as hypertension and diabetes care but does not define this knowledge in specific ..
  26. ncbi A comparison of the characteristics and examination performances of U.S. and non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates who sought Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification: 1995-2004
    John R Boulet
    Research and Data Resources Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Acad Med 81:S116-9. 2006
    ..International medical graduates (IMGs) make up a substantial part of the U.S. physician workforce. Unfortunately, little is known about the demographic and performance characteristics of these doctors, especially over time...
  27. pmc General practitioners' relationship to sickness certification
    Pal Gulbrandsen
    Helse Øst Health Services Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:20-6. 2007
    GPs' role conflict in connection with sickness certification is widely accepted. The authors explored the relationship between GPs and this difficult task.
  28. pmc E-education in pathology including certification of e-institutions
    Klaus Kayser
    UICC TPCC, Charite, Charite Platz 1, 10118 Berlin, Germany
    Diagn Pathol 6:S11. 2011
    ....
  29. pmc Physician board certification and the care and outcomes of elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Jersey Chen
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:238-44. 2006
    ..Patients and purchasers prefer board-certified physicians, but whether these physicians provide better quality of care and outcomes for hospitalized patients is unclear...
  30. ncbi [Physical and psychological predictors for the onset of certification of long-term care insurance among older adults living independently in a community a 40-month follow-up study]
    Yoshinori Fujiwara
    Community Health Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:77-91. 2006
    To ascertain predictors for the onset of different levels of certification of long-term care insurance among older adults living independently in a community.
  31. pmc Frequency and severity of problems that general practitioners experience regarding sickness certification
    Monika Engblom
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:227-33. 2011
    Tasks involved in sickness certification constitute potential problems for physicians...
  32. ncbi Quality improvement in childhood obesity management through the maintenance of certification process
    Jeannie S Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego and Rady Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1313-6.e1. 2013
    ..The project currently provides Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 credit through the American Board of Pediatrics.
  33. pmc Joint commission primary stroke centers utilize more rt-PA in the nationwide inpatient sample
    Michael T Mullen
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000071. 2013
    ..It is unknown if PSCs outperform noncertified hospitals. We hypothesized that PSCs would use more recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for ischemic stroke than would non-PSCs...
  34. ncbi ABO certification in the age of evidence and enhancement
    Marc B Ackerman
    School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:133-40. 2006
    The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) phase III certification examination was originally constructed and recently modified to "help the Board determine the candidate's knowledge of clinical orthodontics and provide a basis to assess ..
  35. ncbi Surgical trends in Bankart repair: an analysis of data from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification examination
    Brett D Owens
    Brett D Owens, Associate Professor, John A Feagin Jr West Point Sports Medicine Fellowship, Keller Army Hospital, West Point, NY 10996, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1865-9. 2011
    ..Arthroscopic Bankart repair emerged in the 1990s as a minimally invasive alternative to open repair. The optimal technique of surgical stabilization of the unstable glenohumeral joint remains controversial...
  36. pmc Relationship of electronic medical knowledge resource use and practice characteristics with Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination scores
    Darcy A Reed
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:917-23. 2012
    Maintenance of certification examination performance is associated with quality of care...
  37. pmc What do GPs feel about sickness certification? A systematic search and narrative review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:67-75. 2010
    Abstract Objective. To identify GPs' attitudes towards sickness certification. Design. Systematic search and narrative review identifying themes around attitudes towards sickness certification. Results...
  38. ncbi Production and certification of NIST Standard Reference Material 2372 Human DNA Quantitation Standard
    Margaret C Kline
    Biochemical Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8311, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 8311, USA
    Anal Bioanal Chem 394:1183-92. 2009
    ..the combination of appropriate preparation methods and metrologically sound spectrophotometric measurements enables the preparation and certification of quantitation [DNA] standards that are both maintainable and of practical utility.
  39. ncbi Health information systems and physician quality: role of the American board of pediatrics maintenance of certification in improving children's health care
    Paul Miles
    American Board of Pediatrics, 111 Silver Cedar Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S108-10. 2009
    ..Specialty board certification and maintenance of certification are key drivers of professional development and improvement of care...
  40. ncbi [Certified prostate cancer centers of the German Cancer Society : Current status 2 years after certification and future developments]
    J A Steffens
    Zertifiziertes Prostatakarzinomzentrum, Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, St Antonius Hospital, Dechant Deckers Strasse 8, 52249, Eschweiler, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:910-5. 2010
    The 12-month data for 21 of the 44 certified centers were analyzed 2 years after certification of the first prostate cancer centers of the German Cancer Society...
  41. ncbi Difficulties with the sickness certification process in general practice and possible solutions: a systematic review
    Laurent Letrilliart
    Department of General Practice, University of Lyon 1, France
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:219-28. 2012
    ..Prescription of sick leave periods is a common but complex task in general practice in many countries...
  42. ncbi Ensuring competency: are fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery training and certification necessary for practicing surgeons and operating room personnel?
    Melanie L Hafford
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:118-26. 2013
    b>Certification in fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery (FLS) is required by the American board of surgery for graduating residents...
  43. ncbi A new approach to rater training and certification in a multicenter clinical trial
    Kenneth A Kobak
    MedAvante Inc, 7601 Ganser Way, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:407-12. 2005
    ..This study examined a novel approach to rater training and certification that focused on both conceptual knowledge and applied skills...
  44. pmc Sickness certification system in the United Kingdom: qualitative study of views of general practitioners in Scotland
    Susan Hussey
    Research and Development Office NHS Highland, The Greenhouse, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness IV2 3ED
    BMJ 328:88. 2004
    To explore how general practitioners operate the sickness certification system, their views on the system, and suggestions for change.
  45. ncbi Didactic teaching conferences for IM residents: who attends, and is attendance related to medical certifying examination scores?
    John D FitzGerald
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1670, USA
    Acad Med 78:84-9. 2003
    ..This study determines the factors associated with residents' attendance at didactic teaching conferences and the relationship of attendance to residents' scores on medical certification examinations.
  46. ncbi American Board of Radiology Perspective on Maintenance of Certification: Part IV--Practice Quality Improvement for Diagnostic Radiology
    Janet L Strife
    American Board of Radiology, 5441 E Williams Blvd, Suite 200, Tucson, AZ 85711, USA
    Radiographics 27:769-74. 2007
  47. ncbi Maintenance of certification
    John E Madewell
    American Board of Radiology, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:22-32. 2005
    Maintenance of certification (MOC) recognizes that in addition to medical knowledge, several essential elements involved in delivering quality care must be developed and maintained throughout one's career...
  48. ncbi Association between maintenance of certification examination scores and quality of care for medicare beneficiaries
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut St, Ste 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1396-403. 2008
    ..we set out to determine associations between general internists' performance on the American Board of Internal Medicine maintenance of certification examination and the receipt of important processes of care by Medicare patients.
  49. ncbi Rural Emergency Department staffing and participation in emergency certification and training programs
    Michelle M Casey
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Rural Health 24:253-62. 2008
    ..The practice of emergency medicine presents many challenges in rural areas...
  50. ncbi Certification and licensing of clinical medical physicists in AFOMP countries
    W H Round
    School of Engineering, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 34:309-15. 2011
    ..These are often followed by formal certification by independent bodies, and medical physics professional organizations (MPPOs) affirming the quality of ..
  51. pmc Canadian physiotherapists' views on certification, specialisation, extended role practice, and entry-level training in rheumatology
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:88. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi European certification of clinical competence in adult echocardiography issued in Belgium. The Steering Committee of the Belgian Working Group on Echocardiography and Cardiac Doppler
    P Decoodt
    Clinique de Cardiologie, , Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Cardiol 50:265-71. 1995
    In accordance with the European proposals, adapted guidelines are proposed for a certification of clinical competence in adult echocardiography, with transoesophageal echocardiography as a special option...
  53. pmc Production and validation of Putonghua- and Cantonese-Chinese language National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale training and certification videos
    R T F Cheung
    Department of Medicine Neurology, and Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Stroke 5:74-9. 2010
    ..We report our experience with new Putonghua- and Cantonese-Chinese language NIHSS (PC-NIHSS and CC-NIHSS) training and certification videos.
  54. pmc Asbestosis in an asbestos composite mill at Mumbai: a prevalence study
    V Murlidhar
    Department of Surgery, LTM Medical College, Sion, Mumbai 400 022, India
    Environ Health 4:24. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi Are medical postgraduate certification processes valid? A systematic review of the published evidence
    Linda Hutchinson
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Med Educ 36:73-91. 2002
    To collate the published works on validation of assessments used in postgraduate medical certification.
  56. ncbi Quality assured health care in certified breast centers and improvement of the prognosis of breast cancer patients
    Matthias W Beckmann
    University Breast Center Franconia, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Erlangen, Universitätsstrasse 21 23, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Onkologie 34:362-7. 2011
    Increasing effort has been put in the implementation and certification of breast centers in order to establish standardized, quality assured health care for breast cancer patients...
  57. pmc Sickness certification as a complex professional and collaborative activity--a qualitative study
    Anna Kiessling
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:702. 2012
    ..A manifold of studies have identified a wide spectrum of medical and insurance-related problems in sickness certification. Despite educational efforts aiming to improve physicians' knowledge of social insurance medicine there are no ..
  58. pmc Sickness certification for mental health problems: an analysis of a general practice consultation database
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:179-82. 2011
    ..This study aims to use general practice consultation data to determine the rate of sickness certification for common mental health problems.
  59. ncbi Neurosurgery certification in member societies of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies: Asia
    Jaime Gasco
    Division of Neurological Surgery at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    World Neurosurg 75:325-34. 2011
    To objectively compare the complexity and diversity of the certification process in neurological surgery in member societies of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.
  60. ncbi Relationship between general practitioner certification and characteristics of care
    Graeme Miller
    Family Medicine Research Centre, University of Sydney, Australia
    Med Care 42:770-8. 2004
    The introduction of mandatory or quasimandatory certification processes for general/family doctors has become common in many countries, including Australia. Whether certification effects the care provided is rarely investigated.
  61. ncbi White paper: value of specialty certification in pharmacy
    Francoise G Pradel
    Center on Drugs and Public Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:612-20. 2004
    To address the value of Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certification, particularly as perceived by different stakeholders (pharmacists, employers, government, and academia), and to draw a parallel between specialization and ..
  62. ncbi Sickness certification
    Sara Bird
    Medico Legal and Advisory Services, MDA National, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 40:69-71. 2011
    ..This article provides some guidance for GPs about writing certificates certifying illness, and discusses common medicolegal issues associated with sickness certificates...
  63. ncbi Exploring the impact of a new translation process on the performance of French form writers of the Canadian Certification Exam
    Mary Egan
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Occup Ther 74:401-6. 2007
    In an effort to ensure fairness to French form writers of the Canadian Certification Exam, CAOT instituted a new translation process in 2000.
  64. ncbi [Views on the new psychiatric specialist certification system from the perspective of those experiencing the postgraduate psychiatric training system in Japan]
    Wakako Umene-Nakano
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 113:271-6. 2011
    The psychiatric specialist certification system of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology was established in 2005, with a transitional period that ran until 2008...
  65. pmc Multidisciplinary breast centres in Germany: a review and update of quality assurance through benchmarking and certification
    Markus Wallwiener
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Heidelberg, Voßstraße 9, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:1671-83. 2012
    ..proof of principle for a voluntary, external benchmarking programme and proof of concept for third-party dual certification of breast centres and their mandatory quality management systems to the German Cancer Society (DKG) and German ..
  66. pmc Is the NIHSS certification process too lenient?
    Nancy K Hills
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:426-32. 2009
    ..The manner in which the rater certification test is scored yields multiple correct answers that have changed over time...
  67. ncbi DPD directors' attitudes are more favorable toward food-safety education than certification
    Sandra M Gross
    West Chester University, Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center, PA 19383, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:930-6. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of food-safety education in didactic programs in dietetics (DPDs) across the United States and factors associated with the provision of this education and to explore DPD directors' attitudes toward food safety...
  68. ncbi Rates of sickness certification in European primary care: a systematic review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:99-108. 2008
    ..The management of sickness absence across Europe varies considerably, and there is a need for comparable rates of certification to facilitate appropriate health and economic planning.
  69. ncbi Performance on the internal medicine second-year residency in-training examination predicts the outcome of the ABIM certifying examination
    H Waxman
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    J Gen Intern Med 9:692-4. 1994
    ..results of the in-training examination can serve residents as an important measure of their preparedness for certification and can be useful in identifying the need for more intensive self-study strategies during the subsequent one ..
  70. ncbi Results and repeatability of retinal thickness measurements from certification submissions
    Ronald P Danis
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:45-50. 2008
    ..To present the results for subgroups defined by center point (CP) measurement and to assess the repeatability of the Fast Retinal Thickness Map analysis results from the Stratus OCT3 machine...
  71. ncbi Objective assessment, selection, and certification in surgery
    Melina C Vassiliou
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 518, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4 Canada
    Surg Oncol 20:140-5. 2011
    ..When assessments are used for high-stakes evaluations like certification, they must be demonstrably reliable and valid...
  72. ncbi Forest certification--an instrument to promote sustainable forest management?
    Ewald Rametsteiner
    Institute of Forest Sector Policy and Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences Vienna, Gregor Mendel Str 33, Austria
    J Environ Manage 67:87-98. 2003
    Forest certification was introduced in the early 1990s to address concerns of deforestation and forest degradation and to promote the maintenance of biological diversity, especially in the tropics...
  73. ncbi Trichinae certification in the United States pork industry
    David G Pyburn
    USDA APHIS VS, 210 Walnut Street, Suite 891 Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
    Vet Parasitol 132:179-83. 2005
    ..6%) indicated compliance with the required good production practices. These sites are eligible for certification under the U.S. Trichinae Certification Program and will be audited regularly to maintain that status...
  74. ncbi Isotopic discrimination as a tool for organic farming certification in sweet pepper
    Francisco M Del Amor
    Instituto Murciano de Investigacion y Desarrollo Agrario y Alimentario, 30150 La Alberca, Murcia, Spain
    J Environ Qual 37:182-5. 2008
    ..1 and 27.8%, respectively; and (iii) independently of the organic manure used, no additional fertilization (synthetic or organic) is required before 106 days after transplanting at that dosage because plant fresh weight was not reduced...
  75. ncbi [Evaluation of obesity treatment in children and adolescents (EvAKuJ Study). Role of therapeutic concept, certification, and quality indicators]
    U Hoffmeister
    Institut fur Epidemiologie, Universitat Ulm, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:603-10. 2011
    Different providers of obesity treatment in children and adolescents in Germany were compared using the following criteria: outpatient/inpatient; with/without AGA certification; good/less good quality.
  76. pmc Factors associated with American Board of Medical Specialties member board certification among US medical school graduates
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Ste 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    JAMA 306:961-70. 2011
    b>Certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board is emerging as a measure of physician quality.
  77. pmc Physicians' messages in problematic sickness certification: a narrative analysis of case reports
    Monika Engblom
    Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Fam Pract 12:18. 2011
    Many physicians find sickness certification tasks problematic. There is some knowledge about situations that are experienced as problematic, whereas less is understood about how physicians respond to the problems they face...
  78. ncbi [Validation of the Kihon Checklist for predicting the risk of 1-year incident long-term care insurance certification: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study]
    Yasutake Tomata
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 58:3-13. 2011
    ..However, few reports have investigated predictive ability of incident long-term care insurance certification in the Kihon Checklist...
  79. ncbi The value of program certification for performance contracting
    C Macias
    Fountain House, Inc, New York, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 26:345-60. 1999
    ..ICCD-certified clubhouses and 88 non-certified clubhouses with which to test the discriminant validity of ICCD certification. A statistically significant logistic regression model revealed that ICCD certification status could be ..
  80. ncbi Checklists for assessment and certification of clinical procedural skills omit essential competencies: a systematic review
    Robert K McKinley
    Keele University School of Medicine, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Med Educ 42:338-49. 2008
    ..To develop generic criteria for the global assessment of clinical procedural competence and to quantify the extent to which existing checklists allow for holistic assessment of procedural competencies...
  81. ncbi K-Train--a computer-based, interactive training program with an incorporated certification system for practicing kinetic perimetry: evaluation of acceptance and success rate
    U Schiefer
    University Eye Hospital, Department of Pathophysiology of Vision and Neuro ophthalmology, Tuebingen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:1300-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate, in an experimental study, an interactive, computer-based teaching procedure for kinetic perimetry that incorporates an evaluation system for scoring examination technique...
  82. pmc Work-related sickness absence negotiations: GPs' qualitative perspectives
    Annemarie Money
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 60:721-8. 2010
    GPs can find their role as issuers of sickness certification problematic, particularly in trying to maintain a balance between certifying absence and preserving the doctor-patient relationship...
  83. ncbi The current practice of infection prevention as demonstrated by the practice analysis survey of the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc
    Fran Feltovich
    Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology Inc, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:784-8. 2010
    The Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc., (CBIC) provides direction and administers the certification process for infection prevention professionals...
  84. ncbi Strengthening end-of-life care through specialty nursing certification
    Peg Esper
    Nurse Practitioner, University of Michigan Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Prof Nurs 18:130-9. 2002
    ..was to determine the adequacy of content related to end-of-life (EOL) care in materials used in the nursing certification process across clinical nursing specialties...
  85. ncbi A modeling study on the sustainability of a certification-and-monitoring program for paratuberculosis in cattle
    Pauline Ezanno
    Veterinary School and INRA, Unit of Animal Health Management, BP 40706, 44307 Nantes Cedex 03, France
    Vet Res 36:811-26. 2005
    b>Certification-and-monitoring programs for paratuberculosis are based on repetitive herd testing to establish a herd's health status. The available tests have poor sensitivity...
  86. pmc Association of physician certification and outcomes among patients receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    JAMA 301:1661-70. 2009
    ..Allowing nonelectrophysiologists to perform implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) procedures is controversial. However, it is not known whether outcomes of ICD implantation vary by physician specialty...
  87. ncbi European guidelines for the certification of professionals in sleep medicine: report of the task force of the European Sleep Research Society
    Dirk Pevernagie
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Sleep Res 18:136-41. 2009
    ..These guidelines are a European standard. They may be adapted in the future according to new scientific insights. National certification programs that comply with these guidelines may be subject to homologation by the ESRS.
  88. ncbi Time trends in personnel certification and turnover in the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study
    Renée Y Mobley
    Clinical Trials and Biometry, The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Trials 1:377-86. 2004
    The purpose of this analysis was to examine and quantify the coordinating center workload in regard to certification and turnover of clinical personnel who participated in the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study (COMS).
  89. ncbi Certification pass rate of 100% for fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery skills after proficiency-based training
    Daniel J Scott
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1887-93. 2008
    ..of laparoscopic surgery (FLS) program has been extensively validated for use as a high-stakes examination for certification purposes, but optimal methods for its use in skills training have not been described...
  90. ncbi Impact of physician-related factors on sickness certification in primary health care
    Gunilla Norrmén
    Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Section, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 24:104-9. 2006
    ..To investigate what factors are associated with physicians' decisions on whether or not to sickness certify the patient at a consultation...
  91. pmc National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale certification is reliable across multiple venues
    Patrick Lyden
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego CA 92103, USA
    Stroke 40:2507-11. 2009
    National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale certification is required for participation in modern stroke clinical trials and as part of good clinical care in stroke centers...
  92. ncbi Effect of board certification on antihypertensive treatment intensification in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Alexander Turchin
    Division of Endocrinology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Circulation 117:623-8. 2008
    Regular recertification is mandatory to maintain board certification status in all specialties. However, the evidence that physicians' performance decreases with time since initial certification is limited...
  93. ncbi Issuing sickness certificates: a difficult task for physicians: a qualitative analysis of written statements in a Swedish survey
    Ulla Gerner
    Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 37:57-63. 2009
    There is scientific evidence, but limited, that physicians experience sickness certification tasks as problematic. More knowledge is needed about physicians' own opinions on this matter.
  94. ncbi Certification of mono-, di-, and tributyltin compounds in marine sediment certified reference material by species-specific isotope dilution mass spectrometric analysis using synthesized 118Sn-labeled butyltins
    Kazumi Inagaki
    Environmental Standard Section, National Metrology Institute of Japan NMIJ, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Umezono 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Tsukuba Central 3, 305 8563, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anal Bioanal Chem 378:1265-70. 2004
    ..The sediment material was air-dried, sieved, homogenized, and packaged into 1,000 glass bottles (60 g each). Certification of NMIJ CRM 7301-a was carried out at NMIJ using two different types of species-specific isotope dilution mass ..
  95. pmc Dealing with sickness certification - a survey of problems and strategies among general practitioners and orthopaedic surgeons
    Britt Arrelöv
    Department of Development in Health and Medical Services, FORUM, Box 175 33 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:273. 2007
    ..a sick-listed person need a medical certificate issued by a physician; in Sweden after one week of self-certification. Physicians experience sick-listing tasks as problematic and conflicts may arise when patients regard ..
  96. ncbi Certification and training in critical care ultrasound
    Paul E Marik
    Intensive Care Med 34:215-7. 2008
  97. pmc Do family physicians with emergency medicine certification actually practise family medicine?
    Benjamin T B Chan
    CMAJ 167:869-70. 2002
  98. ncbi The changing pool of international medical graduates seeking certification training in US graduate medical education programs
    Gerald P Whelan
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 3624 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 288:1079-84. 2002
    ..Changes in the number and characteristics of those seeking certification directly affect the GME population and the future physician workforce in the United States...
  99. ncbi Quality assurance and certification of health IT-systems communicating data in primary and secondary health sector
    Ib Johansen
    Danish Centre for Health Telematics, MedCom Rugaardsvej 15, 2 DK5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:601-5. 2003
    ..These problems are solved in the 3 years MedCom certification and consolidation project...
  100. ncbi [The (non)sense of certification in intensive care medicine. The problem of the detection of suitable indicator systems]
    D A Vagts
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Universitat Rostock, Schillingallee 35, 18057 Rostock, Deutschland
    Anaesthesist 58:81-7. 2009
    b>Certification is a compulsory element of today's quality management. However, the instruments used for certification have mostly originally been developed for industrial purposes...

Research Grants75

  1. High Throughput Genotyping and DNA Sequencing for Studying the Genetic Contributi
    Sonia Dua; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data generated in a laboratory that has received CLIA (Clinical Laboratories Improvement Amendments) certification. The menu of CLIA approved services may expand...
  2. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HUMAN GENETICS PUBLIC HEALTH GENETICS FELLOWSHIP
    Joann A Boughman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..5. Human Subjects Certification, when applicable (45 CFR 46) D PART B: This part is provided to assure that pertinent information has been ..
  3. Cerebral metabolism, EEG, and sleep cycling in critically ill neonates
    Renée A Shellhaas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Candidate: The PI is a board-certified child neurologist and pediatrician, with additional certification in clinical neurophysiology and a master's degree in clinical research design and statistics...
  4. VISUAL SCIENCES TRAINING PROGRAM
    Eric Pearlman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..edu E-Mail: medres@case.edu 14. APPLICANT ORGANIZATION CERTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: I certify that SIGNATURE_OF OFFICIAL NAMED IN 13...
  5. Durable Visible Light-activated Antivral Coatings for Fabrics Used for Personal P
    JOSEF STEPHAN SCHNEIDER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..physical integrity testing, bench testing and performance testing for submission of the N95 mask for NIOSH certification. The Specific Aims for this Phase II project are to: 1) Continue refinements of the antiviral chemistry used ..
  6. Mediators &prognostic value of muscle mass &function in chronic kidney disease
    Francis Perry Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Wilson is currently a post-doctoral researcher with Internal Medicine and Nephrology board certification. He was awarded a Master of Science of Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) degree in August of 2012...
  7. Gross Hall Animal Resource Center
    Susan V Bryant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..buildings, with three recent campus building projects already LEED "Gold" certified, including the first gold certification in Orange County...
  8. Inflammation and T Lymphocyte Immunoregulation
    Ann B Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..edu E-Mail: orserv@ohsu.edu 14. APPLICANT ORGANIZATION CERTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: I certify that SIGNATURE OF OFFICIAL NAMED IN 13...
  9. NIH Director's Pioneer Award
    Karl Deisseroth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Randomized trial of active vitamin D, cholecalciferol and placebo for CKD-MBD
    Sharon M Moe; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and Function Coordinating Core will develop a training video tape, training manual and site training certification procedures;e) The Radiology core will optimize transfer of radiographs in de-identified manner for central ..
  11. College of Medicine Phoenix Campus Vivarium Phase I Construction
    William M Crist; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..on Climate Change, signed by the participating University Presidents, this project will pursue LEED Silver certification with sustainability concepts, including recycling, energy efficiency, reduced water use and sustainable site ..
  12. Functional and Structural Neuroanatomy in Late-Life Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Carmen Andreescu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She obtained her board certification after completing her residency and clinical fellowship at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the ..
  13. Step2 CS Training in Alcohol Addiction and the Medical Consequences of Alcohol
    MARY P METCALF; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of training (internship/residency/fellowship) or practice (continuing professional development, specialty certification, and maintenance of certification)...
  14. RESEARCH TRAINING IN VISION SCIENCE
    W Clay Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ufl.edu E-Mail: uf proposals@rgp.ufl.edu 14. APPLICANT ORGANIZATION CERTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: I certify that SIGNATURE OF OFFICIAL NAMED IN 13...
  15. Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Clinical Research Construction
    Stephen M Prescott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is one of the first buildings in Oklahoma to have achieved Gold certification by the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program...
  16. Space Renovation for New Research Center for the Neglected Diseases of Poverty
    John Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The renovation project will employ green/sustainable technologies and design approaches, and will obtain LEED certification. All spaces will be ADA accessible...
  17. Population-Based Assessment of Cancer Trial Generalizability in the Elderly
    Elizabeth B Lamont; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., demographics, comorbidity) and providers (e.g., board certification, years in practice)...
  18. CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS
    Mark J Ratain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data interpretation and presentation, and be prepared for a competitive academic research career, as well as certification in Clinical Pharmacology...
  19. Research Training: Mental Health Behavior Genetics
    John K Hewitt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Predoctoral trainees receive doctorate degrees from a cooperating academic unit and certification in behavior genetics...
  20. Ethics of research in Latin American countries. Advanced Program
    FERNANDO S LOLAS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..After completing the training period (12 months) a certification will be obtained...
  21. Equipment for Gross Hall Vivarium
    JEFFREY GOODWIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gross Hall, site of the GHARC and proposed Breeding Center, has received LEED Platinum certification, and the proposed Breeding Center Facility would use "green" cage racks (63% more energy efficient);Variable ..
  22. SWAN Repository III
    Sioban D Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..edu E-Mat^ trt^@ui7tich.edu 14. APPLICANT ORGANIZATION CERTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: I certify that 9fGNATURt OF Cf FICIAL the statements herein are true, complete and accurate to ..
  23. Foot Prosthesis Using Tensegrity Design Principles
    JEROME RIFKIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that provides for an efficient stride and a decrease in the applied load on the residual limb;2) acquire ISO certification for the product;and 3) run a beta test with 50 amputees to verify that the new prosthetic foot will be ..
  24. Research Training - Developmental Behavioral Genetics
    Michael C Stallings; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Predoctoral trainees receive doctorate degrees from a cooperating academic unit and certification in behavior genetics...
  25. Online Training &Certification for Competency in Dementia Friendly Hospital Care
    Mary Sherman Mittelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..24/7, national access (both urban and rural) to top-quality dementia training as well as an individual certification program anticipated to be accredited by the Alzheimer's Association...
  26. Assisted Reproductive Technology &Risk of Childhood Cancer
    Logan G Spector; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..programs that provide ART services in the United States as mandated by the federal Fertility Success Rate and Certification Act of 1992 [PL 102-493]...
  27. Genetic Basis of Oligozoospermia in Infertile Males
    Alexander N Yatsenko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): The applicant is a clinical molecular geneticist who is eligible for ABMG-accredited certification in the Clinical Molecular Genetics program...
  28. Neuronal Mechanisms of Peroxisomal Biogenesis Defects in Drosophila
    MICHAEL FRANCIS WANGLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The applicant holds an M.D. degree, and has completed specialty training and board certification in pediatrics and is currently completing sub-specialty training in Medical Genetics...
  29. TRAINING GRANT IN GENETICS
    CYNTHIA CASSON MORTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Molecular Genetic Pathology) and in all areas of combined training with medical genetics leading to dual board certification (Internal Medicine/Medical Genetics, Pediatrics/Medical Genetics, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Medical Genetics)..
  30. HLA Chip Product for FDA 510K Approval
    KRISHNA JAYARAMAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The specific focus of this Phase II Competing Renewal is to obtain both ASHI certification (as a service offering) and FDA 510K approval for the HLA-Chip, to support generalized HLA-typing...
  31. COMBINING TESTOSTERONE THERAPY AND EXERCISE TO IMPROVE FUNCTION POST HIP FRACTURE
    Kenneth B Schechtman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..establishing the means to assure standardization of procedures across sites, and plans for staff training and certification. We will bring together an outstandin team of investigators with expertise conducting clinical trials of hip ..
  32. Behavioral Economic Analysis of Medical Marijuana Use in HIV+ Patients
    Mark K Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data about factors that influence: marijuana use patterns, abuse potential, decisions to seek/renew medical certification, impact of marijuana use on HIV risk behaviors, and health outcomes...
  33. Enhanced Evaluation of Second Stage Translational Research
    TERRENCE EDWARD MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Aims 2 and 3 we analyze the Healthy Food Certification (HFC), a non-randomized community-based intervention that promoted adoption of voluntary state nutritional ..
  34. A Dual-drug Delivery to Inhibit Causes of Periodontal Diseases
    RAJIV KUMAR SATSANGI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..All of these studies are mandated for FDA's Investigational New Device (IND) certification before its upgrade for clinical studies in future...
  35. Understanding Access to Hospice Care
    MELISSA DIANE ALDRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..50 Medicare is the primary payor of hospice and approximately 94% 18 of hospices are Medicare certified. Certification requires satisfying several "conditions of participation 50 related to the availability of hospice services ..
  36. Understanding Mechanisms of Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    James S Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the effects of provider characteristics (years in practice, age, volume of cases, primary specialty board certification, affiliation with academic medical centers, etc...
  37. Web System for Engaging Families &Doctors in Continuous Asthma Quality Improveme
    Sande O Okelo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..professional and patient feedback and piloting and presented to medical specialty boards for formal QI MOC certification. In Phase II the system is further refined and then tested for effectiveness in improving asthma control by a ..
  38. Occupational Safety and Health Training Project Grant
    Carrie A Redlich; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Yale OEM residency is an integrated two-year academic and practicum program leading to board eligibility for certification in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine as well as a Masters of Public Health (..
  39. A multilevel approach to understanding healthcare disparities in the nursing home
    LATARSHA CHISHOLM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Three data sets will be used in this study: On-Line Survey Certification of Automated Records (OSCAR), Medicare Cost Reports, and Area Resource File (ARF)...
  40. Emerging Safety and Quality Issues in the Care of Hospitalized Children
    NORA ESTEBAN-CRUVIANI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..hospitalists have had no formal post-residency training, with no official mechanism for instruction and board certification. It is crucial that hospitalists, particularly those isolated within community medical centers in ..
  41. Targeted Modulation of the Death Receptor as a Therapeutic Strategy for Glioma
    JAY FITZGERALD DORSEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..training in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania and has passed his Radiation Oncology Board-Certification exams...
  42. Texas A&M University Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building Build-Out
    JEFFREY RANDALL SEEMANN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..facility was designed using green and sustainable principles and was constructed to meet LEED "Silver" Certification standards...
  43. A National Training Program in Reproductive Medicine
    Christos Coutifaris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Formal certification for this training in Reproductive Medicine is under the aegis of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology ..
  44. Research Training: Complementary &Integrative Medicine
    Gloria Y Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Fellows also take in-depth courses in CIMT in order to acquire practitioner skills/certification to inform their research. Most of the trainees'time is devoted to their own research...
  45. PORTABLE IMAGING DEVICE FOR PROSTATE CANCER DETECTION
    Armen Sarvazyan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..engineering will be on completing the design history file, verification, validation and safety certification testing...
  46. Postdoctoral Research Training in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology
    Jamie L Renbarger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..potential as clinician scientists from candidates with MD or MD/ PhD degrees who qualify for primary specialty certification. Exceptional PhD or PharmD candidates with experience and goals related to the objectives of the program may ..
  47. Prevention of Adult Caries Study (PACS) Data Coordinating Center
    WILLIAM MARION VOLLMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..communication, data entry, documentation, and monitoring;2) arrange for and conduct ongoing training and certification of study staff with respect to data collection, data entry, and trial monitoring;3) monitor recruitment and ..
  48. Evaluating Pay for Performance and its Design: Evidence from Nursing Homes
    Rachel M Werner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Using national data on all US nursing homes from the Minimum Data Set, Medicare claims, and the Online Survey, Certification, and Reporting (OSCAR) database from 1999 to 2009, this study examines changes in the quality of nursing home ..
  49. Changing Pediatric Office Systems Nationally to Address Parental Tobacco Use
    Jonathan P Winickoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The module satisfies the new American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Performance in Practice requirement creating a natural "pull" for the training...
  50. Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Among Seniors and Their Family Caregivers
    Melissa Andrea Simon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to properly care for their family-member, could find a road back to employment through additional training and certification in caregiving...
  51. Packaging Cell Lines for Lentiviral Vector Products
    KENNETH G CORNETTA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Phase II will include the certification to meet FDA Guidances so the lines may be used in Good Manufacturing Practices...
  52. Better Outcomes for Children: GWAS &PheWAS in eMERGEII.
    Isaac S Kohane; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Aim 2 we will contribute 6,861 cases that have EMRs, DNA, GWAS data, and institutional certification for submission to dbGaP, as well as a path to return results...
  53. Translational Research and Laboratory Animal Medicine Education for Veterinarians
    Diane J Gaertner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Veterinarians completing this program will qualify to sit for certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)...
  54. Data Coordinating Center for the NHLBI Asthma Network (AsthmaNet)
    David T Mauger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..formatting data collection forms for each protocol, preparing and leading training sessions, establishing certification criteria for AsthmaNet procedures, and writing the manuals of operations;(5) monitor and evaluate protocol ..
  55. Whole-Glove Integrity and Chemical Resistance of Disposable Nitrile Gloves
    BOB PHALEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..be to provide guidelines for the development of improved materials performance testing and possible future certification of disposable NBR gloves for critical exposure conditions...
  56. A TELEHEALTH INNOVATION TO SUPPORT WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
    VESTA BRUE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, gaps will be filled for surgeons, as certification of weight loss clinics is trending toward greater outcomes reporting requirements - a difficult production ..
  57. Zinc supplementation in alcoholic cirrhosis
    MATTHEW C CAVE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Studies (I-MS) focusing on toxicology, clinical trial design, and biostatistics, and (ii) board certification in nutrition (ABPNS)...
  58. Novel Mechanisms of Regenerative Fetal Wound Repair by IL-10
    Sundeep G Keswani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..an MD degree, this investigator trained for 9 years in adult and pediatric general surgery that led to board certification in both of these fields...
  59. A Tool for Supporting and Monitoring Decision Making in ADHD
    Barbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are required to conduct a QI effort in use of evidence based practices in order to maintain professional certification through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)...
  60. Pelvic floor Disorders Network-Data Coordinating Center
    CATHERINE A SPINO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..or remote data entry, submission of an IND to the FDA when necessary, and by organizing training and certification sessions, as needed. 4. Establish a database for each study conducted by the PFDN. 5...
  61. Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) renewal
    CHARLES RALPH BUNCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sample tracking, partnership in study publications, coordination of study meetings, study staff training &certification. IRB and NIH reporting requirements, site auditing and monitoring, database quality assurance, coordination ..
  62. Improving Older Adults'Decision Making For Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
    Constance Fung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She has fellowship training and board certification in both Geriatrics and Sleep Medicine, fellowship training in Health Services Research, and leadership and ..
  63. DENTIST SCIENTIST PROGRAM AWARD--INSTITUTIONAL
    Christopher Squier; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..department or as an interdisciplinary basic science/dental science degree; (2) clinical training, leading to certification in endodontics, oral pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, ..
  64. Online Training for Methadone Maintenance Treatment Providers
    HILARY LIBERTY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) continuing education credits (which are required for continued certification as a counselor) will be offered where applicable...
  65. THE IMPACT OF THE MEDICARE HOSPICE BENEFIT ON HOSPICES
    Vivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..used to determine whether Medicare certified hospices experience more growth in patient census before or after certification, and whether certified hospices grow faster than non-certified ones...
  66. DENTIST SCIENTIST AWARD--INSTITUTIONAL (K-16)
    Robert Genco; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..D. in other departments, (2) clinical training most often leading to certification in the clinical specialties of periodontics, Endodontics, Fixed or Removal Prosthodontics or Orthodontics...
  67. Genotyping assays for the most common mutations associated with abacavir hypersen
    BERTRAND LEMIEUX; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In Phase I we will Implement design control, and secure ISO 13485 certification for BioHelix...
  68. Human Subjects Research Enhancement Program
    Stephen Slogoff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A web based portal pilot project that allows on-line education, testing and certification of clinical investigators, implemented about a year ago on the medical center campus, has been ..
  69. MENTAL HEALTH AND NURSE STAFFING IN US NURSING HOMES
    Sarah Myers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will focus on two outcomes available in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' On-line Survey Certification of Automated Records: (1) Psychoactive medication use; and (2) Deficiencies for mental health care...
  70. Chemokine Signaling and Colitis in Gia2 Deficient Mice
    Robert Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Following MSTP-funded MD/ PhD training, residency and board certification in combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr...
  71. Primate Veterinarian Training at the WaNPRC
    Charlotte Hotchkiss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This demonstrates an obvious shortfall in the number of veterinarians that are qualified (as measured by ACLAM certification) to care for laboratory animals in a biomedical research setting...
  72. DENTIST-SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM AT UCSF
    Grayson Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..D. programs in Oral Biology or Bioengineering. Clinical specialty certification will be obtained in one of six clinical areas: oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, orthodontics, ..
  73. SHARE-HRS Training Harmonization and Certification
    AXEL BOERSCH SUPAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specifically, this application would finance the SRC's train-the-trainer program for the 2008/09 wave and certification of adherence to the trained methods through SRC...
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