licensure

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li·cen·sure

 (lī′sən-shər, -sho͝or′)
n.
The act or an instance of granting a license, usually to practice a profession.

licensure

(ˈlaɪsənʃə)
n
the act of conferring a licence, esp one that permits the practice of a profession

li•cen•sure

(ˈlaɪ sən ʃər, -ˌʃʊər)

n.
the granting of licenses, esp. to engage in professional practice.
[1840–50]
Translations

li·cen·sure

n. autorización, permiso legal para ejercer la medicina o ejecutar actos sólo permitidos a médicos o personal médico.
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In addition, the survey included 7 demographic items (first year of dental hygiene licensure; first year of dental hygiene licensure in California; highest degree earned; practice description; age; race/ ethnicity, and gender); an item to assess current sources of continuing education measured by percentages equaling 100%; and an item to determine membership status in ADHA/CDHA.
State dental boards, largely composed of practicing dentists, are charged with administering each state's dental practice act, and with the exception of Washington state and California, dental boards generally regulate the dental hygiene licensure.
These dexterity tests along with the Crawford Small Parts Dexterity Test, California Performance Test and Perception and Control Test have yet to be correlated with dental hygiene licensure examinations.
The one-time clinical examination for dental hygiene licensure may not be a valid assessment of clinical competency.
Each of these coalition states either included a dental hygiene track to become a dental therapist or required dental hygiene licensure to become a dental therapist.
I pointed out the incongruity of dental hygiene education stemming from the wide variety of programs that lead to dental hygiene licensure.
6) This report provides psychometrically sound process, analyses and guidelines to set and validate the pass/fail score for making decisions about candidates for dental hygiene licensure.
This could require anywhere from one to three years of additional education beyond the two to four year degree already required for dental hygiene licensure.
Dental hygiene licensure is regulated by individual state boards, yet licensing exams have evolved from Independent state exams to 5 regional testing agencies, with the exception of Delaware which does not accept a regional exam.
The NBDHE is intended to fulfill or partially fulfill the written examination requirements for state dental hygiene licensure.
Dental hygiene licensure requires a score of 75 or higher on the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE).
New Jersey Senate Bill 670 would allow graduates of foreign dental schools who pass an examination to qualify for dental hygiene licensure.