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board certification

n.
The process by which a person is approved to practice in a specialty field, especially medicine, after successfully completing testing and other requirements of a board of specialists in that field.

board′-cert′i·fied′ adj.
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James Adams, executive director of the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB), described board certification as the highest credential in the teaching profession.
District 62 teachers earn National Board Certification
National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.
Board certification in immigration and nationality law requires in depth knowledge of several distinct areas of the practice, including visa classifications, representation before immigration and federal courts, family based immigration matters, and advising clients regarding the interaction between criminal and immigration law.
Board certification is a voluntary program for lawyers.
Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has become recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels.
with photos) KUWAIT, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- Another group of Kuwaiti doctors got board certification by Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, after the 22 doctors completed theoretical study and clinical training for five years in the field of dermatology and reproductive system.
Dr Casiglia completed her basic medical training at the University of Palermo, Italy before completing her Italian Board Certification in Endocrinology and Diabetes.
s required to satisfy unique educational requirements for state licensure which vary across jurisdictions, but they must also satisfy specialty board certification requirements which may or may not be recognized by the jurisdiction in which they practice.
Board certification is an extra step that physicians choose to take, which shows that they have reviewed a set of information deemed important by a certifying board.
It also requires highly effective classroom teachers, and national board certification is one way to achieve this goal.

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