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board

noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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Note that students, prior to graduation and without any independent clinical experience, are being charged to pass what the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) refers to as its "advanced practice" exam.
I just received my "annual renewal" notice from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and as in years past, I find myself questioning exactly what it is that I'm renewing.
It has bothered me for some time that the National Board for Respiratory Care appears to be somewhat disconnected or unresponsive to those who hold NBRC credentials or those who wish to hold such credentials.

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