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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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For example, similar numbers of Caucasian students mentioned aspects of academic support (n = 21) and the teacher's personality (n = 22) as caring behaviors.
What (if any) caring behaviors are more important than the others?
Beck reported that caring behaviors began with faculty interactions and "trickled down" to faculty-student interactions, and, finally, to student-patient interactions.
THUS, nurse educators must teach the importance of caring as a vital component of nursing and provide ample opportunities for the clinical practice of caring behaviors.
Given the growing cultural diversity within our communities, it seems prudent that measurement instruments address the meaning of caring and caring behaviors to diverse groups and take into consideration potential language barriers.
The four components of the model-Clinical Excellence, Operational Efficiency, Caring Behaviors, and Culture- organize and pinpoint opportunities for improvement and highlight the types of action that must be taken in order to better meet patient needs and reduce suffering.
AIM To identify best practices and evidence-based strategies for creating an online learning environment that encompasses caring behaviors and promotes social presence.
Research identifies four best practices: caring behaviors of faculty, students' own personal strengths, peer support, and multicultural training.
Updated, this edition has two new chapters on the study of prayer in nursing and the spiritual dimension of nurses' caring behaviors, as well as new sections on caring for victims of mass casualty that focuses on accounts from survivors and witnesses of 9/11, and the impact of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Consistent with the findings from general education, the findings in school PE have indicated that teaching caring behaviors were strongly related to students' attitude toward PE and their engagement in PE (e.
Nurses can show caring behaviors toward their colleagues by coming to know them personally and professionally.
Nursing students will model the caring behaviors of faculty and the clinicians with whom they work.