Backed by the nursing community, Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith championed a bill that would have increased the seriousness of 2nd degree assault of a health care practitioner from a misdemeanor to a felony--a protection already afforded to police officers and parole agents.
What does HCP stand for?
HCP stands for Health Care Practitioner
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We have 205 other meanings of HCP in our Acronym Attic
- Hangar Control Position (US Navy)
- Hard Core Pornography
- Hardened Cement Paste
- Hardness Critical Process
- Hardware Change Proposal
- Hardware Command Program (Cassini mission; US NASA)
- Hazard Communication Program
- Hazardous Critical Procedures
- Health and Care Partnership (UK)
- Health and Comfort Pack
- Health Care Professional
- Health Care Provider
- Health Care Proxy (legal document)
- Health Cash Plan (insurance)
- Health Central Park (Winter Garden, FL)
- Health Cities Programme
- Health Communication Partnership (various locations)
- Health Communication Project (Uganda)
- Healthy Children Project (Learning Disabilities Association of America)
- Hearing Conservation Program
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With increased emphasis being placed on the importance of environmental health comes the need for an expanded variety of environmental health care practitioners.
Produced six times a year, it includes information on professional development for health care practitioners with editorial coverage of issues expecially relevant to those professionals providing long-term care.
The latter are defined as necessary diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, curing, treating, mitigating and rehabilitative services, as well as maintenance or personal care services (such as meal preparation and household cleaning) required by "chronically" ill individuals and provided under a plan of care prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner (Sec.
These remedies are nothing to sneeze at, many consumers and health care practitioners say.
It is imperative for today's health care practitioners to be actively involved in "managing the business of health care" because of significant changes caused by the growing trend toward managed care.
If you think you may have MCS, consult a health care practitioner who specializes in the field of chemical sensitivities.
Respondents pointed out that nuisance or frivolous claims are frequently settled by small payments which do not reflect on the professional competence or conduct of the physician, dentist, or other health care practitioner in issue.