- In healthcare, a process used to learn about a patient’s condition. This may include a complete medical history, medical tests, a physical exam, a test of learning skills, tests to find out if the patient is able to carry out the tasks of daily living, a mental health evaluation, and a review of social support and community resources available to the patient.
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assessment — as‧sess‧ment [əˈsesmənt] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a judgement that you make about a person or situation after considering all the information: • They will have to make an assessment of the services required to meet the health needs of the … Financial and business terms
assessment — I (estimation) noun aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, calculation, determination, estimate, measure, mensuration, rating, reckoning, survey, valuation associated concepts: assessment of damages II (levy) noun amount assessed as … Law dictionary
Assessment — As*sess ment, n. [LL. assessamentum.] 1. The act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club. [1913 Webster] 2. A valuation of property or profits of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Assessment — (deutsch: Einschätzung, Beurteilung, Abwägung) bezeichnet: Assessment (Psychologie), Erfassung von psychologischen und anderen Merkmalen zu einem praktischen Zweck Assessment Center zur Erforschung fachlicher, persönlicher, sozialer und leitender … Deutsch Wikipedia
Assessment — process undertaken by an accreditation body to assess the competence of a conformity assessment body, based on particular standard(s) and/or other normative documents and for a defined scope of accreditation (p. 3.7 ISO/IEC 17011:2004). Источник … Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации
assessment — [n1] evaluation appraisal, computation, determination, estimate, estimation, judgment, rating, reckoning, valuation, value judgment; concept 24 assessment [n2] assignment of fee, amount appraisal, charge, demand, duty, estimate, fee, levy, rate,… … New thesaurus
assessment — [ə ses′mənt] n. 1. the act or an instance of assessing 2. an amount assessed: See also SPECIAL ASSESSMENT … English World dictionary
assessment — The valuing of a thing or property (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 … Glossary of Bankruptcy
assessment — (n.) 1540s, value of property for tax purposes, from ASSESS (Cf. assess) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning determination or adjustment of tax rate is from 1540s; general sense of estimation is recorded from 1620s. In education jargon from 1956 … Etymology dictionary
Assessment — For article assessment process on Wikipedia, see . Assessment is the process of documenting, usually in measurable terms, knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs. This article covers educational assessment including the work of institutional… … Wikipedia
assessment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, general, overall ▪ individual ▪ continuous, regular ▪ Examination is by continuous assessment … Collocations dictionary