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Table 1 Description of Surveyed Program Types

From: Are clinicians being prepared to care for abused women? A survey of health professional education in Ontario, Canada

Program Type Level Description
Allied Health UG University midwifery baccalaureate programs, social work baccalaureate and physical and occupational therapy baccalaureate programs. For colleges this includes social service worker programs, child and youth worker programs, aboriginal social service programs, police service worker programs.
Allied Health PG Masters/PhD programs for social work, psychology, physical and occupational therapy
Dentistry UG Doctor of dental surgery (DDS) degree and college-based dental hygiene programs.
Dentistry PG Specialty/residency areas for dentistry such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, public health, and forensic dentistry.
Medicine UG All medical doctor (MD) degree programs.
Medicine PG Specialty/residency areas for medicine including: family medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, emergency medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine and community health. MD/PhD programs for these medical specialties were also included.
Nursing UG For the general classification of Registered Nurse (RN), this includes baccalaureate programs, combined/collaborative college/university baccalaureate programs, and post-RN to baccalaureate programs. For training of Registered Practical Nurses, college programs for practical nursing were included.
Nursing PG For extended classification (Nurse Practitioner), this includes all primary and acute Nurse Practitioner programs, Masters and PhD programs in nursing and health sciences and all continuing education and certification offered at colleges or universities.
  1. UG = undergraduate; PG = postgraduate