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wrap someone or something around something

to bend or coil someone or something around something. I'll wrap you around that lamppost unless you cooperate! Don wrapped the rope around the tree and tied it tight.
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wrap something around someone

to fold or drape something onto someone. He wrapped a towel around himself and went to answer the telephone. She wrapped a blanket around her little boy to keep him warm.
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wrap around someone or something

to enclose or fold about someone or something. The snake wrapped around the helpless man and it was soon all over. The flames wrapped around the barn and swallowed it up.
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wrap around

v.
1. To clasp, fold, or coil something about someone or something: She wrapped her arms around his neck and hugged him.
2. To coil or twist about something or someone: The flag wrapped around the pole.
3. To continue automatically to be entered on a new line of text if there is too much text to fit on one line. Used of word-processing texts: The input to early computer text editors did not wrap around, so you had to hit a carriage return at the end of every line.
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Toward this end, I developed and implemented in November of 2014 the 50-minute QA program entitled The Wrap Around Service Model.
Describe the Wrap Around Service Model and how it can be used by FNPs in pediatric practice with children with behavioral challenges in families from high-minority, low-income communities (cognitive domain);
Explain how the Wrap Around Service Model operates as an effective culturally competent and responsive approach to healthcare and can aid in achieving the Healthy People 2020 Social Determinants of Health focus area goal (affective domain); and,
Apply three elements of the Wrap Around Service Model to her/his own FNP pediatric practice (psychomotor domain).
To identify participants for The Wrap Around Service Model QA program, I used a combination of convenience and snowball sampling--starting with two pediatric FNPs that I know who work in the immediate community surrounding the clinic run by my pediatric MD colleague, and then asking these two FNPs to help me find ten pediatric FNPs willing to participate in the QA program.
A one-page, informally typewritten essay, in which participants described, in their own words, the Wrap Around Service Model as it is used in pediatric practice with children with behavioral challenges in families from high-minority, low-income communities; and,
A three-to-five page, informally typewritten philosophy of pediatric practice, in which participants applied three elements of the Wrap Around Service Model to their own pediatric practice with children with behavioral challenges in families from high-minority, low-income communities.
What, if any, is your prior experience with the Wrap Around Service Model?
In the unaffected brain, myelin sheaths wrap around nerve fibers called axons (seen in cross-section and labeled A) to form an insulating spiral.
In fact, more than 200 billion -- enough to wrap around the earth 129 times -- have been made by ACCO Brands since its start in 1903.
FULLY EQUIPPED TURNKEY FOR ANY CONCEPT, FULLY UP TO CODE AND READY TO OPEN, STUNNING BUILDOUT WITH WRAP AROUND PORCH, HISTORIC FLOWERY BRANCH DOWNTOWN LOCATION, 2.