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profession

 [pro-fesh´un]
1. an avowed, public declaration or statement of intention or purpose.
2. a calling or vocation requiring specialized knowledge, methods, and skills, as well as preparation, in an institution of higher learning, in the scholarly, scientific, and historical principles underlying such methods and skills. A profession continously enlarges its body of knowledge, functions autonomously in formulation of policy, and maintains by force of organization or concerted opinion high standards of achievement and conduct. Members of a profession are committed to continuing study, place service above personal gain, and are committed to providing practical services vital to human and social welfare.

profession

Learned profession, pronounced Lern-ed, as in burn-bed Biomedical ethics An occupation requiring intense preparation in a body of erudite knowledge–eg, law, medicine, which is applied in service to society, has a system of self-governance and in which success is measured by accomplishments in serving man and society and/or furtherance of knowledge in the field, rather than in personal gain. See Pro bono, Learned profession, Remedial profession, 'Yellow professionalism. '.

profession,

n a calling; vocation; a means of livelihood or gain.

profession

1. an avowed, public declaration or statement of intention or purpose.
2. a calling or vocation requiring specialized knowledge, methods and skills, as well as preparation, in an institution of higher learning, in the scholarly, scientific and historical principles underlying such methods and skills. A profession continuously enlarges its body of knowledge, functions autonomously in formulation of policy, and maintains by force of organization or concerted opinion high standards of achievement and conduct. Specifically in this regard it maintains and polices a code of ethics and conducts a professional organization of which a large majority of the profession are members. Members of a profession are committed to continuing study, placing service above personal gain, and are committed to providing practical services vital to human and social welfare.

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Q. please let me know my role as a health care professional in caring for a child with autism. I am a health care professional not a specialist. So consider my situation and please let me know my role as a health care professional in caring for a child with autism.

A. If you can provide good nutrition that would be huge,
higly effective natural nutritionals include:

calcium/magnesium
kelp
cod liver oil
flax seed oil
raw apple cider vinegar

Also, avoid highly processed foods like white sugar, white flour, an high fructose corn syrup.

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The imposition of a profession of faith reinforces the mistaken belief that there is only one way to be Catholic and that way involves an unquestioned obedience to authority.
120), he movingly appeals to the poet to write a "civil profession of faith," although he there hints, and elsewhere states, that Voltaire himself is an atheist.
26) A new Profession of Faith, consisting of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed followed by three paragraphs drawn up by the CDF, had been published in L'Osservatore Romano on February 25, 1989.
Hence we call that profession of faith the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (or Nicene Creed for short).
This is followed by the Liturgy of the Word, Pope's homily, the Profession of Faith and the taking of the oath by each cardinal.
The persistent Reformation question was about the relationship of faith to baptism and the opposition to what was perceived to be the Catholic overemphasis on the rite rather than the profession of faith.
But Mr Lambert, who has earned 37 merit badges and served more than 1,000 hours of community service, said he would be lying if he made the profession of faith.
According to Rousseau, that religion is a purely civil profession of faith of which the sovereign should fix the articles, not exactly as religious dogmas, but as social sentiments without which a man cannot be a good citizen or a faithful subject.
While perfectly aware of modern biblical criticism, Cahill sees no obstacles to making a semi-traditional Christian profession of faith today.
The theologian refused to sign a profession of faith without adding an unacceptable clause that watered it down, Ratzinger said.
In other words, congregations that had a dedicated catechesis, taking pre-Christian people and leading them into a profession of faith and relationship with the risen Christ, were healthy communities of faith.
Arada said Pope Francis will lead the profession of faith.

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