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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.

Patient discussion about profession

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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What better place to profess your love than the biggest, brightest stage of them all - Times Square?
PRoFESS aims to demonstrate that extended release dipyridamole plus ASA[x], marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim as Aggrenox(R) or Asasantin(R)Retard , is superior in preventing secondary strokes compared with clopidogrel.
Ongoing developments make it even more difficult for humanists to profess their beliefs or to work for the promotion of their life philosophy.
While they might not be able to abandon the prospect of letting their daughters profess, they could at least challenge these same daughters when later confronted with their legal claims.
A post-hoc analysis showed comparable numbers of death and disabling strokes and a similar neurological outcome as measured by the modified Rankin Scale(2) at three months after the recurrent stroke and at the end of the PRoFESS trial between the two treatment arms.
The ACLU has previously maintained that since the Scouts profess a belief in God it should be considered a church.
Both sides profess that they love children, but you really don't have the two sides doing very much to cooperate to reduce the number of neglected and unwanted and abandoned children, or to care for them.
It is wrong for a public authority to compel its citizens by force or fear or any other means to profess or repudiate any religion.
We who profess to believe in a God of infinite mercy stand about and point our fingers in condemnation.
The authors, with more than 50 years of combined business experience, profess to have learned the value of this concept on the job; indeed, Martin Mand was for years the chief financial officer at Northern Telecom, now Nortel Networks.
PARISIAN DOGS SOIL CITY'S REPUTATION, WHILE OWNERS PROFESS HELPLESSNESS
Another and more subtle kind of abuse is the practice of evaluating students in the same course by different standards, depending on whether they profess an interest in the supervising physician's specialty.