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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


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. '.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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.

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The chief justice said three professions are generally considered to be the noblest of all.
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As a senator, Campbell served as vice chair of the Business and Professions Committee and the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee.
We need to tell them that despite all that has changed and is changing in the insurance and risk management profession, they are about to join what remains as one of the most honorable professions ever invented.
The OASW points out that the regulation psychotherapy needs to be considered within the context of competing interests, professional interests in regulation as a means of conferring status to some groups in what may be broadly seen as the psychotherapy professions.
Let's not stumble into the pitfall of comparing private music teaching with other professions. Doctors have internship programs after they have received their degrees, and lawyers must pass the law boards after they have graduated law schools.

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