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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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A bailout amount of $1 Billion will see that the BunnyRanch makes it through these trying times and can further the success of the silver states oldest profession.
Motor sport has always been a game for the boys - just like the so-called oldest profession.
If you want to save young British women from being defiled by drooling men jingling the money in their trouser pockets, then don't worry so much about the oldest profession, Harriet.
It was to mark the International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers and was organised by the church and the Sweet Project, which works with the girls and women in Kirklees who are involved in the world's oldest profession.
The 70-year-old chairman of the Warwickshire Federation of Women's Institutes yesterday opened a debate on whether it was time to legalise that part of the world's oldest profession.
The difference was her nod to the oldest profession was concealed under a beautiful silk gown.
Figures suggest that anywhere between 80,000 and 120,000 women in the British Isles have joined the so-called oldest profession, while it is reckoned that one-in-10 men pay for them.
But perhaps he recognises, as do many local authorities, that there is no point attempting to turn back the clock of the oldest profession.
It may be the oldest profession, but you have to hand it to the professionals.
THERE have been several polls taken to obtain the public's views on prostitution, the oldest profession of them all.
The oldest profession - at one time largely to be found in London's seedy Soho - was starting to get a stiletto-hold in Scotland.
Though being old is not an advantage in the oldest profession, yet, a filmmaker did spot a good story in Louise and Martine Fokkens, ABC News reported.