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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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THE world's oldest profession will probably never disappear from towns and cities completely, no matter how well intentioned our legal system.
It is high time the oldest profession became a profession that no longer exists here or in Brazil.
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.
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.
I WANT to vent my spleen about the headline in the Chronicle tonight which says Danger of the World's Oldest Profession, referring to prostitution.
IF prostitution is the oldest profession, then patrolling the streets looking for customers is the oldest way of doing the business.
It is the oldest profession because men have long wanted to and been able to buy sex and women have provided it, largely through financial necessity.
After all, he claimed, there were similarities between medicine and the world's oldest profession, presumably referring to the alleviation of conditions not strictly considered as health-related when Hippocrates was a lad.
Prostitution is the world's oldest profession and it is about time we faced that fact and made it safer for the women and men who are in the trade because of circumstances and not because they have chosen it.
IT'S the oldest profession in the world yet it still carries the same risks it did hundreds, perhaps thousands of years ago.
Gail tells Sally her new-found wealth is thanks to the oldest profession in the world - she's a whore
It's the world's oldest profession evolving into new ways to be undetected by law enforcement.