professional competence


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

professional competence

Proficiency in the application of the arts and sciences of healing. Such competence requires communication skills, dedication to serving others, empathy, good judgment, and technical knowledge.
See also: competence
References in periodicals archive ?
The annual evaluation of her professional competence falls solidly under the purview of the law.
These standards call for the CPA to comply with standards of professional competence, due profession care, planning and supervision, and sufficient relevant data.
The Certified Property Manager of the Year award is given to a member of IREM who consistently demonstrates dedication to the industry through professional competence and commitment to excellence.
Professional competence and expertise are difficult to attain, and it is unlikely that the utilization of case-based and problem-based curricula alone are enough to ensure their attainment.
They look at professions from a sociological perspective, offer their own model of professional competence and explain how it was developed and tested, survey the plethora of learning theories that are relevant to both professional development and professional expertise, and expand the discussion beyond continuing professional development and Britain to review professional learning from a more international perspective.
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a revised Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, which establishes a conceptual framework promoting the fundamental principles of integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality, and professional behavior (www.ifae.org/news).
This is because, despite our usual assumptions, violations are usually rooted in personal matters having nothing to do with the perpetrator's knowledge of the law, relevant ethics codes or level of professional competence. Instead, they stem from conflicts between established ethical mandates and an individual's personal wishes or values
We are convinced that the administration of the tax laws in accordance with the highest standards of professional competence and integrity, as well as an atmosphere of mutual trust and confidence between business and government, will promote the efficient and equitable operation of the tax system.
Interventions also showed that the Member States remain divided over provisions on certification and mutual recognition of the professional competence of cabin crews.
The College of Continuing Education (CCE) develops the professional competence of Marine, other Service, international, and civilian students by formulating and implementing professional military education (PME) and training through distance learning.
The European Commission also said that requirements regarding age, medical fitness, minimum training and certificates of professional competence for crews will be included "to guarantee a uniform level of safety".
Thus, professional services are to be performed with professional competence and due professional care, and the use of a third-party provider does not in any way alter a member's responsibility in this regard.

Full browser ?