learned profession

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one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

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What has stayed the same is the profession's commitment to ethical business practices and advancing accounting as a learned profession.
Chief among these is that accountants (even at the entry level) are engaged in a learned profession that requires specialized education and expertise.
The MSc] keeps optometrists abreast of what's current and just stimulates an academic approach to life and considers optometry as a learned profession rather than a professional trade.
Modular Education Centre for Vocational Orientation in auxiliary areas, target group: people with no teaching qualification or persons who can no longer practice the learned profession or longer no longer have exerted content: Competence-based vocational guidance, perspective planning, activation, internships;Objectives: Realistic career choice, taking into account the regional labor market, training plan, taking up work.
The Legislature hereby declares that the practice of nursing is a learned profession affecting the safety, health and welfare of the public and is subject to regulation to protect the public from the practice of nursing by unqualified and unlicensed persons and from unprofessional conduct by persons licensed to practice nursing.
Several state courts have created a subjective test to determine the applicability of a little FTC act: If the licensed professional is engaged in an "entrepreneurial activity," then the conduct falls within the scope of the little FTC act; if the activity involves the learned profession itself, then the little FTC act does not apply.
I really expected better of our learned profession than to relegate competence to any measure of chronological age," wrote one lawyer.
Medicine, then, is better seen as the model, not of a learned profession, but of a caring profession.
I really expected better of our learned profession than to relate competence to any measure of chronological age.
Build a learned profession for the future by purposeful integration of accounting research, education, and practice for students, accounting practitioners, and educators.
Cases that address these harms with decisions that sweep broadly across the healthcare delivery system endanger decision making by one learned profession as a consequence of interference by another learned profession.
One of the most important characteristics of a learned profession (an organized institution which exists to serve a human good) is the ability to hold opposing ideas as true.
What had been an academic occupation in one generation had become a learned profession in another.
The practice of law "has been treated with kid gloves, as a learned profession that must be insulated from the more vulgar mores of the marketplace by rules of legal ethics," according to Professor Richard A.
Thus, Clifford supports Rury's proposition that teaching was largely a part-time position or a "stop gap" measure (Kliebard 1995, 554), for men who were pursuing or who had achieved entry into a learned profession.