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profession

an employment that needs special learning

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professional preparation

educational opportunity for persons seeking specialized knowledge, skills, and/or training in a particular field of study or discipline.

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essential characteristics of a profession

Professions delineate themselves by setting minimum criteria and possible testing requirements to assure competence.

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licensure

obtained special standards of competence and is usually a condition of employment.

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certification

professional organization grants recognition to an individual who, upon completion of a competency-based curriculum, can demonstrate a predetermined standard of performance.

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individual credentialing

professional preparation and practice

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program credentialing

a professional body evaluates an entire program against predetermined criteria or standards

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professional preparation for the profession

As the health education profession evolved, professional goals and a common set of skills were developed.
-The national commission for health education certification (NCHEC) - "CHES"
-A Competency-Based Framework for Health Educators
-The National Health Education Standards


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National health education standards

U.S. Office of Education and Research & U.S. Department of Education developed a framework for health education standards in K – 12 schools for schools to adopt.