Flashcards in chapter 7 part one Deck (9)
an employment that needs special learning
educational opportunity for persons seeking specialized knowledge, skills, and/or training in a particular field of study or discipline.
essential characteristics of a profession
Professions delineate themselves by setting minimum criteria and possible testing requirements to assure competence.
obtained special standards of competence and is usually a condition of employment.
professional organization grants recognition to an individual who, upon completion of a competency-based curriculum, can demonstrate a predetermined standard of performance.
professional preparation and practice
a professional body evaluates an entire program against predetermined criteria or standards
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