professional association


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professional association

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a body of persons engaged in the same profession, formed usually to control entry into the profession, maintain standards, and represent the profession in discussions with other bodies
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Noun1.professional association - an association of practitioners of a given profession
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
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Here are associations whose ties go over and under and through it, a meeting of merchants, a military corps, a college class, a fire-club, a professional association, a political, a religious convention;--the persons seem to draw inseparably near; yet, that assembly once dispersed, its members will not in the year meet again.
"The fact that the submitting trial court staff attorney would own stock in the professional association, again the amount being unimportant, involves him/her in a continuing business relationship with lawyers who would appear repeatedly before the court," the panel said.
The impact of counselor and professional association involvement is obvious this year in H.
This professional association provides referrals to gynecologists and has patient education materials.
These developing trends further reinforce that the organization of a professional association such as NASPPR, its purpose and membership philosophy of inclusiveness is right and timely.
NIRI is a professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents.
In a formal sense, the elected officers of a professional association are the leaders of that profession and the general membership are thought of as the followers.
Education professional association Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL; Alexandria, VA) has begun the publication of Essential Teacher, a new quarterly magazine, and has ceased publication of both TESOL Journal, a quarterly journal, and TESOL Matters, a bimonthly tabloid newspaper.
Serving as a speaker at conferences and professional association meetings is another good way to get exposure, and Clemons recommends volunteering for a nonprofit organization or your local chamber of commerce.
The American Medical Directors Association is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum, dedicated to excellence in patient care by providing education, advocacy, information and professional development.
As with exchanges and internships, many professional association and other Web sites provide useful links to events of all kinds.

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