health profession health profession

Definition(s):

  • (n) the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients

Usage(s):

  1. This disrespectful terminology perpetuates the stigmatization these people face--most brutally among those in the mental-health profession.
  2. I must say that in my more than 35 years in the mental-health profession, I have not seen such grave risk of violence, even in my psychotic patients.

News

  • Span-America Director Linda Norman Named Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

    GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAN) announced today that Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, was named dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing effective July 1, 2013. Dr. Norman has served as a Director of Span-America since 2006. Dr. Norman is recognized as a national and international leader in nursing and health profession education. She is ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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