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ETHICS OF THE PROFESSION

ETHICS OF THE PROFESSION

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ETHICSOFTHEPROFESSION
Whatismeantbyprofession
"profession"
derivedfromtheLatin,withtheprepositionpro,before,inthepresenceof,in
public,andthefateorverb,meaningtoexpress,declare,proclaim
Whatismeantbyprofession:
The

heprofesses,whopubliclysupports,recognizesoneknowhowtobeanddo.It comesfromateacher,anun.Referstothepersonwhoisdedicatedtocultivat eanartorperformingtheactofknowingexpresstoothers.

Natureconcept
1.-

Istheconceptofprofessionwithrespecttoawidestratumofrelativelypresti giousoccupations,butverydifferent,whosemembershavehadsomekindofhighe reducationandidentifymorefortheireducationalstatusspecificoccupational skills.

Natureconcept
Alimitednumberofoccupationsthataremoreorlessincommoninstitutionalan
dideologicalcharacteristics.Itisassociatedwiththeideaofprofessionali
smorprofessionaloccupationdistinctlyorganized

2.-
Historyoftheprofession
You

areligiousorigin,referstoavocationandamission.Itisrecognizedonly three:thepriests,doctorsandlawyers.Thesethreeprofessionsdemandingvocat ion,asnotallpeoplewerecalledtopursuethem,butonlythosechosen.Ita lsoconductedapublicoath,universityeducationwascomplementary.

Historyoftheprofession
The

threeprofessionsweresomehowasacredcharacter,totheextentthatinteresti sengagedashighasthecareofthesoul,bodyorpublicaffairs.Lateritwas alsoconsideredasprofessionalmilitaryandmarine.

More
ProfessionsHistory
It

inthecontextofmodernity,inwhichtheprofessiontakesonthemodernsense, basedonasecularethic.Thevariousprofessionshistoricallyariseasaresu ltoftheprogressivedivisionoflabor.InthenineteenthcenturyinbothEng landandAmerica,weremiddle-classoccupations,thosewhoaspiredtoprofession alstatus,throughobtainingatitle.

ProfessionsHistory
Son
theywhohavetoorganizetheirowntraininginstitutionsandcertification,the
rewasnogovernmentinvolvement.Thetitle"profession"wasusedtoestablish
thestatusofoccupationssuccessfulandbecametheofficialoccupationalclass
ificationended.
ProfessionsHistory
Each

professionalizedoccupation(USA),wasorganizedtoachieverecognitionandstat eprotection.Incontrast,inEurope,arevalidatedbyuniversities.Itwasmo reimportantwheretheoccupationisstudyingitexercised.

ProfessionsHistory
The

Anglo-Americanprofessions,gainedtheirprestige,theirtrainingandparticular occupationsidentityascorporateorganizations:possessspecializedknowledg e,ethicsandimportancetosociety.

DefinitionsofProfession
According
FernandoLolas"institutionalizedresponsetoasocialneed."
AccreditationVocationCodeCertification
Requirements:
ethics.

TermsofProfession
Forasetofoccupationalactivitiescanbecalledaprofessioninthefullests
enserequires:a)Dedicationstablesetofactivitiesthathaveaspecificsocia
lfunction.b)Theprofessionisprofessionalfortheirlivelihood.c)specific
bodyofknowledgewithoutwhichnon-professionals(experts/lay);

DefinitionsofProfession
d)Transmissioninstitutionalizedknowledgetonewprofessionals,whoarepurcha
sedonlybyinstitutionalprocedurelaidobtainedaccreditationtopracticeesse
ntial.e)Controlofpractitionersontheprofessional,forwhatareinschool.
TheCollegeestablishestherulesandproceduresbindingonanyonewhowantsto
practicetheprofession.Anyoneengagedintheprofessionmustberegisteredand
meettheprofessionalstandards.

Characteristicsoftheprofession
Theprofessionisbeneficialforthosewhoexerciseit,butatthesametime,is
alsoaimedatotherswhoalsowillbenefit.Itspurposeisthecommongoodorp
ublicinterest.Ithasasocialdimension.Allprofessionsinvolveethics.
Characteristicsoftheprofession
•

Everyprofessionhasadualpurpose:oneinternalandoneexternal.Everyprofes sionneedsimage,esteem,socialrecognitionoftechnicalskillsandethicalatt itudesofprofessionals.

CharacteristicsoftheprofessionaccordingtoCortina.
A

professionisanactivitywherebyaspecificserviceisprovidedtosociety.an institutionalizedform.Theservicehastobeuniqueintheprofessionalenvir onmentinwhichclaimtherighttolendtothecompanyexclusively.Thebenefi tscanbederivedfromitmustbeclearlydefined.Theprofessionisseenasa kindofvocationandmission.Theprofessionalshavetopracticeinastable.

It

accesstotheexerciseoftheprofessionafteralongprocessoftheoreticaland practicaltraining.professionalsdemandalevelofautonomyintheexercise oftheirprofession.Takeresponsibilityfortheactsandprofessionaltechniq ues.Oftheprofessionalsareexpectedtoexercisetheirprofessionnotonlyf orprofit.

Professionalethics
Impliesregardingprofessionalvalues,theirappropriationofreflectiveandcri
ticalway,andultimately,topromotestudentethicalvaluesoftheprofessiont
hatwillplayaswellastheircommitmenttosociety

Theroleofprofessionalethics
anaidtosystematicreflectiononthespecificservice,themaindutiesandpot
entialethicalconflictsthatwillhavetoconfrontthosewhoaspiretoassumer
esponsibilityandlucidlytheexerciseoftheirprofessionforthebenefitofso
ciety(Hortal1994)

EthicsandProfessionalEthics
The

professionalethicsfocusesprimarilyonthethemeofgood:WhatisgoodtoDo, "theserviceofwhatpropertyisaprofession?,whatisthetypeofpropertyyou arelookingforspecificintendedprofession?

EthicsandProfessionalEthics
The
professionalethicsmustfirstbemadeandobligations(Greekdeonmeaningduty)
,seekstoestablishanenforceablesetofrulesallhavingthesameprofession.
EthicsandProfessionalEthics
The
Ethicshasultimateauthorityofindividualconscience.Theethicsmovesmore
inthefieldofwhatisapprovedbyacollective.Professionalcodes.
DoCodesofEthics?

Contribute
theconsolidationofa
profession.

The
Professionalassociationstodevelopcodesofethicsattempttoestablishaqual
itycontrolofprofessionalservices.
ProfessionalAssociations

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