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practitioner

noun artificer, artisan, artist, attorney, counselor, craftsman, creative worker, journeyman, lawyer, master worker, professional, solicitor, specialist, trained person
Associated concepts: legal practitioner, single practitioner, sole practitioner
See also: addict, attorney, esquire, expert, professional, specialist
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According to the Chinese Medicine Ordinance (Cap 549), any person who wishes to apply for registration as a registered Chinese medicine practitioner must first undertake and pass the Chinese Medicine Practitioners Licensing Examination.
Circular 230 encourages practitioners to adopt best practices in providing advice and preparing or assisting in the preparation of returns and other documents to the IRS (Circular 230, [section] 10.
Nurse practitioners practice in several settings, including private physician or NP practices, retail-based clinics (such as national chain drugstores), hospitals, nursing homes, public health departments and more.
To improve access to health care in Maryland, nurse practitioners introduced legislation to eliminate the written collaborative agreement.
The ugliest of these include the idea that researchers live in ivory towers, totally disconnected from reality, and the notion that practitioners are uneducated ex-users with no qualifications other than their own individual experience.
5) That the Minister for Health examine the feasibility of establishing umbrella legislation to cover unregistered health care practitioners which establishes a generic form of registration, generic complaint and disciplinary mechanisms, a uniform code of conduct, entry criteria agreed amongst the relevant professions and an Advisory Board to the Minister.
Montana, June 2007--Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates, recipients of the prestigious American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Awards for Excellence, were honored on Friday, June 22, 2007, at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 22nd Annual National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
While this process has been slow, Pennington says regulatory laws, licensing, and accreditation are becoming more common to help ensure that practitioners are competent and provide safe and quality services.
To claim, ``Although there are other practitioners who use the term,'' suggests that we who are actual HypnoBirthing practitioners are using her name when the name and the program have been owned and trademarked by Mongan.
These types of materials can be considered prepared specifically for the consideration and evaluation of other tax practitioners or students.
But the reality is that practitioners have taken seriously their obligations under these regulations to comply with the standards of practice for written tax advice.
Some have asserted that few practitioners use findings from counseling research (Bauman et al.