Discussion: Professionalism is defined firstly by the disciplines that qualify by their attributes as the professions (set), and how these attributes and characteristics are delivered by the professional to the client (setting), resulting in the tenets of professionalism.
Conclusion: The definition of professionalism is a construct of the set and setting which synthesize to make up the defining characteristics of principles of professionalism. This paper advocates for professional principles and standards to be maintained to ensure that the trust given to professionals by society is strengthened.
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