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Professional Competence MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Professional Competence
Tree Number(s)
I02.399.630
Unique ID
D011361
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011361
Annotation
competence in any profession or discipline: differentiate from CLINICAL COMPETENCE which is restricted to competence in professional activities directly related to patient care
Scope Note
The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.
Entry Term(s)
Competence, Professional
Generalization of Expertise
Technical Expertise
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/09
Revision Date
1992/12/18
Professional Competence Preferred
Generalization of Expertise Narrower
Technical Expertise Narrower
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