Notation of Professional Qualifications and Affiliations: Avoiding Puffery and Deception
Meharg, Stephen S
Bush, Shane S
Applied neuropsychology 2010 Jul; 17(3): 205-9
Neuropsychologists are ethically charged with communicating their qualifications and credentials in ways that promote understanding and avoid deception. However, there exist few if any concrete guidelines about how and when to cite qualifications when rendering professional neuropsychological opinions. This article attempts to clarify the issues relevant to the signatory process, offering guidelines based on principles of accuracy, relevancy, and necessity. Common practices and problems are outlined, and recommended solutions offered.
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