The exit level is based on the CanMEDS roles (Canadian Medical Education Directives for Specialists) and has been set out in the 'Professional Profile for the Bachelor's in Speech and Language Therapy in the Netherlands (2017
)'. All the various roles of the Speech and Language Therapist are shown in the flower's petals (see Fig. 1). The role of Speech and Language Therapist is the heart of the bloom and forms the core of the Professional Profile. In this role, the Speech and Language Therapist integrates the other roles while applying their speech and language therapy-related knowledge, skills as well as professional values in the provision of high-quality, safe and patient-oriented care.