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The Importance of Professionalism at Work - Professionalism is defined as one's conduct at work. The quality of professionalism is not restricted to those in occupations with high level of education or high earnings. Any worker regardless of their level of education or occupation should demonstrate a high level of this trait (About.com, 2013). Acting professionally at workplace makes others think of you as reliable, respectful, and competent. Professionalism, however, can take on many different forms which depend on where you work and the type of job responsibility you have....   [tags: employment, professionalism]
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Professionalism in Nursing - A professional is characterized by or conforming to the technical or ethical standards of a profession (2) : exhibiting a courteous, conscientious, and generally businesslike manner in the workplace. Being professional should be a subconscious effort in the fact that it should always be applied. When employees are professional it helps the system run more efficiently and safely. A person must me a certain criteria when being evaluated on professionalism, a person is judged based on the clients; Attitude, Values, Communication techniques, and approachability....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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Professionalism and Librarianship - Dewey declared librarians should consider themselves professionals (Swigger 314). Librarians, despite this, suffer from status anxiety about the professional state of librarianship. Trait theory, the traditional sociological tool utilized to evaluate the professional status of occupations, has traditionally deemed librarianship to be lacking the attributes required for professional status, therefore, not a profession, only a semi-profession (Abbot 431). Trait theorists have criticized librarianship for a lack of theoretical knowledge and authoritative service orientation (Nelson 2030)....   [tags: Library Science ]
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Teaching: The Genesis of all Professionalism - Different people have varied views of teaching; some take it to be a vocation while some view it as a profession (Langford 51). Those saying teaching is a vocation, base their argument on the fact that anybody can be a teacher, from parents, relatives, peers, the media, the politician, the preacher and so forth, and this depends on the knowledge they are disseminating to their students. On the professional point of view teachers need professional qualifications and certifications for them to practice as tutors and instructors....   [tags: Education]
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Military Professionalism- The Importance of Professionalism in the United States Marine Corps - Professionals in the United States Marine Corps stand apart from others engaged in particular careers in the civilian world.While many vocations contain some of the characteristics of professional, a lot of careers do not include all of the elements necessary to distinguish themselves as being as close to a professional as a marine. Professionalism grows depending on the time and service they have in the Marine Corps. A professional has specialized knowledge and skill which can only be acquired through prolonged education and experience....   [tags: military, soldiers] 2501 words
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Moral Vision & the Landscape of Engineering Professionalism - Since the conception of engineering the ethical codes that govern the profession have been ever changing. In the beginning, ethical codes for engineers emphasized loyalty to the employer regardless of any legal or moral infraction. By the mid 1900’s these codes had been revised to include a new objective: protecting public safety, health and welfare. Even with this new objective there were many engineering fiascos that showed a new necessity for a reevaluation of engineering ethics. By the early 2000’s ethics had become a mandatory part of education for engineers with the primary objective of protecting public safety, health and welfare above all else....   [tags: Engineering]
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Definition Essay - Defining Professionalism - Defining Professionalism Academics believe that professional occupations are those that are full-time occupations, have a commitment to a calling, have formalized organization, are based on specialized education of exceptional duration and difficulty, exhibit a service orientation, and are autonomous. Students feel that a professional is anyone who acts in a professional way and has creditable knowledge of their field. The two are vying for increased recognition in the elite group known as professionals....   [tags: Expository Definition Essays] 814 words
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Professionalism - Professionalism The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines professionalism as the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person. Yet the White Paper on Pharmacy Student Professionalism says it is displaying values, beliefs and attitudes that put the needs of another about your personal needs. There is still another definition. The Medical Professionalism Project says professionalism is the basis of medicine's contract with society. It demands placing the interests of patients above those of the physician, setting and maintaining standards of competence and integrity, and providing expert advice to society on matters of health....   [tags: Pharmacy Profession, argumentative, opinion]
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Professionalism In The Health Field - Professionalism is an adherence to a set of values comprising both a formally agreed-upon code of conduct and the informal expectations of colleagues, clients and society. The key values include acting in a patient's interest, responsiveness to the health needs of society, maintaining the highest standards of excellence in the practice of medicine and in the generation and dissemination of knowledge. In addition to medical knowledge and skills, medical professionals should present psychosocial and humanistic qualities such as caring, empathy, humility and compassion, as well as social responsibility and sensitivity to people's culture and beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers Healthcare] 688 words
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Rise of Professionalism in Sports - Sports, in the context of our present day society, cover a vast range of activities, such as athletics, bowling, basketball, soccer, etc. Any game or competition that is designed to test physical skill is considered a sport; hence the list of sports can go on endlessly. In the past, all these were only very simple games, but they have evolved tremendously over the years and now, have become very professional sports, with many high-tech equipment to boost the sportsman’s performance. Bowling provides an excellent example; it dates all the way back to 5200 BC in Egypt, where kids literally take a ball-like object to throw at marble bars, resembling pins....   [tags: Basketball Football Money Greed] 972 words
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Teaching Profession: Key Elements of Professionalism and Ethics - It is expected that the profession of teaching embraces many qualities of any other professional practice. Teachers must possess a combination of many qualities beginning with a strong academic background and wide-ranging knowledge. The National Framework for Professional Standards for Teaching (2003) it is the knowledge of students, curriculum, subject matter, pedagogy, education – related legislation and the specifically teaching context that is the foundation on effective teaching, and a firm foundation on which to construct well educated judgments....   [tags: pedagogy, effective teaching, teaching methods]
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Police Professionalism - Police Professionalism Police officers have a very reputable job, meaning they must be professional at all times. The job of a police officer is to protect and to serve the public. Since most of their time is spent in the public eye, they are expected to maintain professional behavior. The first step in projecting their professionalism is their dress. They should be dressed neatly, and according to the uniform regulations of their department. Appearances say a lot since that is the first thing the public sees....   [tags: essays research papers law enforcement ] 766 words
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Professionalism in Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer - The Importance of Professionalism in Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer      A reader would be hard pressed not to see Conrad's "tales of the sea" as representations of imperialism. The adventurous seafaring life that Conrad is most famous for depicting is relied upon the strong European merchant navy, which was the vehicle of the great colonial empires of the late nineteenth century.  And, as Conrad declares, the European colonial venture is driven not by humanistic impulses but by the profit-seeking search for exotic products, in Lord Jim for pepper or in Heart of Darkness for ivory.  While the earlier criticism of Conrad focused more on literary issues, such as Conrad's impressio...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Health Care: Nursing - ... Webster’s dictionary describes professionalism and ethics as follows. Professionalism: the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well. Ethics: an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior: a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong: a belief that something is very important. The Texas Board of Nursing defines them as good professional character is the intergraded pattern of professional, academics and occipital behavior which , in the judgment of the board, indicates that an individual is able to consistently conform his or her conduct to the requirements of the Nursing Pr...   [tags: professionalism and ethics]
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Cyber Ethics: Principles to Combat Hacking - Introduction Issues of ethics and professionalism had been touch frequently in our current society lately. Experts from a particular field usually and logically should behave professionally or show their expertise to the civilian. However, in fact they are working oppositely and crime their expertise with their knowledge. This actually brought troubles to the outsider or victim and causes them to loss their property or reputation. In information technology field, issue regarding to ethics and professionalism had been given name as cyber ethics....   [tags: ethics, professionalism, computers]
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Canadian Sports in Early Twentieth Century - ... Women’s sport became accessible for all classes and women’s sport bridged the small town’s barrier and reached big cities as Toronto. Newspapers started reporting on creation of new clubs, leagues, details of competitions, and news of women’s sporting activities. This coverage was significant in an era that newspapers and prints is exclusive source of information and this was important factor to the rise in women’s sport popularity. But despite the rise of its popularity, women sports still suffered from discrimination in society....   [tags: amateurism, professionalism, christians]
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An Effective, Professional Teacher - Introduction The statement ‘Teaching – reflections, questions, decisions’ sums up what it means to be an effective teacher. Teachers are constantly making decisions about professionalism and ethics, teaching strategies, classroom management, and how to keep their students motivated. These decisions can have a major impact on student learning and how effective they are as teachers. Questioning is an essential—and one of the most important—instructional skills that a teacher can possess. Teachers need to be able to ask the appropriate types and levels of questions, such as the high and low order questions based on Bloom’s taxonomy, as well as being skilled in responding to students answers....   [tags: Professionalism and Ethics in Teaching]
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Tenure and Termination - ... These behaviors deviate from ethical or professional standards and shall be deemed unacceptable and contrary to the expectations of District governance” (Yuma Union High School District, 2013, para. 5). In order to move forward with the case, the principal should have all proper documentation and evidence that is critical to this case. A report should be generated that includes the name of the student who is the victim of unlawful conduct from the teacher. The report shall, at a minimum, describe in detail the factual circumstances....   [tags: job security, career, professionalism]
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Social Learning Theory - Introduction: In the classroom environment, it is easy to see that the instructors or teachers are leaders by example. Furthermore, the first thing the students are going to notice about an instructor is their dress attire. Is what their wearing respectable for shaping younger or older minds. In a more professional field, college instructors should wear formal or conservative attire. Instructor’s attire has an impact of how students learn and achieve goals in the classroom based on aspects of social learning theory....   [tags: education, professionalism, teaching, college]
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Medical Professionalism and Ethics - ... This involves providing to her useful information that might aid her in the care of her children as well as encourage her to participate actively in care and decision making for her children and refer her to programmes that might help her in such a situation (O’Malley,P et al., 2006). This will ensure that Anne has more confidence to manage her children, and also manage her own health. By being in good health, the emotional burden she is carrying will definitely be significantly reduced, and this will lead to her being in a better position to care for her children....   [tags: Medical Case Studies]
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Medical professionalism - GP plays an important role in providing primary health care to the patients. It dwells around the society’s health ethics in the practice and also the legislation that become the framework of the practice. Health and society Looking at Anne’s case in the lifespan perspective, she and her children has a low life expectancy. Lifespan perspective is the period from conception to death. It varies between people and is boosted by medical acknowledgement and health. Health and life expectancy are directly proportional....   [tags: health, primary care]
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Bed Bathing: Legality, Professionalism, and Ethics - IntroductionIn this assignment I will be exploring the legal, professional and ethical issues involved in bed bathing a patient/client in a hospital setting. I will be reflecting on a personal experience, experience during a seven week placement on a diabetic ward. I have decided to use a reflective cycle which is an adaptation from Gibbs’ (1988) model.This reflection has provided a systematic approach to my learning and to my nursing practice. Within this essay I intend to discuss approaches to assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care....   [tags: reflection, health care, Gibbs]
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College Sports - Deep into the nineteenth century, the United States of America industrialized rapidly. Because of this, American institutions diffused through competitive values of the marketplace. This ruthless environment attacked amateurism in American schools which was vital in collegiate sports. In 1905, The National Collegiate Athletic Association was created, which by this time, professionalism had flourished uncontrollably. As years went on, the “myth” of amateurism rose. This myth was created by the NCAA and quickly demoralized the American education....   [tags: NCAA, professionalism, athletes, amateur]
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College Football - Football is the most popular game in the United States and in Canada. People engage in any sport with different reasons either for pleasure, entertainment, for scholarship, for the love of the game or as a platform for professional playing. For college students, most of them play college football to nurture their talent and attain a prominent opportunity of playing professionally. College football is football that is played by a team of student athletes fielded by colleges, universities and military academies....   [tags: sport, talent, athletes, professionalism, rivalry]
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Mentoring in the Nursing and Midwifery Professions - Before commencing on the course I felt I had a thorough knowledge of mentorship and assessing professional practice. I had in the past successfully undertaken a programme of study at State University, gaining a Certificate in Education in post compulsory education. I had previously mentored numerous pre-registration student nurses and also spent time as a clinical practice teacher for specialist practitioner students undertaking the public health degree pathway to becoming Health Visitors. I was not sure whether I would learn anything new on this programme, so looked at the opportunity as a way of refreshing and updating my existing knowledge....   [tags: assessment of professionalism, attitude]
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Are Librarians Professionals? - Dewey declared librarians should consider themselves professionals (Swigger 314). Librarians, despite this, suffer from status anxiety about the professional state of librarianship. Trait theory, the traditional sociological tool utilized to evaluate the professional status of occupations, has traditionally deemed librarianship to be lacking the attributes that required for professional status, and therefore not a profession, only a semi-profession (Abbot 431). Trait theorists have criticized librarianship for a lack of theoretical knowledge and authoritative service orientation (Nelson 2030)....   [tags: Professional Librarian is an Oxymoron]
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Licensing vs. Certification of Computer Professionals - Licensing vs. Certification of Computer Professionals        Abstract:            Recent movements have attempted to either certify or license computer workers in order to promote professionalism. Certification of computer professionals is a more informal approach that would not be legally required, and it would promote professionalism while maintaining the flexibility necessary for a maturing discipline. Licensing, on the other hand, would imply a set of legal requirements for all computer professionals.  In this paper, I will show that there are two main problems with licensing.  First, the exact definitions of specific sub-fields are still unclear because the field continues to change...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Issues Pertaining to the Professional Conduct of IT Professionals - Issues Pertaining to the Professional Conduct of IT Professionals ABSTRACT This report focuses on issues pertaining to the professional conduct of IT professionals. It focuses in particular on the Code of Conduct of several professional IT societies with reference to the behaviour of their members. The report discusses how these IT societies have attempted to regulate the IT profession so as to safeguard the EMPLOYER from ‘cowboy’ IT professionals. INTRODUCTION The IT sector has seen more development and change than any other industry to date....   [tags: Papers] 3184 words
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The World of Information Management Professionals - Information science covers many subjects and fields, and many professionals, researchers, and educators are sheltered under the umbrella of information science. So many, in fact, that it has proven useful to sub-divide by specialty, and organizations have grown to support the members of these subdivisions. One such is The Association of Records Managers and Administrators, which was established in 1955 as a non-profit organization for information management professionals (ARMA International, 2011b)....   [tags: Information Science]
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Working With Other Professionals - Assignment 3-Working with the Area INCO I shall be discussing a case study which involves managing the behaviour of a young child. It is formulated to give an overview of how this behaviour impacts the child and the other children, as well as looking at how I managed effective partnerships with other professionals, such as the area inclusion officer , my Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), the child’s parents and of course the child. Case Study Bertie, a 3 year old boy has a twin sister and a slightly older sibling that attends the local Primary School....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Information Professionals - articulate the ethics, values and foundational principles of library and information professionals and their role in the promotion of intellectual freedom; The foundational principles of information professionals are the code of ethics and the core values of the American Library Association. ALA is the main organization of our professional and leads the field on developing our values and ethics. As information professionals we are not supposed to question where the moral grey area is and deny materials for certain patrons....   [tags: Principles, Intellectual freedom] 901 words
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Successful Professionals - There are few exceptionally successful business professionals, for example, Michael Dell and Andy Grove. Michael Dell was interested in computers at the very early age of 12 when, "he issued his first product catalog. It was called, “Dell’s Stamps...", (Krames, 2003). He eventually quit college because he had a dream. He created Dell Computer Corporation with a low investment and turned it into a multi-billion dollar Corporation. His theory was to market computers directly to his consumers to keep the cost of buying a computer, affordable....   [tags: Business]
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Society and The Term Professionals: Do Professionals Have an Obligation to Society? - ... Many times that a contractual relationship can become a fiduciary relationship in which that the ficiduciary relationship must make itself compatiable with the terms of the contrat so that there is consistency between them.   2. Service to society: the social contract Each professional has their own regulatory bodies and their own codes of ethics and professional conducts that are defined by various regulations and bylaw. When professionals are found guilty of violating the Code of ethics, the disciplinary action will be taken by the discipline committed in each professional association....   [tags: knowledge, service, rights, priviledges]
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Public Health Professionals - Identify and describe three reasons why there may be a physician shortage rather than a surplus in the U.S. William & Torrens (2010) provided a table to show the first time since 1965, between 2000 and 2005, there was a slight decrease in the ratio of physicians per 100,000 civilian populations. The three reasons why there is a physician shortage rather than a surplus in the United States is caused first of all by more restrictive elements that have been blunted due to widespread physician and patient dissatisfaction, particularly with limits of choice (Williams & Torrens, page 270)....   [tags: Health, Health Services] 868 words
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Creative Industries Professionals - In today’s society media technologies like to attract people to participate. This attraction comes in the form of a thrill that conveys the idea anyone can become a celebrity. “It allows us to fantasize about gaining status through automatic fame.” (Balkin 2004. 26) This shows the view that all persons have the capacity to be creative. This is an important principle of the Creative Industries. This essay will argue that encouraging audiences and consumers to be creative participants effectively increases competition for Creative Industries professionals, reducing demand for their services....   [tags: Career Research ]
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Assisting Health Professionals with the Transition to EHR - ... Recommendations What can the leaders in healthcare organizations do to overcome this obstacle and achieve leading to organizational success. Organizations can facilitate effective implementation and the use of EHRs by having regular training programs and creating technical support groups that assist users with common errors while inspiring them to accomplish milestones. In addition to teaching employees how to have a high quantity and quality output through the use of EHRs, training programs increase technical knowledge while equipping employees with the skills required for their position....   [tags: healthcare, medicare, medicaid services]
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Value of Heroin Study to Healthcare Professionals - ... Mathematical extrapolations of the results from NAOMI trial establish heroin prescription to be superior to methadone management. However, this study has its own limitations in terms of expenses associated with hepatitis C patients included in the study and its effect on the loss of QALYs and its costs (6). A more specific study by Healey et al., 2003 substantiates that offering better supervised methadone management for heroin addicts reduces their chances of crime involvement. However, this study has not emphasised on the subsequent benefits in the health and quality of life....   [tags: methadone treatment, drugs, heroin addicts]
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Ethical Dilemma for Mental Health Professionals - In a national survey exploring the significant ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by helping professionals, respondents ranked “blurred, dual or conflictual relationships” among the most difficult to navigate in their day to day practice (Barnett, Et Al., p. 401). Dual relationships, also commonly referred to as multiple or nonprofessional relationships, are defined in the American Psychological Association’s ethics code as “ones in which a practitioner is in a professional role with a person in addition to another role with the same individual, or with another person who is close to that individual” (Corey, Corey & Callahan, p....   [tags: Forming Relationships, Nonprofessional]
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Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals - The role of ethics in organizational behavior is the underlying factor to the success and longevity of any organization. A set of rules and guidelines focusing on promoting safety, trust, and responsible practice within the workplace must be established internally. Organizations develop code of ethics that center upon the promotion of good. Ethics are vital in developing trusting relationships between employees and administration within. A code of ethics highlights the responsibility and accountability standards of each and every employee within the organization....   [tags: Nursing Ethics, ethical principle, code of ethics]
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The Prevalence of Younger Students Lying to Health Professionals - ... This dependent variable was measured by the question: “How likely are you to hide information, provide partial information, stretch the truth, down play the truth, exaggerate the truth, or lie in any way to a health professional…?” Participants responded to the question with a five-point Likert scale that included the responses “strongly disagree,” “disagree,” “neutral,” “agree,” and “strongly agree.” Age. This independent variable was measured using the collection of demographic data in the form of an unstructured question....   [tags: college students, hide information]
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Marketing Tips by Hospitality Professionals - Marketing Tips by Hospitality Professionals Master Restaurant Marketing Techniques to Immediately Generate More Customers, Make More Sales and More Money Restaurant Training Guides by A La Carte Training are ‘bite size pieces’ to help restaurant management and commercial catering management turn visitors into lifetime customers in just 24 hours. ARTICLE: 10 Marketing Tips Dining has become one of the most common forms of entertainment. People are dining out more than ever, and the internet is one of the biggest marketing tools out there....   [tags: Business Restaurant Marketing] 1465 words
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The Impact of Information Literacy Level of IT Professionals on Design - Emergence of the Internet exacerbated the information overload issue. In fact, the “highly unstructured nature” of the Internet contributed to the huge flow of the information (Klausegger, Sinkovic and Zou, 2007; Edmunds & Morris, 2000). Mengis and Eppler (2004) in a rich literature review suggested many solutions offered to tackle this phenomenon. Among the solutions were suggestions for equipping the users with information literacy skills (Badke, 2010; Bawden, 2001; Koniger & Janowitz, 1995; Edmunds & Morris, 2000, Cheuk, 2008) as well as considerations for information delivery systems (Kim et al., 2007) and information compression, aggregation and structuring ways (Ackoff, 1967; Grise & G...   [tags: Technology, Design, Informative] 865 words
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman - ... Despite the careful installation of her soul during the hu plig ceremony, the noise of the door had frightened the soul out of Lia’s body, and it became lost. It is said within the book that Foua and Nao Kao treat the older girl, Yer, differently after this, which shows both their love and grief for little Lia’s condition. Between the Hmong parents and the American doctors, there is very little consultation or negotiation. The American’s want simply for Lia’s seizures to end, and try a cocktail of different drugs to accommodate this, however it ultimately leads to Lia becoming sicker....   [tags: healthcare professionals, cultures]
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Career as a Libraries and Information Science - ... It also includes a resume posting service for library professionals seeking positions in Florida's libraries” (FLA, 2014). After 4 to 5 years in the library profession, I might want to share my expertise with others as a mentor to new directors. Offering to serve on the board of directors and serve in this capacity could present a litany of opportunities for the future. After further years in the profession, I would like to be a presenter of programs that have made a difference to our community....   [tags: public libraries, library professionals]
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Diabetes in the Competitive Athlete - As fitness professionals working with individuals with diabetes there are numerous considerations we must contemplate. For one thing we need to realize we are part of a team approach for these individuals. We need to be very cognizant that we operate within our own scope of practice, as diabetes is a disease that requires specialized approaches from physicians, dietetic experts and fitness professional for each individual’s situation. In addition to this we need to make sure before accepting the responsibility of training a diabetic client, that we have the proper diabetes education and proper certifications....   [tags: fitness professionals, insulin levels]
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Computer Professionals - Computer Professionals Computer consulting is one of the important if not the most important job of our time. Computers are the future whether we like it or not. Some people dislike computers, because of the complications it takes to understand the basics. Computers are not exactly the easiest tools to work with, but they are the most rewarding, and they are the future. Future cars will all be run by computer. You will be able to talk to a car and it will take you to your destination. Telephones are technically computerized....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1327 words
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The Morally Praiseworthy Actions of Medical Professionals who Provide Care for Enemy Combatants - Many Americans assume that medical professionals are generally helpful of others. However, a controversial question has been raised about the use of medical professionals and their involvement with torturing enemy combatants during war. Is it morally right or morally wrong for them to be involved in these sorts of practices. I believe that medical professionals who are involved in overseeing and treating tortured enemy combatants are morally praiseworthy. Medical professionals are praiseworthy because its undoubtedly correct for a medical professional to help preserve the life of tortured....   [tags: medical, nursing] 1298 words
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Research Proposal: Prevalence of College Students Lying to Health Professionals - ... According to The College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges, 7,517 undergraduate students attend the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, the majority of which are white and female (The College Board, 2014). The students will be invited to participate in an anonymous survey. No incentives will be used, but the study may improve health services to Stockton students in the future. Participation is voluntary and may be stopped at any time. The inclusion criteria for this study are undergraduate college students at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey....   [tags: Research Proposals]
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Strategies to Enhance Therapeutic Communication Between Healthcare Professionals and Children - ... Building on the language delivery, nonverbal cues can aid the child in feeling at ease as well as their understanding. For the healthcare professional recognising nonverbal cues of communication in the child patient can assist in providing care and interpreting concerns. Nonverbal communication includes personal appearance, posture, gestures, facial expression and gaze (Récoché & Abu-Arab. 2014). In most cases nonverbal cues are natural reactions and therefore give more insight into how the patient is really feeling or affirms what is being communicated verbally....   [tags: non-verbal, body communication]
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Stress As An Epidemic in the 21st Century: The Mental Health of Medical Professionals - Stress as an epidemic in the 21st Century – The Mental Health of Medical Professionals This paper considers stress as an epidemic in contemporary society in light of the mental health of medical practitioners. Stress, will be defined in terms of the symptoms and characteristics of three types of stress, that of acute, episodic acute and chronic stress. Intrapersonal effects and impacts on the families of practitioners of long term work related anxiety is considered while statistics from studies on the incidence of stress related suicide of doctors is discussed....   [tags: Contemporary Society, Acute and Chronic Stress] 2005 words
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Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business Professionals - I. Summary of the Issue: Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business* Professionals A. Background Extreme disaster emergencies, such as the Hurricane Katrina, may burden state’s emergency operation plans when the extent of the situation strains the response plan to its maximum limit (1). When all resources are depleted, states may request a presidential disaster declaration to receive more support; yet they would be unlikely to manage such tremendous response by themselves....   [tags: Government]
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Potential Problems When Healthcare Professionals Accept Gifts from Patients - The role of doctors, nurses and physicians in general is to help out their patients and make them healthy. The patients pay for their treatment, but some may feel that their payment is not enough or may want to give extra. This exchange of money for service is extremely personal since this service is the provider of their continued health, or at least genuine attempts to do so. Since it is so personal, patients may feel that they are still in debt to their healthcare providers even if proper payment was done....   [tags: Medical, Nursing, Ethics]
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Cyberbullying and E-Safety: What Educators and other Professionals Need to Know - Cyberbullying has become an increasingly common trend but individual interpretation has made understanding its definition sometimes confusing and unclear. Cyberbullying is defined as torment, harassment, intimidation or pressure that is applied to an individual that takes place by using new media. “We use the term new media to describe a media ecology where more traditional media, such as books, television, and radio are converging with digital media, specifically interactive media and media for social communication” (Ito et al., 2009)....   [tags: bullying, media, technology, education]
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Accountability of Nursing Professionals When Implementing Evidence Based Practice - Accountability means:” being accountable for one’s own action”. The American Nursing Association (ANA) states in its code that the nurse will assume accountability for individual nursing judgments and actions. Professional nurses are accountable in several areas including accountability to the public, client, profession, employer, and self (Hood, 2010, p. 307). All professional nurses have the responsibility to work within their scope of practice to provide the best possible care to patients. Nurses’ should have a thorough knowledge about their accountability in specific areas of practice....   [tags: Evidence Based Practice (EBP)]
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The Police Force - Throughout history the police force has severely changed, with the first forms of policing appearing in the Anglo-Saxon period in England; where the king would provide protection to the civilians for a tax (Mawby, 1999). Centuries later and the principles of protecting the people are generally the same. However, in recent times crimes and perpetrators are becoming more sophisticated; the need for higher abilities to control and manage these complicated situations is becoming more prevalent. It can be seen that the entry requirements into the police force are also dramatically increasing over the decades....   [tags: American History, Police Training] 1828 words
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The Mark of a Masterpiece - In this article, David Grann examines the work of Peter Paul Biro in an art authentication in a delightful heading “The Mark of a Masterpiece” (Grann 1). Notably, Biro had a claim that he has innovatively designed a camera that is above any available camera. This brings to the understanding that this character is using his own professionalism and ideas to achieve what he wants to. As a fact, he scooped a dozen of fortune, including DARPA, NASA, several universities, and R. and D fortune from numerous departments of about five hundred technology companies all of which are from his own effort....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Evaluation of Police Officer Candidates - Workforce selection practices have become more prominent over the years, particularly with law enforcement recruitments. This enhanced use of process selection allows for more advanced methods of assessing police officers. One reason for this extreme emphasis on selection systems is the elimination of unqualified police recruit applicants, thus ensuring that monetary resources are not wasted on the ill-equipped (Cochrane., Tett., & Vandecreek, 2003). Several factors impact the potential success or failure of police recruits, including tertiary studies; efficient communication skills; previous moral and ethical behaviour and psychological adequacy of recruits....   [tags: Selection of Law Enforcement Candidates]
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National Culture and Its Relation to Media - Introduction American writer Gertrude Stein uses “There is no there there” in the book Everybody’s Autobiography to describe Oakland. She spent her girlhood in Oakland, but she perceived that Oakland was inauthentic. When she mentioned France, where she lived most of her life, she said: “It is not real but it is really there” (Stein 1970: 2). France is more tangible to her than her nation. What does the nation mean to Stein. What is the essence of nation. Watson posits that “a nation is a community of people, whose members are bound together by a sense of solidarity, a common culture, a national consciousness” (Watson 1997: 1)....   [tags: Media Culture]
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Professional Development Plan for Nursing Graduate - The professional development plan for nursing graduates is a program that was started by the government with the aims of creating a smooth transition from the student experience to workplace experience. Despite having learnt several ethical and professional contents, the professional development plan ensures that, all the graduate nurses have a smooth transition that ensures they deliver quality and standard services as expected of them (Gordon & Franklin, 2003). Under the nursing professional plan, the nurses are supposed to bring together personal and professional skills in order to improve the quality of the nursing practice in the country....   [tags: Health Care]
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Professional Development in Early Childhood Education - The first few years of a young child’s life, from birth to four years old, are very critical to his/her overall development, due to most of the time, teacher professionals are individuals who play the key and an active role in their early childhood development are teacher professionals who have a passion and a genuine desire to help them learn, grow and succeed in their education. These are just a few roles that early childhood educators plays in the field of early childhood education for working with young children in their early childhood years of life, which the requirements, most of the time, are to have both a formal education and passing teacher-certification score....   [tags: Early Childhood Education]
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