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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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Keystones in Professionalism of Pharmacy - Introduction: An age old, since the time of Hippocrates, is the professionalism within health care. Professionalism is the conduct that makes a profession. A profession arises from a group of specialists who provide services that are central to human values, and by these values professional receives special appreciation and higher level of autonomy, and though higher degree of respect by society. For every profession there are a set of elements for professionalism, applying to pharmacy professionalism two of the most intellectual and important elements are, Advocacy and caring.f • Advocacy According to the American journal of pharmaceutical education 2013,( advocacy is defined...   [tags: healthcare, professionals, advocacy, caring]
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Professionalism: The Nursing Profession - ... This means that there is not one basic interpretation, or any one way to assess it. Although it is multi-dimensional, it is possible to deliberate on by looking into the individual, inter-personal, and societal fractions. In nursing, professional practice is known to be a strong loyalty to compassion, caring and strong ethics, development of self and others, accountability and responsibility for insightful practice, and a sense of demonstrating a sense of spirit and collaboration and flexibility....   [tags: health care professionals, career choices] 766 words
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Professionalism: What It Is and Why It Is Important in Nursing? - ... This ethical decision-making process provides a method for nurses to answer key questions about ethical dilemmas and to organize their thinking in a more logical and sequential manner. The main goal of the ethical decision making process is to determine right and wrong in situations where clear demarcation are not readily apparent. Ethical decisions must be made when opposing ethical beliefs occur within the same situation. In this code, the nurse is the patient’s advocate and has a duty to tell the truth about the practice of others, if a patient’s safety is compromised....   [tags: health care professionals] 1242 words
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Nursing Professionalism: The Vroom Expectancy Theory - ... The Vroom theory focuses on the idea that yes, humans are more likely to do something if the end goal is of great value, and that valiant efforts will end in achievement of this goal (Gyurko, 2011). This nurses goals to strive for a high grade point average and honors in the RN to BSN program are driven by the concept of pursing excellence and placing a high value concept of effort in order to achieve these goals of advanced professionalism and continuing education in nursing. Faith also played a great part in the decision to return to school....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing]
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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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Professionalism in the Workplace of Nursing - ... If the nurse reports the mistake right away to their supervisor, regardless of the consequences and makes sure the patient is safe they are being honest and acting in the best interest of their patient. Admitting the mistake demonstrates to the supervisor, team members, and patient that their actions show a strong sense of integrity. The consequences may consist of retraining on medication administration that would help to prevent future errors. If the nurse instead refused to acknowledge or handle the mistake because they feared the consequences, they are showing little integrity and compassion towards their patient, regardless of whether it harmed the patient or not....   [tags: medication, emotions, patients]
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Professionalism and Humanism in the Practice of Medicine - The practice of medicine has been characterized as of late by a departure from the professionalism and humanism that once acted as the basis for all medical care. The current medical model of education and training, as well as an increase in technological reliance and the overburdening of healthcare workers has generated a shift in how practitioners behave in the medical setting. As a student of the PA profession, much of my success as a healthcare provider will be determined by the success with which I perform my technical responsibilities and generate meaningful interactions with my patients....   [tags: physical practice of medicine] 1324 words
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Defining the Intricacies of Professionalism - The word professionalism is often referred to as person's attitude, behaviour , and capabilities in their job[HEATHER A. SMITH]. Maister explains, being professional does not necessary describe a person with a set of job qualifications, it is rather a status one have to earn in the eyes of others. So what describes true professionalism. There is no generally adopted norm of what constitutes professionalism, what defines professionalism in one company may not apply somewhere else, however, it is recognized that manners and appearance are inseparable part of it....   [tags: communication, ethics, standards] 1196 words
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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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Curriculum, Quality and Professionalism - ... For teachers to value equality, diversity and inclusion in relation to learners. Also to reflect and evaluate own practice and continuing professional development. Finally the core value is to collaborate with other individuals, groups and organisations with a legitimate interest in the progress and development of learners. LLUK (2007). The Institute for learning (2013) is the body responsible for the regulation of teachers’ professional formation. It has a clear set of standards that need to be evidenced in order to achieve a licence to practice....   [tags: curriculum proposal and design] 2704 words
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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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Practicing Student Professionalism - ... Dressing appropriately is really important; a person shows how much he or she respects his or herself by the way they dress. People should dress appropriately depending on which situation they are. If the students wear clothing to school or at their jobs with provocative, sloppy or too casual, the attitude within the workplace and school will start to suffer. Another attitude is accountability, which means taking responsibility for actions. He or she is responsible for achieving the maximum potential for the profession or work place....   [tags: behavior, attitude, competence] 1119 words
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The State of Ethics and Professionalism in the Field of Entrepreneurship - ... pp 600) provides another comprehensive definition of the same for the word “ethics”: 1. The science which treats of the nature and laws of the actions of intelligent beings, these actions being considered in relation to their moral qualities; the science which treats of the nature and grounds of moral obligation the nature and grounds of moral obligation the science of human duty. 2. The whole of the moral sciences; natural jurisprudence, including moral philosophy, international law, public or political law, civil law, and history , profane, civil, and political....   [tags: morals, business, behavior]
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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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Thre Three Main Factor for Professionalism - The 3 Main Factor for Professionalism The Qualities You Need to Search When Hiring a General Contractor Ever since we started providing our roofing services, our main goal has always been to be a trustworthy company. That is why, we are happy to welcome you to our blog. Here, you will find interesting tips and useful information about our services. In our first article, we will explain the qualities that distinguish a reliable general contractor from an amateur one. However, since there are many characteristics, we will write only about the three most common ones....   [tags: contractor, license, experience] 526 words
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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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The Paradox of Professionalism: Eisenhower, Ridgway, and the Challenge to Civilian Control - ARTICLE REVIEW: The Paradox of Professionalism: Eisenhower, Ridgway, and the Challenge to Civilian Control, 1953-1955, by A.J. Bacevich The Author’s Thesis In A.J. Bacevich’s 20 December, 2007 essay, The Paradox of Professionalism: Eisenhower, Ridgway, and the Challenge to Civilian Control, 1953-1955, he postured it with three direct and interrelated questions of civil-military relations, genuine civilian control, and civil-military relations to achieve national security. Then, he positioned his next several paragraphs that identified overarching issues associated with his questions, such as: Americans take civil-military relations for granted and display the perception that if there is "no...   [tags: A.J. Bacevich] 1042 words
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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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Pride, Respect, and Opportunities in Professionalism for Everyone by James R. Ball - Professionalism can be defined in various ways. In the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, professionalism is defined as “the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well.” Professionalism should be essential to everyone. The way that you are and display yourself is beyond doubt important and can say a lot about you. For example, if you have a really dreadful attitude no employer will want to hire you. People can often tell or have a feeling when someone has a bad attitude just be looking or interacting with that person....   [tags: career, character, team player]
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The life of Tom Hanks - “Life’s likes a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” is a famous quote from Forrest Gump. Although this quote is referring to life, it could also refer to the career of the actor playing the lead role of this film. Tom Hanks is a man that started out with a dream in high school playing roles in small plays and made his way to the top. In his early career he took part in Shakespeare films; then, appeared in a television sitcom; next, he debuted in movies and also won lead roles in hit movies anywhere from comedies, fantasies, romances, and dramas....   [tags: career, professionalism]
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True Professionalism is Related to a Person´s Attitudes, Behaviors and Capabilities - ... Being ranked so high comes with responsibility to ensure that all employees comply with Rolls Royce's policy called Global Code of Conduct, which documents professional practices in Rolls Royce in order to protect company's reputation and long-term success. However, bribery and corruption charge that has been submitted to Serious Fraud Office (SFO) by Rolls Royce is classic example of how unprofessional behaviour can damage company's reparation. Bribery allegations came to light after former Rolls Royce employee raised the issue that Rolls Royce paid government officials to secure contracts in Indonesia and China (Neate, 2014)....   [tags: customers, business, meetings] 1273 words
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Health Care: Nursing - Nursing has not always been viewed as the skilled and polished profession that it is today. In nursing’s primitive beginning there were no set rules, regulations, or protocols follow nor were there any professional training offered to those in charge of caring for the ill and injured. Nursing was not even considered to be a true profession. Instead most nurses were mother’s caring for ill family members or women who volunteered to care for injured solders during times of war. During this time “neither life nor women were valued by society.” C....   [tags: professionalism and ethics]
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New Uniform and Appearance Standards in Army Regulation 670-1 - ... With that thought in mind, General Dempsey ordered the Center for the Army Profession and Work Ethic (CAPE) to begin a discussion on Army professionalism during a protracted time of a war. His goal was for the Army’s leaders and thinkers to collectively redefine its professionalism, something that had waned during war years, and train and lead the future Army under those defined standards and traditions. Bringing to bear the thinkers of West Point and the Army War College as well as conducting scholarly research and discussions with individuals around the Army, CAPE published the Army White Paper: The Profession of Arms....   [tags: army professionalism, ethical standards] 888 words
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Reflection of my Values as a Leader - ... I also dress appropriately for the occasion. I feel a lot of professionalism is lost in non-appropriate attire. As a leader I have instituted a dress code for my team and purchased their polo tops with the company logo. Tolerance is also on the top of my list of values. Tolerance has developed me as a leader and will continue to do so. I had a low tolerance for anything that was out of my norm. Between college and time in military I have learned tolerance. Tolerance has taught me patience, acceptance, and flexibility....   [tags: professionalism, ethical, tolerance]
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Corrective Action for Disrespecting Higher Ranking Military Personal - ... You should also not lose your military bearing in the work place, even if you mean it as a joke others may not, making you seem unprofessional in the work place. Respect is not only shown verbally, but also by one’s behaviors and actions. For example, if someone (be it a soldier or not) you respect asks you to do something—you should show him or her the respect they are asking for and do what they say. Don’t argue, just do it. In the Army this often comes into play on a daily basis. If someone you respect asks you to do something, you should do it immediately and without hesitation....   [tags: tact, professionalism, respect, disrespect] 1275 words
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Soft Skills All Support Technicians Should Know - There are many soft skills that a support technician should know before on working with customers on the job to help on any issue the customer may have. The soft skills that technician should know are “helpful attitude, respect. good communication skills, ownership of their problems ( meaning if you make a mistake take full responsibility ), dependability, credibility and of course professionalism. These are the soft skill that all technician should all have when working with customers. One of the first soft skills that all technicians should know is “respect”....   [tags: professionalism, working management] 644 words
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The Study of Public Administration - ... The Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) has recently issued a report that calls for changes in the teacher salary system. The new system would directly tie teacher’s salaries to their classroom performance. Under the new system, appropriately named the performance pay model, teachers would be evaluated by students and administrators. The results of these evaluations would determine how much the teacher would be compensated for their time. It would no longer matter how long a teacher has been teaching or how well the teacher is educated....   [tags: professionalism, public agencies]
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Luck and Opportunity: The Importance of Working as a Team - ... There have been times where I felt discouraged and unmotivated about school, work, and other aspects in my life. Some of the lectures in this course have taught me to persevere through difficult situations and to look at unfavorable predicaments in a positive perspective. Most importantly, it showed me why I am alive. My reason why I am alive is that I have a purpose and I am not done accomplishing my goals. Even though this simple concept of life should be something that should be mentioned on a daily basis, but that particular exercise displayed that it is often forgotten about....   [tags: leadership, professionalism, ethics] 539 words
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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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Disruptive Behavior in the Healthcare Setting - ... Recognizing Disruptive Behavior Like mentioned before, any type of disruptive behavior by healthcare professionals impede the delivery of patient care. As an Health IT professionals, it is their job to, “puts essential information as effortlessly as possible into the physician’s hands, substantively and cost-effectively customized to the needs of medical specialists and sub-specialists, keeps eHealth information secure, and protects patient privacy” (Silverstein). In order to reach highest standard and provide patients with optimal care, all the healthcare professional should exhibit professional behavior and able to handle difficult situations professionally....   [tags: professionalism, prevention, reputation] 639 words
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Canadian Sports in Early Twentieth Century - Sports have always been important part of Canadian identity and culture. Since the rapid growth of both amateur and professional sports in the beginning of the previous century, sports like hockey, basketball and curling became inseparable part of Canadian culture. The two books under review examine Canadian sports in twentieth century and the changes it went through in early twentieth century are Bruce Kidd’s, The Struggle for Canadian Sport (University of Toronto Press, 1996) and Colin D. Howell’s, Blood, Sweat, and cheers: sport and the making of modern Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2001)....   [tags: amateurism, professionalism, christians]
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Good Managers versus Bad Managers - ... How is a particular activity to be executed. Steps three and four involve plan implementation and result evaluations respectfully (Levering, 1988). Resource coordination is another managerial skill of grand consequence. Managers must possess knowledge on coordination of both internal and external company resources. They must know what or who these capitals are. Ability to meet time limits and make wise use of available time is another proficiency that a good manager should master. Bad administrators fail to meet cut off dates and point accusing fingers at their teams instead of being accountable for not completing the given task in good time....   [tags: organization, professionalism, skills]
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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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Becoming a Classroom Teacher - Becoming a Classroom Teacher Professionalism is important in becoming a classroom teacher, because we serve as role models to our kids that we teach, to their families and society that we serve. I believe it is a privilege to teach children and part of that is making sure we are professional at all times in and out of the classroom. With the role of being, a teacher makes you more visible and responsible to the people we serve and the children we teach. Furthermore, there are many challenge of teaching, becoming a teacher is important to me because of the diversity in the classroom and my teaching philosophy is strong....   [tags: Professionalism, Education, Schools, Teaching]
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Medical Professionalism and Ethics - Anne is a single mother, and grew up in a deprived area of the inner city. She currently lives in a local authority housing estate near to where she grew up and leads an unhealthy lifestyle. She smokes, does not exercise and more importantly, does not follow medical advice given to her. This is detrimental to her well-being as in the long run, her health will deteriorate. Having grown up in possibly poverty, she probably does not have a fair amount of education as well. Being a single mother of two means that she has to shoulder the stress of bringing up the children in addition to providing for them, this emotional burden, coupled with her ill health, will have a likely impact on her upbrin...   [tags: Medical Case Studies]
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Tenure and Termination - Tenure and Termination Tenure is a position aspired to by all beginning teachers. Tenure is a form of job security that teachers can earn after they reach a certain level of professionalism (Scott, 1986). Once a teacher has earned tenure they are able to maintain an ongoing employment contract within an educational system, as long as they abide by the rules and regulations outlined in their contract. Many states have created tenure policies to protect competent teachers from malicious accusations, and these policies can vary state to state....   [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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Push Toward Professionalism: Baccalaureate as the Minimum Education for Registered Nurses - Nursing has one of the most ambiguous public reputations in existence. Some perceive nursing as a challenging and prestigious career, while others see nursing as a stereotypically female blue-collar job with little autonomy. Advocating for change within the field is necessary for nursing to truly be considered a profession. The quality of patient care should not be sacrificed because of a lack of consensus on the level of education required to obtain the title of registered nurse. Since the majority of hospitals are transitioning to employing only RNs that hold a bachelor’s of science in nursing, a BSN should be the lowest educational level allowed to take the National Council Licensing Exam...   [tags: requirements, healthcare, degree]
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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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Professionalism: A Career Plan as a Social Worker - Career Plans The grass blows in the cool breeze, but a chill is in the air, winter is coming. I stop and look around; the pristine white gates surround a lush green pasture still unaffected by the cold. Inside young foals dance to the winds music, playfully kicking and biting at each other, daring the other to a race. I turn toward the silhouette in the distance and spot bright eyes and pricked ears. A whinny reaches my ears and then another responds, it is breakfast time and the horses let me know it....   [tags: client, setting,e vents, aspects] 1444 words
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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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How Virtue and Deontological Ethics Can Help Students in Their Professional Career - In 2005 Dellaportas et al. (p.xvii) identified that accountants and other business professionals are often criticised for lacking the ethical sensitivity to recognise ethical dilemmas when they arise. They said that these professionals focused too much on the technical issues and overlooked the moral dimension. Dellaportas et al. concluded that it is critical for students to be sensitive to the moral components of seemingly technical questions. There are many ethical theories that students can be taught to help them recognise and resolve ethical issues....   [tags: professionalism, business and accounting practices] 923 words
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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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The Importance of Effective Communication within Doctor- Patient Relationships - ... My only thoughts were why had this patient lied and concluded that she may be amplifying her symptoms or potentially attention seeking. However, this did not affect my treatment towards this patient and she received the investigation and treatment she needed in which to recover as instructed by the registrar. Soon after this incident when I had time to reflect, I felt ashamed of my initial perceptions. Trust is paramount within the medical field, when patients go into hospital, attend their GP surgery or even allow you into their home whereby the healthcare worker expects the patient to trust them immediately....   [tags: health care professionals and professionalism]
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Exposing Current Flaws in Policy, Profssionalism, Leadership and Management Regarding Safestaffing in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act - ... Committed employees typically stay in hospital positions long-term, and would result in a larger work force with a large amount of qualified and experienced healthcare providers. As a result, safe staffing would not be such an issue if nurses were enjoying the workplace jobs and performing at the best capability. Furthermore, when hospitals have happy professional employees, it produces revenue, which in turn leads to a greater ability to staff more providers. If financing is an issue for raising staffing rates, hospitals should start by increasing the professional standard of employees to bring in a larger revenue....   [tags: safety for patients and healthcare providers]
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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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Empathy and Understanding with Emotional Intelligence - ... At any given time, we have to control our emotions to best fit our environment. In the workplace, we have to maintain a sense of professional, often not showing whether we are distraught or sad. Though many employers do not want their workers to seem distraught, they often try to do anything to improve the morale, and thus productivity, of their workers. Many employers know how emotions affect the productivity of their workers, so they try their best so that the workers feel as happy and safe as they can at work....   [tags: management, stress, professionalism] 736 words
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Tattoos and Piercings on Doctors - When imagining a doctor many see a man or a woman in a blue or white outfit usually with healthy skin. Most, however, would not imagine a doctor adorned with tattoos or piercings but those kinds of doctors are out there. As long as a doctor can do their job right then piercings, or no piercings, and tattoos, or no tattoos, shouldn’t matter. Although some people have concerns about the quality of medical care about doctors with tattoos and piercings, they should not be discriminated against because of this personal choice....   [tags: Medical Quality, Professionalism]
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Dignity and Nursing Care - ... • Involve them in all descisions relating to their care • Include the patient in the conversation. Don’t talk about them as though they are not there. • Speak to them as an adult, even if you’re not sure how much he or she understands. As an example of dignified care, I will recall the steps taken when a patient requested a commode. Voices where kept low when asking for and offering bedpans and commodes to respect the patients privacy. Curtains where drawn around the patient to maintain their dignity on the ward and the staff nurse left them to use the commode in privacy....   [tags: health care professionalism ] 1314 words
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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] 1917 words
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The Relationship Between Public Relations Professionals and Journalism - Understanding the relationship between public relations professionals and journalists is of imperative vitality to drilling successful media relations. The extent of the relationship will be investigated to gauge discernments of the relationship for both journalists and public relations professionals. There has been little change in the relationship between public relations professionals and journalists in the course of recent years, and the following analysis will offer proposals in the matter of why that is the situation....   [tags: news media relations]
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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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Sexual Intimacies Between Psychologists and Their Former Clients: An Article Review - The purpose of this article “was to add qualitative data to the sparsely researched issue of psychotherapists’ sexual contact with adult patients begun after the termination of treatment” (Shavit & Bucky, 2004, p. 231). This was completed via semi-structured interviews, which helped the authors analyze the opinions of psychologists regarding this topic. This study aimed to answer the following questions in regards to sexual contact between therapists and their previous clients: 1.) was sexual involvement with former patients viewed as ethical?, 2.) did sexual involvement with former patients potentially harm the patient?, 3.) was there a professional responsibility to be upheld by the...   [tags: psychotherapy, ethics, profesionalism]
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An Exciting Year for the Learning Professionals - ... Organizations work environment, management practices, benefits and recognition programs etc., all contribute to management. But continuous learning opportunity will attract the talent best. Organizations should “produce talent” rather “consume talent” because an internal source is the best sources of skill that exist within the organization. 2014 is the time to build a “facilitated talent mobility” strategy which includes open access to internal positions; it ensures internal development and creates challenges for the talents....   [tags: global economy, expertise, organizations] 534 words
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The Compensation of Professionals in Accounting - ... A Stable Career Accounting is not one of those jobs that may lose its importance over the period of time. This is one of the careers that are always in demand, even in the times of economic crisis. An accountant is required in every firm, educational body or government organization to manage the finances. Many find it to be a not so glamorous career choice, which is actually a fact, but if you are looking for a stable career, you should keep it to be a prior choice. Multifariousness Another thing that makes accounting a favorable career choice is its demand in every sector and organization....   [tags: communication skills, remuneration] 543 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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Code of Ethics for Computer Professionals - ... There can be conflict between the responsibilities to each of these groups. For example, in recent years the exponential growth of internet use has resulted in the issue of privacy becoming a more significant part of our ethical responsibilities to the individual. The right of individuals to privacy has become increasingly fragmented as information moves faster and in greater volume than ever before. However, the responsibility to protect individuals must be weighed against the commitment to society: “Do citizens’ rights to privacy override the security needs of society?”(Napper, 2001)....   [tags: privacy of information] 1124 words
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Ethical Standards of Computing Professionals - Computing professionals are called to act in strict accordance with high ethical standards. Three predominant sources of ethical standards exist for computing professionals. The IEEE, ACM, and Software Engineering Code of Ethics each provide standards for ethical behavior to guide computing professionals both inside and outside of the workplace. These collections of moral imperatives will be used to ethically assess the following scenario. Diane Jones is a computing professional who owns and operates a consulting business....   [tags: Case Study, Moral Imperatives]
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Professional Development of Nursing Professionals - According to institute of medicine (IOM) report of 2010, the United States has the opportunity to renovate its health care system to provide affordable quality care that is reachable to all and leads to improved health outcomes (Institute of Medicine [IOM], 2010). The impact on nursing of the 2010 institute of medicine formulated with the purpose of producing a report that would make endorsements for an action oriented design for future of nursing profession. The major transformation of the nursing profession is needed to achieve the upgraded health care system through nursing practice, education, and leadership....   [tags: healthcare, training, environment]
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Professional Development of Nursing Professionals - Introduction Nursing is one of the most popular professions in healthcare. To become a professional nurse, one must acquire certain level of education, whether it is at associate or baccalaureate degree level. Once becoming a nurse a number of professional standards must be maintained to stay abreast with the profession. In that respect, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in its 2010 report had suggested many recommendations focusing on the future of nursing. The aim of the report is to put forth recommendations that allow nurses to “(1) ensure that nurses can practice to the full extent of their education and training (2) improve nursing education, (3) provide opportunities for nurses to assu...   [tags: healthcare, education, practice]
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Cloud Computing and IT Professionals - Cloud computing is a very attractive topic for IT professionals to talk about because it provides very lucrative features. Cloud paradigm provides rapid on-demand provisioning of resources like CPU, storage, bandwidth etc. to users, with a little bit of management efforts. Recent cloud platforms, as exemplified by Amazon EC2 and S3, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Rackspace , etc., organize a shared pool of servers from multiple data centers, and serve their users using virtualization technologies....   [tags: resource alloacation, cpu storage] 585 words
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Role of Nursing Professionals - Nursing as a profession is the delivering of primary health care to individuals, families, and communities with compassion and respect for the patients. As one of the most important elements of the health care professions, it is critical to understand the various facets of the role of nursing professionals. While nursing students and currently-working nursing professionals might have differing opinions on the roles nursing professionals play within the health care profession and the society as a whole, there are a few elements that are easily identified by all professionals as integral to this position like good record keeping that help to identify risk and early detection of complications....   [tags: caregiver, educator, advocate] 1462 words
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Medical Malpractice Is Like a Virus - Medical malpractice is like a virus that spreads contagiously and has been going on for many years. This phenomenon has caused deaths, diseases, and injuries due to the negligence of medical professionals towards their patients. Hospitals are losing their reputation and doctors are losing lots of their money. Usually after the doctor does something wrong, the patient should file a lawsuit against them and the hospital. One way to prevent malpractice is to pick younger doctors who are more careful with what they are doing....   [tags: negligence of healthcare professionals] 811 words
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Hiring Human Resource Professionals - Hiring Human Resource Professionals When looking to hire a Human Resource professional, we use dynamic measures in the hiring process. It is our belief that these processionals are analyzed using leadership trait theories and situational theories. Trait theories often identify particular personality or behavioral characteristics shared by leaders. For example, traits like extraversion, self-confidence, and courage are all traits that could potentially be linked to great leaders. Situational theories propose that leaders choose the best course of action based upon situational variables....   [tags: theories, process, leadership] 1871 words
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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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The Landscape Design Professionals - ... We always pay attention to even the smallest details, and take great pride in our work. Do you find it hard to figure out what exactly do you want. You don't need to worry, because we will send a professional who will provide you with several options and help you choose the one that suits your taste the most. If you are looking for an experienced residential landscape designer, we are the company for you. Feel free to contact us at any time, and we will provide you with more information. Services: - Landscape Planning - Custom Landscape Installation - Consultation Services - Seasonal Maintenance - and more!I had saved up some money, because I wanted to do something special for my backya...   [tags: planning, installation, services] 752 words
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The Nationnal League for Nursing Organization - ... The NLN has improved their test construction skills of faculty members and the evaluation of nursing schools of programs. The NLN has achieved its revised role throughout the years, in spite of the traditional research-focused challenges. These debates have been ongoing for decades about the issues of entry-level education and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) for the nursing professionals. The transformations of both policy’s have a profound effect on the health care system and practice demands of the nursing practice, which is currently undergoing changes....   [tags: health care professionals]
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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? - “Professionals have an obligation to serve society” Introduction Society has placed a special meaning to the term professionals. A professional is expected to perform and maintain him or herself at a high standard in exercising sensitive and moral judgement in all their practices. Members of the professional world should accept the obligation to serve society and honour the public in performing all responsibilities with integrity in order maintain public confidence. Society does have an obligation to serve society in that they must practice in way that they do not harm others or perform any misconduct behaviour or actions....   [tags: knowledge, service, rights, priviledges]
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Express Employment Professionals - ... While public corporations are required to publicly disclose financial information, private corporations are not (Public vs. private, 2013). Since private companies are not required to disclose their financial information, this allows them to focus on long term growth rather than acting in favor of shareholder incentives. (Private vs. private, 2013) explains that “private companies don’t need shareholder approval for operational and growth strategy decisions made by the company, as long as that is stated in their corporate documents”....   [tags: organizational analysis, companies]
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