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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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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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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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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 - 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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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 - 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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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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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] 1917 words
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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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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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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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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? - “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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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 - According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, new electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs will provide payments to eligible healthcare professionals and hospitals if they “implement or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology” (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2014). A major challenge today facing leaders in healthcare is overcoming the resistance from healthcare professionals with becoming accustomed to technological advancements, specifically EHR....   [tags: healthcare, medicare, medicaid services]
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Value of Heroin Study to Healthcare Professionals - Healthcare usage outside the programme (/ year) 8.6 7.4 Inpatient stays (weeks / year) Less than a week Less than a week Criminal activity against property (days / year) 10.3 37.5 Arrests (times / year) 2.1 2.8 Convictions (times / year) 0.25 0.54 Table 3: Data extracts showing the mean per patient from multiple tables in the article The authors then move on the calculating the costs related to both treatments, using cost utility. The following bar graph summarises the findings (Mean values): Figure 2: Bar chart showing the savings that could be achieved using co-prescribed methadone in heroin-addicted patients (10) Thus far in the study, one can observe that even though on face value the...   [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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The Secret Behind Cross-fit Professionals - The United States of America is considered one of the most out of shape countries in the world and has been in desperate need of a way to get in shape and stay in shape for years. According to CNN, about 80% of Americans do not get the proper amount of exercise. Over the past few years, cross-fit has become a common household name, it has opened the eyes of many Americans to what is now known as the fastest developing, and most efficient workout there is. Just about everywhere you go, you can easily access a cross-fit gym and within minutes begin to train with what people like to refer to themselves as “cross-fit professionals”....   [tags: shape, high risk, injuries, exercises]
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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 Special Event Conference - I always wanted to surround myself with knowledge and people that live and breathe event planning. My opportunity came at the 2010 Special Events conference in New Orleans, LA. The Special Event (2010) is the largest tradeshow and conference in the world for event professionals (2010, The Special Event). TSE allows attendees to make invaluable connections with thousands of key event industry notables and colleagues, experience education both inside and outside of the classroom environment, choose among over 100 relevant Conference Sessions and Training Workshops taught by hand-selected speakers, and discover thousands of event products and services on the Tradeshow Floor (2010, The Special E...   [tags: event professionals] 1123 words
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The Prevalence of Younger Students Lying to Health Professionals - Communication is a functional and purposeful aspect of human socialization. Individuals have the ability make conscious decisions to control their expressive language to manipulate the perceived interpretations of others (Burgoon, Callister, & Hunsaker, 1994). As people acquire language, they develop sensitivity to the Gricean maxims, or rules, of conversation. The first of these maxims is “Quantity I”, or the failure to provide enough information. The second of these maxims is “Quantity II”, or the provision of too much or redundant information....   [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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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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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman - Communication is cited as a contributing factor in 70% of healthcare mistakes, leading to many initiatives across the healthcare settings to improve the way healthcare professionals communicate. (Kohn, 2000.) As part of my Culture, Health and Illness class, I undertook a critical analysis of the book “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures” by Anne Fadiman. This book was published in 1997, and documents the struggle of a Hmong family from Laos in communicating with and understanding the American health system....   [tags: healthcare professionals, cultures]
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The Self and the Sacred: Family and Consumer Science Majors - The term community defined means a group of individuals socially connected through common interest, culture, or locality. In-groups and out-groups are a distinct characteristic of every community, because they allow for an individual to feel, to some degree, a sense of belonging or familiarity. When deciding within recent months to declare a major in Family and Consumer Sciences, unbeknownst to myself, I was joining an innovative community of Family and Consumer Science Majors. Seeking to complete degree requirements, friendship and rack up on some much needed community service hours; I decided to become a member of Winthrop’s Family and Consumer Science professional organization, WINFAC...   [tags: Education] 1098 words
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