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The Role of the Health Professions Council - Role of the health professions council – The health professions council is a regulatory association set up in grasp to defend the public with professions related to health care. In order for the health professions council to accomplish this they’ve set up a register which has all the names of candidates practicing of a variety of professions within the UK. In order to practice as a biomedical scientists you need to be legally registered and meet the standards set by the council. The requirements for registration – There are numerous requirements which conducting biomedical scientists and students ought to follow....   [tags: medical, education, requirements] 626 words
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Issues and Ethics in The "Helping" Professions - Critique of Issues and Ethics Themes in the Helping Professions Workers in the helping professions endure a massive amount of ethical and professional issues. These issues affect the practice of counseling and the relationship with the client. The book Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions by Corey, Corey, and Hallanan gives many themes that one will encounter throughout their career. The book also gives possible solutions to problems and stimulates different ways to think about issues....   [tags: Ethics/Morality]
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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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Importance of Physical Appearances in Professions - Employment is one of the most important objectives that people live through in the 21 century. In getting employed physical Appearance contribute a tremendous amount. Physical appearances show more than just how individuals look, it contributes to the person’s habits and ability to care for themselves. First impressions are one of the greatest contributions that employers look at. “beauty is good” is a modern stereotype that people contribute to. According to this stereotype people are treated more positively when they are seemed to be more attractive (Ritu)....   [tags: employment, first impressions]
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The Three Main Accounting Professions - ... The life of an accountant is important but what is more important is how they get the job. I’ll be discussing the employment of these three accountants. A Chartered Accountant works in many industries and businesses 8. They tend to work in commerce businesses but could also work overseas, at the government and public practice 8. Chartered Accountants are usually individual workers but they can become self-employed 8. A Certified General Accountant can work anywhere but will likely work in the government, educational institutions and charities 9....   [tags: Chartered, Certified General, Certified Management]
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Early Childhood Professions - Professions in early childhood development are unique in such a way because not many other career paths involve the direct care of an individual. Law enforcement personal, doctors, nurses, EMT’s all help people in extraordinary ways but the early childhood field often involves the direct care and supervision of a young child for many months on end and very intimate and caring relationship often develop over the course of the care takers term of service (C, 2011) . It is because of this very intimate and detail oriented care that it is imperative and a huge challenge that the early childhood professional keep current with new changes and updated procedure in the field....   [tags: Education, elementary education, primary]
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A Moral Basis for the Helping Professions - Our consideration of moral issues in the helping professions should go beyond decision-making in particular cases. We need a more basic set of moral attitudes that can provide the context for making these decisions, and which describe the sort of person the helping professional needs to be. The helping professional needs to be able to perform a large number of supererogatory actions. We can compare helping professionals to both saints and good parents. The work of Sarah Ruddick on the virtues that inform maternal practice can be of great help to us here....   [tags: Employment Careers Ethics Papers]
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A Critical Analysis of The Legal Professions - A Critical Analysis of The Legal Professions 1.0 Introduction The English legal profession, which applies in England and Wales, is separated into two different types of lawyer: the solicitor and the barrister. There are similarities and areas of overlap in both jobs. A solicitor deals with a whole spectrum of legal issues whereas a barrister usually specialises in one area and advises solicitors when asked. Solicitors are usually employed in a partnership as part of a solicitor's firm and their governing body is The Law Society....   [tags: Papers] 1061 words
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Importance of Interpersonal Communication Skills in Healthcare Professions - ... Empirical data suggested that participants that experienced higher rapport has better recollection of events and divulged more information (Collins & Lincoln, 2002). These results emphasise the impact establishing rapport has on the content individuals are willing to disclose and their ability to recall important information. Rapport building is essential in any healthcare context, specifically that of a psychologist as it develops the professional relationship and if conducted effectively can have a positive effect on the information quality the client is willing to share....   [tags: primary aspects of interaction]
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Ethics in Criminal Justice Professions - Criminal Justice professionals make decisions everyday and they have to be able to recognize when an issue involves ethical considerations. Therefore, in order to recognize these issues and make appropriate and correct decisions, it is important that the criminal justice professional study ethics. In order to make a good ethical decision the professional will have to have the ability to apply knowledge of ethics, know the ethical terminology and the concepts needed in making a good ethical decision....   [tags: Criminal Justice Ethics]
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Health Professions - Health Professions At age ten, I left everything behind in China to start a new life with my parents in United States. It was not long before I realized that I was, in many ways, different from all the other kids in school. Gradually, I became less confident and more isolated. One day in the schoolyard, while I was playing hopscotch alone, a girl named Becca walked up to me and asked if she could join in. Although we had difficulty understanding one another's speech, we had no problem communicating through gestures and expressions....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1264 words
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Max Weber's Ideas on Characteristics of Professions: Profession of Teaching - Today we are told we can be anything we can dream up. Although this is true, Max Weber would argue that there are certain characteristics that define a profession. In his eyes the only ideal professions are medicine, law and priesthood. There are eight main points Weber makes each of which I feel can be applied to teaching (Bennet & Le Compte pg. 150). The first thing on Weber's list is that a profession is self-employed and provides a service to the community (Bennet & Le Compte pg. 150). One way to disagree with this statement is that teachers run off salaries, so they are not self-employed....   [tags: teachers, sociology, education] 1583 words
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Personal Experience: Parents and Interests in Life - I was talking to my brother’s friend (who is doing MBBS) about engineering. “Engineering is not a difficult field if you have interest”, if you love machines, I also love machines”, he said. I asked, “Then why are not you becoming an engineer”. He answered, “My father is a doctor and he wanted me to become a doctor, so…” There are a lot of people who have big dreams in their lives, who want to do something in their lives. But they are unable to fulfill their dreams because of their parents. Although parents don’t let their children do what they want, as parents want them to follow their footsteps, to have what they never had, to protect them, and because they have the greater experience, how...   [tags: engineering, professions] 1846 words
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The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Importance of Lifelong Learning - Introduction According to the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) continuing professional development is defined as “the way professionals continue to learn and develop throughout their careers so they keep their skills and knowledge up to date and are able to work safely, legally and effectively.” (HCPC, 2012). Continuing professional development (CPD) is an important factor of health care professionals work and practice as it ensures that they are up to date with relevant policies and procedures, that their quality of work is of a high degree and also to benefit the service users....   [tags: health, professional development]
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Deborah Tannen’s Marked Women and Virginia Woolf’s Professions for Women - It is as if a window finally cracks open revealing the sun’s rays brightening with the truth that men and women experience different challenges. Deborah Tannen’s Marked Women has to face the music when applied to Virginia Woolf’s Professions for Women. In Tannen’s essay the claim that “[t]here is no unmarked women” has trouble withstanding but manages to hold up Woolf’s position of the battle women fought against the traditional norm to the freedom they can possess. First and foremost, Tannen claims that all women are “unmarked” and that leaves the essay with room for doubt....   [tags: Virginia Woolf, Deborah Tannen]
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Rhetorical Analysis on Virginia Woolf´s Speech Professions for Women - ... “You are able, though not without great labour and effort, to pay the rent. You are earning your five hundred pounds a year. But this freedom is only a beginning—the room is your own, but it is still bare. It has to be furnished; it has to be decorated; it has to be shared.” In this, she not only speaks of the physical rooms itself that these women are finally able to afford due to their own efforts, but the “rooms” or empty spaces in these women’s identities and the difficult task that they face in confronting old traditions and perspectives so that they are able to reconcile their past with their view of their future....   [tags: society, desire, metaphor] 874 words
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Orthodox Sociological Understandings of Work, Employment and Professions - Orthodox Sociological Understandings of Work, Employment and Professions There is a wealth of sociological literature concerned with understanding work, employment and the professions but until recently there has been little concern with women and work. For many years, sociologists concentrated on the work of white males and on paid employment. But since the Second World War there has been a gradual increase of women entering the labour market thus creating an interest in the work carried out by women....   [tags: Papers] 1585 words
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The Role and Inter-relationship of the Medical and Health Professions - Medical and health professionals have a major impact in society, on a professional and power / status level. This essay will outline a major development in healthcare then analyse the inter-relationship of doctors in today’s society in terms of power and status, linking that with the major development in healthcare. It will then proceed to sum these points up using Marxist, feminist and functionalist views. The latter part of the essay will outline an understanding of the history of the NHS and what developments have happened to shape our society today....   [tags: healthcare industry]
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Nursing Does Not Qualify as a Profession - Determining if Nursing Qualifies as a Profession Abstract Nursing will be compared to common characteristics of a profession to determine if nursing qualifies as a profession. Does Nursing Qualify as a Profession. “There are six characteristics commonly used to asses whether a job is considered a profession: education of the practitioner, having a code of ethics, receiving compensation commensurate with the work, being organized to promote a needed service, having autonomy in practice, and being recognized by the government with licensure”(Pinkerton, 2001,p.130)....   [tags: Careers Nursing Nurses Professions Essays]
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Preparing the Future of Registered Nursing Through Baccalaureate-Level Education - The pathway to become a registered nurse starts with training and education, as most other professions. Historically and currently, there is much controversy among national nursing boards, organizations, associations, and educators on what the minimal level of education should be for entry level practice including to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, commonly known as the NCLEX. The American Nurses Association has long supported a bachelor’s degree for entry-level nursing practice, despite the current minimum education requirement of an associate’s degree in nursing for a candidate to sit for the NCLEX....   [tags: nursing education, professions, nclex]
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Direct Access to Physical Therapy - Introduction The physical therapy profession like many other health care professions is constantly evolving. The evolution is being followed by the growing pressure from the federal government, insurance companies, employers, and patients who are seeking high quality care to be cost effectively. Over the decades the roles of a physical therapist has been changing from dependence on physicians to independent practice under a self-governing professional model. Direct access allows patients to seek physical therapy interventions by going to them directly and not having to spend time and money in the doctor’s office to get a referral first....   [tags: evolution of healthcare professions]
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Economic Effects of Outsourcing - Should Americans be concerned about the economic effects of outsourcing. Not particularly. Most of the numbers thrown around are vague, overhyped estimates. What hard data exist suggest that gross job losses due to offshore outsourcing have been minimal when compared to the size of the entire U.S. economy. The outsourcing phenomenon has shown that globalization can affect white-collar professions, heretofore immune to foreign competition, in the same way that it has affected manufacturing jobs for years....   [tags: globalization, white collar professions]
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Effective Teachers and Their Importance - Most people do not see teaching as a critical job. The failed to realize that teachers are shaping the future leaders of our country. Even worst, some teachers do not recognize the significance of their jobs. They do not understand that our country will need more than a set of memorized rules to stay on the vanguard. Teachers must possess and exhibit an array of features that demonstrate their ability to create successful learning experiences. Teachers ought to cause successful learning, create interest, and increase competence and confidence in students (Wiggins, 2010)....   [tags: education, professions]
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Reaching for the Stars: Planning for the Future - ... As a corporate lawyer, you can perform as a guider toward business executives, or an act for a company in court. You can go as far as studying, drafting contracts, promote unification and take on human resource issues while extending in the direction of the judicial system. This specific type of lawyer can be more common than a trail lawyer. As said, corporate lawyers often work with lawyers from other companies to register deals and guarantee that everyone is complying with the applicable law (What Does a Corporate Lawyer do?)....   [tags: career, professions, lawyer, doctor, school] 1046 words
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Truth-telling versus Deception - Healthcare professions have codes of conduct and ethics that address the issue of honesty and trust in relation to patient encounters yet truth-telling (or being honest) versus deception (or being dishonest) has been identified as an ethical issue in hospitals, particularly about diagnosis and prognosis disclosures. Dossa (2010) defines being honest or telling the truth as relating the facts as one knows them. Furthermore, Dossa (2010) states that deception can be an act of dishonesty but also can be without lies....   [tags: healthcare professions, ethical dilema]
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Becoming an Obstetrician-Gynecologist - Obstetrician/Gynecologist Have you ever wondered what it would take to become qualified to work with the female reproductive system. The career of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a challenging yet fascinating career because of the ability to be a part of the introduction of a new life into the world, along with other obligations that come with this career. The research will describe the career of Obstetrics and Gynecology, what is required to become a successful OB/GYN, and the impact this career has on society....   [tags: career choices and professions]
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U.S. Army: A Profession of Arms - The impact of the War on Terrorism on our military is profound. Over the past decade the Army has rapidly expanded, lowered its entry standards, and reprioritized its training objectives. Now as the wars now diminish, the Army again faces change due to budget cuts and troop reduction. Such actions have forced critics to question whether the Army is still meeting the expectations of a profession. The answer is that the Army is holding true to the title of a “Profession of Arms” like never before....   [tags: profession, budget, reduction, standards]
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Social Workers the Warriors of Change - ... In that time it was those workers who set the stage for what we now know as the field of Social Work. The social worker may have many responsibilities or functions but one that will always stand out as paramount would be that of an enabler. In the enabler role the social worker works with the client to become capable of coping with situations or transitional stress. As a social worker one would convey hope, reduce stress, resistance and ambivalence, recognize manage feelings, identify and support personal strengths and social assets (Height 1)....   [tags: professions in the social realm]
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Pre Health Professions: Medical Laboratory Technician - My dream career is a medical laboratory technician. I think this is the direction God has called me to go. Laboratory lab technicians do not attend medical school but they need to get an education and get certified. The main duties of medical laboratory technicians are to perform lab tests. Since they run all the laboratory tests, they help to diagnose conditions or diseases in a patient. They test many types of samples in the lab such as skin or body fluids like blood and urine. Lab techs have the responsibility to not only perform the test but to record the results and get the results where they need to be....   [tags: eduaction, certified, patient, tests] 534 words
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Legalizing Prosititution in America - Some put one a suit and tie. Some strap on a hard hat and a safety vest. Some put on revealing clothing and heavy makeup. All have bills to pay and all have real jobs. However, only two can count a safety and the protection of law enforcement in their line of work. It’s been said that prostitution is the world’s oldest profession, yet it still carries an enormous amount of stigma, and is still illegal in one of the most industrialized nations in the world. Although prostitution and sex work in general have many negative societal connotations, its legalization would not only have economical benefits, and improve working condition for those already working in the industry, but would also contr...   [tags: sex workers, legitimate professions]
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Evolution of Healthcare Informatics - ... Through each upcoming visit, my new doctor had to continue to learn more and more about me. Not that I’ve moved back to Ohio, all my medical records were easily transferred back with me. The doctor out of state took notes with the ease of a tablet, which recorded his work and saved into my file. When doctors from Ohio needed specific records, I simply signed off on paperwork for them to send everything back home with me electronically. No messy paperwork, simply just a few electronic files. It is necessary with the healthcare system changing as quickly as it is today to have a system that can be shared with everyone but it simply is not like that....   [tags: increased technology, medical professions]
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The Phantoms of Society in Virginia Woolf´s Progessions for Women - Human beings find the expected so comforting. People want to be prepared for any catastrophe and keep chaos in the world under control, but this strategy is flawed. In the conquest for control, humans have created an ideal of how life should be, and phantoms are formed from this ideal. Doris Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen” and Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas are both examples of how different people live with ambiguity. However, Virginia Woolf’s “Professions for Women” most clearly explains how society’s ideals affect its members....   [tags: ideals, society, ambiguity, control, expected] 814 words
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Joining the Nursing Profession - Nursing is a rewarding career for people who love to saves lives, however it requires people who are patient and critical thinkers because every life counts. Most of the people consider it a calling, but to be a nurse, good communication skills, and especially fluency in English, are essential to ensure understanding both orally and in writing (Buerhaus et al). A good memory is essential since a nurse is required to memorize drugs, uses and side effects, and standard doses. Nursing also requires one to be a good test taker to pass the nursing licensing exam....   [tags: career choices, healthcare professionals]
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Female Lawyers in the 20th Century - Female Lawyers in the 20th Century As early as the American Civil War, women fought to enter the legal profession. Since then, they have repeatedly proven themselves competent, and yet many have felt the pressure of opposition from their male counterparts. Even today, discrimination still exists, not from outside the profession, but from within. The reader will confront the history of female attorneys, what obstacles stand in their way, what advances are being made with regards to equality, and where the profession stands today....   [tags: Attorneys Law Careers Professions Essays]
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Nurses in Works Progress Administration Memories - Nurses in Works Progress Administration Memories Evidence from American Life Histories: The Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940 American nursing transformed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century from a family and community duty performed largely by untrained women in family homes, to paid labor performed by both trained and untrained women and men in a variety of settings. Distinctions between types of nurses increased in this transition. Life histories of nurses taken by Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) writers in the late 1930s provide valuable insight into the experience of some of these nurses....   [tags: Nursing Careers Professions Medical Essays]
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Why I Want to Be an Anesthesiologist - Everyday, people go through surgery and require a specialist that will monitor their surgery as well as give them what they need to be able to persevere the pain, which is exactly what anesthesiologists do. In order for the patients to be able to get into surgery and deal with the agonizing aches after the abscission, anesthesiologists have to give the sufferer the proper treatment before and after the surgery. Overall, anesthesiologists must be highly educated in both medicine and communication, they need to be able to give the patient the right amount of medicine as well as speak with the family of patients and other doctors to inform them all with what will be done during the surgery, a...   [tags: career choices, medical professions]
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Medical Assistant vs Licensed Practical Nurse - The medical field is one of the fastest occupations in the world. Medical Assistants and LPNs have different roles and responsibilities. You will get a better understanding about each occupation position in the medical field. Understand the difference between the two is not as difficult as it seems. The difference between the two is Medical Assistants handles basic clinical tasks. They are responsible for medical records, book-keeping, and answering call. Most Medical Assistants help Doctors examine and treat patients....   [tags: Medicine, Medical Professions, Compare and Contras]
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Nursing is a Profession - A profession is more than just learning a set number of skills or acting in a particular way. Even though nurses do not have complete autonomy in decision-making and practice, Nursing should be considered a profession because it requires an extended education and has a theoretical body of knowledge. No one factor can delineate a job from a profession. To act professionally, means to administer care in a conscientious and knowledgeable way without impeding harm on others. The nursing profession remains committed to the care and nurturing of both healthy and ill people, individually, or in groups, or communities (Cherry & Jacob, 2008)....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, Nursing Career]
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Is Journalism a Profession? - INTRODUCTION "Society demands that the men who minister to its health be in the highest sense of the word professional men − professionally trained, professional in their ethics, professionally responsible. Society demands professional training and professional conduct of the men who minister to its needs in legal matters. The fact that society demands less of the men who minister through news to its knowledge and attitudes is one of the great and dangerous inconsistencies that give shape to the twentieth century (Schramm, 1947, p....   [tags: Journalism Debate]
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De-regulate the Medical Profession - De-regulate the medical profession. The government has to many regulations on who can do what in medicine. Someone who is a 3rd year medical student can perform surgery and medical task and a nurse with 30 years of experience can’t. We live in a county with more than 300 million people and only have 600,000 doctors, that’s 500 patients for every doctor. There are many potential students who can make it through medical school but cannot afford it, or a family crisis. Over 95% of forms are rejected and its true we want the most proficient team of medical students but in a health care crisis like we have we have to take our chances....   [tags: medical profession, ] 729 words
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The Army Profession - Webster’s dictionary defines the word profession as a type of job that requires special education, training, or skill. Many Soldiers would not consider the Army as a profession but a way of life. Some think the word profession belongs to everyday jobs like a plumber, mechanic, or doctor. Dr. Don M. Snider stated “the Army is a profession because of the expert work it produces, because the people in the Army develop themselves to be professionals, and because the Army certifies them as such” (Snider, D....   [tags: training, doctrine, soldiers]
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My Career Goals in Nursing Profession - Profession of Nursing is always regards as a complex, dynamic and noble. The nursing profession requires many things such as hard work, a vast knowledge, excellent communication skills, and a passion for the noble profession. All these qualities are needed to be an effective nurse. Today, nurses are living in a world of ever changing field of medicine .The present patient statistics poses, nurses are expected to take responsibility of accomplishing the requirements. The requirement for excellent nursing skills is added as well as well-formed skills in different aspect....   [tags: Nursing Profession] 722 words
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Curriculum Development for the Nursing Profession - ... They are problem-centred since they seek educational solutions so that they may move to wherever they wish in their profession (Mary, 2009). As adults, they are self-directed and do not mainly depend on others to get directions – therefore, they might move at their own pace, which may be slower, taking them slightly more time to learn. In fact, they are often skeptical regarding new information and therefore preferring to first try it before acceptance. Adults are also result-oriented, keeping specific educational results in mind and therefore, they seek education that directly applies or relates to their perceived needs, which are appropriate and timely for the current life that they a...   [tags: learning in the healthcare profession]
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Empathy and Paraphrasing in the Profession of Psychology - Interpersonal communication skills are an important asset in most professions, but are considered to be especially vital in the profession of psychology. Anderson, Ogles, Patterson, Lambert, & Vermeersch (2009) report that the quality of a therapist’s interpersonal skills is an important factor to be considered when predicting the outcome of psychotherapy. Empathic communication can have a significant effect on building rapport, and on the overall client-therapist relationship. Paraphrasing can be used to facilitate deeper understanding, and can also have an impact on the outcome of therapy....   [tags: interpersonal communication skills]
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Ethics in the Mental Health Profession - In the mental health profession of counseling, therapy, psychology, psychiatric and social services ethical dilemmas are faced primarily on a daily basis. Being that mental health professionals are working with clients who are often fragile and vulnerable, they must develop an intense awareness of ethical issues. On the other hand, mental health professionals would never intentionally harm their clients, students or colleagues and others whom they work with. Unfortunately, good intentions are not enough to ensure that wrong doings will not occur and mental health professionals have no choice but to make ethically determined decisions....   [tags: Psychologyy]
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Army: A Profession of Arms - ... Another feature of a professional soldier of is his subordination to politicians. He acts like an expert and skilled counselor. The decision is made by a politician, but the application of that decision is run by the officer staff. Professional soldiers are closely connected with service to the state. Every soldier of the Slovak Republic proclaims this statement by taking an oath, where he swears loyalty to the Slovak Republic, honesty, bravery and disciplined behavior, that he will follow Constitution, Constitution Laws, Laws and Army Regulations and he is ready to defend freedom, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Slovak Republic....   [tags: career choices and opportunities]
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Registered Nurse: An Indispensable Profession - ... It is a nurse’s responsibility to engage in the patient’s needs medically, physically, mentally, and emotionally. They are to perform physical exams and analyze health histories, provide health counseling and education, and possibly make critical decisions in needed incidents. Being that nursing involves taking care of their patient’s well-being, nurses often get attached to their patients. Mrs. Flores, a current nurse at Providence Alaska Medical Center, has experienced a time when she got attached to one of her patients....   [tags: degree, duties, salary]
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Creating the Professional Nurse - Creating the Professional Nurse Nursing encompasses several levels of education and licensure. For decades the differentiation between these levels has been debated, primarily between the differentiation of the Associates degree in Nursing (ADN) and the Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing (BSN). The associate’s degree, which began with the intention of creating a technical nurse, has developed into being “equivalent” to a bachelors degree (Hess, 1996). The two degrees however are not equivalent, the bachelors educated nurse receives two years education beyond the associate, in the liberal arts and upper division nursing courses Both the ADN and the BSN take the same licensing exam, rec...   [tags: nursing, medical profession, licensure]
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The United States Army as a Profession of Arms - The United States Army, in its current state, is a profession of arms. In order to be considered a profession, the organization must have an ethical code rooted in values, strong trust with its clients, and be comprised of experts within the trade. These experts are constantly developing the trade for the present and the future and hold the same shared view of their trade culture. The Army currently has an ethical code ebodied in the Army Values, which provides guidance to the individual and the organization....   [tags: ethical code, clients, trade, values]
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Professional Nursing Practice - In this essay we are going to explore the connection between professional nursing practice and professional caring. I will outline the terms of professional nursing practice and what makes nursing a profession. I will describe the term of professional caring and the connection to the nursing practice and discuss the dilemma of care and cure. And also determine the importance of both in professional nursing practice. Professional nursing practice has been developing for several centuries. Nursing as a profession can be traced back to the early Christian era....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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Bullying Within the Nursing Profession in Australia - Workplace bullying is increasingly being recognised as a serious problem in society. Reports from the general media and professional press suggest that there is increasing evidence that the scale of bullying, harassment and violence amongst health care staff is widespread (UNISON, 2003). Chaboyer, Najman, and Dunn (2001) explain that although nursing in Australia is now considered a profession, the use of horizontal violence, bullying and aggression in nursing interactions has been identified as a serious problem....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Self-Care in the Social Work Profession - Social workers deal with intense situations daily. It is important that social workers are aware of how they are affected by these interactions. Priscilla Dass-Brailsford explains in her book, that countertransference, vicarious trauma (VT), secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue and satisfaction, and burnout are all different ways that counselors can be affected (Dass-Brailsford, 2007). This is where it is important for social workers to have a plan of self-care and stress management resources to use....   [tags: Social Worker, Mental Health]
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Professional Profile: Nursing - I would like to introduce you to Mary B. It is a fictitious name. She is 39 years old and has been a registered nurse for the last 15 years. Mary is married and has got two children aged 7 and 10 years old. She is a New Zealand European and was born in New Zealand. As a registered nurse Mary has been working in the hospital setting and the rest home. All her working life so far was connected to the elderly care. Her current role is a hospital nurse in the geriatric recovery ward. Most of Mary’s work is basic nursing care for elderly people (65 years old and over) after surgeries, rehabilitation....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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The Teaching Profession - The Teaching Profession Becoming an educator, especially in recent years has been considered one of the most demanding yet rewarding professions in the work force today. Teaching, with its benefits and intellectual motives has risen to become one of the most sought after jobs in society. But even after taking such rewards into consideration, one might want to analyze how time consuming and emotionally draining teaching young people may turn out to be. Along with its rewards and demands, teaching is not only a potentially prestigious profession but also a very unique and sometimes life long career opportunity....   [tags: careers jobs education educator teacher] 1639 words
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The Roles of Communication Skills in the Student Guidance Profession - Communication skills are the most basic but also important skills anyone need, especially for the counselling professions. This essay will look at two of these specific skills and how it impacts on one of the most seen counselling professions, the Student Guidance Officers. These two skills will be active listening and rapport building which will be defined and described while referring to a sample video of the Student Guidance profession. The Skill of Active Listening Active listening, as opposed to listening, is when the listener tries to understand the speaker by contributing to the conversation....   [tags: active listening, rapport building]
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Strengths, Values and Areas of Improvement in the Profession of Arms - ... This gives leaders the opportunity to help their subordinates align their goals with their Air Force needs. Inspirational motivation give leaders a desire to encourage their subordinates to strive for excellence to reach his or her goals. Part II. Areas of Improvement Two areas within professions of arms that I can improve are self development and developing others. In relation to Deliberate Leadership both weaknesses can be a hindrance in my subordinates development in transforming into the best future leader he or she can be....   [tags: direction and recognition, leadership] 998 words
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The Individual vs. Society in Mrs. Warren's Profession - Often in life there is a conflict between what is good for the individual and the moral values placed upon the individual by society.  This is true of the characters in George Bernard Shaw's play Mrs. Warren's Profession.  Shaw clearly demonstrates that actions frowned upon by society are not necessarily evil so long as they benefit the individual.      Perhaps the most obvious example of societal morals conflicting with individual need is the case of Mrs. Kitty Warren.  Mrs. Warren is a woman whose economic standing and lack of any professional skills forced her into becoming a prostitute....   [tags: Mrs. Warren's Profession Essays] 1544 words
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The Extensive Scope of Practice For the Future Pharmacists and the Pharmacy Profession’s Career Outlook - Since before I was attending college, I had spent many months deciding which major I should go for. As my ambition was to get a professional career in the medical field, I chose two professions in the healthcare sector. The first one was a pharmacy major, and the other one was physiotherapy major. After studying the advantages and disadvantages of both majors, I decided to choose pharmacy major based on my academic interest in biology, chemistry and botany, and my personal interest to work directly with patients, and to be a part of major innovations in drug therapy....   [tags: college education major]
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The Profession of Architecture - The Profession of Architecture – Roles, Responsibilities and Challenges of the future Challenging Times for the Architect Introduction Recent years have been challenging for the whole country and particularly for the construction sector and the architectural profession. Challenging times do however, afford the opportunity for reflection and debate about what is provided and delivered by the architectural profession. I will briefly discuss how factors such as climate change, technological developments and the economy have impacted the role of the Architect....   [tags: roles, responsibilities, challenges]
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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 Profession of Biochemistry - The Profession of Biochemistry “If cancer is to be cured, the earth’s pollution cleaned up, or the aging process slowed, it will be biochemists . . . who will lead the way” (“Biochemists” 13). Biochemistry is the profession of studying the chemistry of living things and using that knowledge to solve real world problems (13). This career is a demanding but interesting job. After researching biochemistry, I found that it is a field with a very diverse set of responsibilities, working conditions, and educational requirements; and my interest in becoming a biochemist is now more heightened than before....   [tags: medicine, nutrition, agriculture]
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The Profession of Accounting - An accountant’s job duties are to compile, examine, confirm, and prepare financial statements that include the profit and loss analysis of a given organization/corporation (Ferguson). A typical day would entail working indoors, assessing information and evaluating “best-practices” to recommend (“Accountants”). Some of the main skills that are required form an accountant would be to have analytical, problem-solving, communication, math, and organizational skills (“Accountants”). These skills go hand in hand with everything pertaining to an accountant’s job, for there is slight to nonexistent room for error (Ferguson)....   [tags: career choices]
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Work and Vocation: What They Mean to the Individual - Human beings are exposed to the idea of “work” at an early age, which in turn leads to his or her general understanding of profession. Ultimately, this understanding leads to children desiring to be certain “things” when they grow up. Most of these professions, such as being a ballerina, a fireman, or an athlete, appeal to children because overall, these professions seem outstandingly interesting, fun, and exciting. As a person ages, he or she tends to lose these fantasies and instead aims for a profession that is a little more realistic....   [tags: profession, career path, college students]
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The Paralegal Profession - My major is Paralegal Studies and I expect to graduate with an Associates of Arts degree in December of this year. Many years ago, as an investigator for both a private company and a county agency, I was introduced to the legal field. Recently, I was awarded the opportunity to attend college, so I decided I wanted to reenter the legal profession as a paralegal. The paralegal profession appeals to me, because I enjoy the processes of developing a case, as well as its legal aspects. A paralegal is involved in a case from the beginning to the end; from the initial client interview to assisting the attorney during the client’s trial or the settlement process....   [tags: Career, College, Internship] 1465 words
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Social Work and Finding Self-Care - ... Compassion fatigue can cause certain challenges for a professional social worker. According to Dawn Blessing in her article for Compassionfatigue.org, “[compassion fatigue] can impact all aspects of our being, including physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and [behavioral]” (compassionfatigue.org, 2010). Those challenges can manifest in the individual through exhaustion, difficulty focusing, a feeling of hopelessness, and workaholism. Some social workers that are experiencing compassion fatigue may carry their symptoms over to their clients and let it affect their job competency....   [tags: fatigue, compassion, profession, service]
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Boundaries and Ethical Issues on Research and Science - Throughout history, there have always been ethical issues in different professions. One of the professions that has more issues now is anything related to science and research. There is no doubt that research can do great good to society by discovering cures for illness and providing new technology that can make life easier for a lot of people. The issue with research is that it has become something that is open to anyone and the boundaries that it has are the ones that were created at least forty years ago....   [tags: profession, Bioethics, genetic technology]
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Teachers Are Important Too - Teachers are usually overlooked as important professions; many believe that teaching isn’t as demanding or as tough as other top paying professions. Without teachers, people wouldn’t be able to gain knowledge and there would be no academic growth. Teachers are just as important as other professions, and should have a salary increase for starting teachers. Teachers are extremely vital to everyone’s lives, as a parent you want the best teacher for your child. This is not possible without a salary increase; most people interested in education are often hesitant....   [tags: profession, knowledge, salary, increase] 756 words
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Society's View on Teaching Professionals - “Those who can not do, teach,” Now this may be a line from a Woody Allen movie, but one must truly believe that the American society has taken this idiom and ran with it, if you will. In this day in age, people believe that teachers are “washed up” or “took the easy route,” and that no one ever decided when they were a child they wanted to grow up and become a teacher. But instead that teachers were people who had given up on their dreams and decided to do teach instead. When looking at the views of society on teachers, people never respect their choice of career....   [tags: the nobility in the education profession] 1667 words
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Brief History of Tour Guide - Guiding is one of the oldest professions of the Western world. The evolution of tour guides and the guiding history was divided by Pond (1993) into four periods. There are plenty of specific references in the annals of history, from the Roman Empire to the Middle Age, throughout the renaissance and into the Modern Age. Tourism saw the first major development during the era of the great empires. (3000 B.C. to A.D.500) During this period travelling is dangerous and time consuming. The ancient Persians, Assyrians and Egyptians pursue to travel through land and water....   [tags: Tourism, oldest profession]
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Nursing Code of Ethics - There are many different thoughts and beliefs surrounding ethics. Ethic codes of conduct are in place. Ethics has always existed but has been more closely looked at over the last 40 years. There is discussion about futile care to patients in intensive care settings and do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders for surgical patients. Guidelines and regulations need to be followed and set forth. Patient Rights and Ethical Decisions Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discuss nursing ethics. The paper will discuss: the history of ethics, definition, doctor/nurse being education about ethics in college, code of ethics, futile care and the confusion with DNR orders....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career] 1985 words
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Reasons For Nurse Shortage - Nursing Shortage It is likely that most people have heard about the nursing shortage for years now, and perhaps they believe it’s been fixed. However, the nursing profession is experiencing a reoccurring deficiency. According to Brian Hansen, (2002), there was a nation wide shortage in 2001 of 126,000 full-time registered nurses, but the shortage will surge to 808,000 by 2020 if something isn't done. This pattern is a persisting cycle of high vacancies followed by layoffs and a high over supply of registered nurses....   [tags: Nursing profession, Demand]
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The Doorway Into Counseling - To study psychotherapy or be a counselor from a theological standpoint is to have a particular, genuine interest of other people’s problems without the desire of tangible results from your work. Typically, the answer is the desire to aid those with issues parallel, or separate, to past and present obstacles. If not, then what leads to the decision of lending an empathetic ear and emotional sacrifice to those around. By researching into social and cultural context, the possibilities of the influence of personal values and challenges, and the connection of faith, it can be sought after what it means to take a step into the doorway of the helping profession and its benefits....   [tags: helping profession, psychotherapy, social work]
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The Fundamentals of Nursing - Abstract In this research paper, I plan to discuss the background of nurses, the different professions they work, and the salaries of an LPN and Registered Nurse. Nurses work in a variety of specialties where they work independently and as part of a team of assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Nursing comes in various forms in culture, although the definition of the term and the practice of nursing has being known as wet nurse and latter being known as dry nurse. In the 15th century, this developed into the idea of looking after or advising another, not necessarily meaning a woman looking after a child....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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The Army is a Profession of Arms - The US Army campaign issues in todays world are growing more relevant by the day. As a result it is increasingly important for the US Army to launched the Army White Paper the Profession of Arms. Have you ever hear about this campaign before and are you part of it. This white paper should meet a common understanding beyond the US Army soldiers, however the Army as a profession of arms it self. its has some meaning to fully understanding. In this essay, we are going to prove that the army as a profession of arms....   [tags: campaign, military, white paper]
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The Highly Appreciated Profession of Teaching - ... This means that teaching must learn all important information in order to be able to connect and teach the student properly. The second profession standard for teaching is that to obtain an official certificate to teach a teacher must pass all state and national exams such as PRAXIS. Not all states require PRAXIS but each state does have their own individual examination that teachers must pass. Another standard that makes the career of teaching a profession is that teachers must practice under supervision in order to achieve a teaching license, this means a mentoring teacher or an administrator must supervise you for a period of time to gain full license to teach....   [tags: exam, standards, license] 555 words
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