Health Care Profession
Your paper should include, but not be limited to the following topics : ~Name of the healthcare profession. ~History of the profession. ~How this career has developed over the years. ~Education and training (i.e. internships, residencies, etc). ~State/National Certification or Exams required. ~Continuing Education required. ~Typical wages and benefits. ~Employment opportunities and future outlook of this profession. ~Work settings (i.e. hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, etc.) ~Types of services, duties, and responsibilities of the job. ~Types of patients/clients served and/or types of conditions/disorders treated. ~Working conditions of the job. ~How this career is perceived by other professionals and lay people. ~If there are any "specialty" areas. ~Any other general "pros" or "cons" that you come across in your research that are pertinent to you. Your paper should be written in the THIRD PERSON taking the individual out of the writing and avoiding pronouns such as I, we, my, our (first person) and you, yours, your, us, we (second person). You should deal with facts and not opinions, thus providing citations within your paper and on your reference page. Focus on the subject itself and not on your feelings about the subject. The use of third person retains a formal tone in your writing. The use of first and second person can make a document seem more casual. However, the only place I want you to use the first person is in the Abstract section. I`d like you to use the Abstract to write about your personal opinions about this health care field: what got you interested in this career, why did you chose to write about it, what is your desire to be involved with this profession, etc.?
A DISCUSSION ON RADIOLOGY AS A HEALTH CARE PROFESSION Name Institution Instructor Date of Submission Abstract While we appreciate the work of health care professionals as they seek to promote hygiene and cure patients after detecting diseases, it is often important to note that medicine has come a long way and over the years developed to what it is today through several refinements that have been made possible through use of technology (Wilson & Brownstein, 2009). From the need to prevent a disease and the drive to cure it there has always been a need for continuous research for better ways of management of diseases. Radiology is one such profession that has come to the fore and has proven effective in handling several diseases and forms of infection. Our understanding of the history and nature of the profession shall make understand the impact it has made in the world today. Introduction Through the use of various investigative techniques, radiologists focus on detection of diseases and their work is instrumental in uncovering the nature of diseases and can therefore help in coming up with an early diagnosis that is accurate. This raises the prospects of treatment. Cancer, a growing epidemic is one of the diseases that can be cured enough if detected in the early stages. Radiology also plays a central role in identification of the source of a disease and therefore further increasing the chances of coming up with an effective solution that shall help stop further spreading of the infection. History and Development of Radiology Ever since the discovery of the X-Ray technology in 1895 there have been great strides in the field of radiology. Many scientists have over the years put considerable efforts in understanding the nature of body tissues through imaging studies such as ultrasound. Radiology physician assistants were first formally trained in the 1970s (Linton, 2013). After several progressive developments made by institutions such as the US Department of Defense, The American Society of Radiologic Psychologists awarded several universities the necessary grants needed to develop certification programs for Radiology assistants in 2003. However, it is not until 200...