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Beginning the essay it may be mentioned that a profession is always considered as an occupation that needs wide-ranging training and the study and mastery and excellence of specialized knowledge, and usually has a professional association, ethical code and process of certification or licensing. Quoting the examples it may be mentioned that examples are librarianship, diplomacy, accounting, engineering, law, architecture, aviation, medicine, social work, pharmacy, finance, the military, the clergy...

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Is Teaching a Profession?

Is Teaching a Profession? For the last 50 years educators have devoted a great deal of energy to the debate over whether teaching can be considered a profession. Unfortunately, this turns out to have been the wrong question, and so led us to the wrong sort of answers. For example, there was a very heated debate in the 1960s and 1970s over whether teachers could organize strikes and still claim that they were members of a professional association, rather than a union. This controversy only makes...

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The Army is a Profession

 THE ARMY AS A PROFESSION Argumentative Essay February 24, 2014 Is the Army a profession? Today, the Army is composed of brave men and women who have volunteered to serve our country. American citizens accept the Army’s code of ethics during their process of becoming an American soldier. The Army promotes professional development through military occupation specialties, education, and expertise. The Army develops soldiers...

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Teaching Profession

Teaching Profession 1 Running head: The Teaching Profession Understanding the Teaching Profession Shanaya Zabala Grand Canyon University EDU 303N Foundation of Education January 9, 2010 Teaching Profession 2 Teaching is the highest form of understanding. It may be easy to get into the profession of teaching, but being a good teacher...

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Is Nursing a Profession

Is Nursing a Profession? As I have begun the pursuit to further my education I have been faced with the question of whether Nursing is a true profession. During the 19 years that I have been a nurse I have thought nursing was a profession but as I have learned in my reading not everyone feels this way. For example, World Book (1999) states that there are two main groups of nurses, the professional nurses and the technique nurses. They define the professional nurses as graduates of four-year or...

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Nursing as a Profession

intuition; the nursing profession was not clearly defined during its genesis. As we see today, nurses complement the role of the physician in the execution of their medical duties. The nurses therefore follow through in treating a pathological problem. Therefore, early physicians must have gotten some help. “One might assume that a family member, particularly, the wife must have provided needed care.” (Ellis & Hartley, 2008, pp. 130). The perception of nursing as a profession is still haunted by...

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Is Nursing A Profession

 Is Nursing a Profession? What is a profession? According to one definition a profession is an occupation that is based on a complex set of skills and knowledge that is used in the service of others. This definition also says that the members of this occupation abide by a code of ethics and commit themselves to competence, integrity, morality and many other qualities that promote public good (Cruess, Johnston, & Cruess, 2004, p. 74). According to this very definition, nursing is a professional...

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Profession of Arms

What does it mean to be a Profession? Professions produce uniquely expert work, not routine or repetitive work. Medicine, theology, law, and the military are ―social trustee forms of professions. 1 Effectiveness, rather than pure efficiency, is the key to the work of professionals—the sick want a cure, the sinner wants absolution, the accused want exoneration, and the defenseless seek security. Professionals require years of study and practice before they are capable of expert work. Society is...

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Profession of Arms

Profession of Arms 2012 Shaping of the Army after 10 Years of Conflict SSG Hinch Leo C. Small Group Leader: SFC Wilson Senior Leader Course 91X-12-034 01 June 2012 Abstract The changes that the Army has underwent over the past ten years on a Soldiers point of view while serving within the organization. It assess the impacts of a decade of persistent conflict on the all-volunteer Army rationalization and shape for which...

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Teaching as a Profession

Running Head: Teaching as a Profession Teaching as a Profession Bennetta Trotter Grand Canyon University Edu 215 August 15, 2010 Teaching as a Profession I believe that teaching is one of the most demanding careers one might choose from. Teaching is a one of a kind profession; this career choice can be frustrating, exciting, and also very fulfilling, for those who are really dedicated to choose teaching as their long life career. Deciding to become a teacher means a lot of time and...

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