Registered nurse

1
HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
Health Care Career Paper Instructions
HSC 0003, Introduction to Healthcare
Health Sciences and Related Studies
Medical Campus
Miami Dade College
Topic
The purpose of this paper is for students to research, learn and write about specific elements of a
health care worker’s career. Students are recommended to choose the health care worker in the
field they are planning to enter. Examples of paper topics include: Registered Nurse; Diagnostic
Medical Sonographer; Physician Assistant; Pharmacy Technician; Massage Therapist or
Radiographic Technologist. The Miami Dade College Campus’s (Medical Campus) Library has
resources dedicated to these careers. Do not choose physicians or dentists as a topic as this paper
is not designed for those careers.
Format
 The required format is APA 6th ed.
o Using MS Word, the paper is to be neat, and well organized using correct spelling
and grammar,
o Students need to use the information and resources located
MDC Learning Resources Website at http://www.mdc.edu/library. There you will
at Search Resources, go to the Subject Guide, on the dropdown menu select
Health and Medicine, then scroll down to HSC 0003 Health Care Career Paper.
There is an APA 6th ed style Microsoft Word Template for you to use for this
paper.
 A Cover Page
o In APA 6th ed. format
o All pages are numbered
 Body of the Report
o In APA 6th ed. format
o No abstract or introduction
o The body length is three to five pages. No less than 3 and not to exceed 5 pages.
o New Times Roman, 12-point font
o One inch margins
o Double spaced
o Left justification
o No lists, bullets, graphics, tables or pictures
o Work is to be expressed in paragraph form only
2
HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
 References Page
o The title is References not Works Cited or Bibliography
o Indicate the exact source of the specific information used in the paper by citing all
references on the reference page.
o Only references cited in the paper with in text citations are to be included on the
reference page.
o Include a minimum of six different sources of information (books, professional
journal articles, electronic sources, websites, etc.).
o Wikipedia is not acceptable as a reference
Plagiarism
The health care career paper is to be the student’s original work. Plagiarism is the improper
borrowing of another person’s words, ideas, or methods. If you use another person’s material, you
must acknowledge your source. When you cite a source properly, you have given credit where it
is due, and you have also given your readers a way to locate the original material on their own.
But, there is more than that to plagiarism. Copying material directly without placing it between
quotation marks, even if you provide the source, is an act of plagiarism.
3
HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
MEDICAL CAMPUS
HSC 0003, INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE
COURSE PROJECT: HEALTH CARE CAREER WRITTEN PAPER
GRADING RUBRIC
20% of overall course grade
CONTENT AND APA CITATION (90% of written paper grade)
I. JOB DESCRIPTION
 Describe the care/service provided by the healthcare professional, (used correct APA
ciations)
 Describe the limits of authority and responsibility legislated “scope of practice” for
this health care career. (used correct APA citations)
 Describe the “Code of Ethics” for this health care occupation (used correct APA
citations)
II. EDUCATION /REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
 Describe the requirements for the profession/occupation (using correct APA citations)
 Identify at least two different types of educational institutions/schools offering the
program. (using correct APA citations)
 State how much time it takes to complete the program (using correct APA citations)
 Describe the approximate cost for each of the educational institutions required using
correct APA citations) (using correct APA citations)
 What degree or certification that can be earned for this health care career (using
correct APA citations)
 Identify the professional certification or registration required (using correct APA
 citations)
III. EMPLOYMENT
 What is the job availability for this profession? (using correct APA citations)
 Growth trends in the field (using correct APA citations)
 Number of jobs advertised locally for example in the Sunday Herald or other
publication (using correct APA citations)
 Is experience required? explain (using correct APA citations)
 Salaries – Entry level and with experience (using correct APA citations)
 Advancement Opportunities, with or without additional education (using correct APA
citations)
4
HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
IV. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 Local/State/National Professional Organizations (cost to join as a student) (using
correct APA citations)
 Professional journals with address and cost. (using correct APA citations)
 Are Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) required for this profession? If so how
many and how often (using correct APA citations)
 Describe ways that members of a professional organization can gain continuing education
requirements and earn CEUs (using correct APA citations)
V. REFLECTION / PERSONAL CAREER PLAN
 Reflect on how you see yourself “fitting” into this profession.
 Describe a personal career plan for you to enter this field. Include goals,
objectives and strategies.
SOURCES, ORGANIZATION, FORMAT, SPELLING & GRAMMAR (10% of written
paper grade)
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
 At least 6 substantial references are used. They may include: books; professional journal
articles; and web sites.
 All references are correctly cited on the Reference page in correct APA 6th ed format.
ORGANIZATION, FORMAT, SPELLING, GRAMMAR
 Well organized, with each section containing appropriate content
 Double spaced, 12-pt font size, 1” margins.
 Body of paper 3 – 5 pages with separate cover page and reference page.
 Correct spelling and grammar.

Grab 16% Discount On This Paper
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Choose Us

Quality Papers

ACME Homework provides the best top-grade academic writing services in compliance with our customers’ instructions. Have your paper written by a certified professional online college homework help writer to produce only high-quality essays with zero plagiarism.

Professional Academic Writers

You can now choose from a pool of online college homework help writers. Choose your writer and have them write the best content for you. ACME Homework has, over the years, secured a team of the most reliable, experienced, and qualified writers. You can, therefore, trust that your assignment is in good hands.

Affordable Prices

We know that students have very limited budgets. And for that, we always strive to provide only the best, most affordable online college homework help services to our customers. Our goal is to provide top-quality assignment help services to all customers at the lowest, most affordable prices.

On-Time delivery

At Acmehomework.com, we pay strict attention to deadlines. We recommend you to check out clients’ reviews for assurance that we will complete your assignments within the set deadlines. You can, therefore, trust that your paper will be done within and before the set deadline. Until now, we have not missed a single deadline.

100% Originality

Our Acmehomework.com homework helper experts write only 100% original and plagiarism-free content for all of our clients. We also have a Quality Assurance Department team that goes through all work submitted by our writers multiple times. You can, therefore, rest assured that any signs of plagiarized or unoriginal content will be rejected before it reaches your portal.

Customer Support 24/7

Acmehomework.com expert writers are always available 24/7 for customers who need assistance with using our website. You don’t have to check your watch the next time you want to have your assignment written. Our customer support is always available round the clock and ready to listen to your queries. Feel free to contact us via the Chat window or support email: support@acmehomework.com.

Try it now!

Grab 16% Discount On This Paper

We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

For years now, Acmehomework.com has stood as a leader in providing its customers with the best online college homework help service in the industry. And all you have to do is provide us with the details of your order. Leave everything else to us. We’ve always got you covered.

Essays

Essay Writing Services

Since we launched, Acmehomework.com deserved the best online “college homework help status” thanks to our essay ordering, writing, and delivery process. We deliver nothing but excellence in our results. Our essay writing services include impeccable grammar, zero-plagiarism, proper structure, and conformance to guidelines.

Admissions

Admission and Business Papers

Our top-quality online college homework help services guarantee that you will be accepted into your desired university. You just need to fill out your admission and business papers, and our team of online homework help workers will handle the rest. We will help you achieve and secure the best positions in your admissions forms.

Editing

Editing and Proofreading

At Acmehomework.com, we have a skilled writing and editing team that’s dedicated to creating, editing, and restructuring for all types of papers. Our online college homework help editing and proofreading team will check, paraphrase, and correct any grammar mistakes on your paper before submitting the final document to you.

Coursework

Technical Papers

At Acmehomework.com, we pride ourselves in having writers in almost all fields, even the most technical ones. You never have to worry about your paper being too technical for our certified online college homework help writers to handle. ACME Homework’s team of writers can handle even the most complex writers. We will match your paper to the most competent writer that we believe will handle your paper the best way possible.

                                                                                     Place Order