Objectives: Students will identify a profession in healthcare. They will identify the characteristics of effective providers of a specific healthcare profession. The students will consider the profession and whether or not they could see themselves in this career. Student will interview (face to face) a Health Care Worker of choice to learn more about this pathway. The Student will also create a 1-2 minute commercial about this profession based on the information learned.
When researching health careers it is important to understand the:
- Duties of the job
- Educational requirements
- Job outlook
- Average yearly income
- Ability to progress in the career level to higher paying positions
- Pros and cons of the career
- Education Levels
Please answer the following questions:
What is the primary goal of this profession?
What type of education or experience is required for this profession?
What type of personal characteristics must you have in this profession?
What about this profession is most interesting to you?
List three personal traits, three skills, and/or abilities for success in this profession
Discussion Questions to ask and reflect on: Which of the Professional attributes we discussed earlier do you feel you have? Would this be an appropriate field for you to pursue? Why or why not? Does this profession fit your skills and personality? When deciding on a career path, what are some of the important aspects you should consider?