Professional Presence Essay example

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A. Professional Presence: 1)Era I (Physical Body) is based mainly on the physical aspect of health such as “surgery and drugs”. “The mind of consciousness is equated with functioning”, Whereas Era III(bio-psycho-social) is based more on consciousness. Era I focuses mainly on the human as a “Physical Body” and what can be done to correct it physically. Era III states that the “mind is boundless and unlimited”. In Era III the realization came about that ones mental health can affect their physical health as well as the health of other humans surrounding them. (Dossey, “A Conversation About the Future of Medicine”: Larry Dossey’s 3 Era’s in Healthcare) 2) In the past
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• Idealists – abstract cooperators, speak mostly of what they hope for and imagine might be possible for people, and they want to act in good conscience, always trying to reach their goals without compromising their personal code of ethics. • Aristians- concrete utilitatians, speak mostly about what they see right in front of them, about what they can get their hands on, and they will do whatever works, whatever gives them a quick, effective payoff, even if they have to bend the rules. • Rationals – abstract utilitarians, speak mostly of what new problems intrigue them and what new solutions they envision, and always pragmatic, they act as efficiently as possible to achieve their objectives, ignoring arbitrary rules and conventions if need be. Since I have a Guardian personality type, dealing with the other personality types can pose a challenge in that the guardian is more grounded and “by the book”. Dealing with an Idealist personality could be very challenging in relation to the different point of view, because the guardian is more of a concrete thinker focused on the here and now, and the idealists are more abstract thinkers focusing on hopes, dreams, and possibilities. For example, a patient came into the Emergency department with signs and symptoms of a Myocardial Infarction. As a Guardian I have a history of working as a Registered Nurse in an Emergency Department where we

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