Career development in healthcare and business
Planning for Progression
Career Development Stages
Career Development Stages
Developmental Career Enhancement Opportunities
The healthcare industry provides a richly diverse workforce of professionals with a challenging and fulfilling career. Opportunities exist for progression in earning capacity. Research, support and co-ordination are the foundations of achieving success. Ranking your desired professional skills and credentials enables planning for medical dominance to reach your career goals and to influence others.
Real impact of your career can be determined with impressive achievements and contributions. Experience working with management, leadership and organisational commitments strengthens one’s career identity. Legitimate, traditional and rational legal authority is granted to qualified leaders in teaching and administrative roles. Connecting with collegial perspectives, attributes and motivations influences leadership transformation change.
Memberships of professional groups and multiple industry group affiliations are a feature in your career record. By your achievements in focus group, networks for professional development and mentoring schemes you can show evidence of being the most appropriate and representative participant.
Articles recommended for publication by influential multidisciplinary referees are more likely to receive citations than if the publication submission is reviewed by referees from the same discipline (Casnici et al., 2016).
Technical skills and qualifications establish solid foundation to professionalism. Accomplishments in leadership like scholarships, awards, prizes, seminar attendance, funding, conference presentations, publications, and patents can be assessed with metrics (citations, usage, document captures, mentions and social media).
According to a report commissioned by General Medical Council, giving a presentation is a strong indicator towards continuous professional development (College of Emergency Medicine, 2010). Recent research indicates actively participating in presentations during seminars, workshops, conference publications and the development of healthcare legislation are opportunities for career enhancement (Haroun, 2016).
When making an executive presentation, Martin and Pemberton (2003) identified it is important for information professionals to understand effective presentations are a decisive step toward career success (Holz,1991).
Opportunities are given during an interview for a candidate to show interest in a certain specialty of work towards future employment prospects.
Evaluations are made on candidate responses to simulated patient scenarios, clinical skills testing, academic achievements, experience, presentations skills, publications and panel interviewing. Your goals, qualifications and achievement advantage preparation.
“Podium presenters and international presenters were found to have a higher chance of being published than poster presentations and local presenters, respectively…podium presentations being twice as likely to be published compared to poster presentations” (Daruwalla, Huq, Wong, Nee, & Murphy, 2015, “Discussions” para. 2).
Experts formally meet to present and discuss a topic, attend educational sessions, participate in discussions, present research and interact towards quality goals for healthcare.
Multidisciplinary meetings are more effective when they are prepared with research. Facilitation of meetings should enable group reasoning and decision-making by structuring discussions around needs, available comprehensive information and specialty considerations from core members (Sharma et al., 2016).
Peer instructed seminars have improved student perceptions of deeper learning and been associated with higher exam scores (Bouwmeester et al., 2016).
Educational event of with one or more professional experts or peers presenting a formal discussion to a group on a specified topic related to academic outcomes.
Expert or peer lead seminars are a teaching-learning method. In a well prepared seminar the outcomes are team leading, peer coordination, innovation in learning and improved participant interaction. Interactive students achieve higher scores with academic outcomes. They have better contributions, interest in patient management, motivation and team focus. This significantly increases with interactive web-based seminars (Takata et al., 2013).
Career advancement is measured by demonstrations of teaching skills to engage students in meaningful learning. Success in research can be measured by the number of grants and quality publications, (Smith et al., 2013).
Educational work sessions presented to small groups of people meeting together over a short period of time. Concentration on a defined area of concern giving opportunities for communicative development.
Teaching presentations in skills workshops will continue your professional development. Optimising the use of workshops with small group activities, role-playing and relevant video-demonstrations increases student satisfaction ratings. Medical writing workshops with short interactive hands-on writing activities improve the knowledge and skills of the participants (Jawaid et al., 2011).
A call to action has been made nationally and internationally to inspire postdoctoral researchers to share
their generation of data by presenting in symposiums (McDowell et al., 2014).
Academic meeting with a series of engaging presentations given to an audience. Experts have discussions about a single subject by informing, problem solving or training. Prestigious event with less delegates than a conference.
Symposiums are an effective marketing means for encouraging medical students in clinical specialty careers (Balesh et al., 2016). Encouragements of aspirations from inspirational leaders for academic positions are part of career progression.
Fellowship schemes, funding, research grants, faculty promotions, scientific leadership and scientific prizes are only offered with good publications (Pain, 2007).
Formal meeting a specific topic organised with a theme and sub-themes. Opportunities are given for experts to present research-based papers that are open to critical consultation and discussion with attendees.
Giving an oral presentation at a conference can be advantageous by providing opportunity for peer-review and feedback when preparing a manuscript for submission in a peer-review journal (Ranse & Hayes, 2012).
Expert presenters are career educators using evidence-based skills to promote learning, equity and improvement (Corwin et al., Seidel, 2018).
Study of cardiothoracic surgery research programs reveal overall 80% of members either presented at a national meeting or co-authored a journal article and applied it in the field of surgery (Allen et al., 2009).
Forum for panel experts and attendee interaction with discussions, poll surveys and posters presentations.
Publication rates from medical meetings are approximately 45% of all presented (Harvey & Wandersee, 2010). Presenters obtain ranking and reputational credit. Poster presentations need additional preparation and are not as time-limited as podium meeting presentations. As a form of scholarly communication, they have more dialogue, interaction and assigned time to review findings.
Tweeting during scientific meetings enables attendees or virtual participants to interact in discussions topics. Professional networks expand and opportunities are enabled with career connections (Radmanesh & Kotsenas, 2016).
Gathering of members and industry consultants from organizations to confer about a topic with facilitating the identification, discussion and problem solving in an assembly of delegates.
Annual conventions are places where associations can acknowledge the best publications in different fields of medical science. Invited presenters, chair members and party participants make themselves part of the system (Shaw, 2005).
Marketing of products for trade or for sale. Individual booths at a trade show consist of unique products.
Expert professionals in the industry showcase corporate business services and products inventions to the ultimate career. Pitch presentations at tradeshows are events for exhibitors and attendees to build networks and promote social value of their business for business-to-business trading.
Tradeshows work with university faculties to support work engagement programs of opportunistic next generations entrepreneurs or businesses looking for project funding.
Skills from pitch presentations, project management of product labelling, manufacturing responsibility, people management and logistics are essential for corporate executive development.
Academic and Research Exposition programs like the Consolidated Academic and Research Exposition (CARE) program have increased the interest in scholarly research-related activity by 110% for the following year to leading national medical conferences (Ray et al., 2012).
Specific business sector exposes and markets a product at national/international level by gathering attendees to voice their opinions.
Informative presentations at expositions persuade stakeholders using viewpoint, logical argument and research findings of product evidence.
Academic posters presentations at research expositions are an opportunity to present innovative project work and professional original content. Researchers meet with academic publishers for considerations towards journal publications to disseminate information. Higher author impact factor and the altmetric data of a journal article influence choice in journal publication and increase career opportunity in faculty positions (Couch, 2020).
A peak online or event gathering of international generalists and executives from the research, academic, health care, government, advocacy and community sectors. Experts and specialists constructively discuss needs and directions through research, health care, policy community action and occupational health to develop agreed-upon health-related goals. Debate of key issues relate to the reform and sustainable funding of healthcare in Australia.
If you are invited to attend a summit, it is because your opinion is valued and your position is respected. You will be able to meet and network with other influential leaders in the industry (SpinGo, 2015).
The theme of a summit addresses disparities in health with engaging active participation. Innovative research brings together stakeholders for awareness, policy discussion, formulation and implementation. It is a rare opportunity to seek knowledge from the frontline and hear from notable experts.
Discussant panels are scholarly collaboration of conference presentation activity with mature professionals navigating change. Presentations reveal a commitment of expertise in a field topic. Exhibitorship is a publication.
With poster presentations active participation and scientific interaction opens more opportunity for funding.
Annual gathering of large groups of representative leaders in the healthcare field, generally to discuss a particular subject with a series of invited presenters. It may extend for several days and have respective sessions.
Congress level presentations are given by those in authoritative positions. Data from action research is disseminated to drive solutions for organisations and governmental policy making.
In every Congress since 1990, proposals for better assertive federal advancement directives (U.S.) have actioned commitment of resources supporting culturally inclusive public policy making research for decision making approaches to solve problems in healthcare (Sabatino, 2010).
The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board has initiated an Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy 2016-2021 in accordance with the Australian Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015. This includes consultation with national representative; consumers, researchers, healthcare providers and managers.
In an Australasian Medical Congress, His Excellency The Governer and the Major welcome the visitors for an exquisite event affair. All authors consent to publishment of their submissions and presentations with journal publication and recording in a congressional record or conference proceeding.
Research is supported to aid focus on areas of investment opportunities for the health system and health issues (Frazer, 2016).
Careers in research and development
Career advancement in healthcare is the path of the most in-demand and has the greatest potential. Healthcare is the fastest growing industry, distinguished with its representation.
- Early career researchers work in teams to gain technical writing support and motivation for publications.
- Middle career research authors of conference papers, grant-reports and journal articles are challenged with time-management barriers.
- Late career professionals, write book chapters, monographs, editorial blogs, books and trade journal articles with reflective writing.
Get started towards an upward progression of your career. In healthcare, the more interested you are in career advancement, the more likely you are to get to that stage. A career plan progression framework with levels fosters craft development. Meeting a set of expectations attracts opportunities from networking, internships, event invitations and recruiters. Establish meaningful development at each level for the industry by planning development of project management skills. Corporate careers demand business, technical and communicative writing (Smith, 2019).
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