Health Care Career Paper

Health Care Career Paper Instructions

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.
 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 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
 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
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

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