Assignment: Career Development and Networking
Career Development and Networking
In preparing for your career in Health Informatics, having a career development plan is the first step in maintaining your professional development and marketability.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Evaluate your short- and long-term career development plan
Reflect on what short- and long-term health informatics position you are most interested in
Research employment resources and survey available employment opportunities for the desired qualifications, credentials, special skills, and experience
Review the required employment website resources listed under Learning Resources in the Syllabus
Post a thoughtful response to the following:
In evaluating your short- and long-term career development plan, what professional skills and expertise gaps do you need to address? What specific professional activities will help you achieve these skills? Make sure to align your current skills with the specific professional development plan needed to achieve the desired goal.
Develop a realistic timeline for achieving your professional goals.
Identify which of the required employment resource(s) you found most helpful. Where did you search and what keywords were used to narrow your results? What did you learn from your search for employment opportunities?
If you know of an opportunity or a valuable resource, feel free to share it with your colleagues.
Make sure to include references and citations for the professional development goals, professional organizations, and/or required employment resources reviewed.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.