Running head: UNPROFESSIONALISM
Name of student
Name of Institution
Describes personal dimensions of how this problem/situation may have somehow touched
your life, including a discussion of your personal ethical standpoint and the origin of that
ethical standpoint (you must be reflective in this section).
In any institution, whether private or public, level of professionalism should be regarded
highly. Additionally, organizations that offer services should ensure that they strictly follow a
particular code of professional ethics. The critical dimensions of professionalism include
accountability, commitment, reliability, diligence, tolerance, appeal, honesty, courtesy, and
respect. Upholding of these dimensions ensures that the workplace serves the purpose for which
it was intended. On my part as a student, there are numerous scenarios that I have observed of
unprofessionalism in numerous fields. For instance, in many workplaces, they have a code of
ethics that restricts romantic relationships between colleagues and staff and their clients. For
instance, in the medical field, it is unprofessional for a medical practitioner to engage
romantically with their patients. Additionally, in the education sector, no matter the level, it is
unprofessional for tutors to engage in romantic relationships with their students.
In the first scenario, the healthcare professional is trusted by the patient, thus has the
upper hand in taking advantage or manipulating the patient into a relationship. Therefore, if
found guilty of violating the professional code of conduct, the healthcare board dismisses and
revokes the operational license of the healthcare practitioners. In the second scenario,
relationships are prohibited between tutors and their student. The tutor being a professional is
anticipated to uphold and exercise the code of professional ethics. Therefore, in a situation where
it happens, it leads to the immediate dismissal of the tutor. Additionally, if the relationship was
with a minor, then legal a...
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