• Care Classes Learned Residents
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    Who Ever Would Have Thought? A year a go no one would have ever thought that I would actually be graduating from a major in college. On December 13, 2001 I will be marching across a stage to receive a certificate for my first major, Patient Care Assistant (PCA). I am taking my last two classes now to complete the requirements for the certificate. The classes are CAN-100 and Diet & Nutrition therapy. I have learned a lot from these classes. The more difficult of the two is Diet & Nutrition Thera...
  • Taking The Phillipines Philippines Pacific Live
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    Taking the Philippines There are many reasons why Beveridge wants to take the Philippines. The biggest issue had to do with trading. Not far away from the Philippines are China's illimitable markets. He said it was the last island empire in all the oceans. Once we had the Philippines our territory, the largest trade after would be Asia. The Philippines would give us a base open to the entire East. Beveridge claims the pacific is the ocean of the commerce of future. He says that wars in the futu...
  • Test Taking Essay Learned Prepared One
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    The test taking lessons have helped me learn more about having good strategies for a test. I feel that with these lessons learned I can have more confidence to take a test and pass it. In this report I want to show why test taking is an important skill to learn. I also wanted to describe how I have prepared for test in the past. I also wanted to discuss three strategies I have learned from the computer tutorial in class and how I have changed my study habits so I can do better on test. Test taki...
  • What Is Wrong With Killing
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    What is wrong with Killing? Apparently, the killing of human beings whether people accept it or not, exists within our ever growing society. Obviously it's against the law, however does this make it wrong? The answer to this question is no. From a religious perspective killing another individual is wrong. For those who don't believe in God, killing is wrong as well because it takes away a person's autonomy. As long as someone believes in God's teachings then the act of killing is a violation of ...
  • Do Tulips Quicken The Healing Process
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    Variable The variable in this experiment is plants given to patients recovering from hip surgery. Five patients will be given tulips to take care of in their hospital room, while five patients will just undergo normal physical therapy for recovery. Control All of the people in this experiment will be the same age and will be recovering from the same surgery. The patients will also be observed in a hospital setting and must stay in the hospital until they are healed. The people in this experiment...
  • Lucas V South Carolina Act Court
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    Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council Charles Adams Problem: David H. Lucas purchased two beach front lots on Isle of Palms in Charleston county in 1986 for 900, 000 with intent to later build one single family home on each lot. The following year when South Carolina conducted a survey of the coast line the rustles showed that the beaches of South Carolina were critically eroding. Due to the rustles of the survey South Carolina issued the Beachfront Management Act (BMA). The act placed restrai...
  • Mentally Ill People Valium Taking Person
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    Mentally Ill People People who are mentally ill and have committed a crime should not be court ordered to take medications. One reason why they shouldn't is because of the side effects this medicine may cause. The second reason is because they might end up becoming addicted to this medicine. And the third reason is because taking the medication do not solve the reason why this person committed the crime it just sedates the person but the illness is still there. Nowadays over a 100 million peopl...
  • Steroids And Baseball Young Athlete
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    Athletes and Steroids Jose Canseco claims steroids can make an average athlete a super athlete, and make a super athlete incredible. With that statement said, it not only compels pro athletes to use steroids, but teenagers as well. In 2002, NIDA funded a study that asked teen athletes if they ever tried steroids. The study confirmed that 2. 5% of 8 th graders used it; about 3. 5% of 10 th graders; and 4% of 12 th graders admitted using steroids. The percentage of teens using steroids is on the ...
  • Voluntary Risk Taking Risks Lyng
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    Since Beck (1992) claimed that we are now living in a "risk society" there has been an abundance of sociological research surrounding the subject. Most recently the idea of voluntary risk taking has been brought to the fore front of sociological debate. It is clear that in a society where people spend a great deal of time avoiding risks there are also people actively seeking to take part in risks. Why is this the case, and are there certain groups within society more prone to this type of risk-t...
  • Guitar Lessons Music Jazz Saxophone
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    Music in My Life Since my youth I have been obsessed with music, singing, listening, and playing. It wasn't until the sixth grade that I could truly begin the journey which would allow me to express myself musically. I received a saxophone for Christmas and began taking lessons at Settlement Music School, while I do not play anymore, the saxophone helped me understand and develop a learning process for music. After one year of saxophone, I realized that the perfect instrument for me was the guit...
  • Improving Test Scores Questions Don Study
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    Improving Test Scores A large percentage of high school students end up NOT graduating because of low test scores. Various methods are used to aid the test-taking process but very few of them have ever actually been proven to work. There are 3 main things that you can do to improve test scores in school, study harder, take notes, and ask questions if you don't understand. Studying hard is an efficient and progressive way to improve test scores. Studying for tests help you retain the information ...
  • Using The Mother As A Model In Meditation
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    I feel that using the mother as a model in meditation fascinating because one can Personalize their own experience by visualizing his / her own mother and in effect, associate inner emotion & raw compassion for the one who created and protected them. I also thought that the realization of immense inapplicable rebirths, that everyone has been everyone's mother in a sense, is a powerful tool towards introducing compassion for all beings. Just understanding the respectful nature of this compassion ...
  • Regulatory Taking Rate Takings Regulated
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    The takings issue also arose in academic circles with the coining of the new phrase "Deregulatory Takings" and its subsequent critique. The proponents of deregulatory takings, J. Gregory Sida k and Daniel F. Spulber, argue, in short, that a regulatory contract exists between regulators and regulated firms which promise that the regulated firms will be able to recover a competitive return on their investments that were undertaken at the behest of the regulator. The failure to set access prices w...
  • The Theme Of Uncertain Journey In The Bean Trees
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    Uncertain journeys are numerous in Barbara Kingsolver's The Bean Trees. Many characters in the novel put their current lives aside to go off in hopes of finding a better one. By embarking on these journeys, the plot lines begin and end with risk taking. Taylor's move away from Pittman and her taking Turtle, Louann not going after her husband, and the many risks of Estevan and Esperanza, create conflicts which drive the plot of The Bean Trees. While growing up Taylor knows that she has no desire...
  • Captain Cook South Coast Wollongong
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    Captain Cook found the Sout Coast so attractive that he nearly landed ther in 1770, instead of waiting until he got to Botany Bay. Heavy surf off the Five Islands at Wollongong dissuaded him. From the Endeavor Cook sighted several people on the shore who 'appeared to be of a very dark colour'. They would probably have come from one of the five Aboriginal tribes who occupied the South Coast before the arrival of the Europeans. They were the Dha rawal, Wodi-Wodi, Gurandada, Dha rumba and Wandandia...
  • Colonialism In Heart Of Darkness
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    In the dawn of the nineteenth century a drastic change was taking place in technology, economy, and wealth among first world countries. As a result, business flourished and the "material age" was ushered in. It is no surprise that morals then took a distant backseat to profit during this era, one fine example being the greed and lack of compassion shown by trading companies. These companies often raped what they deemed less civilized land and horribly abused the native people by forcing them int...
  • Youth Drug Abuse Rave Parties
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    Recently, the case of drug abuses reported among youngsters has increased dramatically owing to the growing popularity of rave parties. More surprising, taking ecstasy, a rave drug, has become a habit for party-goers as young as 12. The trend is so serious that it sparks the concerns of our society. Actions should be taken immediately to highlight the dangers of taking drugs. However, are the government's actions adequate? Personally, I don' t think so. Simply searching and putting warnings on ...
  • Bonzer War Makes The Reader
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    A BoNZeR WaR Here in Castlemaine, we are constantly scanning the skies for Iraqi rockets, and if it takes the deaths of a few thousand Iraqi women and children to remove the risk, it's a price that I, for one, am willing to pay. From all accounts, most are poor, undernourished, ill and badly defended to boot. Who better to have a war with? And the bonus is, we get some of the oil. What percentage have we signed up for, John? Barry Thomson, Castle Maine Barry Thomson intention in the article "a b...
  • Taking Skills Test Strategy Planning
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    Appraising My Test Taking Skills Essay, Research Appraising My Test Taking Skills The advantages of my test taking skills are effectiveness, organization, and good review tools. Thus, the disadvantages are manageable review time and strategy planning. I find myself mostly "stuck' on planning a strategy. Before I began to prepare for a test, I would first make sure that my notes are organized as well as accurate. Then, I transfer my most difficult questions onto 35 flash cards. Last but least, I...
  • American History Homeless People Society
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    Homeless Future Is Society? S Neglect Essay, Research Homeless Future Is Society? S Neglect The Homeless Future is Society's Neglect There is a serious problem with the way homeless people are treated. They are not treated as any normal human being is treated. The homeless have been dubbed the outcasts of society and receive practically no assistance from the government. Where is the consideration for these people? Are homeless people considered less than human? Why is it so hard to give a helpi...