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Teotihuacan - Teotihuacan The ancient world of Mesoamerica entered a long period of change that soon led to the development a mammoth city that would serve as a regional center for more than 600 years. Beginning in about 1000 B.C. the majority of the people in the Valley of Mexico relocated to one of two primary sites, that of Cuicuilco in the southwest corner and Teotihuacan in the northeast. By about 300 B.C., Cuicuilco dominated the region, but its heyday would soon diminish. (Sabloff 2000, p 60) For the next two hundred years the dominion would begin to shift towards the side of Teotihuacan, a city that would undergo rapid growth never seen before on such a large scale....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Role of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) - Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are a vital element of the health team. Serving as a middleman between patients and other members of the health team nursing assistants play many different, yet equally important roles in patient care. Nursing assistants provide emotional, physical, and social support for patients, and residents. I will inform readers about the role of certified nursing assistants in long-term care centers (LTC) and their importance as a member of the health team. Certified Nursing Assistants "perform delegated nursing task under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN)" (Sorrentuino & Remmert, 2012)....   [tags: health care, nurisng homes] 810 words
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Coronary Heart Disease in Older Adults Living in Residential Care Facilities - Encompassing coronary heart disease, myocardial infarctions, and heart failure, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 in every 4 deaths1,2. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is caused by atherosclerosis which occurs when the build-up of cholesterol in the arterial wall limits the travel of oxygen-rich blood in the body3. This can lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, or death. CHD is a chronic and potentially fatal condition....   [tags: medicaid, demographics, heart failure]
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Asian Styled Restaurant: Strategies to Take Tea Café to the Next Level of Business - SRATEGIES TO TAKE TEA CAFÉ TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF BUSINESS INTRODUCTION TEA Café is an Asian-styled restaurant located in Norman, Oklahoma. TEA Café is very unique to Norman and almost every Norman resident has experienced TEA Café. Ask any resident or student and they will brag about how good TEA Café is. However, TEA Café is currently not tapping into the student population here at the University of Oklahoma, thus missing out on an enormous audience. The purpose of this report is to provide realistic and achievable strategies to take TEA Café to the next level of business....   [tags: student body, growing a company]
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The Pros and Cons of Involuntary Commitment of the Mentally Ill - Few issues will motivate Americans to put down their cheeseburgers and pick up a shotgun faster than the threat of infringement upon their civil liberties. The right to choose what toothpaste to buy, what color socks to wear with those sandals, or what spiritual doctrine to follow, is fiercely defended by both conservatives and liberals alike. In fact, this commitment to personal liberty is what defines us as Americans, and sets us apart from the rest of the world (even if only in our own minds)....   [tags: Institutionalization, Civil Rights]
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Advantages to Having a Second Life - The majority of the adult American population age 18+ is unfamiliar with the ever-growing virtual community known as Second Life. Second Life is a virtual world developed by Linden Lab, which offers its residents a place to connect, a place to shop, a place to work, and a place to love. There are many advantages for people to create a Second Life for themselves. Second Life’s residents are given the ability to explore any region they choose and allows one the ability to be themselves, or even someone different....   [tags: Social Issues] 1739 words
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The Environment of Samuel T. Graves Hall - Graves hall, which was constructed in 1889, used to be the only building on the campus of Morehouse College during early years of operation. Graves hall used to house all college resources including living resources and classrooms. Today Graves hall is one of many residence halls on campus and is predominantly living quarters, as opposed to the various departments it used to house. Although some things about the hall has changed since 1889, some things remain the same. Graves hall is still producing noteworthy alums and is still a vital part of the institution, the city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia....   [tags: Morehouse College campus] 2513 words
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Glomerular Filtration Rate and Chronic Kidney Disease Management - The strengths of the study were the educational topics of the importance of eGFR and CKD management. The fact that this study showed that there was indeed a continuation of late referrals to the nephrologists could help further problems. The staging principals and risks discussed were also important. Another strength was the fact that a pre and post survey was conducted; with the education in between the surveys. The weakness of the studies education was the lack of actual case studies and the PCPs thought that nephrologists not peers should teach the lectures....   [tags: Critique of Medical Studies]
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Nursing Homes, Do They Really Give the Quality Care They Advertise? - So often people contemplate on using nursing homes to help care for an elderly family member; due to strong concerns of the family member not receiving the quality care that nursing homes advertise. For many people they carry a belief that nursing homes just hire people off the street with minimal education, this is far from the truth. Any medical facility weather hospital, doctors office or nursing home all require an employee to have at least a bare minimum of a certification, but depending on the job position it determines the statue of educational degree required for that position....   [tags: nursing homes for the elderly]
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The Effects of Staffing on Patient Care - The Effects of Staff Ratio on Patient Care A common problem today that many nurses face is the lack of staff to properly care for the residents in the long-term facility that they work in. When a nurse is forced to work short on the floor, there may be some details in a resident’s care that are left undone. This type of behavior can lead to minor problems, such as the inability to ensure a resident’s personal body alarm is in place, or forgetting to put on a protective barrier cream as order, to major problems, such as medication errors, neglect, or even death, if the nurse is so stressed out, she overlooks a sign of potential problems....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing]
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Our Town by Thronton Wilder - ... In our town there aren’t hardly any exceptions. Most everybody in the world climbs into their graves married.” and Mrs. Gibbs articulates that “People are meant to go through life two by two. Tain’t natural to be lonesome.”(54) George and Emily get married, much like the other young couples of Grover’s Corners, and proceed to live blithely and contentedly on George’s uncle’s farm. Act III looks into the last act in a person’s life, death. Emily passes away during childbirth, and at the cemetery, she meets the spirits of her mother-in-law and many other deceased townspeople....   [tags: story and character analysis] 544 words
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Changing the Reputation of Nursing Homes - According to Sampsell (2003), “76 million baby boomers are getting ready to enter long-term care (LTC) facilities over the next 25 years” (p. 41). For seniors who need intensive medical care, nursing homes have served as the primary provider to those older adults who “have chronic health problems which are often accompanied by physical impairments and functional limitation” (Luskey and Ingman, 1994, p. 265). In anticipation of this increasing demand for services, there are industry visionaries who are working to change the way the public, the consumer, and the staff within long-term care view nursing homes by implementing “nontraditional principles to attract new residents” (Sampsell, 2003,...   [tags: Healthcare]
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The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson - In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” irony is an underlying theme used throughout the story. Shirley Jackson involves residents in a preparation of following a longstanding traditional process of lottery. However, this proves to be a different type of lottery as the winner gets a different form of present. This is unknown to the reader of the story until when the story is almost over. Residents gather at 10 in the morning in the square that is located between the bank and the post office awaiting the arrival of Mr....   [tags: The Lottery Essays]
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Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox - Michael J. Fox writes in his book Lucky Man: A Memoir (2003), “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered” (Fox). Abuse plays a dominant role in the world we live in today. According to the article National Statistics, “Each day…4 women die as a result of abuse” ("National Domestic Violence Statistics"). Abuse can be broken into many categories such as physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, and mental. Women from all kinds of backgrounds get abused every day; they are attacked by strangers, but most often they are hurt by people who are close to them....   [tags: abusive love, domestic violence, women]
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Appropraite Nutrition Care Plan for Referred Patients - ... Patients/Residents identified by the Doctor or Nurse as being at medium or high risk of falls are referred by them to other members of the multi-disciplinary team (e.g. Dietitian, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Social Worker, Speech & Language Therapist) or other relevant professionals (e.g. Audiology Nurse, Audiologist, Chiropodist, Optometrist, Pharmacist, Podiatrist) as appropriate for full assessment and follow-up as indicated. Forever autumn is a falls awareness programme implemented for all staff clinical and non-clinical, exhibiting the risk of falls exhibiting the risk of falls among the patients/residents in the writers clinical area of practice....   [tags: provision therapeutic & texture modified diets] 1295 words
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Background and Management at Palmas Bank - This chapter of Local currency explains background, management at Palmas bank. Palmas bank is a suburb of Fortaleza located in Northeastern Brazil, which developed country examples take community bank and community organization the state capital of Ceará in Fortaleza. Local currency of Palmas bank makes a contribution in poor residents and local economy that has an effect coming into the sense of solidarity to use and invest alternative money between residents and local business. The history of community organizations and facilities in Palmas has made living room and life resource establishing community organizations and facilities by local residents....   [tags: local currency at Fortaleza, Northern Brazil] 1490 words
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Interview with a Residential Advisor - As a residental advisor, Stephanie R worked in the academic setting in the last three years during her undergraduate years. For three years, her benefical experiences has been increased. The scope of problem she worked with the variety of problemic issues and developed a relationship with residents of the dorminity. Residents, residential advisors, Cooridators of Residental Education (CRE), and Graduate Assistants worked together in their dorm sites. The teamwork of dorms had to provide the workshops, advices, followed up with safety factors, and monitored their dorm sites....   [tags: Interview Essay]
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What Would Jane Jacobs Think If She Sees Roppongi Hills in Japan? - Roppongi Hills in Tokyo is often mentioned as one of the largest and most successful city renewal projects ever been made after the World WarⅡin Japan. The project started in 1984 and took about 17 years to complete it involving the city government, the developer Mori Building Co., and the residents living in the area. Just to complete the negotiations with 500 right holders who lived in the site, it took over 15 years for the developer. The concept of the renewal plan seems totally different from that of Jane Jacobs, but there is a point that is equivalent to her philosophy....   [tags: Urban Development ]
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Positive and Negative Views of Nursing Homes - ... I would prefer my last name”. Research conducted by BMC Health Services showed that being able to allow an older adult maintain dignity is an important element of end-of-life care and also of the care given in nursing homes; this have been studied from both the Factors nursing home residents’ and staff’s perspective. However, there is little known about the way nursing home staff perceives and promote the personal dignity of individual residents in daily practice or about staff’s experiences with preserving dignity within the nursing home....   [tags: elder adult care] 2146 words
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The Effects of Staffing on Patient Care - In the article “Addressing staffing shortages in an era of reform,” Stanford point out that in a time when change is necessary because of mandated healthcare requirements, there is a shortage of nurses in the field of direct patient care, because they are offered jobs with better pay to oversee office positions. “Health system leaders recognize that these shortages threaten the quality of care they can provide to patients. As a result, competition for talent is becoming more heated in several parts of the country,” (Stanford, 2013)....   [tags: competent nursing shortages]
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Attitudes towards initial tourism development with no prior tourism experience - This essay is trying to critically analyse the journal article written by A Lepp (2008) entitled ‘Attitudes towards initial tourism development with no prior tourism experience: the case of Bigodi, Uganda’. The journal use qualitative method to assess the resident’s attitudes towards the start up of tourism programs in a rural village in Uganda. Due to the geographical isolation they couldn’t establish any tourism attractions prior to the 1990’s. But in 1991 the country initiated to introduce some tourism projects and eventually it formulated year by year....   [tags: Article Analysis, A Lepp] 1814 words
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Amsterdam's Historic Neighborhood The Jordaan - ... Back houses were also constructed and were reachable through small ally ways that were no more than one meter wide. Most tenets of the Jordaans wanted to escape the crowded streets and poverty that surrounded them but there were no escapes. Some of the weathey donated money to build the Westerkerk Church, the famous artist Rembrandt is in fact buried in a pauper's grave. The church gave the community members a place to avoid the slums of their neighborhood. In the early eighteen hundreds six canals were added around the Jordaan-quarter although there was still no running water....   [tags: tourist destinations]
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Smallville Should NOT Spend Money to Clean the River - Although water sports are among the favorite recreational activities of Smallville residents, this certainly does not imply that swimming, boating and fishing are the only aquatic activities that residents are solely and predominantly interested in, or for that matter, that water sports alone are the chief recreational activities of the residents. This assumption could possibly be made because of the word ‘among’. For all we know, other outdoor activities like ball games and sports or track sports for example could also be among the list of favorite recreational sports....   [tags: Argumentative Essays, Pro-Con Essays] 1223 words
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Reflection Upon Patients With Major Depressive Disorder - Depression is a common occurrence in society. That is everyone will experience sadness at some point in time (Barlow and, Durand, 2009). According to Barlow and Durand major depressive disorder is a mental illness that affects individuals suffering with debilitating physical and emotional symptoms that keep them from living a meaningful productive life (Barlow and Durand, 2009). If an individual is living with depression there are many symptoms other than psychological they may experience (Barlow and Durand, 2009)....   [tags: Abnormal Psychology, Mental Illness]
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Responsibilities of Care UK's Management Team - Introduction This essays aim is to show Care UK’s background, stakeholders and the organisation’s structure to provide more information on how the organisation operates. It will also present goals and objectives and the managerial responsibilities in order to achieve them. Care UK is a company which deals with provide support and care to assist people live their lives independently. It is a very responsible task which requires their staff to have excellent communication skills. This report will present more information on this subject....   [tags: Care UK Case Study]
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How to Prevent Accidents in Nursing Homes - ... Although, this was only three accidents it caused a preventable death, burns and a resident from wandering from nursing home site. How can this nursing home accomplish safety precautions to protect the residents. As a public health professional when reviewing the issues of this nursing home a quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) program was put together per mandated by the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2013). Furthermore, the plan – do – check – act (PDCA) cycle will also carry out a continuous for improvement....   [tags: hospice care, long and short term care] 870 words
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The Lore of Canton, Missouri - Ghosts and goblins are lurking around every corner. Mysterious creatures are waiting to jump out of every shadow. The boogieman and his accomplices are posted under the bed and in the closet, counting the minutes until children go to sleep so that that can attack and scare the life out of them. We all grew up with these fears in the back of out heads. There is always at least one person and one building in every town, whether it be small or large, with a story... a history of mysterious, paranormal behavior....   [tags: Informative Essays] 369 words
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Wasting Products Such as Water and Food - During my three years as a CNA at Good Samaritan Nursing home. I’ve noticed an increase in the amount of wasted products. I admit that I’m angry and deeply concerned about the waste of water and food at my nursing home. I’ve observed and conclude that wasting products are not only the fault of patients, but also of the members of the staff. After I underline the importance of water and food in our daily life and explain the ways they are wasted I’ll suggest some challenging yet feasible solutions to break the cycle of unnecessary waste....   [tags: water, food, showers, solutions] 1104 words
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Converting Property to Dorm Use - With $150,000 to use toward the renovation of distressed property, I would turn a building with 8 units or more into a family dormitory for community colleges in the inner city. The purpose of the renovation would be a personal one as I attempt to extend services to low income families in the process of attaining higher education. The goal of the dorm would be to unite families who are working toward a degree into a comprehensive community that concentrates on urban agriculture and conservation, community leadership and building, family and community togetherness....   [tags: Real Estate] 1757 words
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Past the Beach Roses - Growing up on an Island is an adventure. The summers are full of swimming, boating, and lobster bakes. Floating the incoming tides on a found piece of driftwood in the warm afternoon sun. Summer residents, and tourists would arrive early in June; making our sleepy little Island explode with activity. The cove filled with people having picnics on the beach. A warm evening with a heavy full moon reflecting on the water watched over the occasional street dance. Lobster boats shared the waters around Casco Bay with assorted pleasure crafts....   [tags: personal narrative] 849 words
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Nursing Home Abuse - Although it does not usually make news headlines and is rarely discussed, nursing home residents and the elderly experience abuse sometimes on a daily basis. Medical errors, physical abuse, or stealing from them could all be classified as abuse. All around the world today, a population that is not able to help itself is being harmed, whether it is physical or sexual abuse, exploitation, or not being properly supervised; the elderly and nursing home residents are being abused. Types of Abuse There are many types of abuse that occur in nursing homes, even though many do not even realize what all could be classified as abuse....   [tags: health, elders, medical errors]
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An Overview of the Job Market for Cambridge - ... Cambridge has a very highly skilled resident population but few residents are qualified to ‘intermediate’ level. • A very high proportion (53%) of Cambridge City residents are qualified to NVQ level 4+ or degree level and above. This is 19 percentage points higher than the national average. • Only 2% of Cambridge City residents aged 19-59/64 have no qualifications. There will likely be intermediate level skills shortages, particularly in technical and skilled trade occupations • East Cambridgeshire, South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City all have a lower than average proportion of their population holding level 3 (recognized as ‘intermediate level’) as their highest qualification....   [tags: employment, economy, managers] 1116 words
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The Gang War: AU v. EI - Universities have a duty to provide their students with a safe learning environment and protect their students by any means necessary. When the safety of the campus environment is compromised, students then have the right to scrutinize their university’s failures and work towards an effective resolution. This is the standard to which I hold all institutions, including American University, whose security was breached in 2001 and has remained as such for over a decade. For the safety of my peers and the posterity of the AU’s reputation, I must maintain this standard and address the issue that has lied dormant for the past several years, that now looms in the darkest corners of campus and threa...   [tags: American University, Epsilon Iota, thug life]
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Advancement of Civic Engagement by Community Foundations in Low Income African American Communities - The role of civic engagement in neighborhood revitalization, particularly in low income African American communities, has gained increased awareness and in recent years. Community, nonprofit, and government leaders now view civic engagement as a critical component of effective solutions as they seek to address crime, unemployment, low graduation rates and numerous other neighborhood challenges. Several successful initiatives have come to fruition and provide strong evidence of the benefits that increased civic engagement provides....   [tags: Sociology ]
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Interactive Consumer Health Information Technology and the Elderly - The use of interactive consumer health information technology would be beneficial in the healthcare setting in order to monitor patient status, provide quality care, establish treatment goals, and communicate effectively with the healthcare providers. However, there are barriers in the usage of health information technology in the elderly population. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) website, barriers include physical limitations which lead to increase need for assistance, computer literacy (63%), and computer anxiety (58%) (“Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved,” 2008)....   [tags: status, care, goals, providers, barrier]
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A Different World to Tuscany, Italy - ... I had been used to seaside's with arcades full of slot machines, cafes selling food from Cornetto ice creams to the regular roll and sausage with ketchup and that strong smell of vinegar coming from the fish'n'chip shop on the pier. I was now in a small town in Tuscany. Everything was different, the food, the people, the beaches and most importantly the weather. There was bobbling heads of people swimming, laughing , surfers on their boards anticipating when the next wave will come, and vague shadows of boats afar belonging to the locals possibly out to catch fish....   [tags: personl narrative] 1117 words
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Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University - Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University The Background of the Costs of Tuition at Iowa State University Iowa State University is a land grant school which, among other things, means that the university gets money from the state of Iowa from the taxes that residents pay to the state. Because of this in state residents who choose to go to the university do not have to pay a large amount of money while out-of-state residents have to pay almost twice as much. Iowa State University does not have reciprocity, meaning that even residents from the surrounding states, Minnesota, Illinois, etc., have to pay full out-of-state tuition....   [tags: Colleges Education Finances Papers]
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Placement of Patients with Alzheimer's - Alzheimer’s Placement Imagine waking up and you can’t remember where you are or who your own husband is. That’s Alzheimer’s disease, so what exactly is it. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that attacks the brain causing normal functions and everyday living so unfamiliar. “Without memory there is no knowledge to recreate or reproduce past perceptions, emotions, thoughts, and actions that are so vital to live a full and functioning life. Memory is the key that unlocks doors that keep us functioning, not only mentally but physically (Corrick 32).” As the brain is being attacked and starts to shut down it is no longer safe to be living at home without direct supervision....   [tags: special care units ] 717 words
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The Don'ts of Online Dating - ... Paid dating sites offer some trial periods and usually they provide safe access for their users. One of these paid dating sites, actually the first dating site, Match.com got sued by a successful Hollywood executive woman, Carole Markin. According to Andrew Springer and Alex Stone via Good Morning America, Carole got forced to perform a sexual act. After she had dinner with the man met at Match.com, he followed Markin to her house and assaulted her. Markin got traumatized by the event and was in therapy....   [tags: unnatural, waste, scam] 1220 words
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Analysis of George Orwell´s Novel: 1984 - ... The party’s slogan, “WAR IS PEACE. FREEDOM IS SLAVERY. IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.”(Orwell 4) is to convince the residents that what they want is what they already have. Only war may make peace and tranquility, so peace is now war; those who are enslaved and want freedom, already have freedom; you may only strengthen yourself by not knowing things and being naive. The slogan modifies truth and makes the residents believe that anything they want other than what their government wants may only make them sad, therefore, no one would consider rebelling because they believe the Party’s way of governing is the best and only way....   [tags: Dystopia, Totalitarian, Language] 918 words
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My Service Learning Experiences - What connections do you make between your service-learning experiences and some of the themes addressed in class (justice, love, rights, responsibility, relationships, etc.). There were several connections made between my service learning experiences and themes addressed in class. Some of the connections were about human dignity, solidarity, subsidiarity and equity. My service learning took place in a nursing home and the applicability of human dignity became abundantly clear. Teachings of solidarity and equity were directly exemplified....   [tags: Personal Reflection] 1894 words
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Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models - Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models Introduction This paper will discuss two different conflict models and how they may be used to diagnose a particular conflict. Each model will be described in a way, which better helps understand the conflict. Potential confidentiality issues within the conflict will be described as well. Both the Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models are both effective tools at assisting a practitioner at diagnosing and resolving conflict....   [tags: Conflict Resolution ]
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Road Traffic Congestion in Singapore - ... Besides that, SB also includes multiple ultra-sonic sensors that are built underneath it. Ultrasonic sensors were also chosen primarily because they offer a rapid speed and are unaffected by soil or dirt, which sends signals to the alarm and warn all nearby vehicle traveling too close with it. Unlike other buses, SB uses electricity instead of patrol for travellers and makes use of the large sizes of solar panels which is above the rooftop, converting sunlight into electricity to function SB (Refer to Appendix picture 1)....   [tags: traffic-jam, transportation system] 827 words
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The Economic Impact of the 2010 Arctic Winter Games - In this paper, we will be discussing the economic impact study on 2010 Arctic Winter Games conducted by Econometric Research Limited by using the Sports application of Sports Impact Model Alberta (SIMA) developed by themselves. Further, we will explain about how it has been conducted and the key findings and conclusions of the study along with my recommendations. The economic impact study on 2010 Arctic Winter Games was conducted by Econometric Research Limited. The study has been conducted by using the Sports application of Sports Impact Model Alberta (SIMA)....   [tags: sports, canada, tourism]
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Interest Point Detectors - ... The output of the auto-correlation measure is thresholded and then non-maximal points are suppressed. The points with largest auto correlation difference are the interest points. This method has been obsolete in computer vision applications as the response from this method is anisotropic and noisy, and at the same time sensitive to strong edges. Harris detector [], is an extension of Moravec’s method and is designed on the basis that corners are ideal, smoothly varying differentiable intensity profiles....   [tags: driver fatigue, eye status, robust noise] 2213 words
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Community Analysis: North County Branch - St. Charles City-County Library District - History & Geography Portage des Sioux, Missouri, a small river town situated near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, was settled in 1799 (Mincke, 2004, p. 13). The first permanent home dates to 1805, one year after Lewis & Clark set off on their expedition up the Missouri river (Mincke, 2004, p. 24). In 1975, Charles City-County Library District, the North County Branch opened its first branch — sited on the southern edge of town in a former one-room schoolhouse (St. Charles City-County Library District, 2010)....   [tags: Community Analysis]
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Crime in Relation to Sustainability - Crime in Relation to Sustainability When discussing the sustainability of a community, we must consider the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the community and how these affect present and future residents. The social aspect of community sustainability relates to the rise and fall of crime rate, volunteer effort, and the number of people running for offices that represent the community. The economical aspect relates to the number of good paying jobs, the poverty rate, and the ability of people to find homes that they can afford....   [tags: Crime Essays]
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Conflict in The Workplace: A Look at Carolyn and Nick - This paper will discuss how to diagnose a conflict using various conflict models using a case study that involves a workplace conflict between two individuals. Included will be detailed characteristics and attributes of the parties involved and how they may affect the conflict. Confidentiality is important in the workplace and will be discussed in regards to the case study. Resolution solutions that a practitioner may use will be suggested to assist in resolving the conflict. Conflict resolution can be a difficult task but if a practitioner implements tools like conflict models than conflict can be undoubtedly resolved....   [tags: Occupational Issues]
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The Difficult Time of Sending a Loved One to a Nursing Home - ... With only around three nurses and three CNA’s caring for about 45-60 residents, the care is not so efficient and emotional care is generally neglected. Based on the facilities’ budget and the residents’ insurance, social workers normally enter the nursing home once or twice a week, which is simply not enough to counteract whatever mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, afflict the elderly person. Depression is exceedingly common with those who reside in nursing homes because they may feel lost, neglected, lonely, and homesick....   [tags: maintaining life, healthcare, elderly] 929 words
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Impacts of Tourism in Swanage - Impacts of Tourism in Swanage Tourism has the potential to create impacts on the environment and communities that it relies on to accommodate visitors. Its impacts are mitigated by the long history of tourism activity. Communities have become used to tourism activity, and management measures to limit some areas of environmental damage have been implemented. Nevertheless, some impacts are far ranging, and they are set out below: * Inappropriate Development An increase in visitors can lead to pressure for new developments to serve and capitilise on their needs, eg....   [tags: Papers] 499 words
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