NT1330 Unit 1 Assignment: Dental Hygiene Course Application

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My name is Betsy Eapen. I enjoyed educating and guiding patients about the importance of oral health when I was working as a Dental Assistant, and that has encouraged me to pursue Dental Hygiene as my major area of study. I always love to work in a health profession field. I enjoyed working with the people and also like the harmony in dental office. I also helped office jobs like scheduling the appointment, receiving patients in the office and keeping patient records. I believe that I am genuine and compassionate to others and those are some of my unique characteristics . I hope to learn how to talk, act and interact with different kinds of people and communities in society through this class, and hope to use these experiences to pursue…show more content…
I believed school shootings are increased because teens have more access to guns at home, and media's portraying about gun violence. Between 2013-15 every town identified 160 school shootings across 38 states. Nearly 53 percent of the identified shootings took place at K-12 schools, and 47 percent took place on college or university campuses( Analysis of school shooting, 2015). Analysis of school-associated violent deaths between 1992-99 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found that 56 percent of students involved directly in a school-associated homicide or suicide used a firearm, and of those guns for which the source could be determined, 79 percent were obtained from the shooter’s home or that of a friend or relative. According to report issued by the University of Southern California School of Medicine, approximately 35% of U.S. homes with children under age 18 have at least one firearm, meaning that roughly 11 million children live in homes with firearms. The rule of carrying concealed weapons on campus would create increase risk for others. Most of the guns are obtained illegally. The gun used in last year's deadly shooting at a Washington state high school had been illegally purchased by the
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