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MADD, A Driving Force for Change

- M.A.D.D. is a political interest group for all mothers against drunk driving. It was specifically created for mothers of kids who have fallen victim to drunk drivers, whether it be in injury or in death. Founded on September 5th 1980, M.A.D.D. has made a huge impact on the government today and an even bigger impact on society. The idea of M.A.D.D. was first introduced by a mother, Candice Lightner, who lost her thirteen year old daughter in a car accident killed by an intoxicated driver. She took action and initiative after the loss of her daughter to help prevent drunk driving accidents so other parents wouldn’t have to go through the grief of the loss of a loved one, especially their son...   [tags: Activism]

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Ideal IT Infraestructure in a Company

- One of the most difficult things that can be achieved in the field of technology is to be able to pinpoint the very best technology solution for your business or enterprise. One of the reasons why it’s so difficult, until recently, is because of what’s referred to as ‘big iron’ or mainframe technology. Essentially, the time honor practiced technology solution was to purchase a mainframe that’s many multiples more powerful than what a business would need at the date of purchase. So that as your technology needs evolve you’re not forced to purchase new hardware for a decent amount of time....   [tags: hardware, mainframe technology, cloud]

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Penalties for Driving Under the Influence

- ... Lee explains that even though offenders get punished, they still disregard the law: “Only until the time comes that we recognize that drunk driving should have serious consequences on the first offense (license taken away, car impounded, jail time, higher insurance rates) will we be able to reduce drunk driving and make ourselves safer” (Lee). As long as DUI punishment for first offenders remains the same, people will continue to ignore the law. If the government made stricter DUI laws, then people would think twice before driving under the influence....   [tags: we need stricter laws]

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Dr. Smilkstein´s Natural Human Learning Process

- Dr. Smilkstein’s learning process is brilliant. The Natural Human Learning Process describes the six steps that the human brain goes through when learning something new. The process describes the way we learn different skills and the way our emotions can determine the way we learn. This process has helped me and other humans to understand the way the human brain works along with the way we learn. The Natural Human Learning Process is a process that the brain goes through when learning different skills....   [tags: steps, brain, skills, emotions]

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International Monetary Fund And English Banks

- There is also so much overlap with other groups, from the Patriot movement, to extreme libertarians, to various "Truther" conspiracy theorists, that it is hard to know where one ideology ends and another begins (Tsidulko, Sovereign Scam). During much of the 1990s, the most popular sovereign tactic of intimidation, which also gained wide publicity, was the formation of vigilante “common law” courts (ADL, 24). This was an effort to subvert the courts and lawfully restore them to a common law jurisdiction, since in the eyes of the Sovereign, the United States was nothing more than a long bankrupt entity entirely owned by the International Monetary Fund and English banks....   [tags: Law, Government, Political philosophy]

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The Denial And Approval Of Marriage

- This paper will discuss and review the issues surrounding the denial and approval of marriage equality from the very first case in 1969- 1970; 1990’s to the passage of laws allowing same sex marriage in today’s 2015 society will be discussed. Same sex couples have fought hard to win the battle to marry for more than fifty (50) years. However one must ask; why has it taken over fifty (50) years for same sex marriage to be accepted. The years of 1970 to 1979 The case of Baker v. Nelson is to some the beginning of the fight for marriage equality....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Personal Note On Fear From Within

- Fear From Within On October 12, it was a chilly night here in Dallas. It was 4 A.M and I was accompanied with Hector and Terrance. Two friends I’ve gone way back with since middle school. Anyone our age who’s out that late is never up to no good. All three of us were past the legal curfew time, and I didn’t have a valid license to drive my car. It was getting late and to drop Terrance off home before my mom woke up the next morning. As we go through the mazes of roads in Richardson, we eventually give up and pull to the side....   [tags: English-language films, Mother, American films]

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My Experience At A Catholic College

- This analysis was a little difficult because I wanted to not only find something that interested me but made me uncomfortable too and I succeeded. Growing up, my best friend was Jamaican in an all Caucasian school and I’ve traveled a decent amount to learn other cultures. My undergraduate degree was at a Catholic college where they taught us about other religions. I was able to go to different churches as a child (I.E. Catholic, Jewish, Baptist etc.) so I’m comfortable with different religions. A lot of my colleagues and a few good friends are gay, so what can make some people uncomfortable doesn’t bother me....   [tags: Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States]

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Professions Paper On The Nursing Field

- Professions Paper on the Nursing Field When people think of nurses, not everyone has the same idea of what a nurse is and what they do. Some people will say care givers, hospitals, doctors or helpers. Being a nurse is a big responsibility. You are responsible for all records of a patient, you have to take care of that patient in any way they need assistance. There are so many routs you can take with nursing, you can work in hospitals, clinics, schools, home care, long care, with any military services and many more....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-Sex Marriage Same-sex marriage is a marriage or practice between two people of the same gender. It could be between a man and a man or between a woman and a woman. Same-sex marriage has been a controversial issue with the word today. Despite the arguments and refusal of its acceptance, same –sex marriage is still gaining ground in some of the states in America. The issue of legalizing the practice of same- sex has been lingering on for decades, government official from different works of life made an endless effort to see that it became a reality....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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Open Source

- INTRODUCTION TO OPEN-SOURCE Generally computer software sources (the human readable version of the software) are of two kinds; closed and open. Open-source programming has been prominently growing through the past ten years. In this model, programmers share their codes freely in order to be modified and used by others. They are allowed to alter and change the original software as much as they like. This in turn will produce higher quality software with improved features. For the open-source programs to be reliable, some sort of licenses has been approved by Open Source Initiative (OSI) which is a “non-profit corporation dedicated to managing and promoting the open-source definition for the...   [tags: Computer Information Technology]

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Increase Driving Age in Arizona to Save Lives

- ... Incoming calls and text messaging would rate the greatest threat would instantly distract most teens. Any inattention to the road could cause a serious or lethal accident. A few months ago in Casa Grande, AZ an accident involving a teen who was texting lost his life with another passenger seriously injured in the opposing car. “According to the American Automobile Association, almost half of teens admit to texting while driving.” (Distracted Driving 253) Other distractions would include programming global positioning system, smoking, eating, drinking, and applying make-up....   [tags: maturity, danger, safety]

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Exploring Cosmetology

- Have you ever thought about becoming a cosmetologist. Are you familiar with what a cosmetologist does. Do you think you have the skill and patience it takes to become a cosmetologist. The basics of becoming a cosmetologist and why it is so common in today’s world will be explained in the following paragraphs. “A cosmetologist is a beauty specialist who is educated in treating the hair, skin, and nails” (McKay). Some of the services that are required of a cosmetologist include but are not limited to: shampooing, hair, treating disorders, haircuts or trims, and styling hair (Chronicle Guidance Publications)....   [tags: Career Research ]

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Preventing Drunk Driving

- Approximately one million people are injured in alcohol-related traffic crashes every year and young people, ages 16 to 24 are involved in 28% of those alcohol-related driving accidents, although they make up only 14% of the U.S. population. On any given weekend evening, one in 10 drivers on America's roads has been drinking and according to the latest statistics, in a family of five the prospect of you or someone in your family being involved in an alcohol-related motor vehicle accident in their lifetime, is an astounding 200 percent....   [tags: Alcohol, drunk driving, MADD, SADD, DUI]

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Elderly Driving Tests

- I believe that people over the age of 75 should not be allowed to drive without taking an agility test. Those who do not pass this test have their driver’s license taken away from them. Initially all beginning drivers are required to take an agility test along with an eye exam before we are issued a driver’s license. As we age our vision and agility skills may diminish. Therefore all elderly drivers should be have to take an agility test in order to keep this license. In most cases old age is a time of “review, retirement, and adjustment to new social roles involving decreasing strength and health (Berk, L....   [tags: Driving Safety ]

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The Citrix Mobile Enterprise Strategy

- 1. History and Growth Citrix Systems is based in Fort Lauderdale, FL; it provides systems, technology, and connectivity for people to work remotely. “Some of its products include Goto Assist, GoTo Meeting, and Podio”. Citrix was founded in 1989 in Richardson, TX by former IBM developer Ed Iacobucci with $3 million in backing. Early on from the founding of the company, it faced a difficult financial situation. “From 1989 to 1995 the company didn’t turn a profit but it did receive funding from Intel and Microsoft during 1991 and 1993”....   [tags: technology, cloud environment]

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How to Become a Veterinarian

- Becoming a veterinarian is not an easy task. It requires years of study, countless hours learning, and large amounts of money to pay for school tuition and licensing. However, the rewards of being a veterinarian are worth the sacrifices if it is a profession that you love. Undergraduates must complete the preliminary work required to enter one of the twenty-seven accredited institutions that deal with veterinary medicine. Undergraduate students must complete very specific coursework, maintain a minimum grade point average, and pass an entrance exam if they are to continue their pursuits in the field of veterinary medicine....   [tags: Informative, Career]

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The Right For Same Sex Marriage

- Kim Davis is a the county clerk for Rowan County, Kentucky, She gained attention after she refusing a court order that would grant her the right to issue marriage licenses. The right for same-sex marriage was issued on June 26, 2015 by the U.S. Supreme Court. Davis did not believe in same sex marriage because she feels strongly about her religion and so she refused to issue any license, same-sex or opposite-sex. Couples started filling lawsuits against. Davis claims she believed she was only standing up for her religion by not issuing these licenses and that it is her right to stand up....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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What Is Psychiatric Rehabilitation?

- What is Psychiatric Rehabilitation (PsyR). This paper will discuss what it is. The education and skills needed to work in this field, the income of all career options, what is it about and the population of PsyR service users. This paper will also describe the work environment of this field and the importance of this area. Psychiatric Rehabilitation is a field where people help individuals living with mental illness live in the community. According to Pratt et al. (2014) "Psychiatric Rehabilitation is a set of strategies and techniques designed to meet the needs of persons with psychiatric disabilities" (Pratt, Gill, Barrett, & Roberts, 2014, p....   [tags: Psychiatry, Psychology, Mental health professional]

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Considering The Risk And Reediness Are Important Factors For A Business Owner

- Considering the risk and reediness are important factors for a business owner. What happens if the business fails. There are many reasons why startups fail however; the most common are poor management, and business capital. For example, to make a lot of money from a new venture, you need financial resources to capitalize on the opportunities. That means attracting investors that requires relinquishing control and equity of the business, which requires relinquishing control of the business decisions....   [tags: Corporation, Entrepreneurship]

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The Official Language of the United Nations

- “Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country”, claims S.I Hayakawa in his article “Bilingualism in America”, published in USA Today in 1989. A language is a systematic means of communication. It is used to express ourselves and communicate with others. More than 300 languages are spoken in the United States but English is one of the common bonds among the Americans of all backgrounds. English is the language of freedom, commerce and opportunity around the world. English is the official language of 51 nations and 27 states in the United States of America....   [tags: Language ]

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Drill-Bit Manufacturing Company, Inc

- Drill-Bit Manufacturing company, Inc. wants to license its product out to Mexico. Dill-Bit should take certain steps to protect its IPR. Within the Mexico licensing agreement, Drill- Bit manufacturing should lay out what its expectations are and how they should be met. Drill-Bits success largely depends on the quality of its products. This has been apparent in both the home market and over seas. Its German manufacturer has kept the same standards as in the U.S. which has lead to a licensing agreement that has been completely satisfactory....   [tags: Case Study Solution]

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The Gun Laws Should Be Legal

- Let Us Openly Carry, Texas In a state where many of it’s residents are gun owners who support reducing restrictions on gun rights, some major changes need to be made to the current gun laws. Texas is one of only five states who do not allow gun owners to openly carry their handguns. This is unacceptable. Firearms are an important part of Texas’ history, and our state would not have been easily settled without them. Statistics show that gun violence decreased after other states made it legal to openly carry handguns....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics, Open carry]

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How Managers And The Real World

- Lecture note: How Managers Use Structure to Influence Performance It is very interesting to read this article. I feel it is very much true about points discuss from the article regarding how managers drive performance in the real world. “Lean but still Stand”. The business strategy and culture are not something that middle-level manager can change directly, business strategy is usually formed by owner or the top management team, and the middle managers have less influential power. The culture forms by many employees with the similar behaviors, the middle manager have more influential power to people under, other than employees in the cross units....   [tags: Management, Middle management]

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Armed and Prepared: An Age of Defense

- Thousands of kids roam a college campus - and it only takes one. No amount of preparation, staff training, or school-wide drills can prepare the university for something so terrible. This tragedy will forever change the way students and teachers operate the school. One man. One gun. And the sad part is that all of this can all be averted. For this reason, the law should consent to “licensed concealed carry” (carrying a weapon with a license) on campus. If students were allowed to defend themselves with their own weapons, they would....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]

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Managing Fishery Resources

- Managing Fishery Resources Types of management- 1. Input controls- "limiting the capacity of fishermen to remove fish from the stock" Types of Input controls: Ø Limited entry licensing- # of vessels Ø Vessel size/power restrictions- problem- works as a challenge- not a barrier Ø Gear restriction: create specifications with the goal of protecting certain size/ species or habitats Ø Days at sea: controls effort and distributes Ø Close times: protect during essential times, such as spawning, also as with the scallop and lobster fishery, limits conflict of gear between two important industries....   [tags: Papers]

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Selling Liquor in Dry Towns

- Summery Paper In September 15, 2002 an article was printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The artical was about giving liquor licenses to three “dry” towns. Jake Wageman wrote the article titled “Giving liquor sales a shot in 3 towns, an effort to boost the economy is on the way or on the ballot”. The article contained several opinons, on the topic. The idea was, wether or not, to give these towns a licenses to sell liquor and boost the towns economy. The people want a place to go to have a drink with family or friends, but they don’t want to go to a bar....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I Am A Student After Being Diagnosed With Epilepsy A Few Years Ago

- What a term it 's been. First off, I am a student returning to school after around 15 years of being out in the world. I have chosen to continue my education after being diagnosed with Epilepsy a few years ago. My goals are quite a bit different than most of the students attending PCC. I intend to transfer to Portland State in the fall as I have all the credits and prerequistes to transfer there. I came to PCC, rather PSU for a couople of different reasons. First off is the financial aspect, secondly is to “get my feet wet” and get the feel of being a college student once again, and thirdly is covenience....   [tags: Logic, Inductive reasoning, Philosophy]

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Education and Training to Become a Real Estate Broker or Agent

- Education & Training Currently, there are no educational barriers to becoming a real estate broker or agent. Although, it is recommended that one at least have a high school diploma or equivalent. In recent years, there are a growing number of young brokers entering the field, about 70%, have obtained bachelor’s degrees or have some college education. Although no formal higher education is required, having a college education in a business related field makes becoming acclimated to the work much easier....   [tags: experience, business, licensing]

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What does it Take to Become a Dentist

- Dentistry Dentistry can be a wonderful career choice for someone who is interested in interacting with the public and cares about healthy teeth and gums; there are many job options for someone planning to enter this field such as dentist, orthodontist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and dental lab technician. Dentistry is job that takes care of patient’s teeth. One of the tasks of a dentist job is drilling. It was first invented in the 7000 BC located in Indus Valley Civilization. Drilling was the first thing that was taught in Dentistry Career (History of Dentistry)....   [tags: career choices, opportunities]

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Patient With Stickler’s Syndrome

- Stickler’s syndrome is a group of genetic disorders which affects the collagen biosynthesis gene. This disrupts the metabolism of hyaluronic acid and the collagen of the 2-D type and affects connective tissue in the body, specifically that of collagen. The estimated prevalence of Sticklers syndrome is about 1 in 10,000 people and it affects 1 in 7500 to 9000 newborns. Those who are affected with Stickler’s syndrome are at risk of developing facial abnormalities, ocular problems such as glaucoma, high myopia, retinal detachment, vitreous humour abnormalities, joint problems and hearing loss....   [tags: Medical Case Studies]

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Tighter Gun Regulations Are Needed

- Imagine being a parent and getting a call from your child's school telling you there is a man with a gun inside the school. A criminal has recently been recently released from jail, has purchased a gun and is now holding students including your child hostage in the school. People are not safe in places they should be. Laws pertaining to keeping the public safe are not doing their job. Gun regulations need to be tightened to prevent murders, as obtaining a gun has become very easy. Background checks have become easy to evade and gun ownership and firearm death rates are closely related....   [tags: education, school safety, shooter]

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Whats the Appropriate Drinking Age?

- What’s the Appropriate Age. Alcoholism has been a major problem in the world for hundreds of years. Most people that deal with alcoholism became alcoholics because they needed a quick and easy way to de-stress. After long days at work or arguments with family and friends, the first thing they do is start drinking to make their stress go away. No one wakes up and decides, “I’m going to become an alcoholic today.” No one wants to be an alcoholic but bad things happen. If you are not careful with alcohol then you can easily become an alcoholic....   [tags: alcoholism, DUI, binge drinking,alcoholics]

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The Right to Bear Arms

- In 1791 the United States government added the second amendment to the constitution. As stated in the Constitution, this amendment states that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. In the early years of the United States it was common for people to walk around with their rifles or revolvers. Nobody really gave a second look or glared at them like they were doing something wrong. Openly carrying a firearm was normal in those times. Today, almost 223 years later, people are allowed to conceal their firearms from one another....   [tags: second ammendment to the US Constitution]

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The Traditional Definition of Marriage

- The traditional definition of marriage is said to be the union of a man and a woman in holy matrimony. Marriage means many things to different people. It can mean the joining of two people or of two families. It can mean marrying your best friend or long time lover. It is a promise to always stand by your partner’s side until death do you part. Who is to say that this union should only be allowed in a heterosexual relationship. One’s opinion should not impede on another person’s right to live their life how they would like to live it, and with whom....   [tags: families, partners, civil contract]

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An Online Human Service Provider

- Moving forward with the implementation requires a commitment of both time and resources form VLP, both of which come at a premium for a non-profit organization in a period of growth and change. UniteUs estimates that it would take approximately three months to build out VLP’s organizational specific database. The decision to utilize UniteUs represents a tremendous commitment to the database. Historically, there has been an organizational attitude to ignore sound data methodology. Faced with the fact that foundations no longer desire qualitative reports of outcomes as in the past, in the form of a consumer narrative; they are demanding quantitative data and social return on investment clearly...   [tags: Costs, Price, Economics, Variable cost]

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Business Plan For A Business

- Business Plan BUSI 301 – BUSINESS LAW Professor Adriana Vidu Jeffrey Gunnoe Liberty University May 12th, 2016 Abstract The business that I will be creating is a food truck that supplies food and beverage services to work sites, events, functions, and anyplace that would require mobile food. I will be the owner and since it is a startup food truck service I will start the business off as a partnership. The food truck business is very limited in the Massachusetts area and has gone away from mobile food trucks but I believe that there is a need for such a business and I am looking to start this business adventure....   [tags: Partnership, Corporation, Types of business entity]

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Hunting Is A Controversial Topic

- Hunting is a controversial topic. Many people think that hunting is just about killing animals; therefore, they think it is wrong. Hunting is something that people have done for centuries. It is a sport that people can learn from, so everyone should go at least once. Hunting is a tradition in a lot of families, it teaches people respect and responsibility, and it provides food for people. First of all, hunting has been a tradition in families for many of years, so people need to go at least once to experience how wonderful it is....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, Deer farm]

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Architecture, Building and Construction

- The things I learned about architecture are that if you want to practice architecture you must have experience with building structures. If you want to build a structure you must start building small structures so that they could see you have experience. When you become an architect you are full protected by the government. So when something goes wrong you are not accused. So you don't get your architect license taken away. When you are an architect you must build a model of the structure. The model must look alike as the real structure....   [tags: history, experience, structures]

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The Medical Field: Crimes by Physicians

- Introduction Laws are important in the society for they govern individuals to live in peace and harmony with other individuals. Laws not only control and regulate the behavior of people, but also guide how various professions conduct carry out their duties tasks. Coupled with these is the code of ethics in different professions that guide them on how to conduct themselves on various issues. This paper will attempt to analyze some of the matters that pertain to criminal activities by doctors and as well how some of the criminal activities are dealt with by various state medical boards....   [tags: medical procedures, hiv positive]

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Research Paper: Foster Care In Michigan

- Foster care is a substitute care for children placed away from their parents or guardians because they are no longer able to care for them. This includes, but is not limited to, placements in foster family homes, foster homes of relatives, group homes, emergency shelters, residential facilities, child care institutions, and pre adoptive homes. Many people ask how to get involved in foster care. There are many foster care agencies around the state of Michigan; some government-ran, others privately-ran....   [tags: social services programs and policies]

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Principles and Standards for Reistered Nurses

- ... “The regulation of nursing practice is essential to the protection of public health and welfare” (ONA, 2012; p.1). These regulations set up the standards for becoming an RN. One of the first standards is that an RN will only be licensed after completing an “educational program approved by the state board of nursing and pass a licensing examination before a license to practice is granted” (ONA, 2012; p.1). To become an RN I completed my associate degree in nursing (ADN) at Columbus State Community College....   [tags: practice, regulations, patients, career]

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It’s Time to Toughen the Laws on Teen Drivers

- It’s Time to Toughen the Laws on Teen Drivers        Turning sixteen years old in teenagers' lives is an exciting event. It allows them to get a drivers license and is a big step towards adulthood.  With this, it gives them freedom and control over something they have never experienced before.  In most cases, people stress about gangs, drugs, and violence in our communities as a big result of teenage deaths, but the leading causes of accidents today are teenage drivers, especially sixteen and seventeen year olds.  Maria Purdy, an author for "Teen Magazine", writes about statistics with young teenage drivers.  She sites that, "To equal the number of youths killed in motor vehicle crashes i...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Biz Is A Free Software Enterprise Resource Planning

- 2.7 Apache OFBiz The OFBiz is a free software enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that provides a continuity of enterprise applications that integrate and computerized many of business processes of enterprises. It is a software under Apache Foundation at top level project with a framework which provides a data model in common and a rich set of business process [33]. The OFBiz project is a collection of many of directories and files, organized well to allow for easing download, the start-up, the customization, and enterprise deployment....   [tags: Open source, Free software, Project management]

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Comparing Tribal and State Hunting Laws

- Introduction In the following essay I will be talking about the differences and similarities between state and tribal hunting laws such as general provisions, the Game and Fish Department, licenses and permits, regulations, etc. I will also mention how they enforce penalties to the people who break the rules of the state and tribal Game and Fish Department. State Hunting Laws State hunting laws are what hunters like me follow. If there were no laws for hunting I think the animal population would decrease and some animals could possibly become extinct....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Investigating Drugs

- Investigating Drugs What is a drug . A drug is any substance that can be used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process or processes in the body. The word "drug" is etymologically derived from the Dutch/Low German word "droog", which means "dry", since in the past, most drugs were dried plant parts. Name 2 useful drugs. * Quinacrine (no evidence of its action in vivo) * Amphotericin B Five harmful drugs. * Alcohol * Nicotine * Heroin * Weed * tobacco....   [tags: Papers]

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The Profession of Registered Nursing

- The world is filled with many different types of professional people that help maintain our health status. Registered nurses are one of these important professional people that take care of the sick and maintain health all around the world and in our community. Registered nurses also work to prevent disease , to educate the public about health issues , to enhance public health , and to help support ill patients both physically and mentally. In this essay I will describe and explain what is a registered nurse, education and certification, employment, and professional activities....   [tags: Nursing, healthcare, informative]

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How to Develop Nursing Skills

- Nurses have an important role to fill in healthcare. They assist doctors and other medical specialists in offices, hospitals, and specialty clinics. Nurses must enroll and complete special training in an RN program or LPN program to qualify for nursing occupations. Additionally, they can pursue continuing nursing education courses that will lead to better nurse jobs, such as specialty training available in the targeted fields. Nurses will spend more time with patients than doctors, which makes communications skills vital for a thriving nursing career....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Seal Hunting in the Maritimes

- Canadian’s culture initiates from their wildlife and forests. Many different ways of living in Canada’s regions has an impact on the cultural view. The major problem with the wildlife view involving cultural acts is Seal Hunting. Seal Hunting has been continuing for years and harming many of the seas natural inhabitants. In the Gulf of St. Lawrence, which is in the Maritimes, is a popular venue for such activities. An exploration of a day in the life of a seal and hunter is portrayed in the Maritimes, and its effect on the culture in the Maritimes....   [tags: culture, wildlife, seal, hunting, commercial]

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The History of Traditional and Same-Sex Marriage in the US

- According to the federal government of the United States, the definition of the word “marriage refers only to a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word spouse refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife” (1 U.S. Code, 2013, p. 1), However, there is no national law prohibiting or allowing gay marriage. Because America shares its government power equally between the national and state government, gay marriage is being legally allowed on a state by state basis, with 18 out of the 50 states now having laws allowing same sex couples get married (CNN, 2014, p....   [tags: legislature, politics, federal policies]

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Open Source Software vs. Microsoft Empire

- Open Source Software vs. Microsoft Empire Introduction “I think that to try to own knowledge, to try to control whether people are allowed to use it, or to try to stop other people from sharing it, is sabotage. It is an activity that benefits the person that does it at the cost of impoverishing all of society. One person gains one dollars by destroying two dollars’ worth of wealth. I think a person with a conscience wouldn’t do that sort of thing except perhaps if he would otherwise die.” -- Richard Stallman[1] Richard Stallman, the best-known figure of free software movement professes an absolute refusal of any notion of commercial software....   [tags: Computers Software Technology Essays]

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Influential Essay

- Influential Essay A lot of people take their driver’s license for granted, and believe me I use to take it for granted too. But ever since I lost my license, I will never take it for granted again. There are many ways to lose your license, but this is the way I lost mine. After I got done listening to music at the Concert Café, my friends and I went out to eat. When we were done eating, I told them I was going to head back home. They told me that they were going to stay in town for awhile....   [tags: essays papers]

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Teenage Drunk Driving

- "People need to be aware that what happened to me can happen to you. I had never thought about impaired driving as an issue in my youth, it wasn't a debate. Now I know. Life really is about choices." This quote was from Tom Boyle who killed Brian Colgan in a drunk driving accident in 1995. Tom Boyle states that life is about choices. This brings up the issue with Massachusetts wanting to place a "scarlet letter" (mark of shame) on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers. Placing the "scarlet letter" on the licenses of convicted drunk drivers is a senseable consequence....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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National Identification Card Won’t Work

- National Identification Card Won’t Work The debate on National Identification card has restarted since the terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. The issue of introducing the National Identification Card came into people’s view after a long time hoping that it would reduce the danger of terrorism in the future. United States is not the only one country who is introducing the National Identification Card. There are other hundreds of countries that have already had National Identification Card in use in order to improve security in the country, assist law enforcement and make a delivery of services more efficiently to all the citizens of the nation....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Databases And A Personal Wallet

- Databases and a Personal Wallet As the world becomes more connected through technology, individuals are quickly losing their privacy. Personal and private information about individuals is contained all over the place. The everyday contents of a personal wallet such as credit cards, driver’s license, membership cards, vehicle registration, and other cards are all associated with various different databases. Many databases exist in today’s society that contain and manage information which affect many areas in one’s personal life....   [tags: Technology]

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Intellectual Property Law

- ... When granted, its term of a patent is 20 years from the Date of Filing, subject to the payment of annual renewal fees. The benefits of patent restricts others from exploiting your inventions, you can deploy it to create revenue for your business, license it to third parties for commercial returns or sell the patented invention. For an invention for it to be patentable it has to satisfy three criteria, which are: new, an inventive step and have industrial application Trademark A trade mark is a sign that you can use to differentiate your business’ goods or services from those of other traders....   [tags: possesions, trade mark, patent]

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Software Application of ClipGrab

- Software Compatibility: ClipGrab is compatible with a number of operating systems such as windows, Mac, and Linux ClipGrab works great with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 7 and requires at least 56.7 MB of free disk space The default version requires At least Mac OS Lion and a 64-bit Intel processor. The legacy version provides support for older systems and 32-bit or PPC processors. You can download a precompiled version that has been tested with the most recent 32-bit version of Ubuntu....   [tags: compatibility, open-source, features]

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Oregon Driving Laws

- Oregon Driving Laws There are about one million teenagers at the age of sixteen in the state of Oregon who will be getting their license very soon, or if not already. Now as of March 1, 2000 a teenager that applies for their license after this date is enforced to abide by certain ridiculous restrictions. These new driving laws in the state of Oregon should be eliminated. Admittedly, these laws will be good for teenagers with nothing else to do, except for the fact that it could lead to breaking the law, which means more of the young population in trouble....   [tags: Papers]

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The Law Enforcement Field

- The jobs of the law enforcement profession vary greatly depending on the location, training, certification, and branch of enforcement. Law enforcement personnel are an important part of the overall protection services fabric, not only here in the United States but around the world that include but are not limited to emergency medical technicians and fire fighters. If a career that specializes in the protection of individuals and property while also providing a high level of assistance those in need, then the law enforcement profession will allow a person to access the wide variety of jobs and specialties within the law enforcement field....   [tags: training, certification, personnel]

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Android Incorporation

- Android Incorporation, which was founded by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White in the year 2003, is acquired by Google in the year of 2005 [3]. Android Incorporation is based in Palo Alto, California. After acquisition, it is operated as a subsidiary of Google and the founders (Andy Rubin, Rich Miner and Chris White) continue staying with the company [59]. Andy Rubin has become the leader of the Android project at Google. The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) which comprised of chip makers, handset manufacturers (Samsung, Motorola, LG and so on), software developers, and service providers (T-Mobile) was formed by Google in November 2007 [3], [60]....   [tags: Technology, Google ]

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Supporting Arguments for Parent Licensing: Hugh Laffollette's Licensing Parents

- Supporting Arguments for Parent Licensing In Hugh Lafollette’s paper, “Licensing Parents” he talks about the need for government licensing of parents. His argument states that for any activity that is harmful to others, requires competence, and has a reliable procedure for determining competence, should require licensing by the government. This argument relates to parenting because it can be harmful to children, requires competence to raise those children, and we can assume that a reliable procedure can be formulated....   [tags: Maltreatment of Children, Overgeneralization]

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Software Piracy

- Software Piracy It is becoming increasingly difficult to manage a company without being involved with decisions concerning software. In our current North American society, nearly every firm uses some form of specialized software whether in the payroll department where the Chief Financial Officer most certainly employs specialized financial software to make financial projections, or through the use of computer interaction with the company bank. Manufacturing firms for example, rely heavily on specialized software for inventory control, billing, shipping and other critical functions....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Importance of Proper Hand Hygiene

- The nursing field should have tighter requirements for poor hygiene practices. Many individuals in the nursing field have requirements that have been set by the facility already. Employers have rules on proper hand hygiene as well as hygiene in general, such as, no strong perfumes, having to wear clean white shoes, having a clean uniform, not too much make-up, and washing hands in between patients with soap and water for 26 seconds and/or to use alcohol base hand sanitizers. Furthermore, many certified nursing assistant’s (CNA’s), licensed practical nurses (LPN’s), and registered nurses (RN’s), are being spotted not practicing good hand hygiene techniques, and are exposing family members, r...   [tags: Nurses, Disease Risk, Tighter Regulations]

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Global Marketing Research

- Global Marketing Research Case Study Analysis When deciding if a company should expand business into a global market, it is important to conduct market research. Global market research gathers and collects data and information and identifies possible issues that an organization may face. Conducting market research is a positive step to begin a globalized marketing strategy. Sperry/MacLennan Architects and Planners David Aaker, V Kumar, and George Day (2007) present a case study about an architectural organization that concentrates in recreational facilities, Sperry/MacLennan Architects and Planners (S/M)....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

- With the aging population growing faster every year many families must make a difficult decision whether their loved ones should live in assisted living or nursing home facilities. I can relate because I made the decision to care for my mother at my home. Some people do not have the money or resources to care for their parent so they must live in a facility for health and safety reasons. These facilities are regulated by the state and federal government and these regulations protects the senior residents....   [tags: taking care of the elderly, senior citizen care]

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A Career as A Teacher

- “Teaching is often a difficult process, but the end result is very rewarding. Watching a child develop confidence and seeing a student progress in their studies is a very exciting process. Teaching young children is especially great because it is setting a foundation for life-long learning.”(Chronicle guidance publications). What is teaching. A teacher is a person who provides education for pupils (children), or students (adults) using lectures, audiovisual aids, demonstrations, and computers to present academic, social, and motor skills....   [tags: education, college, learn]

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State of Conviction

- The night of August 29th, 2010 started innocently enough as I was enjoying dinner and drinks with my friends, Zak and Sara at Brubaker's. Tomorrow marked the first day of fall semester, and I was receiving a wealth of information on life as a college freshman. Little did I know, that in two short hours I would be face down on the hood of a police car. Zak had consumed numerous beers and shots, and was so intoxicated he could barely keep his eyes open much less make the 20 minute drive home. Since I had only consumed two beers during dinner, I made the mistake of driving them home....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Drunk Driving]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Banned

- When many people think of hunting they think of cruel, evil people senselessly killing innocent animals. What they don’t realize is that hunting is a passed down tradition and a way for people to bond with others who share a love for the sport. There are two main types of hunting: bowhunting and hunting with a rifle. There are strict rules and regulations that apply to hunting, so someone can’t just go out and start shooting up all the animals. Before anyone can hunt, they have to pass a class and a field test in order to get their license....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Wildlife management, Game]

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The Commercial Use of Mobile Telephones

- The Commercial Use of Mobile Telephones Around the 1980’s mobile telephones started showing up for commercial use. They were analog style, cumbersome and expensive to purchase. In the 1990’s digital technology was born and mobile phones became readily available to everyone and less expensive than the previous ten years. By 1998 over 30% of the world population within the areas of Europe, Asia, and North America had mobile telephones. With this type of usage of mobile telephones, Mobile Telephone Network plc (MTN) was born in 1993 attempting to earn their share in the South Africa market for mobile telephones....   [tags: Telephones Communication Technology Essays]

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Analysis of a Engineering Career

- The word engineer comes from the latin word ingeniare. ingeniare means construct or craftsmanship. Ever since the beginning of time we have had engineers. Engineering is the combination of math and science , solving world problems to help better the world around us. Being an engineer takes a lot of knowledge, creativity, and hard work. A typical engineer can clearly see a problem and is capable of fining a solution. A senior engineer or engineering manager usually doesnt do as much technical work, but usally lot of managing....   [tags: engineer, engineering, engineering manager]

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Defense of Marriage Act

- Within the last month a highly anticipated law suit toward DOMA or the Defense of Marriage Act has come to a close. A federal judge has named portions of DOMA as unconstitutional. The verdict is a large win for those supporters of gay rights, as well as giant loss for those that oppose this type of union (Trotter). To clarify, if this verdict is upheld, federal government would have no say in whether or not to legalize gay marriage. Each individual states government would be held responsible to do so (Trotter)....   [tags: Marriage]

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Age-Related Vision Loss and Driver Safety Issues

- Age-Related Vision Loss and Driver Safety Issues With dramatic increases in the number of motor vehicles on public roadways in this century, driving safety is an issue that affects every one of us. Most Americans rely on the use of personal motor vehicles as their primary means of transportation, and must put themselves at risk every day. The risk of a motor vehicle accident increases when our perceptive skills are degraded in any way. Such is the case with alcoholic intoxication, impairment from the use of narcotics, and loss of perceptual accuracy due to any biological reason....   [tags: Optometry Vision Sight Driving Essays]

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Good Things About Oregons New Driving Law

- Oregon’s new driving law is going to make a major difference The new law changes the ages of becoming a fully licensed driver. The new program goes in three steps instead of two like the current program. It works like this: When a potential driver is 15, he can get his learners permit. He must have a licensed adult with him at all times while driving. When he turns 16, he can get a license that only allows him to drive during the day and never with any other teenagers in the car when by himself....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Controversial Aspects of Decommissioning the Edwards Dam

- Controversial Aspects of Decommissioning the Edwards Dam In 1991 the Edwards Manufacturing Company, owner of the Edwards Dam on the Kennebec River in Augusta, ME, applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a renewal of their license to operate a privately owned hydroelectric dam. Their application was denied; Edwards Manufacturing Company was required to come up with a plan for the enacting and financing of decommissioning the dam, as well as the restoration of the river....   [tags: Papers]

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SCO vs. IBM

- SCO vs. IBM Abstract On March 6, 2003, The SCO Group filed a $1 billion lawsuit [1] against IBM. The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that IBM has violated contractual obligations it has with SCO by incorporating parts of AIX (IBM’s UNIX derived operating system) into Linux – the open source version of UNIX. The lawsuit has not gone to court and, when it finally does, may take upwards of a year to settle. Nevertheless, a preliminary look is worthwhile. Since the time of the initial filing, the rhetoric has escalated and it has become clear that the ramifications of the suit are much broader than just IBM vs....   [tags: Businesses Microsoft Essays]

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Guide to Spybot Search and Destroy

- Missing Figures Getting Rid of Spyware: A Guide to Spybot Search and Destroy Preface According to CloudEight Security Tips, Spyware and adware are the number one threat to computer users (“Say” 1). Computer users whose computer system or internet connection is slower than normal are a victim of this threat. According to Wikipedia, spyware is any piece of software that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge (Spyware 1). They have also defined malware, a piece of software intended to do harm to a computer, as a classification of spyware....   [tags: Spyware Adware Software]

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Thailand Economic System

- Thailand implements a controlled floating exchange rate system, pricing to market forces on the Thai baht, and the Thai central bank would only intervene in the market when necessary, in order to avoid excessive exchange rate volatility to the expected impact of economic policies. At present, the global economic slowdown, domestic demand is not good in Thailand. In order to keep the country's export competitiveness, the Bank of Thailand is more inclined to let the baht weaken. Trade and investment barriers (1)....   [tags: Economics]

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Marketing Disney Consumer Products in the Middle East

- Marketing Disney Consumer Products in the Middle East 1. Disney Consumer Products Middle East was interested in Lebanon, which has only one million children and teenagers and not Egypt, which has a much larger population, due to the following reasons; a. The literacy rate in Lebanon was much higher than the literacy rate of the populations of other Arab states in the Middle East at that time. b. The population of Lebanon was more familiar with western products, which included the Disney products....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Radio Goes Sky-High At Xm Satellite Radio

- In 1988, American Mobile Satellite Corporation (AMSC) was formed with the intention of providing a satellite telephone, fax and data network. It was ruled by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that sufficient bandwidth existed for only one license to be issued for such broadcasting, which forced the competing firms to form the joint venture. It was the above named American Mobile Satellite Corporation (AMSC) who was granted the license. In 1992, CD Radio, who later changed their name to Sirius Satellite Radio, successfully petitioned the FCC and Congress to examine the creation of a new digital audio radio service in the United States (Uhle, 1998)....   [tags: XM Radio Satellite]

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Fishing – The Best Hobby

- Fishing – The Best Hobby Work—just the word is enough to make me nauseous sometimes. Look at the definition of the word: work—effort exerted to do or make something; labor, toil. It isn’t exactly the definition of fun. Okay, granted work isn’t always awful. There are plenty of people who like their jobs, and work can even be fun. But for the most part, we all know that we’d rather be doing just about anything other than working. Luckily for us, we don’t work all the time. No, we sleep, eat, drink, and have fun....   [tags: Essays Papers Sports Recreation ]

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