Software applications

Discuss your use of MS Word and other formats for writing. Handwriting, PPT, Excel, FrontPage (or any application you may be using for work or personal writing).
Discuss their features and the tech tools. How do these features add to aid or offer hindrances to your writing using the computer vs. handwriting?
Share your tricks of the trade in any program or application you use to enhance your messages.
Consider what tools do you use in the MS Office Suite, what do you rely too much upon? What have these tools provided as aid in writing tasks?

Physical Therapist (PT)

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HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
Health Care Career Paper Instructions HSC 0003, Introduction to Healthcare Health Sciences and Related Studies Medical Campus Miami Dade College Topic
The purpose of this paper is for students to research, learn and write about specific elements of a health care worker’s career. Students are recommended to choose the health care worker in the field they are planning to enter. Examples of paper topics include: Registered Nurse; Diagnostic Medical Sonographer; Physician Assistant; Pharmacy Technician; Massage Therapist or Radiographic Technologist. The Miami Dade College Campus’s (Medical Campus) Library has resources dedicated to these careers. Do not choose physicians or dentists as a topic as this paper is not designed for those careers. Format
? The required format is APA 6th ed.
o Using MS Word, the paper is to be neat, and well organized using correct spelling and grammar,
o Students need to use the information and resources located
MDC Learning Resources Website at http://www.mdc.edu/library. There you will at Search Resources, go to the Subject Guide, on the dropdown menu select Health and Medicine, then scroll down to HSC 0003 Health Care Career Paper.
There is an APA 6th ed style Microsoft Word Template for you to use for this paper.
? A Cover Page
o In APA 6th ed. format
o All pages are numbered
? Body of the Report
o In APA 6th ed. format
o No abstract or introduction
o The body length is three to five pages. No less than 3 and not to exceed 5 pages.
o New Times Roman, 12-point font
o One inch margins
o Double spaced
o Left justification
o No lists, bullets, graphics, tables or pictures
o Work is to be expressed in paragraph form only
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HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
? References Page
o The title is References not Works Cited or Bibliography
o Indicate the exact source of the specific information used in the paper by citing all references on the reference page.
o Only references cited in the paper with in text citations are to be included on the reference page.
o Include a minimum of six different sources of information (books, professional journal articles, electronic sources, websites, etc.).
o Wikipedia is not acceptable as a reference
Plagiarism
The health care career paper is to be the student’s original work. Plagiarism is the improper borrowing of another person’s words, ideas, or methods. If you use another person’s material, you must acknowledge your source. When you cite a source properly, you have given credit where it is due, and you have also given your readers a way to locate the original material on their own. But, there is more than that to plagiarism. Copying material directly without placing it between quotation marks, even if you provide the source, is an act of plagiarism.
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HSC 0003, Health Care Career Paper (Rev. 2014, PL)
MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
MEDICAL CAMPUS HSC 0003, INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE
COURSE PROJECT: HEALTH CARE CAREER WRITTEN PAPER
GRADING RUBRIC
20% of overall course grade
CONTENT AND APA CITATION (90% of written paper grade)
I. JOB DESCRIPTION
? Describe the care/service provided by the healthcare professional, (used correct APA ciations)
? Describe the limits of authority and responsibility legislated “scope of practice” for this health care career. (used correct APA citations)
? Describe the “Code of Ethics” for this health care occupation (used correct APA citations)
II. EDUCATION /REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
? Describe the requirements for the profession/occupation (using correct APA citations)
? Identify at least two different types of educational institutions/schools offering the program. (using correct APA citations)
? State how much time it takes to complete the program (using correct APA citations)
? Describe the approximate cost for each of the educational institutions required using correct APA citations) (using correct APA citations)
? What degree or certification that can be earned for this health care career (using correct APA citations)
? Identify the professional certification or registration required (using correct APA
? citations)
III. EMPLOYMENT
? What is the job availability for this profession? (using correct APA citations)
? Growth trends in the field (using correct APA citations)
? Number of jobs advertised locally for example in the Sunday Herald or other publication (using correct APA citations)
? Is experience required? explain (using correct APA citations)
? Salaries – Entry level and with experience (using correct APA citations)
? Advancement Opportunities, with or without additional education (using correct APA citations)
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IV. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
? Local/State/National Professional Organizations (cost to join as a student) (using correct APA citations)
? Professional journals with address and cost. (using correct APA citations)
? Are Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) required for this profession? If so how many and how often (using correct APA citations)
? Describe ways that members of a professional organization can gain continuing education requirements and earn CEUs (using correct APA citations)
V. REFLECTION / PERSONAL CAREER PLAN
? Reflect on how you see yourself “fitting” into this profession.
? Describe a personal career plan for you to enter this field. Include goals, objectives and strategies.
SOURCES, ORGANIZATION, FORMAT, SPELLING & GRAMMAR (10% of written paper grade)
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
? At least 6 substantial references are used. They may include: books; professional journal articles; and web sites.
? All references are correctly cited on the Reference page in correct APA 6th ed format.
ORGANIZATION, FORMAT, SPELLING, GRAMMAR
? Well organized, with each section containing appropriate content
? Double spaced, 12-pt font size, 1” margins.
? Body of paper 3 – 5 pages with separate cover page and reference page.
? Correct spelling and grammar.

Data Analysis

1) Data 4-12 has cross section data for 50 states and Washington D.C. for mortality rates and their determinants. The Y variable is MORT (Total Mortality rate per 100,000 population).
The explanatory variables are:
INCC = per capita income by state in dollars
POV = proportion of families living below the poverty level
EDU1 = proportion of population completing four years of high school.
EDU2 = proportion of population completing four years or more of college.
ALCC = Per-capita consumption of alcohol in gallons.
TOBC = per-capita consumption of cigarettes in packs.
HEXC = healthcare expenditures per capita in $.
PHYS= physicians per 100,000 population.
URB = proportion of population living in urban areas.
AGED = Proportion of population over the age of 65.
a) For each explanatory variable, explain why it might have a casual effect on mortality. Make sure you identify if it is positive or negative.
b) Run the regression model. Do the signs of the coefficients coincide with your intuition? Identify the ones that do not.
c) Which variables are statistically significant at the 5% level?
d) What other variables can you think of that might be an explanatory variable in the model?
2) Data 4-13 has data on factors affecting baseball attendance in 78 metropolitan areas, complied by Scott Daniel. The Y variable is ATTEND (Total Attendance 1984-1986, in thousands).
The explanatory variables are:
POP = population of the metropolitan area.
CAPACITY = capacity of the home stadium in thousands.
PRIORWIN = # of wins the team had in the previous season.
CURNTWIN = # of wins the team had in the previous season.
GF = # of games behind the division leader the team is after the season was over.
OTHER = # of other baseball teams in the metropolitan area.
TEAMS = the number of football, basketball, or hockey teams found in the metropolitan area.
a) For each explanatory variable, explain why it might have a causal effect on ATTEND. Make sure you identify if it is positive or negative.
b) Run the regression model. Do the signs of the coefficients coincide with your intuition? Identify the ones that do not.
c) Which variables are statistically significant at the 5% level?
d) What other variables can you think of that might be an explanatory variable in the model?

How to Make Almost Anything

you should study the article “How to Make Almost Anything”(I’ll attach the article), and write a report that addresses the following issues:
• Summarize, in your own words, what “digital fabrication” is and how it is different from traditional manufacture tools and technology.
• Do you agree with the author that digital fabrication represents the “new digital revolution”? Why or why not?
• In your opinion, what are the potential threats/dangers presented by the technology and tools of digital fabrication?
• Imagine yourself as an entrepreneur, briefly describe a business idea that utilizes digital fabrication tools and technology to provide new kinds of products/services that would be difficult/impossible to provide without digital fabrication technology.
Your assignment should be in a Word document of about 3 pages, using font size 12 and single line spacing.