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Instructions This discussion is a case study. Visit the Clinical Calculations we

Instructions
This discussion is a case study.
Visit the Clinical Calculations website at Enteral Nutrition Calculator
Determine the fluid needs for a patient who is experiencing
“inadequate oral food and beverage intake related to difficulty swallowing as evidenced by less than 50 percent expected oral intake, significant weight loss, and observations of coughing with attempts to eat.”
Patient parameters to enter into the Calculator:
Gender: Male
Height: 6 feet
Body weight: 175 pounds
Fluid restrictions: Severe
Please note: the website automatically choose a formulation. You are encouraged to explore with different formulations and see how the results differ. remember to choose a formulation.
1. Discuss the results from the case study. Your initial post should address at least three questions from the list below:
Do you think the patient’s electrolyte needs are above normal? Why?
Do you think the patient is dehydrated? Why?
What is the difference between enteral and parenteral nutrition?
What were the fluid results?
What were the feed water, water flushes, total fluids and daily needs?
2. If you explored with other formulation(s), please discuss how the results were different.

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1. Choose a project that you will work on for the semester project. This will b

1. Choose a project that you will work on for the semester project. This will be approved by your professor in the discussion board.
DINNER PARTY
2. Create a Project Charter for the project that includes the following items: (25 points)
a. Project Title
b. Purpose
c. Descriiption
d. Objective
e. Success Criteria or Expected Benefit
f. Funding
g. Major Deliverables
h. Acceptance Criteria
i. Milestone Schedule
j. Key Assumptions
k. Constraints
l. Project Manager
Information on the project charter can be found in the text on pages 42-45. A sample project charter can be found on pages 46-47.
Project Charter should be 1-2 pages, 12-point, Times New Roman font, with 1-inch margins.
3. Create a Project Plan for the project that includes the following items: (100 points)
a. Cover Page with Project Title, Date, Your name
b. Table of Contents
c. Defining Scope, Responsibility and Activity (Chapter 4)
i. Project scope document (pages 106-110)
ii. Project quality plan (pages 111-112)
iii. Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) (pages 112-116)
iv. Responsibility assignment matrix (RAM) (pages 116-117)
v. Network Diagram (pages 119-124)
d. Developing the Schedule (Chapter 5)
i. Estimate Activity Durations (pages 150-151)
ii. Determine Early Start and Early Finish times (pages 152-156)
iii. Determine Late Start and Late Finish Times (pages 156-160)
iv. Determine Critical Path (pages 160-162)
v. Determine Total Slack (pages 160-164)
e. Create Gantt Chart in Project Libre
i. Project Properties and Project Information (pages 140-141)
ii. Work Package and Activity Entry (pages 142)
iii. Predecessor Data (page 143)
iv. Duration Data (page 207)
v. Gantt Chart and Critical Task (pages 207-209)
f. Resource Utilization (Chapter 6)
i. Resources Requirements Plan (pages 218 – 220)
ii. Resource Usage Sheet
g. Determining Costs, Budget, and Earned Value (Chapter 7)
i. Estimate Activity costs (pages 245-246)
ii. Determine Total Budgeted Cost (page 247)
h. Managing Risk (Chapter 8)
i. Risk Assessment Matrix (page 293)
1. Completed Project Libre File (50 points)
a. Create Gantt Chart in Project Libre Showing Critical Task (page 207-209)
i. Project Properties and Project Information (pages 140-141)
ii. Work Package and Activity Entry (pages 142)
iii. Predecessor Data (page 143)
iv. Duration Data (page 207)
b. Create Resource Usage Report (page 240)
i. Add Resource Data (pages234-235)
ii. Assign Resources to Task (pages 236-238)
iii. Level Resources, if needed (pages238-239)
c. Create Cash flow Report (page 279)
i. Add cost data to resources (page 277)
ii. Add any additional cost and/or material data (page 277)
iii. Add material and/or cost resources to tasks (page 277)
This portion of the project is due by Friday, December 03 and can be submitted via blackboard
2. Project Kickoff Meeting (25 points)
a. Schedule a project kickoff meeting with instructor using the Google Doc posted
b. Prepare and send meeting agenda prior to meeting
c. You will conduct an in-person meeting. (5-10 minutes)
d. You should wear business casual attire for the presentation.
Information on the project kickoff meeting can be found in the text on pages 368-370.
Semester Project Rubric
Name: ______________________________________________
Semester Project
Student submitted a Project Charter with all components
Student submitted a compiled project plan with all its components MOST IMPORTANT
Student submitted a completed Project Libre file with all components
Student scheduled a meeting with instructor, created a meeting agenda, and ran a 5-10 minute meeting
Score Total Points 200

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Please read the case and see the exhibit. Then answer 6 questions in the questio

Please read the case and see the exhibit. Then answer 6 questions in the question word file. Please attach excel sheet of your calculation as well.

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Classic English literature

READ Acts 3-4 of The Witch of Edmonton. Prepare to DISCUSS thematic parallels (o

READ Acts 3-4 of The Witch of Edmonton. Prepare to DISCUSS thematic parallels (or points of comparison) between the bigamy plot and the witch plot. Be ready to point the class to a specific parallel, and to support your choice with textual evidence. Come ready to argue and analyze-

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Economics

Were you surprised to learn that the United States has the greatest inequality o

Were you surprised to learn that the United States has the greatest inequality of income distribution among the Western Industrialized countries? Explain.
What do you think are some reasons for this? Explain
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Strategic planning is very much integral to marketing outcomes. When it comes to

Strategic planning is very much integral to marketing outcomes. When it comes to marketing international operations to potential employees, for instance, it could be important to showcase work areas where their skills would be needed. Within the past few decades, the economy has been rather having a shift from being manufacturing-based to knowledge-based. During the marketing phase–which, in this instance, would be posting the initial job announcement on job boards–perhaps it would be wise to list all knowledge-based skills and abilities the employer is looking for in their staff members.
As we may be aware, countries such as the United States, France, Germany, and postwar Japan have all undergone a common experience where their manufacturing-based economies matured thus becoming more diversified and increasingly gravitated towards knowledge-based economies built on services for both their domestic populations and their national audience. Developing nations, however–China, Vietnam, and India–are in sort of a loop as they continue to dominate global manufacturing. Though, they must position themselves in such a way for the inevitable transition to a knowledge-based economy.
For developing countries, I feel like social stability will be affected by a transition from a manufacturing to a service-based economy through requiring more amount of education from employees. When this transition occurs, organized labor will face some political pressures in terms of maintaining employment among existing staff prior to transition. Global economic powers could certainly help developing nations be more embracing of organized labor by teaching or showcasing how organized labor had impacted their economy, at least in a positive light. Specifically, it’s integral to teach how to avoid complications between unions and employers (Katz et al., 2017).
Reference
Katz, H. C., Kochan, T. A., & Colvin, A. J. S. (2017). The Future of U.S. Labor Policy and Labor Relations. In An Introduction to U.S. Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations (5th ed., pp. 409–434). Cornell University Press. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7591/j.ctt1vjqr3z.21

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You are invited to devise your own research question in connection with Henry Da

You are invited to devise your own research question in connection with Henry David Thoreau, Walden; Or, Life in the Woods, 1854. Your goal is to develop a paper that explores and thinks through your opening big-picture question. Like the last time, you must make one major claim and develop it through several distinct minor claims, grounding each in vivid and original close-readings of carefully chosen passages. You must also address yourself to the author’s project; all good writing will. The main difference is that this time you must also bridge into your close-reading analyses interdisciplinary research. Your paper should be interdisciplinary, to the extent that, though the focus is literary, you also incorporate research in at least two other disciplines, religion, and science. This paper requires research and so it is, in one sense, a research paper, but I call it a discovery paper in order to emphasize how I would like you to approach this assignment. The term “re-search” denotes an activity of looking again or searching again the past. This is part of your job but it ought not to be mistaken for the main job of doing scholarly, critical work; the main job is the discovery process, that you must aim to discover and find a way of communicating something that you think is worth saying to other readers. Thus, the main job is not looking backward, but looking forward and with your reader in mind. Engaging this discovery process means beginning with sincere curiosity.
What is sincere curiosity? How do I come up with a good research question?
Instead of beginning with a major claim, begin with a sincere question which you genuinely are not sure how to think about. Ask yourself: what sincere questions has the course raised for me? What do I wish to understand more clearly? What patterns do I notice across the texts? What might these patterns suggest about habits or innovations in the American cultural mind? How do these texts appear to be in conversation with one another? Choose one or two texts and really investigate them, reading them closely, aiming to discover how they speak to your question. In this way, aim to treat your text(s) like a strange, foreign object; strange, foreign objects demand close, careful, patient and recursive attention if anything worthwhile about them is to become known. The goal of great writing is not proving that you know but explaining what you know, what you’ve worked so hard to think about more clearly. Your job is to share your process and hard-won perspective with us.
Structural Guidelines
7 pages | 12pt font, double-spaced | Times New Roman.
A successful essay should possess the following:
1) Claims
2) Close-reading
3) Bridging to at least 2 sources in other disciplines. The sources must be substantial and/or scholarly; substantial, scholarly sources are journal articles from peer-reviewed journals and publications written by scholars/academics/experts and published by academic presses, not encyclopedia entries or anything found through Google. Oxford Reference is great to cite something quick but does not count as doing real research. The art of doing and using research is about how you put things together. Which secondary sources are you going to use in order to put your original thing together? Whose perspectives will be invited to your party? Be deliberate with what you choose, and thoughtful about the seating arrangements!
NOTE: I want this paper to be about how Thoreau adds to climate change and nature and religion which are the two other interdisciplinary approach while also carefully analyzing his text. The sources used must neatly align with the textbook and how it relates to each other.

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Note that the main questions contain several sub-questions. You don’t have to an

Note that the main questions contain several sub-questions. You don’t have to answer all of the sub-questions; they’re just meant as a way to spark some ideas. Note also that you need to engage with Laudato si’ Download Laudato si’to draw out Francis’ perspective and your own. For this paper, the focus needs to be on your interaction with Laudato si’ rather than “Can Planet Earth Feed 10 Billion People?”.
How does Pope Francis imagine freedom? Do you share his sense that this issue relates to climate change?
In what ways do things like a belief in the dignity of the human person or the common good play into his conception?
How does his conception work against what he calls the “technocratic paradigm”? Do you see instances of this “technocratic paradigm” in the societies that surround us?
This is a theology class and it is important to note the theological aspects of his message.
Your reflection should be about two pages long, double-spaced. It does not need to provide quotes but does need to have carefully read, and thought deeply about, Laudato si’. If you do want to include a quote, don’t worry about the citation format; you can just note where it comes up in our version of the document.

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Post and Respond 1. Create an initial post by that addresses the following in a

Post and Respond
1. Create an initial post by that addresses the following in a maximum of 3 paragraphs total:
a. Share one new insight per age group that you gained from your readings. This means you should share four (4) insights: one (1) each for neonatal, infant, child, and adolescent. Please check the files section for materials needed for the assignment
b. Each insight should include some type of reference/relationship/comparison to how that population group is managed/cared for in your home culture.

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Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 continues to be both celebrated and controversial

Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 continues to be both celebrated and controversial for its critique of Western civilization. For many, it stands as a warning against the surrender of personal liberty and critical thought. Its fans believe that elements of the narrative can already be found in many layers of our culture. For others, the novel is an unwarranted dark and pessimistic forecast. Its detractors dismiss the book as mere science fiction entertainment that has no bearing on reality.
Prompt: Write a 5-6 page research analysis essay that examines the themes/motifs and/or symbolism found in Fahrenheit 451 and take a stand on whether these themes and/or symbols are relevant (or not) in twenty-first-century society. Remember, THEME is the central or underlying meaning of a literary work, and SYMBOL is any object, image, character, or action that suggests meaning beyond the everyday literal level.
Guidelines-Introduction
Your essay should be balanced between information identifying themes and/or symbols in the novel and information proving the relevance or irrelevance of those themes and/or symbols in the twenty-first century and it must begin with an introduction that introduces the subject, a theme (or themes) of the novel, and the novel’s current relevance.
It should identify the symbols and/or themes in the story and discuss how they support and establish the central or underlying meaning of the novel.
It should work to explain how the symbols help to communicate the story’s deeper meaning by citing specific moments in the text in which the relationship between theme(s) and symbol(s) in fiction are made clear.
It must begin with an introduction that introduces the relationship between themes and/or symbols in the novel and to the central or underlying (main point) of the novel.
The last sentence or last two sentences of the introduction must be the thesis or claim of the essay, which should clearly state whether Fahrenheit 451 is relevant today or not and it should articulate the central theme(s) of the story.

Guidelines-Body Paragraphs
In addition, you must have supporting body paragraphs that develop your essay. Each body paragraph must begin with a clear topic sentence that specifically states the topic and focus of the paragraph.
A good supporting paragraph must contain seven to thirteen sentences, so you will need to cite evidence from the novel and credible outside sources. Credible outside sources will be found through the RSU Stratton Taylor Library database. Once you introduce a source and provide a quote or paraphrase from said source, you will then need to bring in your commentary regarding the evidence you just cited.
Guidelines-Commentary
Writing commentary means giving your opinion, interpretation, insight, analysis, explication, evaluation, or reflection about a quote, paraphrase, summary, or concrete detail used in your essay. Commentary should be two to three sentences of your own words regarding the relevance of the evidence to the topic sentence and/or thesis statement.

Guidelines-Support Evidence
For your support evidence, you should use recent magazine or newspaper articles or books of non-fiction, such as the essays and articles found in The Norton Reader or on the RSU Library database, as sources to support your claims.
Fahrenheit 451 can serve as ONE of your sources but you must have THREE other sources too. Note: that is a total of FOUR sources. Use the electronic databases at RSU’s Stratton Taylor Library or The Norton Reader for your sources as much as possible.
If you use an internet source, you will need to verify that the source is credible, which means you must email the potential source to me, so I can give you a thumbs up or thumbs down.
You MUST also incorporate specific examples from the novel into your writing to support your claim. Examples, much like quotations and other forms of evidence, should be followed by your commentary.

Guidelines-Attributions and Citations
Provide clear attributions and complete and accurate citations for all outside sources (including the novel) used in your essay. The majority of the sources you use should be incorporated into your writing in the form of summary and paraphrasing. No more than 10 percent of your essay can include quotations.
Guidelines-Conclusion
End your essay with a concluding paragraph that brings the essay to an effective close. The end of an essay should convey a sense of completeness and closure as well as a sense of the lingering possibilities of the topic, its larger meaning, and its implications for our society. Note, that the final paragraph should close the discussion without closing it off.
To close the discussion without closing it off, you might do one or more of the following:
-Conclude with a quotation from or reference to a primary or secondary source, one that amplifies your main point or puts it in a different perspective. A quotation from, say, the novel or poem you’re writing about can add texture and specificity to your discussion; a critic or scholar can help confirm or complicate your final point
-Conclude by setting your discussion into a different, perhaps larger, context. For example, you might reiterate the connection between the world of Fahrenheit 451 and society today.
-Conclude by considering the implications of your argument (or analysis or discussion). What does your argument imply, involve, or suggest about humanity, society, technology, etc.?
Some advice on how not to end an essay:
-Don’t simply summarize your essay. A summary of your argument may be useful, especially if your essay is long–more than ten pages or so. But shorter essays tend not to require a restatement of your main ideas.
-Avoid phrases like “in conclusion,” “to conclude,” “in summary,” and “to sum up.” These phrases can be useful–even welcome–in oral presentations. But readers can see, by the tell-tale compression of the pages, when an essay is about to end. You’ll irritate your audience if you belabor the obvious.
And Finally, a Few Important Notes
This is a formal academic essay so please include the following
-Length: 5-6 (double-spaced) pages, plus a Works Cited page.
-Use at least 3 outside critical sources.
-Note, that the novel should not be counted as an outside critical source, but essays/articles from the Stratton Taylor (RSU) Library Research Databases and The Norton Reader can be counted.
-Because you are using research in this paper, your essay will need to include in-text citations, as well as a properly formatted Works Cited page
-Remember, this page does not count towards your page length).
-Use MLA format; margins, heading, pagination (etc.) should be in MLA format.
This is a formal academic essay so please avoid the following errors
-Contractions (can’t, won’t, shouldn’t, etc.)
-First-person point of view (I, us, we, our, my, etc.)
-Second-person point of view (you, yours, yourself, etc.)
-Clichéd expressions
-Generalizations