This assignment is worth maximum of 03% to be added to your final overall grade. The rules for this assignment, and the choice of topics are listed below: o The work must be type-written (word processed) with page margins set to 1 inches for all sides (top, bottom, left and right), text font as aerial, text size as 12, SINGLE LINE SPACED, and paragraphs are to be separated by a single line. No macros are to be used in the document. The paper must be 2-4 full pages long (this does not include your list of references). o At the top of the document include your name and then on the line beneath write the name of the disease you are writing about as the title. o The assignment MUST be submitted to the iCollege (under Assessment, click on the assignment). You will only be able to submit the work once, your first submission is your final submission. The paper submitted WILL be placed in the repository at turnitin, so that it can be checked against other papers for plagiarism (past, present, and future). If you do not agree with this, then do not submit a paper (there is NO alternative to this assignment). By submitting the paper you are agreeing to have the paper placed in the repository. See below for information o The work must be your own, anyone who cheats (either allows their work to be copied, or copies someone else’s work) will receive a grade of zero. This also includes (but is not limited to) copying from text books, the internet, or having someone else do the work for you. See Cheating and Plagiarism section of the syllabus. o The titles of each section (General description, Pathophysiology, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, and Conclusion) MUST be included on the paper above each section. Use the grading rubric to ensure you complete all the required information for each titled section. o You MUST include at least three references for your assignment. One reference MUST be a noninternet based reference and is not the textbook for the course (you may use Galileo to locate a reference for this requirement). Internet references MUST be an active link to the actual page referenced. References MUST be placed within the text to show which parts were referenced, in addition to the reference list at the end of the assignment. o Essays do NOT include images or bullet point lists (whether true bullet points, numbered, or lettered lists). o The paper will be graded on content, grammar, and spelling as described in the grading rubric. o The assignment due date is listed above. Late submissions will NOT be graded. You can submit your essay anytime before the due date. The essay may be graded at anytime after submission (including any day after the paper is submitted before the due date for the paper). o By submitting an essay you are agreeing to the above rules and regulations. Violation of any of these rules WILL earn you a grade of zero. o Assignment: Write an essay about one of the following diseases/conditions (writing about a disease not listed below will earn you a grade of zero unless you check with me first): List of possible diseases/disorders you can choose from: Pleurisy / Peritonitis Parkinson’s disease Osteogenesis imperfect Tay-Sachs disease Cerebral palsy Scoliosis Male pattern baldness Raynaud’s disease Carpal tunnel syndrome Hypercalcemia Rheumatoid arthritis Myotonic dystrophy Osteomalacia / Rickets Osteoarthritis Neuroblastoma Osteoporosis Gouty arthritis Narcolepsy Paget’s disease Basal cell carcinoma Hydrocephalus Mastoiditis Squamous cell carcinoma Cerebrovascular accidents Herniated (prolapsed) disc Melanoma Spina bifida Cleft palate Seborrhea Tabes dorsalis Myasthenia gravis Albinism Dysarthria Duchenne muscular dystrophy Contact dermatitis Autonomic dysreflexia Multiple sclerosis Eczema Glaucoma Epilepsy Epidermolysis bullosa Meniere’s syndrome Sleep apnea Psoriasis Age-related macular degeneration Alzheimer’s disease Rosacea Nyctalopia (night blindness) Huntington’s disease Osteosarcoma