Emergency Management point paper

Foundations of Emergency Management: Point Paper

1. Topic: National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)

Instructions: The content of your paper must be at least 7 pages in length (double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 font), not including cover page, references, appendix, tables, etc. The format of the paper must include:

1) submit in Word document and not PDF;

2) a Cover page, which must include the title of the paper, your name, date of submission, and course name;

3) an Abstract or Introduction, which states the purpose of the paper;

4) Sub-headers for each topic as prescribed by the Guidelines listed below, which also serves as the evidence to be graded; and

5) a Conclusion, which summarizes your research findings, and includes comments of your personal perspective about the topic. The research paper must include a minimum of five (5) references, which must be properly cited using APA (7th edition) guidelines. Never use Wikipedia, which is unacceptable. All papers are filtered by Canvas through Turnitin (https://www.turnitin.com/). Evidence of plagiarism will result in a failing grade. You may also lose 10 points every day the paper is late. Follow the instructions carefully to earn a good grade.



Point Paper #2 Guidelines & Grading Scale > 100/100


First, conduct thorough research for the ‘Topic’, and be sure to use/cite a minimum of five (5) reference sources > APA 7th edition, citation/bibliography format. (10/10)


Second, outline the history, goals and objectives of the program: sub-header > History, Goals, and Objectives of the Program. (25/25)


Third, detail annual funding for the program source(s), amount, etc.: sub-header > Program Funding. (25/25)


Fourth, discuss the programs relation to Emergency Management at the State/Local level: sub-header > Program Relative to Emergency Management at State/Local Level. (25/25)


Fifth, must include the following: Cover page, Abstract, Conclusion, Sub-headers, Bibliography, spelling/grammar/punctuation; references cited; APA 7th edition format. (15/15)


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