This assignment allows you to reflect on what you learn in the course, write about a medical problem,
and discuss it with your classmates.
You will write a short paper on a medical problem that you, a family member, and/or a close friend have
experienced. The medical problem must relate to one of the units in this course. The due date for this
assignment will depend on the topic you select and its application to the subject matter of the course
(i.e., if your medical problem is a bone-related disease, then it would be assigned right after we finish
the skeletal system).
After you post the paper, you must lead a discussion with your classmates, who will respond to your
post with questions and provide extra information pertinent to your post. In each unit, you are also
required to read the medical experience papers shared by your classmates and respond to at least 2 of

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