A supplement to the new 6th edition of Exploring Medical Language, this online course helps the student develop the specialized vocabulary needed in the clinical setting, and the word analysis skills needed to define unfamiliar terms. The course is organized by body system and offers a wide range of interactive exercises and media elements such as animations and slide shows with audio narration. These elements amplify text content, synthesize concepts presented in the text, reinforce learning, and demonstrate the practical application of medical language. Online course management offers features such as a calendar, real-time chat, e-mail connections, a bulletin board, grade book, and instructor syllabus. Interactive exercises offer frequent opportunities to recall and recognize medical terms, with word building, identification, spelling, pronunciation, matching, multiple choice, true or false, fill-in-blank, labeling, and case studies. Original art includes more than 450 anatomical illustrations, over 650 disease and disorder illustrations, and many new drawings and graphics. More than 35 animations and narrated slide shows demonstrate physiologic processes. Icons alert the learner to important elements such as Factoids, Learning Links, and Discussion Topics. Bolded and linked terms connect students to definitions and audio pronunciations in the glossary. Glossary defines more than 5, 000 terms, and includes pronunciations in English and Spanish. A Self-Mastery Quiz and Self-Mastery Exam follow each module. The design is based on the book's new design, with an overall interface enhancement. New terms and abbreviations are added, such as complementary and alternative medicine terminology, reflecting advances in technology and changes in the health care delivery system. Medical Report Activity requires students to locate answers to questions related to medical terminology in mock medical reports. Spanish translations and pronunciations are included for all glossary terms Expanded qthreadedq case studies present a patient with a medical condition that pertains to the body system being discussed, then the patient is revisited throughout the modules, keeping the student engaged and providing a qreal-worldq application. More interactive exercises are provided, with qmini-activitiesq placed throughout the lessons rather than only at the end, thus giving students the opportunity to test their knowledge in smaller qchunks.q More end-of-module case studies are included, with questions that utilize the medical terms describing the condition.These elements amplify text content, synthesize concepts presented in the text, reinforce learning, and demonstrate the practical application of medical language.
|Title||:||Medical Terminology Online to Accompany Exploring Medical Language|
|Author||:||Myrna LaFleur Brooks|
|Publisher||:||Mosby Incorporated - 2005-03|