Use Interviewing as a Medical Terminology Class Assignment

What better way to connect your medical terminology student with the real world of healthcare than to include an assignment for them to interview a healthcare professional!

Interviewing a Healthcare Professional

Interviewing a healthcare professional as a medical terminology class assignment is a favorite of mine because I find by interviewing a professional the students:

  • develop a greater appreciation for why and how terms are used in healthcare practice.
  • learn how various professions within the healthcare field employ different sets of medical terms.
  • realize how the use of medical language with other healthcare professionals improves communication, but the same use of medical language with patients can create confusion.

Read More >>


Categories inside our Medical Terminology Blog

Medical Terminology Games

Games are a powerful and fun activity for learning.


Medical Terminology New Terms

Medical language began with the ancient Greeks over 2000 years ago, since then as medical practice evolved so did the language of medicine.

Use this category to keep current.

Medical Terminology Faculty Tips

Teaching a new language can have its challenges.

Use this category for practical hints and techniques for teaching and learning medical terminology.

Featured Terms

Medical terms are from Greek and Latin origin, modern language, acronyms or eponyms.

Use this category to learn about medical terms in depth.

Videos

Short videos allow for efficient processing of information and memory recall.

Use this category of selected videos to watch individually or in the classroom.


COVID-19 Review

COVID-19 and the Flu

Flu season is here! COVID-19 is still with us. Read the comparison chart of these two infectious respiratory diseases and be prepared!
Read more >>

Terminology for COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 test information is swirling about us. It's on TV, in newspapers, on social media, and in conversation. Did you have a test? Which one was itMORE
Read more >>

Medical Terminology Crossword: Coronavirus, COVID-19

Our medical language is evolving as the COVID-19 pandemic plays out. For that reason, we are issuing the 5th consecutive blog on this topic. Use the cMORE
Read more >>

Medical Terminology Games
Quizzes      Crosswords      Jumbles
Sign Up To Receive Posts by Email

Follow Us

FacebooktwitterlinkedinFacebooktwitterlinkedin