During my 25 years as a college educator, I taught many medical terminology courses. Each year I would try to add something new to my teaching tool-kit. One semester I introduced chapter pretests. I found them to be simple, quick, and effective. Read more >>
Medical Terminology Teaching Tip: Interview a Health Professional
Students are asked to spend 15-20 minutes with a healthcare professional on discussing the use of medical language on the job and sharing what they find with the class as a whole.
This is one of my favorite assignments for the medical terminology courses I teach. Read more >>
A student recently shared she still has a hard time distinguishing the terms cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis.
“What’s the difference?” she asked. Excellent question!
Let’s take a closer look. Read more >>