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You have just said "yes" to teaching your first medical terminology course. Now what?
Learn about Key Feature #1 - the unique learning system used in Exploring Medical Language
During its 36 years in print, nearly 2,000,000 students have turned the pages Exploring Medical Language to prepare for entry into health professions.
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Let the blog help you keep up with new medical terms, add humor and interactive dynamics to your lecture, or impress upon students the importance of mastery of medical language in healthcare.
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Myrna LaFleur Brooks has had a 49-year relationship with medical terminology. After having two popular medical terminology textbooks published and creating a medical terminology blog, she takes a look back.
Help students remember the terms cholelithiasis (gallstones) and choledocholithiasis by sorting out the difference through the meaning of their word parts.
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Learn how you can help students effectively use the 'old fashioned' paper flashcard method to learn word parts, plus save time doing it.
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Does the combining form in medical terms relating to childbirth describe the mother or the newborn? Read the article to find out an easy way to remember.
Are your students' minds elsewhere when you begin class? Cell phones? Instagram? Student loans? Try using chapter pretests to bring your students into the present.
Learn how to add 'interviewing a healthcare professional to discuss how medical language is used on the job' into your class activities.
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Use games to connect concepts with medical terms.
Students practice using medical terms in a real-world healthcare setting.