MindTap® Medical Terminology, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access for Ehrlich/Schroeder/Ehrlich/Schroeder's Medical Terminology for Health Professions

  • AUTHORS: Ann Ehrlich; Carol L. Schroeder; Laura Ehrlich; Katrina A. Schroeder
  • ISBN-13: 9781305634435 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Mixed Media 
  • 8th Edition
  • ©2017     Published
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About The Product

MindTap® Medical Terminology for Ehrlich/Schroeder/Ehrlich/Schroeder’s Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 8th is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. The MindTap elevates learning by providing real-world application to better engage students. A guided learning path demonstrates the relevance of medical terminology to health care professions through engagement activities, interactive exercises, and videos. Assignments are geared to learning outcomes: word part mastery and building, vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation. Patient education simulations elevate the study of medical terminology by challenging students to apply concepts to practice. This MindTap is now certified by Quality Matters! What is Quality Matter? Quality Matters is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received many awards for its peer-based assessments and continuous improvement philosophy. Quality Matters’ Rubrics for online and blended course design have been adopted by more than 800 colleges and universities, K-12 schools and systems, and other academic institutions, and continue to influence many others. QM design standards are based on widely agreed-upon best practices and supported by a growing body of research. For more information, please visit: https://www.qualitymatters.org/


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  • Assess pronunciation with a cutting edge tool! Using the pronunciation review, students can record themselves speaking medical terms, and then analyze how close they are to saying each term correctly. When students complete the pronunciation test, review the Progress App for their grade or choose the option to listen to their pronunciations.
  • Engaging activities and games review critical learning outcomes like spelling, word building, and vocabulary.
  • Streamlined Chapter Homework and Tests provide a focused approach to reviewing mastery of the major learning outcomes of medical terminology.
  • New games offer additional study tools to help students master key terminology.
  • Learning Lab simulations provide engaging application-based activities that present patient scenarios and encourage students to put all the pieces together using a real-world context.
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About the Contributor

  • Ann Ehrlich

    Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.

  • Carol L. Schroeder

    Carol L. Schroeder has been working for more than 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating, and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating innovative activities and approaches—such as the Simplified Syllabus and Human Touch stories—to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

  • Laura Ehrlich

    Laura Ehrlich, a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Kaiser's South San Francisco Medical Center, enjoys the fast-paced, challenging environment of the emergency department as well as the knowledge that her skills save lives. She excels at explaining medical terminology to patients and training other nurses on new procedures and technology. Previously, she helped develop and present employee training for the Nursing Education Council at San Leandro Hospital.

  • Katrina A. Schroeder

    Katrina A. Schroeder is a Registered Dietitian who trained and works at Boston Children's Hospital, a Harvard Teaching Hospital. After finishing her dietetic internship at Simmons College, she completed the prestigious LEAH (Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) Fellowship in the adolescent department at Boston Children's Hospital. Currently she is a clinical dietitian in the adolescent clinic there, specializing in the nutritional care of teenagers with eating disorders, obesity, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Katrina also writes guides and blogs for the Center for Young Women's Health and runs a small private practice in Brookline, Mass.

Table of Contents

1.Reality Check – Introduce your students to the world of word parts, the foundation of medical terminology.
2. Check Yourself – See how much your student already knows with this pretest.
3. Chapter Introduction – Review an overview and learning objectives of the chapter, as well as listen to key terms pronounced.
4. Readings – Read chapter content presented in manageable “chunks”. Embedded videos, animations and audio pronunciations enhance learning in context.
5. Assignments – Related to each specific reading section, assignments focus on the learning outcomes for medical terminology: word part mastery, building terms, vocabulary, spelling terms, and correct pronunciation of terms. Image labeling is provided for high level structures of each body system.
6. Abbreviations – The assignment focuses on the most common abbreviations students will see in practice.
7. Study Time – Flashcards, PowerPoints and games allow student to study key terms and major concepts in the chapter.
8. Chapter Homework – Provide additional practice before moving on to the applied learning.
9. Apply Yourself – Application-based activities with simulated video patient scenarios engage student as they apply knowledge of medical terms and concepts learned in the chapter.
10. Test Yourself – Assess students’ mastery of the material with this posttest.

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