By Barb Portzen
This learning object reviews the procedures for making medical appointments. It can be applied to manual and electronic methods of making appointments.
At Face Value: Issues with Stereotypes
By Ann Jadin
In this learning activity, learners will reflect on the meaning and impact of stereotypes in both personal relationships and work environments. Identifying behaviors, attitudes, and feelings associated with stereotypes are addressed in this activity.
The Four Types of Chemical Reactions
By Barbara Liang
In this animated object, learners examine synthesis, decomposition, exchange, and reversible reactions.
By Sheila Gross
Learners read a scenario about a blood-borne pathogen incident in the workplace and decide the best action to take.
Clinical Crown and Root
By Gail Bohlman
Students identify the enamel, cementum, cementoenamel junction, clinical crown, clinical root, and epithelial attachment of a tooth.
Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Protein
By Kristy Norenberg
Learners follow the path of a protein food from consumption through digestion to absorption into the bloodstream.
Positions Used in Medical Examinations
By Candy Dailey
In this interactive object, students view the various positions used during medical examinations. They then match the names of the positions with the correct images and with their descriptions.
Causes and Risk Factors of Cerebral Vascular Accidents
In this interactive object, the learner examines the causes, symptoms, and risk factors associated with a stroke. The terms "thrombus," "emboli," and "hemorrhage" are defined. A self-assessment of risk factors completes the activity.
Physical Changes Associated with Aging
Learners review normal conditions that are associated with aging. Changes are highlighted in the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, nervous, and sensory systems.
The Two-Neuron Knee-Jerk Reflex Arc
In this interactive object, learners examine the neuron pathway into and out of the spinal cord. They complete the activity by testing their knowledge of vocabulary and the location of spinal cord structures.
The Juxtaglomerular Apparatus
By Becky Polk-Pohlman
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the location, structure, and function of the juxtaglomerular (JG) apparatus.
The Vascular System of the Kidneys
Learners play a vascular system "game" to identify the arteries, capillaries, and veins that make up the renal blood supply pathway. A score is given at the end of the activity.
Cardiac Marker Case Studies
By Dennis Schmidt
The learner will learn how to understand, interpret, and correlate cardiac marker test results.
Analyzing Medical Terms: Urinary System
By Patricia Cline
Students identify the meaning of urinary system word parts to analyze and define medical terms.
Apgar Scoring in the Newborn
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
Students read about the importance of the Apgar score in assessing the newborn after delivery. Each sign of the Apgar score is identified with illustrations to help the student recognize the proper rating.
Basic Pharmacology Terms Matching Game
By Anita Polacek
In this interactive exercise, learners review definitions of 26 terms and then test their knowledge in a matching exercise. Only six terms are included in the quiz; however, if the learner clicks “Restart,” more terms appear in random order.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Assessment
By Barbara Lawson
Learners use peripheral vascular assessment data to examine characteristics of these four conditions: peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis, chronic venous insufficiency, and acute arterial occlusion. A matching exercise completes the learning object.
The Power Position for a Healthy Back
By Patricia Holz
In this interactive object, the learner views examples of the neutral position of the back and compares that stance to the flat back and swayback positions. A brief quiz completes the activity.
By Donna Matusewic
Students read a description of audiograms. They review audiograms representing various degrees and types of hearing loss.
Common Musculoskeletal Fractures
By Jan Schmidt
In this animated and interactive object, learners identify musculoskeletal fractures.
Interpreting Hematology Lab Results
By Kathleen Lee
Learners examine a CBC and study the functions of blood cells, the normal range for each item on the CBC, and possible reasons for increases or decreases from the normal range.
Ascending Tract: The Posterior White Columns
In this animated activity, learners view the pathways and functions of the fasciculus gracilis and the fasciculus cuneatus.
"I Want to Be Well" Case 5: Parasitology
By Dawn Madl
Students make observations and formulate an evaluation that includes diagnosis, microorganism identification, and treatment.
Components of a Prokaryote
By Kristine Snow
In this learning activity you'll assemble the components of a prokaryotic cell and match the names and functions with each structure.
Taking Messages in a Medical Office
In this interactive object, people preparing to work in a medical office review the basic steps to follow when taking phone messages.