Using a Lumber Rule
By Patrick Molzahn
Learners read how to use a lumber rule to quickly and accurately estimate board feet. They then use virtual samples to practice the process.
Analyzing Medical Terms: Urinary System
By Patricia Cline
Students identify the meaning of urinary system word parts to analyze and define medical terms.
Stages of Labor and Delivery
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
In this interactive object, learners read the characteristics of each stage of labor and delivery. They then identify the stages in a multiple-choice assessment.
The Structure of the Kidney
By Mary Riebe
In this interactive object, the learner identifies the kidney's internal and external structures.
By Martha Bryan, Linda Lockshin
Students read about how acid/base balance affects a person's health. This activity includes animation.
The Musculoskeletal Game Show!
By Sharon Willadsen
Learners answer questions from a game board with such headings as "It Fractures Me," "Name the Disease," "Complications," and "Interventions." Up to three people can play at one time. Contestants "buzz in" their answers to accumulate points.
Apgar Scoring in the Newborn
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.
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.
The Cell: Passive Transport Osmosis (Video)
Explore what passive transport osmosis is and how it moves water through a semipermeable membrane.
The Vertebral Column
By Barbara Liang
Learners read a brief description of the vertebral column and examine the distinctive features of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae.
Dietary Manager Training: Cooling Foods Using an Ice Water Bath
By Kristy Norenberg
In this animated learning object, learners read about the proper handling of foods that contain the nutrients and water that bacteria require for growth.
Mannitol Salt Agar
By Kristine Snow
In this overview, students examine and identify mannitol positive and mannitol negative bacteria on mannitol salt agar.
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.
Classification of Joints
In this animated object, learners examine the different types of joints and their movements.
Qualitative and Quantitative Disorders of Leukocytes
By James Manto
Learners play a game of Tic-Tac-Toe to test their knowledge of non-malignant qualitative and quantitative disorders of white blood cells.
By Eileen Bouchard
The learner constructs a nail and identifies the terms relating to the structures of the nail in a matching exercise.
In this animated object, learners examine how the sensory, motor, mixed, and reflex nerves work in the human body.
Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates
Learners follow the path of a carbohydrate food from consumption through digestion to absorption into the bloodstream. In a matching exercise, students identify the main type of carbohydrate found in four different foods.
Dietary Manager Training: Evaluating Test Trays
Students read how to record relevant information on a test tray evaluation form. They enter their own analysis of the data in a practice exercise.
Respiratory Matching Game
In this interactive object, learners review respiratory system terminology and then match the terms with their definitions in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Gastrointestinal System Anatomy
By Jan Schmidt
In this interactive object, learners review the parts of the gastrointestinal system and then check their knowledge in a matching exercise.
Acid-Base Imbalances and Their Etiologies
In this interactive object, the learner matches various disorders to the acid-base disturbances they cause.
By Marylou Mercado
In this interactive object, learners review the medication, nursing implications, and client outcomes of gastrointestinal management. For every right answer, the learner earns a square on a tic-tac-toe board while playing against the computer or another contestant.
The Brain -- Anatomy and Function
By Susan Heitman
Learners review and reinforce their knowledge of brain anatomy and function. They complete an exercise matching brain terms with their functions.