Physical Changes Associated with Aging
By Ann Jadin
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 Human Heart and the Cardiovascular System (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners identify the parts of the cardiovascular system and examine blood flow.
Types of Hip Fractures
Learners read about five different fractures of the hip and the treatments used.
Causes and Medical Treatment of Hip Fractures
Learners examine the factors that contribute to hip fractures including osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and osteomalacia.
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.
Anatomy of the Lungs (Screencast)
Learners examine the anatomical parts of the lungs.
Pathology of Cardiac Disease (Screencast)
In this animated activity, learners examine the symptoms of four cardiac conditions: coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and valvular disease.
The Parts of a Wheelchair (Screencast)
By Patricia Holz
In this screencast, students view a basic wheelchair and identify its parts.
Anatomy of the Hip
Learners examine and identify the parts of the hip joint.
Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hand
Learners examine four stages of rheumatoid arthritis and compare them to the normal synovial joint.