Mechanisms of Disease
By Amy Janssen
In this activity, you will review some main terms used regarding the mechanisms of disease.
Analyzing Medical Terms: Urinary System
By Patricia Cline
Students identify the meaning of urinary system word parts to analyze and define medical terms.
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.
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 Human Heart and the Cardiovascular System
By Ann Jadin
In this animated and interactive object, learners identify the parts of the cardiovascular system and examine blood flow.
The Skeleton: Bones & Joints
By Robert Formanek
In this interactive object, learners review the major parts of the skeletal system by clicking on the correct term as each bone or joint is highlighted on a skeleton.
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.
Medical Terminology Abbreviations
By Mary Rahr
In this activity, you will work with a list of medical terminology abbreviations and their definitions.
By Carol Eschmann
Learners test their knowledge of the high risk newborn in this interactive game.
By Jeannie McClennon-Leong
In this learning object, learners examine the movement of fluid within the vascular system. A short quiz completes the activity.
The Imaging Pathology Game Show!
By Kay Parish
Using a game show format, learners test their knowledge of various pathologies as organized by body system.
By Susan McNeely
In this interactive game, learners review emergency medications. For every right answer, the learner earns a square on the tic-tac-toe board while playing against the computer or another contestant.
Pharmacology Game Show
Learners answer questions about drugs and "buzz-in" their responses to accumulate points. Up to three people can play at one time on the game board.
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.
Anatomy of the Hip
Learners examine and identify the parts of the hip joint.
Cardiac Marker Case Studies
By Dennis Schmidt
The learner will learn how to understand, interpret, and correlate cardiac marker test results.
Stages of Dental Plaque Formation
By Sandra Kohlmann
In this animated activity, students read about the stages of microbial dental plaque formation and the time it takes for each stage to occur.
Dietary Manager Training: Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates
By Kristy Norenberg
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.
EMT Basic Refresher: Patient Scenario #7
By Tim Sheehan
Learners follow an EMT response to a shopping mall where a teenage girl is choking on food. In this interactive object, learners examine response procedures, resources, and medications, and determine what actions the EMTs should take.
Learners complete a crossword puzzle with terms that relate to common diseases and disorders of the digestive system. Immediate feedback is provided. Learners have the option to send an e-mail to their instructors notifying them that the learning object has been completed.
By Marylou Mercado
In this interactive object, learners sort antihypertensive medications into categories. Descriptions are provided.
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.
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.
By Martha Bryan, Linda Lockshin
Students read and test themselves on the conditions that cause specific acid/base imbalances.
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.