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.
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.
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.
Taking Messages in a Medical Office
By Barb Portzen
In this interactive object, people preparing to work in a medical office review the basic steps to follow when taking phone messages.
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.
Cardiac Checkup Puzzle
By Sue Suchomel
Learners review common terms associated with cardiovascular anatomy and physiology by working a crossword puzzle. Immediate feedback is provided after each term.
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.
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.
Dietary Manager Training: Preventing Backflow of Contaminated Water into Potable Water
In this animated learning object, students read about the backflow of contaminated water and how to prevent it.
Levels of Prevention
By Lucie Cutler
In this interactive object, learners identify a variety of prevention activities as primary, secondary, or tertiary.
Psychotropic Medications and Neurotransmitters
In this animated object, learners examine how psychotropic medications act on neurotransmitter systems to achieve their desired effect.
Anatomy of the Hip
By Ann Jadin
Learners examine and identify the parts of the hip joint.
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.
Dental Hygiene: A Case Study for "Tom"
By Sandra Kohlmann
Learners assess the periodontal status and the health risk factors of a fictitious patient. They also make treatment recommendations in this interactive lesson.
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.
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.
Acid-Base Imbalances and Their Etiologies
In this interactive object, the learner matches various disorders to the acid-base disturbances they cause.
In this interactive object, learners sort antihypertensive medications into categories. Descriptions are provided.
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.
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.
Dietary Manager Training: Cooling Foods Using an Ice Water Bath
In this animated learning object, learners read about the proper handling of foods that contain the nutrients and water that bacteria require for growth.