ERIC Number: ED378441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jul-15
Reference Count: N/A
Vocabulary for Healthcare Personnel.
Developed by educators from the Emily Griffith Opportunity School, this teacher's guide presents a course in health care vocabulary for secretaries, medical records personnel, laboratory assistants, shipping personnel, and patient relations personnel in health care facilities. The course, which should require 10-14 hours of instruction, contains lessons that cover the following topics: introduction--medical systems, word parts, Greek and Latin derivatives, prefixes and suffixes, common medical terms, and mnemonics. Half of the lessons are devoted to review and practice activities; pre- and post-tests and an evaluation section are also included. Lessons consists of a topic, objectives, instructor information, materials (multiple handouts), and activities with teacher notes. Contains 13 suggested medical resources. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Definitions, Health Services, Hospital Personnel, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Medical Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Workplace Literacy, Workshops
Emily Griffith Opportunity School, 1250 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80204 ($27.60).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.
Note: For related modules, see CE 068 153-167. Some handouts may contain very small or broken type.