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ERIC Number: ED249873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Common Medical Abbreviations and Terminology: Modularized Instruction for Nurses.
Moseley, James L.
A learning module to introduce nurses to the main medical abbreviations and often-used prefixes and suffixes is presented. Learning objectives of the module are: to provide the definitions of often-used suffixes and prefixes, and to identify definitions of medical abbreviations. The following materials are presented: a pretest consisting of 30 abbreviations, answers to the pretest, a list of three medical dictionaries of abbreviations and acronyms, a 25-item posttest requiring matching of abbreviations and the answers, answers to the posttest, pretests for matching medical prefixes and suffixes and the answers, posttests for writing the definitions for 25 medical prefixes and 25 suffixes, and the answers for the posttests. A few learning activities are also suggested. (SW)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A