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Ivor, Faye; And Others – 1976
Text, illustrations, and exercises are utilized in a set of six learning modules designed to instruct allied health services students and practitioners in necessary vocabulary skills and in selected job-related competencies. The first module, "Step into Medical Terminology" by Faye Ivor, teaches students to recognize the meaning of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Biomedical Equipment, Decimal Fractions, Equipment Utilization
Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1977
This module on medical terminology (using common prefixes, suffixes, and root words) is one of 17 modules designed for individualized instruction in health occupations education programs at both the secondary and postsecondary levels. This module consists of an introduction to the module topic, a list of resources needed, and three learning…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Educational Resources, Individualized Instruction
Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ. – 1992
This document is one of a series of student workbooks developed for workplace skill development courses or workshops by Mercer County Community College (New Jersey) and its partners. Designed to help employees of medical establishments learn medical terminology, this course provides information on basic word structure, body parts, suffixes and…
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Employment Potential
Moseley, James L. – 1984
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…
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Definitions, Higher Education, Learning Modules
Phelps, William R. – 1974
This training guide is prepared primarily for the Vocational Rehabilitation practitioner, although academicians may also find it of value. Sixteen specific areas are covered, including common abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes, root words, general terms, operative terminology, special senses and body systems, general medical examination, medical…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Guides, Human Services, Information Sources
Lachowicz, Donald John – 1974
This text was written to acquaint the non-native speaker of English with the pronunciation, usage and comprehension of English medical terms. A good science background and a knowledge of English grammar and usage are assumed. The volume is divided into five units: (1) Review of Oral English, (2) Vocabulary Exercises and Review, (3) Medical…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
Phelps, William R. – 1974
This paper presents information helpful to the vocational rehabilitation counselor and can be utilized in training programs for the newly employed untrained vocational rehabilitation practitioner. Areas covered include medical terminology, common prefixes and suffixes, speciality boards; paramedic professions, and medical education. Undergraduate…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Counselor Training, Guides
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1983
This training manual for emergency medical technicians, one of 14 modules that comprise the Emergency Victim Care textbook, contains appendixes, a glossary, and an index. The first appendix is an article on communicating with deaf and hearing-impaired patients. Appendix 2, the largest section in this manual, is an introduction to medical…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Autoinstructional Aids, Communication Skills, Deafness
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1977
This instructor's lesson plan guide on human systems and patient assessment is one of fifteen modules designed for use in the training of emergency medical technicians (paramedics). Four units are presented: (1) medical terminology, which covers some common prefixes and suffixes and the use of the medical dictionary; (2) an overview of the…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Experience
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide to an audio-lingual approach to Latin instruction is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The content of this guide to health vocabulary introduces students to Latin and…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1982
This volume consists of three units of a basic core curriculum that is intended for all health workers. Covered in the units are the following topics: (1) the body's need for food, the effect of food on the body, the five food groups, the six nutrients, and therapeutic diets; (2) general principles of asepsis, specific methods of maintaining…
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Dietetics, Disease Control
Moseley, James L. – 1982
Examples of three models for individualizing instruction of library students are presented, i.e., Diagnostic Prescriptive Teaching (DPT), Modularized Instruction, and Nonformal Basic Program. The focus of DPT is on general reference tools and subject reference works in science and technology. The model includes four behavioral objectives, a…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Diagnostic Teaching, Higher Education
Massachusetts Career Development Inst., Springfield. – 1997
This document, which is designed for students preparing to become a certified nurses' aide, contains instructional text and learning activities organized in nine sections. The following topics are covered: the role of the certified nurse's aide (job duties, personal health, professionalism, code of ethics); infection control (the infection…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Communicable Diseases, Competence, Death