VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY BOOK
An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology (Veterinary Technology) [ Janet Amundson McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology Fourth Edition [Janet Amundson Romich] on McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. Editorial Reviews. Review. 1: Ready,Set, Go. 2: Where, Why, What. 3: Meat and Bones. 4: Head Buy An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology ( Veterinary Technology): Read Books Reviews - resourceone.info
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of learning medical terminology. Review the introductory sections so that you are familiar with the organizational scheme of the textbook and StudyWARETM. Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology 4th Edition Romich .. follow the because they fear students will not take time to study when textbook rigidly. Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians / Edition 8.
The Great Communicator. Seeing and Hearing. All the Rest. Plural Forms of Medical Terms. Ready Set Go. Meat and Bones. Gut Instincts. Null and Void.
Have a Heart. Testing Testing. Pronouncing the term while presenting it visually helps students associate the two. As students progress in their understanding of medical terminology, it is helpful to pronounce the term and have students define it both in written and oral form. Remember that on the job, students will not always see the medical term written down so that they can analyze it.
Learning medical terminology is similar to learning a foreign language. Seeing and analyzing foreign words is valuable in the learning stages, but using a foreign language in conversa- tion and communication is the ultimate goal.
One would not want a student who took French only to be able to conjugate verbs and not be able to order food at a French restaurant.
Medical terminology works the same way. Having students listen to a description of a case history and then asking them what is happening is very valuable.
Aids for developing good study skills and habits are also worthwhile to introduce in medical terminology courses. Using multiple colors of chalks or markers helps students group terms together and associate them with each other.
For example, cardiovascular terms may be written in red, and urinary terms may be written in yellow. Because red is Many class activities require students to work individually.
Not all sam- selves, a supportive atmosphere will help students become ples of hematuria are red to the naked eye, but it does serve as more confident in their abilities. Sometimes it takes a while for a visual clue.
Since red is a darker do, they begin to ask questions and participate in discussions. Because students typ- Peer teaching is another way to help students learn and to ically confuse the terms hematuria and uremia, it is important to build their self-confidence. Students may tutor each other in give them as many memory tools as possible. If one Word parts can also be written in different colors.
Prefixes student is having difficulty grasping the concept of medical may be one color, root words another color, and suffixes still word parts, another student can provide help and may pro- another color.
If word parts are presented in three columns, stu- vide a new suggestion for remembering the material. In some dents can mix and match them to make up their own terms. Then go around the classroom asking students how they For students who learn better by doing, it is helpful to work remember the term.
By sharing information, a student does with instructors of other courses to have them use medical not have to provide all of the answers for every term, but terms in their classes. To reinforce their learning of directional rather an answer for just one or two terms.
Students usually terms, students should be using those terms in animal han- come up with creative ways to remember a term. Peer teach- dling classes. Live animals may be brought to the classroom ing also gets students comfortable with talking and studying for demonstrating directional terms. While holding an animal, outside of class.
Videotapes of actual medical cases and reenactment mnemonics or other memory aids to help students remember of those cases also help reinforce words from a particular body difficult information.
You can use your creativity and sense of system. Students usually can come up with other hands-on humor when creating these learning aids. Flash cards get stu- activities as well. Students also find rhyming phrases and letter association to be effective for remember- ing medical terms. If you tell students that the term with the h is closer to the head h and h , they usually can dif- Students who are comfortable in their environment do ferentiate the two. The aorta is an artery: both begin with a.
In this setting, students should feel free to learn without fear of ridicule or teasing. Students must understand what is expected of them in a medi- The use of teams and team activities in class gives students cal terminology course. Without knowing the expected out- a chance to work together to solve problems and does not comes students become frustrated or overwhelmed with what make weaker students stand out from stronger students.
Most is expected of them.
They also need to know how they will be veterinary clinics are based on the team approach, and this is evaluated. When presented with all of the facts prior to starting a good skill for students to develop early in their career. It is helpful to rotate groups throughout the semester.
After you provide students and defining medical terms. Or, you can assess dictionary use through a quiz on functions. The amount of time allocated for cal word parts, find the term and spell and pronounce a test depends on the number of items on the test and their it correctly.
To evaluate competency in medical terminology, take into Passing Score consideration the method of assessment, the decision as to In an ideal world, only percent performance by a medi- whether the use of a medical dictionary is permitted, the time cal health professional is acceptable.
However, in an academic students have to complete the test, the passing score, and the setting, the level of a passing score is usually determined by number of attempts students are permitted.
Methods of Evaluation Number of Attempts Permitted A written test is the most efficient way to evaluate medical ter- Some instructors permit only one attempt to demonstrate a minology competencies in a classroom setting. Almost any competency.
This relates to the theory that in the workplace, type of question can be used. Then students are allowed to proceed tain skills. These instructors believe that students should through the rest of the test at their own pace.
However, there is usually some point penalty for each each student pronounce a list of, for example, 10 terms. Or, retest. This means that even if a student answers all of the you can evaluate their pronunciation throughout the course questions correctly on a retest, the highest possible score is in a less formal manner.
Some instructors do not advocate the use of a dictionary Computerized test banks are useful, but unless you follow the because they fear students will not take time to study when textbook rigidly, some of the questions may not relate to the they know they can look up answers. However, because stu- material you emphasized. Ask yourself what you want students dents have a certain amount of time to complete the test, using to remember today, remember at the end of the course, remem- a dictionary is a limited advantage.
An alternative is to allow ber on the job, and remember five years from now. Package came early by several days. Also the book is very easy to understand which is good.
On time and as described. Someone wrote in answers to the exercises. I have purchase 2 other books before this and they come nowhere near as good as this one. A must have. See all 22 reviews.
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Students usually terms, students should be using those terms in animal han- come up with creative ways to remember a term. Some instructors do not advocate the use of a dictionary Computerized test banks are useful, but unless you follow the because they fear students will not take time to study when textbook rigidly, some of the questions may not relate to the they know they can look up answers.
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