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MindTap Basic Health Sciences for Therapeutic Communication for Health Care Professionals 4th Edition

Carol D. Tamparo, Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh

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Overview

MindTap® Basic Health Sciences for Therapeutic Communication for Health Care Professionals, 4th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. A guided learning path explores the knowledge students need to effectively communicate in the health care setting. Students watch videos illustrating both effective and ineffective communication, read case studies, and practice appropriate responses to patients in a variety of situations. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Carol D. Tamparo,

Dr. Tamparo, PhD, CMA-A (AAMA) is the former Dean of Business and Allied Health at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Washington, and founder of the Medical Assistant Program at Highline College. The author and co-author of four texts for allied health professionals, she is also a member of the SeaTac American Association of Medical Assistants and the National American Association of Medical Assistants.

Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh, Highline Community College

Ms. Lindh, CMA (AAMA) is Professor Emerita at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, where she served as Program Director and a consultant to the Medical Assistant Program, and received the Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year award for reshaping the program. The co-author of several textbooks on medical assisting, Ms. Lindh conducted workshops and lectured at events across the country during her tenure, and remains an active member of both the SeaTac Chapter of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and the National American Association of Medical Assistants.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, MindTap automatically grades various assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Provide students with ample opportunities to practice and analyze therapeutic communication in realistic situations, from listening and responding to client questions and concerns to analyzing and assessing communication techniques of health care professionals in video case studies.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app and adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
Chapter Objectives. These Chapter Objectives address the key points of the chapter to keep students focused on the important takeaways.

Opening Case Study. An Opening Case Study puts chapter content into a real-world context to provide a framework for learning. Stop and Consider questions engage students in critically thinking about the case study.

Study Time. A PowerPoint review and flashcards help students study key concepts from the chapter.

Exercises. Exercises at the end of each chapter present interesting and interactive ways for learners to apply theory and skills presented in the chapter to specific situations. These exercises are practical and help learners become confident in using knowledge and skills.

Review Questions. These questions test the learner’s comprehension of the chapter with structured and automatically-graded multiple choice questions.

For Further Consideration. This feature provides opportunities for learners to think beyond the text. Chapter material, as well as personal insight and judgment, are required to respond.

Case Studies. Students can apply their knowledge to realistic case studies.

Listening Drills. Students have the opportunity to hone their listening skills through listening to sample client questions and concerns, and then practice providing therapeutic responses.

Video Case Study. Students analyze the communication techniques of health care professionals through watching realistic interactions.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305574648
  • ISBN-13: 9781305574649
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“MindTap’s greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable.”

“I’m convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success.”

“Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I’ve never seen any results like this.”

“MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there.”

“I’m definitely more engaged because of MindTap.”

“MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me.”

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor’s Companion Web Site

ISBN: 9781305574700
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint® presentations that coordinate with chapters in the text, an instructor’s manual, solutions, test banks, and other resources that help streamline course preparation and administration.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305574755
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere. Include your own favorite test questions, create multiple test versions in an instant, and deliver tests from your LMS, classroom, or wherever you want.