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MindTap Basic Health Sciences for ECG: Essentials of Electrocardiography 1st Edition

Cathy Soto

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MindTap® Basic Health Sciences for Soto's ECG: Essentials of Electrocardiography 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 content. A guided learning path explores the knowledge necessary to understand basic heart anatomy and electrophysiology and to successfully administer electrocardiograms. Students can view videos illustrating key content, review ECG strips, complete review activities and critical-thinking challenges, and apply what they’ve learned to realistic situations through Apply Yourself activities. Customize the syllabi, emphasize key topics, and add your own material.

Cathy Soto,

Cathy D. Soto, Ph.D., is a lifelong educator who retired from El Paso Community College after serving for 14 years as program coordinator of the Medical Assisting Program, where she taught all 12 courses including the ECG course. Prior to that, she taught part time for eight years in EPCC's Computer Information Systems Department while also teaching computer programming and medical administrative classes full time as a secondary educator. Dr. Soto taught full time as a secondary educator for a total of 17 years. In addition, she has owned and operated her own business -- Global Education Company -- since 1985. A successful grant writer, Dr. Soto wrote and administered a state grant under the "self-sufficiency welfare to work" program and was funded for $64,500 for the EPCC MA program. A proud veteran, she was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after serving four years as a medical assistant during the Vietnam era. Additionally, Dr. Soto has an extensive volunteer and community service background, most notably serving on the Regional Girl Scout Board of Directors for three terms (12 years) and one term on her church finance council (three years).
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  • Track students in real time with the Progress app. 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 by using your own documents or pulling 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.
1.Introductory Video. An introductory video introduces students to the chapter by showcasing key concepts and skills they will learn.

2. Chapter Learning Objectives. These Learning Objectives are linked to the key points of the chapter to keep students focused on the important takeaways.

3. e-Book for ECG: Essentials of Electrocardiography. The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking.

4. Review Activities, Critical Thinking Challenges, and Test Yourself. Activities from the print book are made interactive online. Students can complete interactive activities to review material, answer questions that challenge their critical thinking skills, and test their knowledge and skills.

5. Apply Yourself. Students can apply their knowledge to real world scenarios and case studies.

6. Certification-Style Questions. Test students with multiple choice questions similar in format to major EKG certification exams.
Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

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: 1305119002
  • ISBN-13: 9781305119000
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Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305393851
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 You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor's manual, videos, and more.

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ISBN: 9781305393875
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, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.