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MindTap Medical Terminology for Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Spiral bound Version 8th Edition

Ann Ehrlich, Carol L. Schroeder, Laura Ehrlich, Katrina A. Schroeder

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MindTap® for Ehrlich/Schroeder/Ehrlich/Schroeder’s Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 8th 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. A guided learning path demonstrates the relevance of medical terminology with engagement activities, interactive exercises, and videos. Assignments geared to learning outcomes focus on word-part mastery, vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation. Patient education simulations challenge students to apply concepts. MindTap is certified by Quality Matters, an award-winning leader in quality assurance for online education with rubrics for online and blended course design used by more than 800 universities and schools systems.

Ann Ehrlich, Goddard College

Ann Ehrlich is an experienced teacher, professional author, and lifelong student. Considered one of the leading experts in the field of medical terminology since 1988, she has written numerous books on such health topics as dental assisting, practice management, speech therapy and lymphedema.

Carol L. Schroeder, University of Wisconsin

Carol L. Schroeder has been working for more than 15 years to find innovative ways to present medical terminology at a level appropriate for this text's students. Her background in technical writing, translating, and research is invaluable in continuously updating the content and in creating innovative activities and approaches—such as the Simplified Syllabus and Human Touch stories—to enable instructors to present engaging courses that help all students succeed.

Laura Ehrlich, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Laura Ehrlich, a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Kaiser's South San Francisco Medical Center, enjoys the fast-paced, challenging environment of the emergency department as well as the knowledge that her skills save lives. She excels at explaining medical terminology to patients and training other nurses on new procedures and technology. Previously, she helped develop and present employee training for the Nursing Education Council at San Leandro Hospital.

Katrina A. Schroeder, Boston Children’s Hospital

Katrina A. Schroeder is a Registered Dietitian who trained and works at Boston Children's Hospital, a Harvard Teaching Hospital. After finishing her dietetic internship at Simmons College, she completed the prestigious LEAH (Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) Fellowship in the adolescent department at Boston Children's Hospital. Currently she is a clinical dietitian in the adolescent clinic there, specializing in the nutritional care of teenagers with eating disorders, obesity, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Katrina also writes guides and blogs for the Center for Young Women's Health and runs a small private practice in Brookline, Mass.
  • 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.
  • Assess pronunciation with a cutting edge tool! Using the pronunciation review, students can record themselves speaking medical terms, and then analyze how close they are to saying each term correctly. When students complete the pronunciation test, review the Progress App for their grade or choose the option to listen to their pronunciations.
  • Engaging activities and games review critical learning outcomes like spelling, word building, and vocabulary.
  • Streamlined Chapter Homework and Tests provide a focused approach to reviewing mastery of the major learning outcomes of medical terminology.
  • New games offer additional study tools to help students master key terminology.
  • Learning Lab simulations provide engaging application-based activities that present patient scenarios and encourage students to put all the pieces together using a real-world context.
  • 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.
  • 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.
1.Reality Check – Introduce your students to the world of word parts, the foundation of medical terminology.
2. Check Yourself – See how much your student already knows with this pretest.
3. Chapter Introduction – Review an overview and learning objectives of the chapter, as well as listen to key terms pronounced.
4. Readings – Read chapter content presented in manageable “chunks”. Embedded videos, animations and audio pronunciations enhance learning in context.
5. Assignments – Related to each specific reading section, assignments focus on the learning outcomes for medical terminology: word part mastery, building terms, vocabulary, spelling terms, and correct pronunciation of terms. Image labeling is provided for high level structures of each body system.
6. Abbreviations – The assignment focuses on the most common abbreviations students will see in practice.
7. Study Time – Flashcards, PowerPoints and games allow student to study key terms and major concepts in the chapter.
8. Chapter Homework – Provide additional practice before moving on to the applied learning.
9. Apply Yourself – Application-based activities with simulated video patient scenarios engage student as they apply knowledge of medical terms and concepts learned in the chapter.
10. Test Yourself – Assess students’ mastery of the material with this posttest.
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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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.


Instructor Companion Site

ISBN: 9781305634411
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via Access and download the workbook answer keys.

Student Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305634381
This website provides a variety of resources to help you review for class, including animations and lecture notes.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305634404
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.

Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781305634367
The student workbook is designed to help your students retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key-term definition queries, and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.


Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781305634367
The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key-term definition queries, and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.