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完成時間為 4 小時

Introduction to Clinical Terms and Abbreviations

In the week 1 video lecture, Dr. Swigart introduces the course and strategies for understanding the structure of clinical abbreviations and complex terms. In week 1 readings, we focus on learning abbreviations related to vital signs. Understanding the structure of abbreviations will help you to identify the meaning of abbreviations presented in this course, as well as those you encounter in the future....
Reading
1 個視頻(共 6 分鐘), 12 個閱讀材料, 6 個測驗
Reading12 個閱讀材料
Welcome to Clinical Terminology!10分鐘
Course Overview10分鐘
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Guidelines for Understanding Clinical Abbreviations10分鐘
Key Terms10分鐘
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Vital Signs10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Temperature10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Pulse10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Respiratory Rate, SpO2 and TPR10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Blood Pressure10分鐘
Week 1 Study Guide10分鐘
Quiz6 個練習
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Vital Signs14分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related toTemperature24分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Pulse12分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Respiratory Rate, SpO2 and TPR18分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Blood Pressure8分鐘
Week 120分鐘
2
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完成時間為 4 小時

Decoding Complex Medical Terms

In week 2, we expand our focus to learn about abbreviations and terms used in the hospital environment. You will tour a modern U.S. clinical unit and visit the bedside of three patients. These vicarious bedside experiences will help you to imagine the context in which the terms and abbreviations are used. Making associations of the terms or abbreviations to specific people, places or types of patients will help to “set” them in your memory. Begin Week 2 by previewing the complex medical terms you will find in this lesson and sharpening your skills for analyzing the structure of complex terms. ...
Reading
8 個視頻(共 22 分鐘), 14 個閱讀材料, 10 個測驗
Video8 個視頻
Tour of the US Clinical Unit9分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles1分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records1分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination分鐘
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto1分鐘
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert分鐘
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope分鐘
Reading14 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Guidelines for Understanding Complex Medical Terms10分鐘
Key Terms10分鐘
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Hospital and Associated Clinical Units10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Patient Health Care Practitioner Notation10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Clinical Assessment Notation10分鐘
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto10分鐘
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert10分鐘
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope10分鐘
Week 2 Study Guide10分鐘
Quiz10 個練習
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Health Care Provider Titles12分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Hospital and Associated Clinical Units8分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Electronic Medical Records2分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms related to the History and Physical Examination10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Patient Health Care Practitioner Notation8分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Clinical Assessment Notation2分鐘
The Surgical Patient: Mrs. Gerto6分鐘
The Comatose Patient: Mr. Taggert8分鐘
The Medical Patient: Mr. Cope6分鐘
Week 220分鐘
3
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完成時間為 3 小時

Advanced Decoding Strategies for Clinical Terms

This week, Dr. Swigart shares more strategies toward discovering the meaning of complex medical/scientific words. It focuses on three essential clinical topics: abbreviations used in emergency situations, the timing and route of medications, and the administration of intravenous infusions. Learning about abbreviations related to medication and intravenous fluid administration requires that you pay close attention....
Reading
2 個視頻(共 4 分鐘), 8 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
Video2 個視頻
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Administration of Medications and IV Fluids分鐘
Reading8 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Guidelines for Safe Use of Abbreviations10分鐘
Key Terms10分鐘
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Emergency Situations10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Timing of Medications10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Route of Administration10分鐘
Week 3 Study Guide10分鐘
Quiz4 個練習
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Emergency Situations44分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Timing of Medications14分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to Route of Administration36分鐘
Week 320分鐘
4
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完成時間為 4 小時

Diseases of the Bodily Systems

This week turns the focus to the acronyms commonly substituted for the name of diseases and conditions of the bodily systems. To help you relate the disease and its acronym, we have organized the diseases according to systems of the body. First letters of words or syllables usually form the acronym, and commonly at least one letter relates to a system of the body....
Reading
1 個視頻(共 3 分鐘), 13 個閱讀材料, 9 個測驗
Video1 個視頻
Reading13 個閱讀材料
Learning Objectives10分鐘
Guidelines for Understanding the Abbreviations for Diseases and Medical Conditions10分鐘
Key Terms10分鐘
Prefix, Root, Suffix (PRS) List10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Neurological System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Musculoskeletal System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Cardiovascular System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Respiratory System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Gastrointestinal System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Genitourinary System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Endocrine System10分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to General Diagnoses10分鐘
Week 4 Study Guide10分鐘
Quiz9 個練習
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Neurological System12分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Musculoskeletal System6分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Cardiovascular System20分鐘
Respiratory System14分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Gastrointestinal System6分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Genitourinary System8分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to the Endocrine System2分鐘
Abbreviations and Terms Related to General Diagnoses8分鐘
Week 420分鐘
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創建者 FBJan 2nd 2018

This course was really helpful. I took notes and will review them often to keep abreast with the medical terms. These will also help me communicate clinically with my PCP. I truly enjoyed this course!

創建者 SHAug 26th 2017

I found this course to be very helpful. It was thought out, it was clear, it made you think critically. It changed your mind set intentionally for learning purposes, and it was effective for me.

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Valerie Swigart, Ph.D. R.N.

Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing
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Michael Gold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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  • Medical terms, abbreviations and acronyms are a large part of the verbal and written communication that occurs in clinical situations in the U.S. Abbreviations are used to increase efficiency by shortening the time to communicate. If you want to join in any conversation about clinical matters, you will need to understand terms, abbreviations and acronyms.

  • You can always ask for clarification. However, clinical settings in U.S. hospitals are often very busy, noisy places with people hurrying to meet patients’ needs. There will be little time for explanation of word meanings. The more emergent the situation, the more likely it is that abbreviations will be used. When you know a term or abbreviation before hearing it on the clinical unit, you will be a better communicator and more effective healthcare team member.

  • No. This is a course for beginning students. A major advantage is that the course helps you to focus on terms that you are most likely to hear or see during your early clinical training.

  • This course emphasizes learning to recognize and decipher common spoken and written clinical terms and abbreviations necessary for clear communication with patients and health care providers. Understanding and learning clinical language will help you to function more effectively and safely as a healthcare team member.

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