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The National Health Science Assessment Explained

The National Health Science Assessment Explained

Health science educators across the country want the best for their students’ academic future. Likewise, University instructors want students and health professional candidates to be well-prepared for their healthcare voyage.  If you are a college health science educator, you might already know about the National Health Science Assessment. The National Health Science Assessment is a…

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What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

When educators don’t proactively implement instructional strategies that align with their students’ learning styles, those students tend to lose focus on instructional materials. Consequently, when tested, learners in single-strategy educational environments often show poor retention of the subject matter covered. This results in a higher dropout rate, a lower pass rate, and consequently a reduced…

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How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

Students who are interested in becoming medical doctors often start by taking the MCAT. The MCAT, or Medical College Admissions Test, is the standardized test used to measure a student’s knowledge and reasoning skills before their admission to a rigorous medical program. For many of your students, it will be the most extensive exam they…

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Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Education has traditionally taken place in physical classrooms, where educators and students can interface in person. But in recent years, online learning and the use of digital curriculum has become a popular option for education, letting individuals study from any place and at any time. Digital learning is a welcome development in modern education. A…

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Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Physically healthy people lead richer, more satisfying lives than their less healthy peers, according to a study by the U.S. government’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. That’s why health education is a primary component of any school or university’s general health science program.  A key objective of most health education curricula is to…

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What is Medical Terminology?

What is Medical Terminology?

Have you ever traveled to a foreign country where nobody spoke your language? Think for a moment about how that felt. At first, you probably felt adrift, out of your depth, like you couldn’t understand anything around you. You couldn’t communicate because of the language barrier. People see fields like medicine, computer science, and coding…

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Concerned about Academic Dishonesty? </br> Learn How Online Proctoring Works & How It Can Help

Concerned about Academic Dishonesty?
Learn How Online Proctoring Works & How It Can Help

According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, more than one-third of students registered in post-secondary classes at American colleges and universities are enrolled in distance learning. As more adults are pursuing new career paths and recent high school graduates seek more flexible learning environments, that number is expected to grow.…

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Athletic Trainers Provide Value

Athletic Trainers Provide Value

If you have an interest in sports and enjoy helping people to feel and perform their best, you might thrive in a career as an athletic trainer. Athletic Training 101: What Is an Athletic Trainer? Athletic trainers are skilled healthcare professionals who provide preventative care and treatment, primarily but not exclusively to athletes. Athletic trainers…

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Solving the A&P Attrition Problem: </br>A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

Solving the A&P Attrition Problem:
A New Approach to Anatomy & Physiology

There’s no denying that Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) is a challenging course. Even the most dedicated students can find the lecture and labs overtaxing. It’s not surprising that many struggle, and many don’t make it through. In fact, a new report from the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society found that nationwide, A&P attrition rates are…

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