Tips for Helping Students Understand Medical Terminology

Tips for Helping Students Understand Medical Terminology

Understanding medical terminology is an important competency for any student aspiring to a career in the medical field. However, it can also be a significant barrier to entry for some students who find it too complex or intimidating. Whether a student is interested in medical coding, transcription, clinical roles, or medical administration, being able to…

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How Interactive 3D Anatomy Experiences Improve AT Education

How Interactive 3D Anatomy Experiences Improve AT Education

Athletic trainers face a serious task. Their goal is to find ways to help the human body reach its peak potential through specialized healthcare. Athletic trainers are responsible not only for the client’s health, but also their athletic careers. This is why athletic trainers are considered healthcare professionals, held to specific and precise standards by…

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What COVID-19 can Tell Us About Educating The Next <br>Generation of Health Science Professionals

What COVID-19 can Tell Us About Educating The Next
Generation of Health Science Professionals

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent changes in the public health space are revealing crucial areas where we have to re-examine the way we educate health-care providers and make available pathological research. Advances in medical technology, reduced testing costs, and growing public awareness of health issues have all increased demand for medical services in both clinical…

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Building Effective Human Anatomy Courses Online

Building Effective Human Anatomy Courses Online

An understanding of human anatomy and physiology is vital for any student wishing to study health science. Human anatomy courses teach students how the body works structurally, chemically, and hormonally. They are the building block of health science education. If students don’t understand these basics, they won’t understand their other classes.  Human anatomy students want…

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On and Off the Court: Where Do Athletic Trainers Work?

On and Off the Court: Where Do Athletic Trainers Work?

There’s more to athletic training than just working on a sports field. Assisting athletes might be the backbone of the profession, but there’s no limit to the settings where an athletic trainer can apply their expertise. Athletic Trainers are individuals who’ve worked to become qualified and multi-skilled health care professionals. Athletic trainers, or ATs, work…

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Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

One of the most pressing challenges in health education today is how to teach human anatomy more effectively. Educators across all content areas find it difficult to keep students engaged and fascinated with the topics they teach, and medicine is no exception.  Today’s medical student wants more interactive material, especially when tackling complicated subjects like…

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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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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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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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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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