In this textbook the focus will be on the bacteria and archaea (traditionally known as the “prokaryotes,”) and the viruses and other acellular agents.
Newly revised in 2012! This easy-to-read booklet is perfect for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities. Discusses how to help students control their asthma and follow an asthma action plan. Also explains how to manage asthma triggers, ensure students have access to their asthma medicines, recognize worsening asthma symptoms and take action, and modify activities based on a childs asthma status. Includes sample asthma action plans and information about using a peak flow meter, metered-dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler.
Video lesson intended for grades 3-5 with a mindfulness moment, warmup, instruction and practice of basic balance and transfer of weight movements, and a sequence of two movements. Video is 15:48 minutes in length.Video created by Virginia's Chief Movement Officers cadre in collaboration with Focused Fitness, Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Department of Education.
This unit introduces basic computing concepts and terminology. It identifies common elements of computers, both in terms of hardware and software and provides information on selecting a computer by discussing the range of computer types, from desktops to laptops to servers. Finally, it provides a history of the development of computing and healthcare information systems over time.
This open short course is offered through Oregon State University (OSU) Open Oregon State. The learning modules in this short course are open, self-study learning modules with no live instructor, facilitator, or enrollment requirements, as these self-paced modules are made publicly visible (student data will remain private) in Canvas. Modules include mental health and well-being, purpose(career) well-being, mindset, personal strengths, and mindfulness meditation
The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the foundations of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry and prepare students to be successful in health-related degree programs. The first part of the textbook focuses on the basic fundamentals of measurements in chemistry, the scientific method, an introduction into atoms, elements and trends of the periodic table. The second part of the textbook focuses on chemical bond formation, stoichiometry and chemical reactions, an introduction to organic chemistry, and the relationship of concepts to biological systems is carried throughout the text with a focus on medical and health-related aspects.
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Katia is a medical student at OHSU and is one year away from being a doctor. She realized she wanted to be a doctor during her senior year in high school after watching a live surgery. She left Oregon to study microbiology in college, worked for two years, and came back home for medical school. She loves to draw and paint, run, bake, play Nintendo games, DIY, tend her houseplant collection and watch Netflix with her husband.
Creative Mode Fitness is a fun and vigorously active way to teach students critical fitness concepts and basic fitness planning. It’s designed to be used with heart rate monitor technology—preferably a team heart rate monitoring system, such as Polar GoFit.
The main objective of this module is to teach students fundamental fitness concepts through fun and vigorously active learning activities. Students will produce safe and appropriate training routines in a group setting, as well as personal Tabata routines that they can perform safely at home.
This activity will help students understand how the enzyme telomerase works to solve the "end replication problem."
This unit depicts the medical model of healthcare in the US, with an overview of the organization of healthcare and the physical structure of healthcare delivery in the outpatient setting, including an overview of the people involved in the delivery of healthcare, their education and licensing. This unit is intended primarily for the student who does not have a background in healthcare, though the topics of this unit will be described at a relatively advanced level.
This unit depicts the medical model of healthcare in the US, with an overview of the organization of healthcare and the physical structure of healthcare delivery in the outpatient, inpatient and long-term care settings, including an overview of the organization of the Veterans Affairs (VA) system. This unit is intended primarily for the student who does not have a background in healthcare, though the topics of this unit will be described at a relatively advanced level.
Students will analyze a photograph to learn about body image. They will also discuss how society views the human body in different cultures.
This unit describes the traditions and values that guide physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. It explores medical ethics, professionalism and legal duties and applies ethics and professionalism to specific topics, including health informatics.