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2013 TECH-My Doctor Does Not Speak English (H.S.)

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
Medical professionals have their own language. They use medical terminology and abbreviations in their work every day. It is the professional language that helps them communicate effectively and quickly. It is important that health care workers communicate with patients in a way that will help them understand the procedures they are going through.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Career and Technical Education Introduction
Standard 7 Objective 3

Explore the relationship and impact of healthcare on technology.

Career Connections:

  • Family Practitioner (M.D.)

Materials:
My Doctor Doesn't Speak English video
PowerPoint
Word Search
Matching Worksheet
Listening Guide

Attachments

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify medical terminology used in healthcare.
  • Demonstrate various methods of giving and obtaining medical information.
  • Explore related career Pathways leading to college and career options.

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Watch the video “My Doctor Doesn’t Speak English”. Have students complete the questions on the listening guide while they watch the video.
  2. Go through the Medical Terminology and Abbreviations PowerPoint. Have students complete the questions on the listening guide while they watch the video.
  3. Have students complete the Medical Terminology word search.
  4. Have students complete the Medical Terminology matching. The answers are included.

Author:
Rachel Decker

Created Date :
Sep 12 2013 16:09 PM

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