Current Event Article Discussion questions

1. Select an article from a newspaper, magazine, or on-line material. Your article should be unique and not one your classmate has already chosen.
2. Write a one-paragraph summary that includes the main point of the article.
3. Include a reference for the article.
Part Two: Terms – Definition and Pronunciation
1. Find 10 medical terms from the current event article and list the words and their definitions. These are the terms that will be recorded in audio.
2. Go to the Course Materials and find the Glossary link under the Student Resources and open. Locate your (10) words listed for that week and play the audio pronunciation. Listen carefully and repeat each word out loud, practicing until you are confident that your pronunciation is correct.
3. Now you will record yourself pronouncing these terms. Be prepared with your list of terms, then select Start a New Thread for this discussion.
4. Enter a subject, for instance, Unit 2 Current Event Your Name. Write a brief introduction in the text box. Then select Add Attachments. Select Record, then Record Audio. Read your list of terms, being sure to pronounce them correctly.
5. Select Post to submit your discussion entry.

Part Three
In this unit we have discussed the medical terminology concepts of root words, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Describe each in detail. Where can they be found in a word? What can each of these four word components tell you about a word? How do you find each to be useful in understanding new terms and definitions? Pick three terms and dissect them based on these components. Make certain to identify each component in your dissections.

Part Four
The skin is the largest organ in the body. Why is the skin considered to be an organ and why is it the largest organ in the body? Describe in detail the four main functions of the skin. Could we survive without skin? Why or why not?

Part Five
This unit we learned about the musculoskeletal system. What are the bones that are most commonly broken and what are possible causes of each? What are they types of breaks, and how would you describe each one?

Part Six: Current Event Article
1. elect an article from a newspaper, magazine, or on-line material. Your article should be unique and not one your classmate has already chosen.
2. Write a one-paragraph summary that includes the main point of the article.
3. Include a reference for the article.
Part Seven: Terms – Definition and Pronunciation
1. Find 10 medical terms from the current event article and list the words and their definitions. These are the terms that will be recorded in audio.
2. Go to the Course Materials and find the Glossary link under the Student Resources and open. Locate your (10) words listed for that week and play the audio pronunciation. Listen carefully and repeat each word out loud, practicing until you are confident that your pronunciation is correct.
3. Now you will record yourself pronouncing these terms. Be prepared with your list of terms, then select Start a New Thread for this discussion.
4. Enter a subject, for instance, Unit 2 Current Event Your Name. Write a brief introduction in the text box. Then select Add Attachments. Select Record, then Record Audio. Read your list of terms, being sure to pronounce them correctly.
5. Select Post to submit your discussion entry.

Part Eight
This unit we learned about the various disorders of the respiratory system. What is tuberculosis and what exactly does it do to the human body? What symptoms will one experience with this disorder? Describe the conditions under which TB is most easily transferred from person to person. Why is TB a particularly grave threat to anyone with AIDS?

Part Nine
This unit we learned how the immune system works to protect the human body. What is stress and how much stress is too much stress? How is stress related to the immune response? What impacts does stress have on your immune response? Describe some of the stressful times in your life and the impacts it has had on your body.

Part Ten
This unit we learned about the brain and spinal cord and their functions in the human body. The brain and the spinal cord are surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid. What is the function of this fluid? Why is an examination of this fluid important in the diagnosis of neurological conditions?

Part Eleven: Current Event Article
1. elect an article from a newspaper, magazine, or on-line material. Your article should be unique and not one your classmate has already chosen.
2. Write a one-paragraph summary that includes the main point of the article.
3. Include a reference for the article.
Part Twelve: Terms – Definition and Pronunciation
1. Find 10 medical terms from the current event article and list the words and their definitions. These are the terms that will be recorded in audio.
2. Go to the Course Materials and find the Glossary link under the Student Resources and open. Locate your (10) words listed for that week and play the audio pronunciation. Listen carefully and repeat each word out loud, practicing until you are confident that your pronunciation is correct.
3. Now you will record yourself pronouncing these terms. Be prepared with your list of terms, then select Start a New Thread for this discussion.
4. Enter a subject, for instance, Unit 2 Current Event Your Name. Write a brief introduction in the text box. Then select Add Attachments. Select Record, then Record Audio. Read your list of terms, being sure to pronounce them correctly.
5. Select Post to submit your discussion entry.

Part Thirteen
This unit we learned about the organs that comprise the digestive system. Which organs of the digestive system can be surgically removed safely? What is the function of each of these organs and how can the digestive system function without the use of these organs?

Part Fourteen
This unit we learned about the various glands in the human body and the function of each. Describe the thyroid and parathyroid glands to include their location in the body, appearance, and function. How are they similar and how do they differ? Identify the hormones produced by each. How important are they to our survival?

Part Fifteen: Current Event Article
1. Select an article from a newspaper, magazine, or on-line material. Your article should be unique and not one your classmate has already chosen.
2. Write a one-paragraph summary that includes the main point of the article.
3. Include a reference for the article.
Part Sixteen: Terms – Definition and Pronunciation
1. Find 10 medical terms from the current event article and list the words and their definitions. These are the terms that will be recorded in audio.
2. Go to the Course Materials and find the Glossary link under the Student Resources and open. Locate your (10) words listed for that week and play the audio pronunciation. Listen carefully and repeat each word out loud, practicing until you are confident that your pronunciation is correct.
3. Now you will record yourself pronouncing these terms. Be prepared with your list of terms, then select Start a New Thread for this discussion.
4. Enter a subject, for instance, Unit 2 Current Event Your Name. Write a brief introduction in the text box. Then select Add Attachments. Select Record, then Record Audio. Read your list of terms, being sure to pronounce them correctly.
5. Select Post to submit your discussion entry.

Part Seventeen
This unit we learned about the menstrual cycle and the various phases of this cycle. Describe these three phases in detail. What happens in each phase, which hormones are important to each phase, and what are their functions?

Part Eighteen
This unit we learned about the various diseases and disorders of the urinary system. What is a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and what are the causes? Who is more likely to get a UTI – males or females? Why do you think that is? What are some preventative measures that can be taken to prevent UTIs?

 

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