Book Description: Medical Terminology Online offers a wide range of auditory and visual elements and various interactive exercises to amplify text content, synthesize concepts presented in the text, provide multiple activities for reinforcement of learning, and demonstrate the practical application of medical language using media-rich content, including animations and slide shows with audio narrations. New and updated information from the text is included. The online course companion is available in Evolve, Blackboard, and WebCT course management systems, providing everything an instructor needs to implement an online course or provide online support to a lecture-format class.Course management software available in WebCT, Blackboard, or Evolve that provides the platform for deploying online features such as real-time chat, calendar, e-mail connections, bulletin board, grade book, and instructor syllabus.Interactive exercises such as word building, spelling, pronunciation, matching, labeling, multiple choice, true or false, case studies, and more.Over 650 disease and disorder illustrations, over 450 anatomical illustrations, and many new drawings and graphics on each screen.Over 50 animations and slide shows with audio narration demonstrate physiologic processes.Helpful icons alert users to unique elements within the program, such as Factoids, Discussion Board, and Learning Links.Hypertext links direct users to related areas and to other resources for further study.Bolded terms within the text connect students to audio of the correct pronunciations of terms.Includes an extensive glossary of over 5,000 terms, including definitions, listed in alphabetical order. Student can click on a term and hear it pronounced correctly.Students can evaluate their mastery of module content by completing the Self-Mastery Quiz at the end of each module before taking the Self-Mastery Exam. The exam is automatically scored and reported to instructor.A new design based on the new book design, with an overall interface enhancement.New conditions and updated information, including the latest developments in SARS, HIV encephalopathy, hormone replacement research, and the expanding areas of immunology and oncology.Expanded threaded case studies that present a patient with a particular medical condition that pertains to the body system being discussed. The patient is referenced throughout each section of the module, keeping the student engaged and providing a "real-world" application. The "threads" are now expanded throughout each module and include more terms within the case study, encouraging the student to apply their knowledge of the terms.More interactive exercises, including "mini activities" placed throughout the lessons.More animations and slide shows with audio narration that clearly illustrate difficult concepts.