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Who Owns Rights To Pharmacogenetic Information? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Issues to Teach Science:Examples
This lesson guides students to examine the potential benefits, risks, and ethical concerns of designer drugs. Students begin by reading an article titled Ethical Issues in Pharmacogenetics by Carol Isaacson Barash, ...

Has Our Knowledge of Neuroscience Led to Ethical Dilemmas? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Issues to Teach Science:Examples
This is a lesson dealing with a new subdivision of bioethics called neuroethics. As our knowledge of the brain and nervous system expands, so do the ethical issues that result from this knowledge. This new area of ...

Global Change and Human Health part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using an Earth System Approach:Earth System Science in a Nutshell:Example Courses
The course begins by focusing on the dynamics of Earth's physical systems and the impacts of increasing human population on those systems, and concludes by examining several critical health issues in light of ...

Newsmap-France: Lisons les Manchettes! part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this Interactive Lecture Demonstration, students will attempt to predict the content of articles on the Health Science pages of French newspapers by reading headlines. They then read the actual articles and reflect on the actual content of the news articles.

Listening Together: A Cooperative Learning Listening Exercise with Radio France Internationale part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Cooperative Learning:Examples
In this cooperative learning activity,intermediate-level students of French will work in small groups on a language project concerning Alzheimer's Disease and the effect that it has on caregivers. The project begins mainly as a listening activity but ultimately includes all receptive and productive skills.

Obesity Epidemic part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
A one page activity that takes students to several websites related to the obesity epidemic. First they can calculate BMI, then learn about national trends in the rate of obesity and finally use a tutorial on insulin and diabetes.

Liquid and Weight Conversion used for Medication Administration: Learning Practice Activities part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Just in Time Teaching:Examples
This learning activity provides a review of abbreviations, weights, and liquid conversions used for medication administration. It is designed to supplement textbook and classroom information.

Critical Care Intravenous Drug Calculation: Drill and Practice part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Just in Time Teaching:Examples
This learning activity provides drill and practice for health care providers who administer critical care IV medications in fluids using a controller or pump. It includes an interactive worksheet with formulas to check math answers.

Calculating Safe Medication Dose Ranges: Learning Practice Activities part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Just in Time Teaching:Examples
This learning activity is designed to give nursing students confidence and skill with calculating safe dose medication ranges used in the clinical setting. It is designed to supplement textbook and classroom information.

Administering Medications to Patients -- Calculating Dosages in the Clinical Setting part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper medicine dosages using the metric system.

Minimizing Cost while Meeting Nutritional Needs -- An example of linear programming part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students use Excel Solver to find the linear combination of servings of two specified foods that minimize cost while meeting nutritional requirements.

A Healthier You: Modeling a Healthier Weight from Dietary Improvement and Exercise part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students calculate the number of days it takes for participants in a hypothetical weight-reduction program to reach a target weight. QL: rates of change.

Bacteria in a Flask -- Spreadsheeting Population Density vs. Time part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students tabulate and graph data on bacteria density vs. time for a culture. Data start with innoculation and progress through the peak and decline.

Computing Dosage for Infants and Children -- Calculation of Dosage by the Body Weight Method part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students build spreadsheets to find dosages in mL/admin from prescription in mg/day/kg and admins/day; body weight in lbs; and concentration in mg/mL.

Why Don't I Feel Better Yet? Examining the effect of dose, time interval, and elimination rate on attaining a therapeutic drug level part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples
Spreadsheets across the Curriculum module. Students use a spreadsheet to build a two-way table of drug level vs. time and elimination rate with parameters dosage interval and amount.