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Week 1 Health Care Terms Worksheet
Understanding health care terms is a prerequisite for both academic and professional success. This assignment is intended to ensure you understand some of the basic terms used in this course.
Complete the worksheet according to the following guidelines:
In the space provided, write each term’s definition. You must define the term in your own words.
In the space provided after each term’s definition, use the term in a sentence as it applies to the health care industry. You may wish to consider the following:
o How has it influenced heath care?
o What role has the term played as health care ...view middle of the document...
|Clinical |Involving the direct observation and treatment of |I’m in the nursing program and I have to my clinicals tomorrow. |
| |living patients | |
|Public Health |the health of the population as a whole, especially|chlorine has been used to disinfect water supplies to protect |
| |as monitored, regulated, and promoted by the state |public health |
|Accreditation |(of an official body) give authority or sanction to|institutions that do not meet the standards will not be |
| |(someone or something) when recognized standards |accredited for teacher training |
| |have been met | |
|Ambulatory Care |health services provided on an outpatient basis to |I want to go into the Ambulatory care nursing program |
| |those who visit a hospital or another health care | |
| |facility and depart after treatment on the same | |
| |day. | |