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Below are links to information that might help you prepare for teaching these units.

Health Information

General Information

MedlinePlus - National Library of Medicine
http://medlineplus.gov/

Evaluating Information on the Web
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

 

Cultural Considerations

The Providers Guide to Quality and Culture
http://erc.msh.org/mainpage.cfm?file=5.0.htm&module
=provider&language=English&ggroup=&mgroup=

 

Caregiving

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/caregivers.html


Depression

MedlinePlus
For general health information on depression
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003213.htm

Helpguide.org
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/
depression_signs_types_diagnosis_treatment.htm

KidsHealth.org
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/feeling_sad/depression.html

National Institute of Health
Information on Seniors
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/depression/toc.html

Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
For general health information about alcohol and alcohol abuse
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/FAQs/General-English/default.htm

MedlinePlus
For general health information on alcoholism http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alcoholism.html


Alzheimer's Disease

National Institute on Aging
For general health information about Alzheimer's disease
http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/
Publications/UnderstandingAD/Whatis.htm

Caregiver Support
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/alzheimerscare/homecare/01.html


Death and Dying

Merck Manual
For general health information about the topic of death and dying
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec01/ch008/ch008a.html

Lung Cancer

MedlinePlus
For general health information on Lung Cancer
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lungcancer.html

Mesothelioma
A lung disease caused by exposure to asbestos. It can remain undetected for over a decade before the patient shows any signs of illness.
http://www.mesotheliomaweb.org/mesothelioma.htm

Mesothelioma Support
http://www.maacenter.org/support/

Educational Resources

Case Study Approach

General Overview
http://www.learnenglish.de/Teachers/casestudies.htm

Project- Based Learning

General Overview
http://www.bie.org/pbl/index.php

Multimedia Projects
http://pblmm.k12.ca.us/PBLGuide/Guide/Steps.html

Evaluating Information on the Web
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

Checklists

Rubrics


Additional Videos

Depression
http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation
/articles/h/hereford_depression.shtml

Alcoholism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/articles/k/kent_alcohol.shtml

Alzheimer's Disease
http://www.alzheimer.ca/english/disease/whatisit-video.htm

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/videolist.html

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/alzheimerscare/caregiversupport/01.html

Death and Dying
http://www.ekrfoundation.org/video.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/feature/haveagooddeath/








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