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Pathways to Patient Care

Welcome to the Pathways to Patient Care guide!

Click through the tabs in this box to see resources curated specifically for the course.

If you have questions or comments about this guide, please contact Emily Gilbert, Librarian for the School of Health Sciences, or Anna Phan, Learning Services Coordinator for the School of Health Sciences.

Module 1 Resources

Module 2 Resources

Tips for Reading

  • Vocabulary--Vocabulary are the words or terms of language. In order to make sense of the text being read, one must understand individual words within the text. This applies when one is learning the language of a certain career field (like nursing, for example).  It also applies when learning another language, like English.  
    • Click here for information about how to build your vocabulary.
    • Using flash cards helps in understanding what words mean and it improves understanding of the overall text.  Click here to learn how to make flashcards.  
  • Taking notes--Taking notes helps in learning information for a course and in learning the language.
    • ‚ÄčClick here to learn about various note taking methods.
  • Tutor support--Work with a tutor for help with reading comprehension and reading strategies.  Make an appointment by following these instructions.  Select Topic: Success Skills then Subject: Reading Comprehension on the drop down lists. 

Check out the video below for tips on how to improve your reading comprehension.

For additional help, see the FAQs below:

The following links are from Khan Academy, which provides a wealth of information on various academic topics. Within each link you will find worksheets, practice problems, and videos covering each topic. You may also create a free account to track your progress and create an individualized study plan. 

The following links are from Khan Academy, which provides a wealth of information on various academic topics. Within each link you will find worksheets, practice problems, and videos covering each topic. You may also create a free account to track your progress and create an individualized study plan.

Study Tips for Test-Taking

Managing Test Anxiety

Test-Taking Strategies

Reading

Study Skills

Other

Exam Countdown is an app that helps you keep track of the remaining time you have before your exam(s). You can find it in the App Store or on Google Play.

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