no specific question please respond to the two discussion topics as directed

HS111: Medical Terminology

Please review the Discussion Board grading rubric attached to understand how your posts will be evaluated. Your posts should be qualitative and provide substantive depth that advances the discussion. Initial Discussion responses should be 150 words or more.

Topic #1

Have you ever been in a situation where you or someone close to you was given medical information that you/they did not understand? Explain what happened. How was the situation resolved? What could have made the information easier to comprehend? As a future health sciences professional, what can you take away from this interaction to help those you will be communicating with in your professional life?

If you have never experienced a situation like this, imagine a scenario where you must explain some difficult language to a patient or client and they have trouble grasping the concepts. Share with the class some strategies you would use to ensure the person you are working with understands the information you are trying to share.


HS200: Diseases of the Human Body

Please review the Discussion Board grading rubric attached to understand how your posts will be evaluated. Your posts should be qualitative and provide substantive depth that advances the discussion. Initial discussion responses should be around 150 words.

When you are ready, respond to the question you are assigned below.

Topic: Economic Impact of Chronic Diseases

Topic 2: Explain the pathogenesis of osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis (diseases of the bones and joints) and discuss the treatment options.