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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

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Oct 31, 2019

A brief preview of the upcoming full episode, featuring upcoming topics—mostly about whether proper spelling and letter case is important in teaching A&P—plus word dissections, a book club recommendation of Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery, and more!

00:19 | Topics
01:45 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
02:29 | Word Dissection
16:07 | Sponsored by HAPS
16:34 | Book Club
19:52 | Sponsored by AAA
20:14 | Staying Connected

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Episode 55


Upcoming Topics

1.5 minutes

  • Communication, clarity, & medical errors
  • Is spelling important?
  • Alternate spellings
  • A case for proper case
  • Professionalism in the syllabus, focusing mainly on professional communication being part of our course


Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you power up  your teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!

 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction


Word Dissections

13.5 minutes

  • perineum, perinea, perineal
  • peritoneum, peritonea, peritoneal
  • femur, femoral
  • fibula, fibulas, fibulae
  • letter case (type case)

 Letter case


Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minute

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. There are a bunch of 1-day regional workshops scattered all over the continent. There's probably one near you coming up this year (or next)!

 HAPS logo


Book Club

3.5 minutes

  • Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery Kindle Edition
  • Special opportunity
    • Contribute YOUR book recommendation for A&P teachers!
    • First five submitted and used will be in a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet
    • Any contribution used will receive a $25 gift certificate
    • The best contribution is one that you have recorded in your own voice (or in a voicemail at 1-833-LION-DEN)
  • Check out The A&P Professor Book Club

 Endurance book cover


Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minutes

 AAA logo


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