Determining Height Measurements
How to Read the Height Rod on a Physician's Mechanical Beam Scale
Have you ever asked yourself:
- How do I measure height using the scale's height rod in a doctor's office?
- How do I convert inches to feet and inches?
- How do I determine a patient's height using rods that only have inches?
If you seek answers to these questions, then this course is for you.
Don't Worry. This course is not about learning the ENTIRE subject of body measurements. Instead, this course targets one specific skill that many beginning students find challenging—reading the height rod on a physician's mechanical beam scale to determine height measurements.
Joshua Farquharson is an award-winning learning experience designer, educator, and founder of Allied Health Tools LLC. Joshua worked in the higher education industry, where he designed learning experiences, led two academic programs, and taught more than twenty allied health subjects. He also served on Cengage Learning’s Medical Assisting Advisory Board, performed textbook reviews for Cengage and McGraw-Hill, and contributed to the Merlot II Program, earning top reviews for his submissions. Joshua combines his love of teaching and design to create learning experiences that educate, inspire, and empower his audience to believe in themselves and live a life of success.
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