As you begin your journey in learning medical terminology, you will become aware of a number of medical terms and the importance of knowing how to pronounce and spell them correctly. When working in the medical field, you will hear medical terms mispronounced or incorrectly spelled. Can incorrectly doing so pose a danger? In just the first week of this class, has there been a term that you found you were not pronouncing correctly? Why do you think it is important to correctly spell and pronounce the terms you are learning?
Go to the following website and look through examples of words that are mispronounced: to an external site.. Search the web for mispronunciations of words (as well as medical terms). Utilize at least two resources in your search. You must first create a thread in order to view other threads in this forum.
summarize a summary discussing the above.
Post at least two words (medical or nonmedical) that you found you pronounce incorrectly or have heard someone else pronounce incorrectly after reviewing the above websites and/or enrolling in this class.
Comment on the dangers that mispronunciations can cause in the field of health care. Give examples of the possible dangers.
Why do you think it is important to correctly spell and pronounce the terms you are learning?
Cite your sources (at least two).