Susan TurleyAs an educator, she has taught college and community college courses in medical terminology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and medical transcription. She has presented numerous staff inservices in acute care, managed care, and long-term care settings, and co-presented numerous all-day seminars for instructors throughout the country. She is the author of Medical Language (Prentice Hall, 2007) and co-author of Medical Language STAT! (Prentice Hall, 2009), as well as numerous medical and educational articles for national journals. She is also the co-author of two funded national healthcare grants, and co-author (with physicians) of a peer-reviewed physician journal article and chapters in two reference textbooks for physicians.She has a Master of Arts degree in adult education, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, and national certification in the fields of both health information management and medical transcription.Her writing is well-known for its clarity in presenting technically difficult material and for a special blend of in-depth coverage that includes humor and interesting anecdotes to stimulate learning and keep interest high.