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Virtual Instruction Resources

A guide targeting health sciences faculty to assist with developing content for online teaching.

Navigating Content

We've listed a selection of content from various resources available through the Health Sciences Library and other sources.

Click on the tabs at the top of the boxes to see the highlights of different resources, and follow the links to explore everything they have to offer.

Skills and Procedures Videos

Patient Interview Skills:

  • Multimedia→Patient Interview - 2-10 min. videos demonstrating a variety of patient interview techniques.

Physical Exam Skills:

  • Multimedia→Auscultation Classroom - Short (~5 min.) modules illustrating auscultation for a variety of conditions.
  • Multimedia→Physical Exam - Videos (most < 20 min.) demonstrating physical exam techniques in a variety of specialities.

Procedure Videos:

  • Multimedia→Procedual Videos - Videos (5-20 min.) demonstrating clinical procedures.


  • Multimedia→Diagnostic and Imaging Studies - Short (10 sec.-5 min.) diagnostic imaging videos (Cardiovascular, Fetal Ultrasonography, Gastrointestinal, Pulmonary, and Rheumatology).


Procedure and Other Videos:

  • Multimedia→Videos - Videos (ranging from 90 sec. - 90 min.) including clinical procedures and diagnostic imaging. 

Pharmacy Patient Assessment and Other Videos:

  • Multimedia→Videos - Videos (ranging from 5 sec. - 15 min.) including pharmacy assessment, procedures and diagnostic imaging. 

Physical Exam and Evaluation Skills:

  • Multimedia→Videos→Clinical Presentation of Disease - Short (30 sec. - 5 min.) videos demonstrating the presentation of a variety of diseases.
  • Multimedia→Videos→Diagnosis - Very short (~30 sec.) videos demonstrating diagnostic tests in a Clinical PT setting.
  • Multimedia→Videos→Examination/Evaluation - A large collection of short (20 sec. - 10 min.) videos demonstrating physical examination and evaluation techniques.

Procedure Videos:

  • Multimedia→Videos→Interventions - Videos (15 sec. - 5 min.) demonstrating PT interventions.
  • Multimedia→Videos→Medical/Surgical Procedures - 30 sec. - 10 min. videos. 

Procedure Videos:

  • Multimedia→Videos - Surgical procedure and technique videos of varying lengths.
  • Multimedia→Zollinger's Video Atlas of Surgical Operations - A small collection of chapters from Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations with step-by-step video accompaniments.

Physical Exam Skills:

  • Multimedia→Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries - 30 sec.- 1 min. videos demonstrating muscle tests and other special tests.

Other Skills:

  • Multimedia→Health and Fitness - Videos (< 30 sec.) demonstrating athletic strengthening exercises.
  • Multimedia→Therepeutic Exercise - Videos (30 - 90 sec.) demonstrating joint mobilization, range of motion, strengthening, and stretching exercises used in athletic therapy.
  • Multimedia→Taping, Wrapping, Bracing - Videos (< 5 min.) demonstrating taping, wrapping, and bracing techniques.

Patient Care and Other Skills:

  • Multimedia→Videos - Short (<5 min.) videos demonstrating a variety of skills, including Goniometry, Patient Care, and Physical and Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Procedure Videos:

JoVE (the Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a video methods journal that publishes experimental techniques in a visual format with detailed text protocols to increase scientific reproducibility and productivity.  The library subscribes to 5 different JoVE titles:

Interactive Tools

Interactive Tool Highlights:

  • Multimedia→Human Anatomy Modules - These interactive modules allow for visualization of the human body in an interactive, 3D format where both male and female anatomy modules can be viewed. Human Anatomy Tours guide users through explorations of individual organs and systems.
  • Multimedia→Patient Safety ModulesThese modules provide an introduction to the core concepts of patient safety in an interactive and self-paced learning environment. The current course includes three (3) modules: Handwashing, Understanding Error, and Communication Concepts.
  • Cases - A large collection of case files from a variety of specialties; many include interactive elements.

Interactive Tool Highlights:

  • Multimedia→Interactive Guide to Physical Examination - Developed by OSU College of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine, these interactive modules are intended to bring the sights and sounds of the physical examination live.
  • Cases - Case files from a variety of specialties; many include video and interactive elements.

Interactive Tool Highlights:

  • Multimedia→Anatomy and Physiology Revealed - An interactive digital cadaver dissection tool. This multimedia study aid uses human cadaver specimens and animations and includes detailed information, audio pronunciations, quiz modules.  See the document below for more detail.
  • Multimedia→Interactive Modules - Modules incorporate videos, quizzes, images, and interactive elements covering clinical approaches to assessment and techniques for managing common injuries and pain.
  • Cases - Case files from a variety of specialties; many include video and interactive elements.