AH 112 : Medical Terminology II

Transcript title

Medical Terminology II

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Lecture hours

30

Prerequisites

AH 111.

Description

The second of a two-quarter sequence that provides continuity from AH 111 in medical terminology used in the health sciences that pertain to the human body. Studies medical terms related to endocrine neurologic systems and disorders; the digestive system; special senses (eye/ear); urinary system; male and female reproductive systems, obstetric terminology; child health; oncology; mental health; and gerontology. Students (online and face-to-face) must pass a face-to-face, written final exam at 70% or higher to pass this class. The overall grade parameter to pass this class is "C" (75%) or higher.

Learning outcomes

1.Apply suffixes, roots, and prefixes of selected words and abbreviations as they relate to medical terms and healthcare professions.
2. Identify terms associated with anatomy, physiology, common conditions and diseases, diagnostic procedures and treatments of the body systems.
3. Detect the meaning of unfamiliar medical terms through analysis of their elements.
4. Accurately spell medical terms.
5. Identify the order of method and exactness of medical terminology.

Content outline

1. Nervous System
2. Digestive System
3. Endocrine System
4. Special Senses (eye/ear)
5. Urinary System
6. Male Reproductive Systems
7. Female Reproductive systems
8. Obstetric terminology
9. Child Health
10. Oncology
11. Mental Health
12. Gerontology.

Required materials

Required textbook, reliable Hi-speed internet access, reliable computer access and portable storage device (i.e. USB Drive).

Grading methods

Grades may be determined by weekly homework, weekly unit exams, midterm exam, and final exam.

Outside of
expected

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