AH 112 : Medical Terminology II

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Medical Terminology II



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AH 111.


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. This course studies neurologic terms and disorders; the digestive system; urogenital system; endocrine system; gynecologic and obstetric terminology; fetal and neonatal disorders and anomalies; terminology relating to psychiatry, anesthesia, pharmacology, and emergency medicine; and the sense organs of sight and hearing. 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. Distinguish the elements of medical terms (prefixes, roots, suffixes)
2. Distinguish medical terms, synonyms, and lay terms
3. Identify terms associated with operative, x-ray, and laboratory procedures
4. Interpret standard medical abbreviations
5. Detect the meaning of unfamiliar medical terms through analysis of their elements
6. Accurately spell medical terms
7. Understand the order of method and exactness of medical terminology
8. Strive for accuracy in the use of medical terminology

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