10501101Medical Terminology
Course Information
Description
Focuses on the component parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Students practice formation, analysis, and reconstruction of terms. Emphasis on spelling, definition, and pronunciation. Introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic, and symptomatic terminology of all body systems, as well as systemic and surgical terminology.
Total Credits
3
Prior Learning Assessment
 ExamCollege Developed Challenge Exam
Course Competencies

Apply the rules of medical languageAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules for building medical termsyou provide definitions of medical termsyou apply the rules for analyzing medical termsyou apply the rules for singular and plural formsyou apply the use of abbreviationsyou apply the rules for spelling termsyou apply the rules for pronouncing term

Apply medical terms related to the body as a wholeAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou identify directional termsyou identify terms related to planes of the bodyyou identify terms related to anatomical divisionsyou identify terms related to organization and structure of the body

Interpret medical terms related to the lymphatic and immune systemsAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the lymphatic and immune systemsyou interpret pathological terms related to the lymphatic and immune systemsyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the lymphatic and immune systemsyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the lymphatic and immune systems

Interpret medical terms related to the integumentary systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the integumentary systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the integumentary systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the integumentary systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the integumentary systems

Interpret medical terms related to the female reproductive systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the female reproductive systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the female reproductive systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the female reproductive systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the female reproductive systems

Interpret medical terms related to the male reproductive systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the male reproductive systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the male reproductive systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the male reproductive systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the male reproductive systems

Interpret terms related to the bloodAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the bloodyou interpret pathological terms related to the bloodyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures performed on bloodyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the blood

Interpret terms related to the visual and auditory sensory systemsAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the sensory systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the sensory systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the sensory systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the sensory system

Interpret terms related to the musculoskeletal systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the musculoskeletal systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the musculoskeletal systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the musculoskeletal systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Interpret terms related to the respiratory systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the respiratory systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the respiratory systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the respiratory systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the respiratory system

Interpret terms related to the digestive systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the digestive systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the digestive systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the digestive systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the digestive system

Interpret terms related to the nervous systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the nervous systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the nervous systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the nervous systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the nervous system

Interpret terms related to the endocrine systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the endocrine systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the endocrine systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the endocrine systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the endocrine system

Interpret terms related to the urinary systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the urinary systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the urinary systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the urinary systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the urinary system

Interpret terms related to the cardiovascular systemAssessment StrategiesOral, Written or Graphic AssessmentCriteriayou apply the rules of medical languageyou interpret medical terms related to the structure and function of the cardiovascular systemyou interpret pathological terms related to the cardiovascular systemyou identify the terms related to the diagnostic procedures of the cardiovascular systemyou identify the terms related to the treatments of disorders of the cardiovascular system