SRJC Course Outlines

5/22/2024 3:33:08 AMHLC 160 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HLC 160Title:  MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY  
Full Title:  Medical Terminology
Last Reviewed:12/12/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  HLC 60

Catalog Description:
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In this course students will learn the basic foundation of medical terminology to work in health-related fields. This course will provide medical terminology for anatomy, physiology, diseases, medical procedures, treatment, and drugs for all the body systems.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
In this course students will learn the basic foundation of medical terminology to work in health-related fields. This course will provide medical terminology for anatomy, physiology, diseases, medical procedures, treatment, and drugs for all the body systems.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Define basic medical terminology relevant to human anatomy, physiology, diseases, medical procedures and treatments, including medical abbreviations, for all body systems.
2. Identify root words, prefixes, and suffixes commonly used in medical terminology
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe the primary functions of each of the body systems using correct medical terminology.
2. Label or define the major anatomical parts of each body system.
3. Define medical terms related to diseases, procedures, treatments, and abbreviations for each body system.
4. Define word parts that pertain to each of the body systems.
5. Identify the various reports, abbreviations and symbols used in the medical record.
6. Identify common disorders and their associated symptoms for each body system.
7. Identify the medical specialties associated with each body system.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Medical Terminology
    A. Word roots, combining forms
    B. Spelling, pronunciation
    C. Prefixes
    D. Suffixes
II. Organization of the Body
    A. Structure of cell, tissues, organs, and systems
    B. Medical specialties related to body systems
III. The Medical Record
    A. Medical reports
    B. Abbreviations
    C. Symbols
IV. Body Systems Including Integumentary, Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Blood and Lymph, Musculoskeletal, Urinary, Male Reproductive, Female Reproductive, Endocrine, Eye, Ear and Nervous Systems
    A. Structure and function
    B. Medical terminology
    C. Diseases and their symptoms
    D. Diagnostic, radiographic, clinical, and surgical procedures
    E. Pharmacology and treatment
    F.  Abbreviations

Assignments:
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1. Textbook reading (10-30 pages per week)
2. Complete workbook lessons and worksheet handouts (10-20 pages per week)
3. Students will create study materials for medical terminology spelling and pronunciation (not graded)
4. Write a medical research paper, accurately using medical information and terminology (3-8 pages)
5. Quizzes (8-16)
6. Midterm and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 25%
Research paper
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 25%
Workbooks and worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 70%
Quizzes; midterm and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Medical Terminology, A Living Language. 7th ed. Fremgen, Bonnie and Frucht, Suzanne. Pearson. 2020.
Medical Dictionary. Taber's, Stedman's, or Dorland's. Current edition
Instructor prepared materials

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