SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 9:17:22 PMHLC 160 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HLC 160Title:  MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY  
Full Title:  Medical Terminology
Last Reviewed:2/12/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 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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Basic medical terminology and abbreviations relevant to anatomy, diseases, procedures and treatments. Basic structure of medical terms and medical word building.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ENGL 1A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic medical terminology and abbreviations relevant to anatomy, diseases, procedures and treatments. Basic structure of medical terms and medical word building.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ENGL 1A
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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will 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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1.  Introduction to Medical Terminology
     a. Word roots, combining forms
     b. Spelling, pronunciation
     c. Prefixes
     d. Suffixes
2.  Organization of the Body
     a. Structure: cell, tissue, organs, and systems
     b. Medical specialties related to body systems
3.  The Medical Record
     a. Medical reports
     b. Abbreviations
     c. Symbols
4. For each of the body systems: 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
     g. Medical record analyses

Assignments:
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1.  Complete workbook lessons and worksheet handouts, 10-20 pages per week.
2.  Make flash cards, vocabulary lists, voice recordings or CDs for practicing medical term spelling and pronunciation.
3.  Write a 3-8 page medical research paper, accurately using medical information and terminology.
4.  Reading: 10-30 pages per week from textbooks.
5.  8-16 quizzes.
6.  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, 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, Programmed Learning with CD, Willis, Marjorie, Lippincott, 2010
Medical Dictionary, Taber's, Stedman's, or Dorland's, current edition
Instructor prepared materials

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