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Course Number:
MP 111
Course Title:
Medical Terminology
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Covers abbreviations, prefixes, suffixes, and root words of terminology used in the medical field. Introduces anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, diagnostic tests, procedures, and treatment for common medical disorders. Covers spelling, defining, and pronouncing medical terms. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Identify structures and describe functions of each of the body systems.
  2. Describe common diseases and disorders within each of the body systems.
  3. Describe common laboratory tests and medical procedures.
  4. Identify and interpret complex medical terms by breaking them into their component word parts in order to decipher their meaning.
  5. Build medical words from their component word parts.
  6. Spell and pronounce common medical words.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Course outcome assessment will be achieved using a combination of the following:  case studies, group projects, individual projects, quizzes, tests, in class activities and discussions, on-line laboratory activities, and presentations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

1.0  Medical Language and Healthcare Today

        1.1  Identify the five skills of medical language communication.

        1.2  Describe the origins of medical language.

        1.3  Form the plural of common medical singular nouns.

        1.4  Identify the characteristics of word parts (combining form, suffix, prefix).

        1.5  Give the meaning of common medical word parts.

        1.6  Divide medical words into word parts.

        1.7  Build medical words from word parts.

        1.8  Spell and pronounce common medical words.

        1.9  Define health and disease.

        1.10 Identify body planes, directions, and positions; body cavities; and body quadrants and regions.

        1.11 Describe anatomy and physiology, body systems, and medical specialties.

        1. 12 Describe categories of diseases.

        1.13 Describe categories of healthcare professionals.

        1. 14 Describe the settings in which health care is provided.

        1. 15 Describe techniques used to perform a physical examination.

        1. 16 Describe the types and components of electronic health records.

2.0  Dermatology

        2.1  Identify the structures of the integumentary system.

        2.2  Describe the function of the integumentary system.

        2.3  Describe common integumentary diseases.

        2.4  Describe common integumentary laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.

        2.5  Describe common integumentary medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

3.0  Gastroenterology

3.1       Identify structures of the gastrointestinal system.

3.2       Describe the function of the gastrointestinal system.

3.3       Describe common gastrointestinal diseases.

3.4       Describe common gastrointestinal laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

3.5       Describe common gastrointestinal medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

4.0  Pulmonology

4.1       Identify structures of the respiratory system.

4.2       Describe the function of the respiratory system.

4.3       Describe common respiratory diseases.

4.4       Describe common respiratory laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

4.5       Describe common respiratory medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

5.0  Cardiology

5.1       Identify structures of the cardiovascular system.

5.2       Describe the function of the cardiovascular system.

5.3       Describe common cardiovascular diseases.

5.4       Describe common cardiovascular laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

5.5       Describe common cardiovascular medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

6.0  Hematology and Immunology

?        6.1  Identify the structures of the blood and lymphatic system.

        6.2  Describe the functions of blood clotting and the immune response.

        6.3  Describe common blood and lymphatic system diseases.

        6.4  Describe common blood and lymphatic laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

        6.5  Describe common blood and lymphatic medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

7.0  Orthopedics (Skeletal System)

7.1       Identify structures of the skeletal system.

7.2       Describe the functions of the skeletal system.

7.3       Describe common skeletal diseases.

7.4       Describe common skeletal laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

7.5       Describe common skeletal medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

8.0  Orthopedics (Muscular System)

8.1       Identify the structures of the muscular system.

8.2       Describe the functions of the muscular system.

8.3       Describe common muscular diseases.

8.4       Describe common muscular laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

8.5       Describe common muscular procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

9.0  Neurology

9.1       Identify the structures of the nervous system.

9.2       Describe the functions of the nervous system.

9.3       Describe common nervous system diseases.

9.4       Describe common nervous system laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

9.5       Describe common nervous system medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.


10.0  Urology

10.1     Identify structures of the urinary system.

10.2     Describe the function of the urinary system.

10.3     Describe common urinary diseases.

10.4     Describe common urinary laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

10.5     Describe common urinary medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

11.0  Male Reproductive Medicine

11.1     Identify structures of the male genitourinary system.

11.2     Describe the function of the male genitourinary system.

11.3     Describe common male genitourinary diseases.

11.4     Describe common male genitourinary laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

11.5     Describe common male genitourinary medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.


 

12.0 Gynecology and Obstetrics

12.1     Identify the structures of the female genital and reproductive system.

12.2     Describe the functions of the female genital and reproductive system.

12.3     Describe common female genital and reproductive diseases.

12.4     Describe common female genital and reproductive laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

12.5     Describe common female genital and reproductive medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

13.0 Endocrinology

13.1     Identify the structures of the endocrine system.

13.2     Describe the functions of the endocrine system.

13.3     Describe common endocrine diseases.

13.4     Describe common endocrine laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

13.5     Describe common endocrine medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

14.0 Ophthalmology

14.1     Identify the structures of the eye.

14.2     Describe the function of the eye

14.3     Describe common eye diseases.

14.4     Describe common eye laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

14.5     Describe common eye medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.

15.0 Otolaryngology (ENT)

15.1     Identify structures of the ear, nose, and throat.

15.2     Describe the functions of the ears, nose, and throat.

15.3     Describe common ENT diseases.

15.4     Describe common ENT laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures, and radiologic procedures.

15.5     Describe common ENT medical procedures, drugs, and surgical procedures.