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OT 280
Medical Terminology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Learn medical terminology for the medical field. Students study terminology of major body systems in addition to common suffixes, prefixes and word roots.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Define medical terms knowledge of prefixes, suffixes and root wordelements from various body systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and documentation.
  • Utilize common "nondecodable" medical terms to communicate information.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of common disorders, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic interventions, within the various body systems as well as their abbreviations.
  • Demonstrate ability to catch spelling errors based on knowledge of word elements, combining rules, and singular/plural rules.

  • Course Topics
  • Word Building Rules
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes
  • Whole Body Terminology
  • The Integumentary System
  • The Skeletal System
  • Muscles and Joints
  • The Nervous System
  • The Blood and Lymphatic Systems
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Special Senses
  • The Urinary System
  • The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • Oncology

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    OT 280
    Winter 2014
    5751
    Beverly O'laughlin
    OT 280
    Winter 2014
    6007
    Emmalee Brice
    OT 280
    Fall 2013
    6627
    Emmalee Brice
    OT 280
    Winter 2013
    5751
    Beverly (O'laughlin) Davis
    OT 280
    Winter 2013
    6007
    Emmalee Brice


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.