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OT 281
Medical Terminology II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
A continuation of Medical Terminology I (OT 280). The course will cover the additional body systems and then focuses on specialty areas of practice. Prerequisite: OT 280.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Communicate effectively (speak/pronounce, listen/comprehend, write/spell/record, and read/abstract information) using medical terminology at the appropriate level of interaction with physicians, nurses and ancillary health-care professionals; health insurance adjudicators, medical coders, and billing specialists; and patients and their family/caregiver.
  • Acquire the anatomy and physiology knowledge necessary to perform tasks in medical coding(abstract information, research, and correctly identify codes), medical transcription (identify unclear words through context clues), medical billing (link procedural codes to diagnoses to prove medical necessity), and medical assisting (enter appropriate information into patient health record).
  • Recognize frequently encountered conditions and their signs, symptoms and complications within specialty areas of practice.
  • Identify diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for common conditions.

  • Course Topics
  • The Special Senses
  • The Urinary System
  • The Male Reproductive System
  • The Female Reproductive System
  • Obstetrics
  • Child Health
  • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacology
  • Mental Health
  • Gerontology

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    OT 281
    Fall 2014
    5729
    Krista Mahan
    OT 281
    Spring 2014
    5401
    Krista Mahan
    OT 281
    Fall 2013
    5729
    Krista Mahan
    OT 281
    Spring 2013
    5401
    Krista Mahan
    OT 281
    Fall 2012
    5401
    Krista Mahan


    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.