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Master Course Outline
Medical Vocabulary

Course Number: HO 280
Credits: 2
Hours per Quarter: 20

Lecture Hours:20


Description
Introduction to basic medical vocabulary. It provides the student a systematic approach to the language used in the health care system beginning with root words, prefixes and suffixes, and continuing on with the specific terms relating to normal and abnormal conditions of the body.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
Identify root words found in medical language.
Combine appropriate use of prefixes and suffixes to root words.
Identify anatomical body structures, diseases, normal and abnormal conditions using correct medical terminology.
List correctly the abbreviations found in medical vocabulary.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
HO 280
Winter 2014
5749
Beverly O'laughlin
HO 280
Winter 2013
5749
Beverly O'laughlin
HO 280
Fall 2008
5749
Beverly (O'Laughlin) Davis
HO 280
Spring 2006
6426
Jane Carroll
HO 280
Spring 2005
6426
Jane Carroll
HO 280
Winter 2004
6425
Jane Carroll
HO 280
Winter 2004
5749
Beverly OLaughlin


Two Year Projected Schedule

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

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)