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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF140
COURSE TITLE:Medical Terminology
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, In-Person, Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Medical Terminology includes: prefixes, suffixes, root words, abbreviations, conditions, symptoms and procedure terms are studied by body systems. Emphasis is placed on the precise meaning, exact spelling, and correct pronunciation of medical terms and their use by body systems.

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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Correctly spell, pronounce, define and identify medical terms.
  • Correctly provide a medically acceptable abbreviation for a given list of phrases, names and labels.
  • Correctly supply the medical term for a given list of phrases, names, and labels.
  • Correctly identify specific anatomy with the medical term.
  • Correctly use a medical term as it applies to the body in health and disease.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. The Anatomy of Medical Terms: The Foundation of Medical Language
  2. Word Analysis and Communication: The Language of Health Care
  3. The Body as a Whole: The Language of Anatomy
  4. Integumentary System: The Language of Dermatology
  5. Digestive System: The Language of Gastroenterology
  6. Urinary System: The Language of Urology
  7. Male Reproductive System: The Language of Reproduction
  8. Female Reproductive System: The Language of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  9. Nervous System: The Language of Neurology
  10. Cardiovascular System: The Language of Cardiology
  11. Blood: The Language of Hematology
  12. Lymphatic and Immune Systems: The Language of Immunology
  13. Respirator System: The Language of Pulmonology
  14. Skeletal System: Language of Orthopedics
  15. Muscles and Tendons, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R): The Languages of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
  16. Special Senses of the Eye and Ear: The Languages of Ophthalmology and Otology
  17. Endocrine System: The Language of Endocrinology
  18. Mental Health: The Languages of Psychology and Psychiatry

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Evaluation of student progress is continuous utilizing completions of homework assignments, quizzes, and examinations in McGraw Hill Connect.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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