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HIT 151 - Medical TerminologyOFT 244 - Business Writing Online

 

NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE
OFFICE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

STUDENT COURSE OUTLINE

Course:          HIT 151 Medical Terminology


1. COURSE OBJECTIVES:
 
To prepare for medical transcription by reviewing the terminology associated with many areas of medicine such as cardio-vascular, digestive, central nervous, genitourinary, respiratory systems, etc.  Emphasis is placed on etymology of words.   

2.  TEXTBOOKS/ ADDITIONAL READINGS:

Tabers Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
By:  Taber/ Byers, Publisher:  F.A.  Davis Co.

Exploring Medical Language
By:  Myrna LaFleur Brooks, 7th Edition, Publisher:  Mosby

3. REINFORCEMENT LEARNING CENTER:

 N/A

4. GRADING POLICY

  40% Quizzes
  10% Class Participation
  25%  Mid-Term
  25%  Final Exam

5. TOPICS/ ASSIGNMENTS:

 WEEK #  1 - General Introduction

WEEK #  2 - Body Structure, Color, and Oncology 

WEEK #  3 - Directional Terms
       
 WEEK #  4 - Integumentary System

WEEK #  5 - Respiratory System

WEEK #  6 - Urinary System

WEEK #  7 - Male/Female Reproductive System

WEEK #  8 - Obstetrics and Neonatology

WEEK #  9 - Cardiovascular and Lymphatic

WEEK #10 -  Digestive System

WEEK #11 - Eye 

WEEK #12 - Ear

WEEK #13 - Musculoskeletal Systems

WEEK #14 - Nervous System

WEEK #15 - Review

6.  LATENESS AND ABSENCES:
 Students are expected to attend all classes and to be on time.

7.  MAKE-UP POLICY:
 The policy on make-ups will be discussed by the instructor on the first day of class.

If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact on your    ability to carry out assigned course work, I would urge that you contact the staff in the Center for Students with Disabilities located in Building U, 572-7241, TTY 572-7617.  CSD will review your concerns and determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate.  All information and documentation of disability are confidential.

 
Attachments: - Aims of the Course
This Student Course Outline is current as of the Fall 2007 semester.  Nassau Community College reserves the right to make changes in the outline subsequent to publication, as conditions change.


Aims of Course


1.  Etymology

 To be able to build thousands of medical words from Latin prefixed, suffixes, word roots and combining forms.

2.  Eponyms

To become acquainted with the knowledge of various medical and surgical terms and eponyms with emphasis on spelling, meaning, and shorthand outlines.

3.  Etiology

To learn the causes of disease.

 

 

  
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