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Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals II
Course: HCC145AB

First Term: 2017 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: Selected medical terms used in health care. Body systems approach to more detailed terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing selected terms using standard word parts. Selected abbreviations and symbols and term spelling.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Apply standard word guidelines to medical terms. (I)
2. Use selected medical suffixes and prefixes accurately. (II)
3. Identify selected body system structures and their related word parts. (II)
4. Identify selected functions of body organs and systems and their related word parts. (II)
5. Use system word parts to build and analyze terms. (II)
6. Define medical terms related to specific disease processes. (II)
7. Define select diagnostic and procedural terms for each body system. (II)
8. Recognize select abbreviations and symbols related to each body system. (II)
9. Spell specific medical terms. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Medical Terminology Guidelines
   A. Connecting word parts
   B. Reading terms from word parts
   C. Spelling
II. Selected Terminology by Body System
   A. Structures and word parts
   B. Functions and word parts
   C. Suffixes and prefixes
   D. Pathology terms
   E. Diagnostic tests
   F. Procedure terms
   G. Abbreviations and symbols
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 27, 2017

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