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NUR 200 Advanced Medical Terminology for Clinical Nurses
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Summer Session I 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Clinical abbreviations and word structures related to clinical diseases, medications, structures of the human body, and relevant clinical procedures. Emphasis is on necessary clinical language needed to assess and care for patients in the clinical setting.

Prerequisites: RDG100 and Nursing Cohort Student.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
1. (Comprehension Level) Associate word parts learned to clinical terms used in nursing practice. (CSLO 2)
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate competency in answering clinical test questions by using parts of words to express clinical assessment, clinical body structures, clinical procedures, and clinical nursing interventions. (CSLO 3)
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze the parts of a clinical term to determine the meaning as it relates to clinical findings in test reports. (CSLO 4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Assemble parts of words to show competency in evaluating meanings of medical terms used in clinical charting systems. (CSLO 2 & 3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
AZBN approved the change in curriculum; awaiting accrediting body approval.