Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
EDGO-0002
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
(52 weeks)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Medical Terminology
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to introduce medical terms by body system and provide an overview of medical abbreviations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify medical terms by recognizing prefixes, roots, and suffixes
  • Construct medical terms by building from the root term of body systems
  • Create and identify combined medical terms by prefixes, suffixes, root words
  • Identify medical abbreviations

General Course Topics:

  • Root words, suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations and directional terms
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
Supplemental Materials