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This course is a study of medical terms through word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures. Prerequisite: Note.
Week 1: Introduction, Review Syllabus, Ch. 1 & 2: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 1: The Anatomy of Medical Terms: The Essential Elements of the Language of Medicine
Ch. 2: The Body as a Whole, Cells, and Genes: The Essentials of the Languages of Anatomy and Genetics
Week 2: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 3:The Integumentary System: The Essentials of the Language of Dermatology
Ch. 4: The Skeletal System: The Essentials of the Language of Orthopedics
Ch. 5: Muscles and Tendons: The Essentials of the Language of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Week 3: Exam #1 (Ch. 1-5)
Week 3: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 6: The Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems: The Essentials of the Language of Cardiology
Ch. 7: The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems: The Essentials of the Language of Hematology and Immunology
Week 4: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 8: The Respiratory System: The Essentials of the Language of Pulmonology
Ch. 9: The Digestive System: The Essentials of the Language of Gastroenterology
Week 5: EXAM #2 (Ch. 6,7,8,9)
Week 5: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 10: The Nervous System and Mental Health: The Essentials of the Language of Neeurology and Psychiatry
Ch. 11: Special Senses of the Eye and Ear: The Essentials of the Language of Ophthalmology and Otology
Ch. 12: The Endocrine System: The Essentials of the Language of Endocrinology
Week 6: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 13: The Unrinary System: The Essentials of the Language of Urology
Ch. 14: The Male Reproductive System: The Essentials of the Language of the Male Reproductive System
Week 7: Assignment / Quiz
Ch. 15: The Female Reproductive System: The Essentials of the Languages of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Week 7: FINAL (Ch. 13,14, & 15)