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HITT 1305 Course Guide

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Course Description

Course Description

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.

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Course Calendar

Course Calendar for HITT 1305
Competencies/Learning Objectives  

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)