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HSC 121 - Medical Terminology II

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Continues to build a medical language vocabulary by studying the musculoskeletal, endocrine, nervous and integumentary systems.
Prerequisite: HSC 120  with a grade of C or better
Competencies
  1. Analyze medical terms by dividing them into component parts
    1. Redefine word root, combining vowel, combining form, suffix and prefix as elements of medical terms
    2. Review basic combining forms and meanings
    3. Review basic diagnostic and procedural suffixes
    4. Review basic prefixes used in medical language
  2. Build medical terms by using the component parts
  3. Relate the medical terms to the structure and function of the human body as well as to specified body systems
    1. Define additional terms that apply to the structural organization of the body
    2. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the nervous system
    3. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the blood system
    4. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the lymphatic and immune systems
    5. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the musculoskeletal system
    6. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the endocrine system
    7. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the skin
    8. Use combining forms and suffixes related to the eye/ear
  4. Pronounce the medical terms
  5. Spell the medical terms
  6. Form plurals of the medical terms
  7. Use the medical dictionary for meaning, spelling and pronunciation of the medical terms
  8. Recognize medical abbreviations related to the nervous system, blood system, lymphatic/immune systems, musculoskeletal system, endocrine system, skin, eye, and ear



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