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Health Care Terminology 2

Course Code OAME-237
Course Name Health Care Terminology 2
Category Business
Description Medical Terminology 2 will build on Medical Terminology (OAME-236). In this offering you will develop a vocabulary of common medical terms utilized in secretarial and/or clerical and clinical roles within hospitals, medical clinics or private doctor's offices.
The Medical Terminology 2 course will focus on terms related to the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, male and female reproductive systems, urinary and nervous systems. Methods of instruction may include lectures and discussions, group work, films and audio CDs. You will complete weekly spelling quizzes as well as a summary report related to specific medical diseases or conditions.
Medical Terminology 2 will result in your ability to:
• Correctly define, pronounce and spell common medical terms;
• Determine the importance and effective use of word roots, combining forms, suffixes and prefixes in forming related medical terms;
• Correctly build and analyze medical terms and their derivatives;
• Identify the correct terms for use within the context of various medical reports and correspondence;
• Modify common medical terms to apply basic rules of grammar, capitalization, and expression of numbers, abbreviations, plurals and possessives;
• Employ a medical dictionary and other medical resources in defining, pronouncing and spelling medical terms correctly;
• List and describe the function and structure of components of the cardiovascular, urinary, reproductive, nervous and musculoskeletal body systems;
• Identify and explain medical procedures and pharmacology related to the various body systems studied.

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