HLHSCI 249-57713 - Medical Terminology - Sarah Morris
Welcome to medical terminology where we discover the language of the medical field. This letter will provide you with some information regarding this online class. That way you can decide if this is right class for you. If you have any questions regarding this class, please feel free to email me.
We will be discovering a words origin with the use of prefixes, suffixes, root words, and abbreviations. We will be using these words to better understand medical and surgical procedures. We will be going through all of the systems in the body and some of the medical procedures that might affect that system.
What to Expect in this Course
An online course is not for everyone so if you are still interested here is what to expect. You are expected to participate weekly in discussion posts and engage with other students.
There will be weekly power point lectures posted on canvas. This is help you with the reading and for quizzes. There will be frequent quizzes throughout the semester. There will be a pre and post quiz at the beginning and end of the semester.
Logging into the class frequently during the weeks of the semester will ensure success in this class. 249-57713
Online classes do require students to be self-motivated and disciplined. Learning good time management skills will help with online classes.
Types of Assessments
This course will consist of discussion board posting, power point lectures, videos, case studies and quizzes.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Medical Language: Immerse Yourself 5th Ed. Author: Turley MA BSN and Susan M.
ISBN # 978-0134988399
Other Relevant Course Information
Log in early in the week and read the discussion post for that week. All discussion posts need to be done by Thursday and replies need to posted by Sunday. Modules will be posted on Sunday evening. Case study due dates and quiz dates will be posted early in the semester.
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Last updated: 06/04/2021 Sub#: 202