HLT 141 Syllabus


Division:        Arts and Sciences                                                                                                                           Date:  February 2014


Curricula in Which Course is Taught:


Course Number and Title:           HLT 141, Intro to Medical Terminology


Credit Hours:                       Hours/Wk Lecture:             Hours/Wk Lab:                    Lec/Lab Comb:   



I.              Catalog Description:         Focuses on medical terminology for students preparing for careers in the health professions.  Lecture 1-2 hours per week


II.            Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught: 


Focuses on medical terminology for students preparing for careers in the health professions.


III.           Required background: 




IV.          Course Content:


A.               Basic Foundation of Medical Terminology

B.               The Body Shell and Its Supports

C.               The Mechanisms of the Body

D.               The Adaptive and Defense Mechanisms of the Body


V.  Learner Outcomes


The student will:

VI.  Evaluation

A.   Be able to list and describe the basic foundation of medical terminology.

B.   Identify and describe body structures

C.   Identify and describe internal mechanisms of the body.

D.   Identify and describe adaptive and define mechanisms of the body.

E.   Understand basic concepts and principles of content areas.

Students will be assessed by some combination of quizzes, tests, and exams as determined by faculty via the internet.


         VII.    This course supports the following objectives:


DCC Educational Objectives:


Critical Thinking

Personal Development