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: 

 

None

 

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:

Communication

Critical Thinking

Personal Development