Course Outlines

Applied Medical Terminology — ADMS 1049

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 3.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This advanced medical terminology course is a continuation of ADTC1045 Medical Terminology with a focus on word analysis, spelling, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. Word roots/combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and medical terms will be addressed for the medical specialty areas including oncology, radiology, psychiatry and pharmacology. There will be an emphasis placed on diagnostic terms, laboratory and clinical procedures assigned to each of the body systems. In addition, students will apply medical terminology usage to common healthcare documentations. Prerequisites: ADMS1045
  2. Course Effective Dates: 7/1/16 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Students will apply medical terminology from the above specialty areas to common healthcare documentation forms used in the medical setting
    2. Students will become familiar with PDR usage and internet usage for researching medications
    3. Students will become familiar with common medications and their usage
    4. Students will become familiar with various methods of administering medications
    5. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to oncology
    6. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to psychiatry
    7. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to radiology
    8. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the blood and lymphatic systems
    9. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the cardiovascular system
    10. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the digestive system
    11. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the endocrine system
    12. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the integumentary system.
    13. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the male and female reproductive systems
    14. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the musculoskeletal system
    15. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the nervous system and special senses
    16. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the respiratory system
    17. Students will identify combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and terminology relating to the urinary system
    18. Students will identify common abbreviations used with medications
    19. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests and clinical procedures of the cardiovascular system
    20. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the integumentary system
    21. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the musculoskeletal system
    22. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the digestive system
    23. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the endocrine system
    24. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the male and female reproductive systems
    25. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the nervous system and special senses
    26. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the respiratory system
    27. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the urinary system
    28. Students will identify common diagnoses, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures relating to oncology
    29. Students will identify common diagnoses, tests, and procedures relating to psychiatry
    30. Students will identify common pathological conditions, laboratory tests, and clinical procedures of the blood and lymphatic systems
    31. Students will identify the classifications of drugs
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted