HITT 1305
Medical Terminology I

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Study of medical terms through word origin and structure. Introduction to abbreviations and symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures, and medical specialties.
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify, pronounce, and spell medical terms; use terms in context; utilize prefixes, suffices, root words, and plurals to construct medical terms; analyze medical terms; translate abbreviations; and interpret symbols. Grading will be measured by assignment rubrics and exams.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Requirement: Final Exam.
    2. Requirement: Video Project
    3. Requirement: NO MAKEUP ON MISSED EXAMS.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Frucht; Medical Terminology get connected! Pearson ISBN:13 978-0-13-112112-6
    2. Web cam for course video project assignment.
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates
    1. Course Catalog
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

Week 1 Handouts and Intro to Moodle

Week 2

Chapters 1 and 2

Week 3

Chapters 3 and 4

Week 4

Chapter 5

Week 5

Chapter 6

Week 6

Chapter 7

Week 7

Chapters 8 and 9

Week 8

Chapter 10

Week 9

Chapters 11 and 12

Week 10

Chapter 13

Week 11

Chapter 14

Week 12

Chapter 15

Week 13

Chapter 16 & Work on project

Week 14

Chapter 17 & Work on project

Week 15

Final Review & Project Due

Week 16

Final Exam

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.

 

PROCTERED

Weekly Assignments

40%

 

Video Project

20% by instructor

Exams

20%

 

Final Exam

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Modified: August 24, 2016