Fleming County High School
Medical Terminology (Part C) Syllabus
Course Credit: .5 Instructor: Rhonda Whitson
Room Location: 220 - Third Floor
The main purpose of this course is to teach students about the more difficult systems of the body. Information will cover word parts, various pathological conditions and the diagnostic procedures and treatment options for each system. Students will also write appropriate, assigned essays relating to medical topics. Correct spelling of all medical terms is a requirement in this course in testing, quizzing, or portfolio writings.
Textbook - reference
Introduction to Medical Terminology Ann Ehrlich & Carol L. Schroeder
Information will be presented to students via powerpoints – students will take handwritten notes or complete handouts. Students will not have the use of an individual textbook to utilize outside of class.
Upon completion of Medical Terminology – Part C, the student will:
*Identify and describe structures and functions of each system
*Identify and describe the various medical specialists
*Use caution when using abbreviations and medical spelling.
*Discuss the pathological conditions related to each of the body
*Compare and contrast the various treatment procedures available.
*Identify diagnostic procedures that may utilized for accurate
diagnosis of diseases.
*Analyze unfamiliar medical terms using knowledge gained about
word parts from parts A & B.
All students must have successfully passed Medical Terminology Part A & B to move on to Medical Terminology Part C.
ATTENDANCE is a requirement