MOA120 - Medical Terminology Online
Instructor: Amanda Hiram
Course ID: 157721_aamandahiram_1001
Course Description: A programmed learning word building system approach is used to teach basic medical terminology word roots, prefixes, suffixes, language origins, plural formation and grammar rules are studied. Emphasis is placed on word building, definitions, spelling, usage, pronunciation and acceptable medical abbreviations.
Course Goal Statement: On completion of this course, the student will be able to identify, spell, and define all the primary medical terms related to the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of the major body systems.
1. Describe the origin of medical terms.
2. Define the four word parts and the combining vowel.
3. Build, analyze, and define medical terms using word parts.
4. Describe organizational components of the body, directional terms, anatomic planes, regions, and quadrants.
5. Identify the major body system structures and their related word parts.
6. Define medical terms related to diseases and disorders.
7. Define diagnostic terms for each body system.
8. Identify plural endings for medical terms.
9. Define surgical terms related to each body system.
10. Define medical terms commonly used in obstetrics and neonatology.
11. Define medical terms used in oncology.
12. Recognize common abbreviations used in each body system and specialty area.
13. Pronounce medical terms.
14. Spell medical terms.
Assessments of Competencies:
Student must achieve a score of 85% to pass this course. Assessments will consist of: module quizzes, exams and the final exam. Questions are conceptual based to measure knowledge, pronunciation of terms, critical thinking and problem solving.
Attendance Policy: The modules will begin on Monday and end Sunday at 11:00pm, all module tasks are due on SUNDAY @ 11pm. This course is designed to allow you to work at your own pace throughout the week. You can access class any time of the day or night.
Required Text: Lafleur textbook & online course (10th Edition): 9780323295505
Retails for $128.27. Purchased in the JC bookstore includes all necessary access codes for the Evolve Classroom
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Course Modules/Teaching Methods
Grades will be available within Evolve gradebook and a file will be saved with JetNet at the end of the course.
Quizzes, Examinations ~ All module tasks are DUE by Sunday @ 11pm.
Module~ Chapter Quizzes: There will be a 1-3 quizzes per chapter. You will have multiple attempts and highest grade will be used.
It is HIGHLY suggested and expected that you begin your weekly assignments early in the week, do not wait until the last minute to complete them as multiple unexpected problems could arise and I will not grant extra completion time for assignments unless it is due to sickness (requiring hospitalization) or family death. GET STARTED EARLY!!
THERE IS NO MIDTERM FOR THIS CLASS
Final Exam Graded Pronunciations~ Students are required to pronounce terms via telephone or e-mail recording file. I will provide you a list of pronunciation terms about mid semester. This is worth 30 points on your final exam. Terms will be posted on JetNet on a class forum. Late submissions are not accepted.
Final Exam: The final examination, covering chapters 1-16 will be administered online and is a proctored exam. See syllabus for due date. If you are an out of state student or live more than 100 miles away you may take your final exam at another institution but it MUST be approved by me. You will need to provide your proctor information to me NO LATER than July 14, 2017 located within class forums section.
A 3.0 or "B" is a passing grade for most second admit programs at Jackson College. Only courses with passing grades count toward graduation(2.0 or higher). Other colleges transfer in only courses with passing grades. Many financial aid sources, including most employers, require passing grades. Additionally, earning less than a 2.0 in a class results in not being able to participate in the next level of courses in a program that requires this course as a pre-requisite. If you attempt to register for the next course sequence and have not passed the pre-requisite course, you will be dropped from that class.
30% of grade
30% of grade
40% of grade
Unless stated otherwise, grading is on the following scale.
Final Exam- The exam is PROCTORED
The final exams will consist of a minimum of 230 questions. The exam will consist of a combination of multiple choice, matching, abbreviation, and 30 pronunciations terms. The final exam is worth 40% of the final grade.
The pronunciation portion of the final exam will require you to pronounce medical terms to me via telephone or e-mail with a recording device.
Distance Proctored Examination Policies and Procedures- Final Exam
Students who live greater than 100 miles from JC’s main campus are approved to locate a proctor within his or her area. You will need to make arrangements for a proctored exam according to the guidelines listed below. All students living within 100 miles of JC must take the final exam at JC’s main campus testing center.
All proctors must be submitted by the deadline given by the instructor. No Exceptions!
*Please read carefully through the following instructions regarding your final exam.*
1. Make sure I approve the proctor; by the deadline. It is your responsibility to find a proctor and schedule a time to take the final. You need to e-mail me with the following information: Proctor's name – address – phone number – e-mail address
2. The proctor cannot be a relative or friend of the student.
3. The proctor cannot benefit from the success of the student is this class.
4. The proctor can be a college instructor, a librarian or another college testing center.
Note: The e-mail address must be a library, college or testing center that I am mailing the exam to. This is to verify that the exam is sent to a qualified proctor. I will not email instructions to a "home" email address.
8-Week Medical Terminology Course Outline
Introduction to Medical Language and online learning~ DUE DATE: June 25, 2017
Body Structure, Color, Oncology~Due DATE: June 25, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 1 and 2, Complete module quizzes and exams
Directional Terms, Planes, Regions, Quadrants~ Due Date: July 2, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 3 and 4, Complete module quizzes and exams
Respiratory System and Introduction to Diagnostic Procedures and Tests~Due Date: July 9, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 5 and 6, Complete module quizzes and exams
Male Reproductive System. ~ Due Date: July 16, 2017
Female Reproductive System ~Due Date: July 16, 2017
Obstetrics and Neonatology~Due Date: July 16, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 7, 8, and 9, Complete module quizzes and exams
Cardiovascular, Immune, Lymphatic Systems and Blood~ Due Date: July 23, 2017
Digestive System ~ Due Date: July 23, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 10 and 11, Complete module quizzes and exams
Eye ~ Due Date: July 30, 2017
Ear ~Due Date: July 30, 2017
Musculoskeletal System ~Due Date: July 30, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 12, 13, and 14, Complete module quizzes and exams
Nervous System and Behavior Health and Endocrine System~ Due Date: August 6, 2017
Assignment: Read and Study Chapters 15 and 16, Complete module quizzes and exams
Final Exam Testing Period: August 7-11, 2017
Exam to be taken at JC main campus testing center unless you have made other arrangements with ME.
What are HQV grades? HQV grades are mandated by the federal government to be entered for each student throughout the semester. These grades verify or confirm that a student is participating in class or not participating. If a student does not access class for a period greater than 7 class days an H will be recorded. If a student does not access class for a period greater than 14 class days, a Q will be recorded. Once a student is “Q’d” I will not allow re-admission into class.
H= Help, Q= Quit, V=Verify