ETY100 - Veterinary Etymology

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Subject Title
Veterinary Etymology

Subject Description
Upon completion of ETY100, students will be able to recognize all of the essential roots, prefixes and suffixes in the most familiar and important medical terms.  Having established a firm grounding in word components, students will be able to analyze unfamiliar terms and make informed inferences about meaning.  Emphasis will be placed on veterinary terminology, meanings, pronunciation, and spelling.  Whenever possible you will have the opportunity to integrate other courses into your terminology.

Credit Status
One credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of ETY100, you should be able to:
 

  • Recognize common medical roots, prefixes, and suffixes
  • Analyze word parts of unfamiliar terms
  • Make informed inferences about word meaning
  • Recognize, pronounce, spell, and define commonly used medical terms relating to the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of each body system
  • Use a medical dictionary and similar reference materials to find the meaning of medical terms and commonly used abbreviations

Essential Employability Skills
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Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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