MAT301 - Medical Terminology II

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Subject Title
Medical Terminology II

Subject Description
The student will acquire a working knowledge of medical vocabulary and abbreviations as well as a basic understanding of the structure and function of eight body systems.

Credit Status
This course is a required credit for all Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year accelerated Health Services (formerly Medical) Diploma Program.

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

1. Identify medical terms and divide them into their various component parts including roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms.

2. Master correct spelling and pronunciation of medical terms.

3. Relate medical terms to their respective body system as well as to the various structures and functions within the body.

4. Follow verbal and written instructions.

5. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments, and perform tests as scheduled.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

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

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

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

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.