Jan 21, 2020
NU 220 - Health Care Terminology2 lecture hours 0 lab hours 2 credits
This course uses a systems approach to establish a knowledge base of healthcare terminology. Students recognize, analyze, deconstruct, define medical terms, and apply them through effective communication. Offered in a blended format. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Establish a knowledge base of healthcare terminology (Level 2, Nursing Care).
- Define, deconstruct, and use an accurate understanding of healthcare terminology to communicate ideas verbally and in writing (Level 2, Critical Thinking and Communication).
- Communicate effectively the precise meaning of the word by means of proper pronunciation and precise meaning of the word in the correct context (Level 2, Communication).
- Accept personal responsibility and participate in own development through acts of integrity, mutual respect, and actively seeking out opportunities to learn (Level 2, Professional Role).
Prerequisites by Topic
- The Human body in Health and Disease
- Skeletal System
- Muscular System
- Cardiovascular System
- Lymphatic and Immune System
- Respiratory System
- Digestive System
- Urinary System
- Nervous System
- Special Senses
- Integumentary System
- Endocrine System
- Male Reproductive System
- Female Reproductive System
- Diagnostic Procedures and Pharmacology
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