Human Body Functions and Medical Terminology II

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Course Description: 
" Continuation of MEDAS 110 with medical work building, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and human physiology. Terms are related to body systems: nervous system, senses, integumentary system, immune, urinary system, endocrine, reproductive. Terms used in written and verbal communication by Medical Assistants and other healthcare providers are highlighted Course work includes pronunciation, spelling, and abbreviations. 5 lecture hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree. "
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisite: Completion of MEDAS 110 with a grade of "B-" or better.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Describe structural organization of the human body
  • Identify body systems
  • Describe:
    • Body planes
    • Directional terms
    • Quadrants
    • Body cavites
  • List major organs in each body system
  • Identify the anatomical location of major organs in each body system