|Course Name:||Medical Terminology - Year
|Entity:||Arcadia High School
|Description:||3 Hrs. of Dual Business Credit Mid-Plains CC North Platte, NE
The language of the health profession is presented in this dual-credit course for upper level high school students. Hundreds of vocabulary terms and meanings are presented. Basic knowledge of word parts and mastery of the skill of breaking complex terms down into word parts is emphasized. Students earn three-hours of college credit through Mid-Plains Community College. Using the workbook, Medical Terminology for Health Professions Sixth Edition 2009, the structure and function of the human body will be introduced. This course is designed for students pursuing careers in allied health fields and who have minimal background in physical and biological sciences with a review of chemistry necessary to understand biological processes.
The CODEC system will provide visual contact to use Power Points,
discussions, games, videos and a variety of learning options. Schoology a course management system will be used for the delivery of assignments and test taking. It is ultimately up to each student to make and study flashcards, complete the workbook, listen to Audio CD's-downloads and use all available resources to learn the information.
Grades are recorded on Power School.
|Subjects:||Business, Physical Ed, Science, Health Science
|Grade Levels:||11 - 12
|Prerequisites:||High School Biology is a mandatory prerequisite
Physical Science is recommended
Anatomy & Physiology is a very highly recommended prerequisite or co-requisite
Chemistry is suggested as another science class for Pre-Med students
|Comments:||Class time may change depending on Arcadia HS schedule. M-Th. 2:40-3:30 (+/- 5 min) Class on Friday is from 1:36-2:17 and flexible as a study hall if schedules don't align.