HSC2531 SyllabusSumA17

HSC2531 SyllabusSumA17 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY COURSE HSC2531...

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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY COURSE HSC2531 SECTION CT1 SUMMER C 2017 M/W: 11:00AM-12:15PM DA-129 Instructor: Dr. Amanda Hill Contact Info: Office: NW campus W-211 (open door or by appointment) Email: [email protected] Course Description: A medical terminology course introduced in the context of the systemic organization of the body; includes a basic anatomical vocabulary as well as medical term abbreviations. It is designed to introduce the student to medical and technical terminology necessary for interpreting and understanding medical literature, physician’s orders, and patient’s medical records. Prerequisites: None Text and materials: Textbook : Exploring Medical Language, LaFleur, 9 th edition, Elsevier, ISBN: 9780323113403 Dry erase markers Grading Scale: A B+ B C+ C D+ D F 100-94% 93-90% 89-85% 84-80% 79-75% 74-70% 69-65% <65% Grading System/Final Grade Calculation: There will be 14 exams (online, proctored) during the semester. Exams consist of a combination of multiple choice, written responses and anatomical diagram identification questions. One low exam score or missed exam will be dropped. At the end of the semester, students have the option of keeping their exam grade average, which is an average of their 13 chapter exams (remember the lowest exam grade was dropped) or they may elect to take the comprehensive departmental final exam. If a student opts to take the final exam, the average from their 13 unit exams will count as 80% of their overall grade and the comprehensive final will count as 20%. Extra Credit : Extra credit is not offered in this course. Your lowest exam will be dropped from the average. The final exam is optional. OPTIONAL FINAL 10:30am-12:30pm BY PREVIOUS APPOINTMENT ONLY Friday, 8/11/17 Exam policies: Exams will be in a proctored setting. They will be given at the Big Open Lab on the NW campus (N-216) or at another proctored testing center. No hats, smart watches or any other items (bags, purses, notes, books, water bottles, keys, etc.) are allowed at the desk (except a blank sheet of paper and a pencil/pen). Scratch paper will be
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