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Unformatted text preview: LIFE UNIVERSITY College of Chiropractic Chiropractic Sciences Department Summer Quarter 2010 - CPAP-1502 Health Care Terminology for the Chiropractic Sciences SYLLABUS COURSE This course provides for learning the basics of health care terminology for DESCRIPTION : the Chiropractic Sciences. Health Care Terminology provides the elements of combining prefixes, roots, and suffixes into the health care vocabulary necessary for a primary health care clinician. STATEMENT OF The purpose of this course is to prepare the student of Chiropractic with an PURPOSE: introduction and overview of many terms and definitions specific to the art, science and philosophy of Chiropractic. The construction of health care terms using word elements (prefixes, roots and suffixes) is only a small portion of the vocabulary necessary for the Chiropractic primary health care provider. INSTRUCTOR: Debra W. Bisiacchi, M.S., D.C. OFFICE LOCATION: Chiropractic Sciences- Annex C (former post grad) TELEPHONE: 770-426-2709 ext 1302 DEPT. CHAIR: Richard Franz, DC INTERIM DEAN: Leslie King, BS, DC, Dean of Instruction STUDENT HOURS: As Posted in Division Office COURSE HOURS: Lecture: Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 PM CREDITS: 2 Lecture Hours = 2 Credit Hours PRE-REQUISITES: None REQUIRED TEXT: Medical Terminology Simplified: A Programmed Learning Approach by Body Systems (Text and Audio CD), 4th Edition ©2010, ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2091-9 ISBN-10: 0-8036-2091-8 , Barbara A. Gylys, Regina M. Masters REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: None RECOMMENDED TEXT: Any good medical dictionary – Dorland’s, Taber’s, Stedman’s, etc ONLINE ACCESS: The course instructor(s) can be contacted online at: [email protected] or www.life.edu/faculty directory. Grades can only be discussed in person. Information for this course is available online at: http://blackboard.life.edu http:// blackboard.life.edu Students are required to enroll in this course in Blackboard (BB) during the first week of class and must update their e-mail addresses to an accessible e-mail address at that time. Students are responsible for accessing e-mail and BB for updates and other information sent by instructors. This course will utilize Blackboard (BB) for: Course information, Assignments, Posting Grades, Announcements, E-Mail notifications, and other course resources. Students are responsible for checking BB for updates regularly and for Health Care Terminology for the Chiropractor 1 completing all quizzes and surveys posted, completing all reading and homework assignments posted, checking their grades and checking for course updates. Macintosh or other computer compatibility items should be addressed with the lead instructor within the first week of the quarter....
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