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    Sep 29, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    COURSE DESCRIPTION: Application of medical language by body system and appropriate use within the accepted nomenclature ad classification systems by accurately spelling, pronouncing, and defining common medical terms related to major disease processes, diagnostic procedures, laboratory tests, abbreviations, drugs, and treatment modalities.

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    2 REQUIRED BOOKS:1. Chabner, Davi-Ellen. The Language of Medicine, 10th Edition. W.B. Saunders, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4557-2846-6. Since this is a workbook-type format, renting a book or purchasing a used book with the exercises already completed is not recommended. 2. A medical dictionary of your choice. Note: It is recommended you purchase the medical dictionary recommended or required by your program of interest as follows: Nursing and MOA students: Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health ProfessionsMedical Transcription - Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (Unabridged) All other health care programs – Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary

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    9-11 hours

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    Make flash cards to truly remember the material. If you are just looking to fly by you can just google most of everything. EVALUATION AND GRADING: Chapter quizzes (21 @ 10 points each) 210 pointsUnit exams (7 @ 50 points each) 350 pointsFinal examination (Comprehensive) 100 points TOTAL: 660 points

    • Fall 2014
    • Rhonda Faul
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    • Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments Final Paper

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