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OFFT 2010 - Medical Office Terminology

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab None
Course Description: This course is intended for students interested in medical office careers. The focus is on medical terminology as it relates to healthcare documentation with an emphasis on word-building techniques, usage, and spelling. Consent of instructor is required.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher. Instructor consent required for registration to verify program prerequisites have been met.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: BIOL 1024 , CAPL 1023 , and ENGL 1021  with grades of C or higher.

Major Content
  1. Communication/pronunciation of medical terms
  2. Correspondence utilizing medical terminology
  3. Integrate independent medical terms into working sentence structure
  4. System-by-system review of terminology
  5. Word structure

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify specific terms according to body systems.
  2. identify correct pronunciation of medical terminology.
  3. demonstrate use of medical reference material to enhance word building.
  4. translate terminology into working sentences utilized in medical correspondence.
  5. construct medical words.
  6. explain word-building techniques
  7. identify body systems.
  8. identify medical specialty areas.

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