Hca 220 Syllabus

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|[pic] |Course Syllabus | | |Axia /College of Natural Sciences | | |HCA/220 Version 7 | | |The Language of Health Care |

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Course Description

This course offers the student engagement and interaction with the dynamic language of health care. Through comprehensive discussions and activities, the student will have the opportunity to be immersed in the words used in health care. This course requires a microphone and speakers or headphones for recording and listening to digital audio files.


Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Turley, S. (2011). Medical language: Immerse yourself (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.


Speakers, microphone, and free AudioAce™ software

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Introduction to Medical Language | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Apply rules for medical language for combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes. | | | | |Identify the five skills of medical language communication. | | | |Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | | | |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | | |Reading |Read the Weeks One and Two Read Me First. | | | |Reading |Read Axia Material: Final Project Requirements. | | | |Reading |Read Axia Material: AudioAce® Instructions which is the software required for recording | | | | |audio. . | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1 of Medical Language. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 2 of Medical Language. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |10...
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