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ADMM2104 – Medical Language Applications II pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: This course is a continuation of Medical Language Applications I and prepares nonclinical students to provide effective written or oral communication in encounters with patients, health care providers and other health care staff. Construction, definition, spelling, pronunciation, and proper written and verbal usage of medical terminology pertaining to pharmacology, surgical and anesthesia procedures, laboratory and pathology, oncology, psychiatry and psychology, and physical and occupational therapy are emphasized. Students will apply medical language knowledge to simulated real-life applications from a medical office environment. In-depth analysis and application of verbal and written communication is covered.
Prerequisites: ADMM1104
Corequisites: None
Competencies:
  1. Utilize prefixes, combining forms and suffixes to construct medical terms.
  2. Construct and analyze pharmacology terms and information as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  3. Analyze drug strength, dosage and routes of administration terms in medical office applications.
  4. Examine drug classifications and commonly used medications with each classification.
  5. Construct and analyze laboratory and pathology terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  6. Apply commonly used laboratory tests and their results in medical office applications.
  7. Construct and analyze radiology terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  8. Construct and analyze surgical procedure and instrument terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  9. Construct and analyze oncology terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  10. Construct and analyze physical and occupational therapy terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  11. Construct and analyze psychiatric terms as it relates to the medical administrative role.
  12. Demonstrate fluency in medical language as it applies to a medical office environment.
  13. Spell and pronounce medical terms in complex medical office communication.
  14. Document health care information in a simulated patient's medical record following Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity guidelines.
  15. Abstract and analyze complex medical documentation for medical office applications.
  16. Apply medical abbreviations following Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity guidelines.
MnTC goal areas: None

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