Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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MEDAS 111 - Human Body Functions and Medical Terminology II

5 credits

Completion of MEDAS 110  with a grade of “B” or better.

Continuation of MEDAS 110  with medical word building, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and human physiology. Terms are related to body systems:immune, lymphatic, cardiovascular, dermatology, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, musculoskeletal, sense organs, endocrinal as well as psychiatric. Terms used in written and verbal communication by Medical Assistants and other healthcare providers are highlighted. Course work includes pronunciation, spelling, and abbreviations.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Describe structural organization of the human body
  • Identify body systems
  • Describe:
    • Body planes
    • Directional terms
    • Quadrants
    • Body cavites
  • List major organs in each body system
  • Identify the anatomical location of major organs in each body system

Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.

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