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Introduction to Medical Terminology 1 and 2

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Career Field: Health

Adult Career Pathway: Medical careers (general)

Type: Bridge course

Prepares Students for: Training courses in variety of health-related fields

Target Student Population: TABE Reading 5.0+, both ELLs and native speakers

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Course Description: Offered as two courses to be taken in order. Skill areas include: healthcare vocabulary analysis, pronunciation of medical vocabulary, organization of the human body, empathy and the human connection in patient care, and career exploration in the healthcare fields. Utilizes Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 7th Edition as core text across both courses (covers first few chapters).

Duration: 9 weeks, 5 days/week, 1 hour/day = 45 hours of instruction for each course; 90 hours of instruction for the two courses combined

Curriculum Description: Utilizes textbook noted above. Additional student and teacher materials organized by unit in Google Drive folders, in both Word and PDF formats. Includes teacher outline with clear scope and sequence plus student syllabus. Unit materials include teacher guide, presentation of concepts, worksheets, quizzes and answer keys.

Curriculum Pluses: Very well organized – all unit materials are in order and clearly labeled. Many learning formats are repeated across units for student ease. Word format documents allow new instructor to modify if/as desired. Effective scaffolding is apparent in the ABE materials provided.

Curriculum Drawbacks: Be aware of textbook costs - $50+; program will need to purchase class set.

Author: Dara Oken, Minneapolis Adult Education

Published: 2016

Contact:

Heather Turngren
Instructor, Minneapolis Adult Education
612-668-7078 / Email Heather

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