MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

HIM1MTA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to the terminology, diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relating to each body system as well as to terms used in specialist areas of medicine, surgery, pathology, imaging, nursing and allied health. Lectopia is only available in Semester 2.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in the following courses have priority for enrolment: HZHHIM Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Health Information Management, HZMCHM Bachelor of Health Sciences (Medical Classification)/Bachelor of Health Information Management. All other students must be enrolled in a Health Sciences course and requires Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students from Faculties other than Health Sciences wanting to enrol in this unit must gain prior approval from the subject coordinator.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMastering Medical Terminology, Australia and New ZealandPrescribedWalker, S. Wood, M. Nicol, J. (2012)ELSEVIER
ReadingsMastering of Medical Terminology workbookPrescribedWalker, S. Wood, M. Nicol, J. (2012)ELSEVIER
ReadingsMedical dictionaryPrescribedstudent's choiceN/A
ReadingsMastering Medical Terminology Mobile Device ApplicationRecommendedWalker,S. Wood, M. Nicol, J. (2012)ELSEVIER

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size60

Enrolment information Maximum no of student enrolments flagged in student system.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
group assignment-design, analysis and presentation of case studies (equivalent 1,000 words)20
one 1-hour examination (mid-semester)30
one 2-hour examination50

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size175

Enrolment information Maximum no of student enrolments flagged in student system.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
group assignment-design, analysis and presentation of case studies (equivalent 1,000 words)20
one 1-hour examination (mid-semester)30
one 2-hour examination50