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Anatomy and Terminology 2 OFFC 2001

Office Skills Training Course

Course details

​In this course, you will learn about the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and the associated medical terminology. Based on the foundation gained from Anatomy and Terminology 1, you will build and define more medical terms and use more medical abbreviations. You will gain knowledge of the blood, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, skin, sensory, and endocrine systems. There will also be an emphasis on pathology, diagnostic testing, and clinical procedures. Successful completion of this course will prepare you for 1048 Medical Transcription Skills.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$406.93

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of OFFC 2001 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 86263

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86263
  • $406.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Baljit Lashar

Course outline

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Cost

$406.93

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Permission required to register for this course IF the prerequisite has not been completed. EMAIL the Program Assistant Paul_Sawyer@bcit.ca and INCLUDE YOUR STUDENT NUMBER. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. Textbook is required for first class www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. Computer, Microphone, and Webcam required.
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define a medical word by breaking it down into its component parts (prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes).
  • Properly pronounce words using the pronunciation guidelines memorized from Terminology 1.
  • Build medical terms by properly utilizing medical prefixes, combining forms, and suffixes.
  • Define terms that apply to the structural organization of the body.
  • Name the organs and associated structures of the blood, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, skin, sensory, and endocrine systems.
  • Describe the pathology related to the blood, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, skin, sensory, and endocrine systems.
  • State the meanings of abbreviations that relate to body systems and diagnostic methods.
  • Describe the use of pharmacology as a specialty in medicine.
  • Differentiate between controlled and regular prescriptions.
  • Describe drug administration routes, action terms used, and how drug administration routes affect the body.
  • Describe the classification systems for naming malignant tumors.
  • Define the medical terms used to describe the appearance, growth, and spread of malignant tumors.
  • Describe the different treatment methods used in oncology.
  • Differentiate between psychology and psychiatry.
  • Compare tests used to evaluate mental health illnesses.
  • Define the medical terms used to describe the issues regarding mental health illnesses.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Anatomy and Terminology 2 (OFFC 2001) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Healthcare Unit Clerk
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Medical Office Assistant
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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