Noelle Steen is a Clinical Educator in the Medical Laboratory Sciences Department at Wichita State University. Prior to coming to Wichita State University, she worked in the flow cytometry and microbiology departments at Via Christi Hospital in Wichita. Noelle is a graduate of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program at Wichita State University, and is a registered Medical Laboratory Scientist.
Medical Terminology: Bones, Muscles, and Skin
This 0.5 credit hour medical terminology course covers material over the integumentary (skin) system, the muscular system, and the skeletal system. Included in this course are the structure and function, pathology, diagnostic and treatment procedures, and abbreviations related to these systems. It emphasizes accurate interpretations and analysis of patient, hospital, and other medical records.
Prerequisite: The prerequisite for this course is HP 303 BA: Introduction to Medical Terminology Badge.
Upon completion of this badge, students will be able to:
- Identify words and word parts used in medical terminology
- Define words and common word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical terminology.
- Recognize the importance of spelling medical terms correctly.
- Apply medical terms to specific situations in the medical setting.
Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.
Grading Scale: Badge/No Badge
Evaluation: 100% completion of badge criteria
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This badge is offered for Undergraduate credit only.
Step 1- Complete the badge form. (opens in new tab or window)
Upon receipt of the badge form, a representative from Wichita State University will contact you to assist you with the Admission and Enrollment process.