Module Title:   Anatomy and Medical Terminology

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1070M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr M Youseffi

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To introduce a basic knowledge and understanding of the structure and application of medical terms and phrases including the basic anatomy using a computer based e-learning system that allows students to work at their own pace. Each topic covers specific aspects of medical terminology building up levels of understanding systematically.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Knowledge disseminated and concepts explored via the e-learning software supported by introductory sessions from the e-learning team. Formative assessment and oral feedback given in tutorials. The formal examination will assess all of the leanring outcomes expressed in the descriptor.

Lectures:   6.00          Directed Study:   86.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

describe the basics of medical terminology including the most common roots, prefixes and suffixes which make up medical terms.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

interpret, use and explain simple clinical terms and conditions.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

apply scientific method; interpret data; solve problems systematically.

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Examination closed book

Outline Syllabus:
Medical terminology related to skin particularly necessary for Dermatology& Plastic Surgery depts; The Musculo-Skeletal System dealing with structures & systems associated with bones, muscles & the terminology relating to the diagnosis & treatment of associated diseases, eg, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Trauma & Accident & Emergency; The Circulatory System dealing with the terminology related to the heart, the blood system & arteries as well as associated disorders appropriate for Cardiac, Cardio-thoracic, Radiology/Oncology depts & Care of the Elderly; The respiratory System dealing with the structures related to the lungs, breathing & terminology associated with diagnosis & treatment of related diseases; The Gastro-Intestinal System teaches terminology associated with the digestive system, the liver & bladder necessary for the Gastro-enterology/Urology, General Surgery depts & Elderly Medicine; The Endocrine System teaches terminology associated with the diagnosis & treatment of disorders/diseases of glands & the hormones related to them relevant to General Medicine & specifically endocrinology; The Nervous System deals with terminology related to the structure, function & dysfunction of the brain & nerve cells useful for departments such as Neurology, Plastic Surgery & Psychiatry; The Genito-urinary System teaches terminology related to the kidney, the male & female urinary systems & the reproductive systems as well as associated disorders & the reproductive systems as well as associated disorders

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