Course Title Course Code Program Level
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY MYS108 Health Institutions Management Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 42 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Aim of the course: The aim of the course is to acquire the knowledge of basic jargon knowledge that is employed in health sciences towards the comprehension theoric and vocational studies.
Course Content This is a discipline within which the way and essence of the health terms are taken into consideration through writing , and pronounciation, varifications , and semantic principles. The course consists of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology (organs, systems ,functions) , regions of the body, clinical applications together with identification scan and laboratory tests , operations , and terms towards definations.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1) Basic definations and concepts about health will be discussed. 2)The significance of medical terminology , methods , and usage fields. 3) To use medical terminology correctly , and sufficiently in the field
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to medical terminology , term concepts , and health terminology
2. Week Basic definations and terms about human structure
3. Week Singular , plural terms , medical abbrevations
4. Week Elements of medical terms : etimology
5. Week Elements of medical terms: pre -suffixes
6. Week Elements of medical terms :end - suffixes
7. Week Terms about the inhalation and endocrin systems
9. Week Terms about cardiovascular systems
10. Week Terms about digestion system
11. Week Terms about urinary system
12. Week Terms about neurology and psychiatry
13. Week Terms about muscular and skeleton system
14. Week Terms about Otorhinolaryngology
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References MEB (2008) MEGEP (Mesleki Eğitim ve Öğretim Sisteminin Güçlendirilmesi Projesi) Büro Yönetimi Ve Sekreterlik Tıbbi Terminoloji (Tedavi Hizmetleri), ANKARA 2008. Çağatay GÜLER; Tıbbi Terminoloji, Somgür Yayıncılık, 2001. İ.Hatiboğlu; Tıbbi Terminoloji, Hatiboğlu Yayıncılık, 2000. Artukoğlu, A.Kaplan, A., Yılmaz, A., Tıbbi Terminoloji, Kum Matbaası, 2001. Tıbbi Terminoloji; Nobel Yayınevi, 2002.,Konu ile ilgili web sayfaları, bilimsel yayınlar.
Work Placement(s)
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