CMA 101 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems I

CMA 101 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems I Medical Terminology and Body Systems I prepares you to use appropriate medical terminology to identify the structural organization of the body, identify body systems, and describe body special orientation. You will identify the normal function of each body system. You will identify word parts and abbreviations as they relate to body systems. This course has 4 Credit Units that will assist you in learning the course objectives. NOTE: This is a Terminology course which will require you to properly pronounce words. You will need a set of headphones with a microphone attached in order to complete some assignments. Ear buds with microphone work just fine. Course Outcomes: Describe the structural organization of the human body and to identify Body Systems. Describe Body Planes, Directional terms, quadrants, and cavities. Describe the normal function of each body system, identify its major organs as well as their anatomical location. Identify medical terms, labeling the word parts and define both medical terms and abbreviations related to all body systems. Identify and analyze treatment modalities, normal function, organization, and diagnostic measures, for the following body systems: a. Integumentary System b. Skeletal System c. Muscles and Joints d. Nervous System e. Blood and Lymphatic Systems
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Online Course
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Linn-Benton Virtual College
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LB iLearn Online
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Medical Terminology, Body Systems

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Corvallis Internal Medicine, PC - Acted as SME and provided content.
Industry Sector:
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Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

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Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
1 credit - 30 hours of student time
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
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This course was subjected to a six step review process: 1. A SME creates the outline and all content. The course is submitted to a course developer for implementation into the CANVAS LMS system. Areas of confusion or items that need additional clarity are identified and remediated. 3. An instructional design checklist is applied to ensure ADA, UDL, and Creative Commons compliance. 3. Course is reviewed using a modified Quality Matters Rubric. 4. The initial offering is by the original SME to identify other necessary revisions. 5. Course goes through a secondary Quality Improvement process evaluation by an Instructional Designer and is subject to a Quality Improvement checklist. 6. Course is reviewed by third-party evaluator acting in the role of a SME.
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  • Custom Quality Rubric
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Course Note:
Medical Terminology


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