Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Medical Terminology. * IAY   173 1 1 1 1

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Şenay DAĞILGAN
Öğr. Gör.GÜLÇİN DAĞLIOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
The purpose of this course is to understand the basic principles of medical terminology, is to gain necessary knowledge, skills and qualifications for distinguishing, correctly pending pronunciation, writing and using the medical terms related to navigation system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system, circulatory system, the reproductive system and other organs,
Knowledge:Students have the theoretical knowledge related to medical terminology. The basic elements of medical terminology spelling, pronunciation and meaning are known by students.Skill: Medical terms related to the elderly and elderly health are understanded by students. The students will able to assess the situation by understanding medical terms related to the body systems. The students will able to evaluate critically gained basic level of knowledge and skills in the field of medical terminology and will able to have awareness of lifelong learning. Professional qualification: The Students will able to use sufficiently language of medical terminology as a common language on communication with both of their colleagues and other health personnels in the health sector and the health institutions.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Having information about structurel and functional human body, proper for medical terminology
Having information about scene, sick/ victim and personal safety measure and sick/ victim transport equipments and proper transport tecnics.
Having information about medicine within their competence of mission, authority and responsibility and medicine administration technics
o Having information about indications of oxygen theraphy and equipments
o Can insert endotrakeal intubation when indicated
o Can perform bleeding control with proper equipment
o Can perform advanced life support steps when indicated
o Can drive ambulance and care it.
o To prevent from occupational accidents, can perform proper body mechanic technics
o Can explain the sick/ victims condition by physical examination and other diagnositc methods
o Can use automated and manual externally defibrillation
o Can use proper equipments when immobilization of sick/ victim is needed
o Can run triage and triage technics in multiple injuries or disasters
Can perform basic life support steps and methods
o Can take responsibility as individually and as a member of team about solving problems of victims
o Can analyse datas by critical approach when reached to domain spesific knowledge taken into consideration
o Can communicate to command control center, other foundations and sick/ sicks´´ relatives by using proper technics and methods
o Can cooperate with team members and other fonundations
o Can use information and communication technology and at least one foreign language as needed for communication and data transfer
o Can monitor results of changing environment and technologic advancement and analise these conditions´´ domain spesific dynamics

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 To meet with students, introducing the lesson,Introduction to medical terminology, history of medical terminology
2 Linguistic aspects of medical terms. Reading Lecturer Notes
3 Postfix of the medical terms, the roots,prefixand of the medical terms, postfix of the medical terms, acronym terms, eponym terms, abbreviations, in Medical termonology. Reading Lecturer Notes
4 The international terms to be transferred to the national language (Citation, Transfer, to translate) Reading Lecturer Notes
5 Specific terms that are used to monitor patients Reading Lecturer Notes
6 Basic pathological terms, basic symptomatic terms Reading Lecturer Notes
7 Basic anatomical terms, Basic Definitions and Terminology on Human Structure Reading Lecturer Notes
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the digestive system Reading Lecturer Notes
10 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the Cardiovascular system Reading Lecturer Notes
11 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the respiratory system Reading Lecturer Notes
12 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the excretory system Reading Lecturer Notes
13 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the locomotor system Reading Lecturer Notes
14 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of Nervous and endocrine systems Reading Lecturer Notes
15 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the reproductive system Reading Lecturer Notes
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook1. Arslantaş D., Özbabalık D., Naçar M., Arslantaş A., Aslan D., Erol K., Adapınar B., Ünsal A. Medical Terminology. Anatolıan Unıversity ,Eskişehir, 2012.
2.Artuoğlu,M.A. ,Kaplan,A.,Yılmaz A. Medical Terminology., Denge Matbaa, Ankara,2004.
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