Schedule of assignments
Aug. 26: Introduction to course
History of Medical Terminology
Chapter 1-Building a Medical Vocabulary
Homework: Learn Common Prefixes, Combining Forms and Suffixes pp.19-27
Aug. 31: Chapter 2-Basic Term Components
Homework: Continue learning prefixes, forms & suffixes
Sept. 2: Chapter 2 cont.
Homework: Practice Exercises pp.28-33


Learn Abbreviations & Unfamiliar Terms pp.35-42

Sept. 7: Go over homework
Chapter 3-Fields of Medical Practice


Homework: Practice Exercises pp.43-46

9: Go over homework
Catch up/Review


Homework: Review

Sept.14: ***Quiz 1***
Homework: Learn Abbreviations pp.48-50 & 72-3
16: Chapter 4-The Medical Record
Homework: Learn Terms & Abbreviations pp.73-81
Sept. 21: Chapter 4 cont.-Hospital Records
Homework: Practice Exercises pp.82-86
23:Go over homework
Chapter 5-Integumentary System


Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp.89-104

Sept. 28:Chapter 5 cont.
Homework: Practice exercises pp.105- 117
30:Go over homework
Catch-up/ Review


Homework: Review

Oct. 5: ***Quiz 2***
Homework:Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp. l 19- 146
7: Chapter 6-Musculoskeletal System
Homework: Continue learning forms & terms
Oct. 12: Chapter 6 cont.
Homework: Practice exercises pp.l47-56
14: Go over homework
Chapter 7-Cardiovascular system


Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp. 158-184

Oct. 19: Chapter 7 cont.
Homework: Practice Exercises pp.l85-197
21: Go over homework
Chapter 8-Blood and Lymph Systems


Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp.201-2

Oct. 26: Chapter 8 cont.
Homework: Practice Exercises pp.214-223
Oct. 28: Go over homework
Catch up/Review
Homework: Review 13
Nov. 2: ***Quiz 3***
Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp.227-244
Nov. 4: Chapter 9-Respiratory System
Homework: Continue learning forms & terms
Nov. 9: Chapter 9 cont.
Homework: Practice exercises pp.245-258
Nov. 11: Go over homework
Chapter 10-Nervous System
Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp.263-284
Nov. 16: Chapter 10 cont.
Homework: Practice exercises pp.285-295
18: Go over homework
Chapter 11-Endocrine System
Homework: Learn Combining Forms & Terms pp.299-314
Nov. 23: Chapter 11 cont.
Homework: Practice exercises pp.315-321
25: THANKSGIVING
Nov. 30: Go over homework
Catch up/Review
Homework: Review
Dec. 2: ***Quiz 4***

Final: Friday December 10th, 9-12


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