Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology

  • Clusters: Health Science
  • Pathways: Biotechnology Research & Development
  • Courses: Medical Terminology
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Digestive System, Vocabulary, Terminlogy, Medical Language, Terminology, Medical, Root, Prefix, Suffix, Abbreviation, Medical Terminology

Description

The Medical Terminology course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.
This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.

Resources

Scope and Sequence

Resource ID: 19406 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Medical Terminology course scope and sequence within the Health Science Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS are included. This scope and sequence may be adapted or adopted by the local education agency.

Unit 1: Meeting Employer Expectations in Health Science

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 2: Medical Terminology Resources

Resource ID: 12402 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to define and describe common terms associated with the digestive system, identify the anatomy of the digestive system, use roots, suffixes, and prefixes to analyze word meanings, and finally research common diseases of the digestive system.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 3: Building Blocks of Medical Terminology

Resource ID: 12395 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson allows students to be exposed to roots, suffixes, and prefixes as well as medical abbreviations and acronyms. 
Resource ID: 12402 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to define and describe common terms associated with the digestive system, identify the anatomy of the digestive system, use roots, suffixes, and prefixes to analyze word meanings, and finally research common diseases of the digestive system.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 4: Abbreviations Use in the Medical Industry

Resource ID: 12395 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson allows students to be exposed to roots, suffixes, and prefixes as well as medical abbreviations and acronyms. 
Resource ID: 12402 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to define and describe common terms associated with the digestive system, identify the anatomy of the digestive system, use roots, suffixes, and prefixes to analyze word meanings, and finally research common diseases of the digestive system.

Unit 5: Communications Skills and Applied Medical Terminology

Resource ID: 12395 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
This lesson allows students to be exposed to roots, suffixes, and prefixes as well as medical abbreviations and acronyms. 
Resource ID: 12402 Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to define and describe common terms associated with the digestive system, identify the anatomy of the digestive system, use roots, suffixes, and prefixes to analyze word meanings, and finally research common diseases of the digestive system.

Unit 6: Putting Medical Terminology to Use

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.