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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Medical Terminology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
A6M33LTE Z 2 2S Czech
The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
Introduction to latin (X16LAT)
The course is a substitute for:
Introduction to latin (X16LAT)
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Cybernetics
Synopsis:

In the course of medical terminology students learn to understand medical texts containing technical terms. Students read medical text based on clinical practice and are conducted towards understanding the medical text as a whole, not only its parts. Medical texts are medical reports, medical protocols, and other medical documents. Part of the course covers special issues related to clinical medicine, namely to Cardiology, Cardiosurgery, Neurology. The course also includes basics of pharmacologic terminology. The most commonly used medical shortcuts are explained. In the beginning of the course there are given selected themes for the home self- study.

Requirements:

Aktive participation in exercices, elaboration of the small semestral project and its presentation

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Presentation of selected topics of medical terminology.

2. Reading academic texts.

3. Specify topics for home self-study.

Study Objective:

In the course of medical terminology students learn to understand medical texts containing technical terms.

Study materials:

[1] Martin Vejražka: Terminologiae medicae IANUA, Praha, Academia 2006.

[2] Medical reports, medical protocols and another medical documents.

Note:
Further information:
http://cw.felk.cvut.cz/doku.php/courses/a6m33lte/start
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-19
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1706706.html