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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

OTPT-100 Physical Medicine Terminology

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Division signature required; Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092.
A study of the physical medicine terminology and abbreviations related to occupational and physical therapy using a combination of Greek and Latin prefixes suffixes word roots and combining forms to build words. Also provides an introduction to documentation methods.

Course Outcomes
1. Pronounce medical terms included in the text and/or covered in class 2. Correctly spell medical terms covered 3. Define qword parts 4. Build medical terms from work parts 5. Use word parts to define medical terms 6. Translate PT and PT abbreviations 7. Identify and define components of basic documentation