Organ system

Assignment 4

H03 Medical Terminology

Directions:  Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.

In Lessons 1 through 4, you learned foundational information on medical terminology and the organization of the body.  In addition, medical language associated with the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, digestive, cardiovascular, blood and lymphatic, respiratory, and nervous systems was discussed.  For this written assignment, the concepts learned from Lessons 1-4 will be applied.  Please review the learning objectives for Lessons 1-4 prior to beginning work on this assignment.

In a four-page summary, address the following questions.

Part A:    Discuss word root, prefix, suffix, and combining form in relation to determining the meaning of medical terms.

Part B:    Explain how the phonetically spelled pronunciation guide aids you to pronounce medical words or phrases correctly. Give at least 3 examples of medical words that would have a different meaning if pronounced incorrectly. What effect could mispronounce these 3 words have on patients?

Part C:    Choose one of the major systems you learned about in Lessons 1 through 4. In your own words, describe the major organs within that system, how they work together to perform the major functions of the system, and at least 2 illnesses related to the system.

[08] Assignment 8Hide Assignment Information Instructions

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be double-spaced; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.

AttachmentsH03F Assignment 8 (1).doc (40.5 KB)Download All Files Hide Rubrics Rubric Name: Assignment 8 Rubric This table lists criteria and criteria group name in the first column. The first row lists level names and includes scores if the rubric uses a numeric scoring method.CriteriaExemplarySatisfactoryUnsatisfactoryPoorUnacceptableCriterion Score Urinary system – components & functions15 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of all of the primary organs and structures of the urinary system, along with their function(s), and the flow of urine between the organs/structures.

12 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of most of the primary organs and structures of the urinary system, along with their function(s), and the flow of urine between the organs/structures.

8 points

Student provides a partially clear, logical description of some of the primary organs and structures of the urinary system, along with their function(s),and the flow of urine between the organs/structures.

5 points

Student provides a weak or unclear description of few of the primary organs and structures of the urinary system, along with their function(s), and the flow of urine between the organs/structures.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Urinary system – components & functions,/ 15Urinary system – conditions15 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of the types of conditions that can occur if any of the primary organs/structures of the urinary system do not function properly.

12 points

Student provides a mostly clear, logical description of the types of conditions that can occur if any of the primary organs/structures of the urinary system do not function properly.

8 points

Student provides a partially clear, logical description of the types of conditions that can occur if any of the primary organs/structures of the urinary system do not function properly.

5 points

Student provides a weak or unclear description of the types of conditions that can occur if any of the primary organs/structures of the urinary system do not function properly.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Urinary system – conditions,/ 15Endocrine system – diabetes mellitus15 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of the role that the organs/structures of the endocrine system play in an individual who has diabetes mellitus.

12 points

Student provides a mostly clear, logical description of the role that the organs/structures of the endocrine system play in an individual who has diabetes mellitus.

8 points

Student provides a partially clear, logical description of the role that the organs/structures of the endocrine system play in an individual who has diabetes mellitus.

5 points

Student provides a weak or unclear description of the role that the organs/structures of the endocrine system play in an individual who has diabetes mellitus.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Endocrine system – diabetes mellitus,/ 15Mammogram15 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of the conditions under which a physician might order a mammogram for a patient other than for a routine examination.

12 points

Student provides a mostly clear, logical description of the conditions under which a physician might order a mammogram for a patient other than for a routine examination.

8 points

Student provides a partially clear, logical description of the conditions under which a physician might order a mammogram for a patient other than for a routine examination.

5 points

Student provides a weak or unclear description of the conditions under which a physician might order a mammogram for a patient other than for a routine examination.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Mammogram,/ 15Disease/Complication15 points

Student provides a clear, logical description of a disease or complication that can occur in his/her organ system of choice, along with a clear, logical description of the symptoms and diagnostic procedures related to the disease/condition.

12 points

Student provides a mostly clear, logical description of a disease or complication that can occur in his/her organ system of choice, along with a mostly clear, logical description of the symptoms and diagnostic procedures related to the disease/condition.

8 points

Student provides a partially clear, logical description of a disease or complication that can occur in his/her organ system of choice, along with a partially clear, logical description of the symptoms and diagnostic procedures related to the disease/condition.

5 points

Student provides a weak or unclear description of a disease or complication that can occur in his/her organ system of choice, along with a weak or unclear description of the symptoms and diagnostic procedures related to the disease/condition.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Disease/Complication,/ 15Mechanics10 points

Student does not make any errors in grammar or spelling, especially those that distract the reader from the content.

8 points

Student makes 1-2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

5 points

Student makes 3-4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

2 points

Student makes more than 4 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content.

0 points

Response does not meet any of the specified criteria.

Score of Mechanics,/ 10Format – APA Format, Citations, Organization, Transitions15 points

The paper is written in proper APA and organizational format. All sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited correctly. Excellent organization, including a variety of thoughtful transitions.

12 points

The paper is written in proper format with only 1-2 errors. All sources used for quotes and facts are credible, and most are cited correctly. Adequate organization includes a variety of appropriate transitions.

8 points

The paper is written in proper format with only 3-5 errors. Most sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited correctly. Essay is poorly organized, but may include a few effective transitions.

5 points

The paper is not written in proper format. Many sources used for quotes and facts are less than credible (suspect) and/or are not cited correctly. Essay is disorganized and does not include effective transitions.