Medical Terminology and Classification (ILV)

Course numberB3.00000.70.100
Course codeMedTerm
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

According to European Union Standards for Nursing and Midwifery students shall aquire adequate knowledge of the sciences on which the activities of midwives are
based, particularly obstetrics and gynaecology.The students shall acquire basic knowledge and skills for the usage of medical language that enables them to understand relevant literature and to attend public talks and congresses. They shall also apply basic concepts for written thesis and oral presentations in a linguistically correct manner.
Also, students shall be able to selectively and efficiently research literature and to document the research according to reasearching strategies taken and present their way of fulfilling the task. Students shall learn how to develop a relevant hypothesis and how to use various techniques of reading and understanding scientific texts. They shall be capable of critical reading of sources and shall get familiar with usual citation and how to implement it correctly.

Characteristics of the medical terminology in German, Latin, Greek and English like technical termins, anatomical terms, midwifery specific terms, scientific classification of medical terms, basics of Latin grammar, etc.

Fangerau, Heiner, Schulz, Stefam, Noack, Thorsten, Müller, Irmgard (2008). Medizinische Terminologie - ein Kompaktkurs. 3. Auflage, Berlin: Lehmanns Media.
oder andere Auflagen: Essen, Woeste Druck und Verlag, 2006, 2007
Lackner C. & Caspar W. (2010), Medizinische Terminologie: Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch, Thieme;
Bücher, Fachzeitschriften und Internetseiten entsprechend
dem aktuellen Wissensstand in den Fachgebieten

Integrated Course (ILV)(compulsory)