Assignment 1-2


Your Writing section for this assignment will include 2 paragraphs for each of these:

  • The Department of Orthopedics (Musculoskeletal System) 
  • The Department of Pulmonology (Respiratory System) 
  • The Department of Gastroenterology (Digestive System)

In order to earn the maximum credit for the written report you need to incorporate at least 10 medical terms for each department, using them in a manner that demonstrates your knowledge of their meaning.

  • Include the major or most common diseases or conditions seen in each department.
  • Include at least three of the principal procedures that are relevant to each department.
  • Highlight pertinent laboratory and radiological diagnostic services relevant to each department.
  • Limit your analysis of each department to two paragraphs.


Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Written report:
For each of the three Body Systems mentioned, you correctly used 10 terms naming diseases or conditions and included 3 procedures and 3 tests reasonably used in that department. 
Provided adequate justification and evidence that supports statement made by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references.
Used clear and understandable language using correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Oral report:
Pronounced each medical term correctly—1 point per term.
Uses pauses and emphases to communicate meaning.
Reading of the report demonstrates comprehension of topic.